Carstensz Pyramid: Another Day of Weather Delay

After another 04.30 wakeup and 05.30 departure to the heliport for Team 1 (Paul, Nick and Jordan) things looked more promising than on previous days – we could see the mountains – but after four hours of waiting, no flight again today, and a return to the hotel.  That’s life in the Faust lane…

We had lunch in town and then took a drive out to the port of Pomako, which offered some unique photographic opportunities.  Here’s Joss shooting some stock for her soon-to-be published magazine GOF:

…and here’s a very Papuan juxtaposition of dugout canoes with modern barges and shipping vessels:

We’ll be up again tomorrow at the same time, diligently giving it another shot hoping for our flight into the Yellow Valley.  Stay tuned, faithful reader— hopefully the next Cybercast is called in by me on the satellite phone from the base of Carstensz Pyramid. – Paul Koubek

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