When the time came to depart Base Camp A and head inland to the central mountains we were given a choice of two trails. The stories that came back from staff and venturers who had done the ‘yo-yo’ trail that went via Base Camp B, with its notorious series of steep ascents and descents, convinced our group that the longer but less strenuous trail via Wasa and Roho would be a more enjoyable experience. So we set off with three full walking days ahead of us. Read more.
Leaving the Coast
Approaching the village of Wasa – our destination is nestled in the mountains ahead of us.The main thoroughfare through Wasa.A Wasa house.Wasa – pretty and neat.We followed the Wae Toluarang River inland.Venturers and porters taking a well earned rest.Extracting starch from a sago palm.Hollowed sago palms.Bamboo foot bridge on the trail.Day 2 of the 3 day walk it simply rained and rained.Our path through the rainforest.Approaching Base Camp C on day 3 of our inland walk.