Yamamoto’s Aircraft Wreck
25 February 2012 | Places
The Japanese advance across the Pacific had been turned round at Guadalcanal in the Solomons and the Americans were now advancing north. On 13 April 1943 from his base at Rabaul on the Papua New Guinea island of New Britain, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto set out on a moral...
Solomon Islands – Uepi Island
9 February 2011 | Places
I’m making a short trip around the Solomon Islands and then continuing for an even shorter visit to that most unusual Pacific nation, Nauru.
I started by flying Melbourne-Brisbane-Honiara and since I had a very tight connection in Brisbane (and couldn’t get an earl...