Welcome to my personal travel journal! If you don't know me, that's OK! I hope you'll enjoy reading about some of my adventures and misadventures, and hopefully learn something new about a corner of the world.

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2015-10-06: Day 8 of Niue in 2011.
2015-10-05: Day 7 of Niue in 2011.
2015-09-29: Day 6 of Niue in 2011.

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Friday, May 27, 2011

27 May 2011:

Kind of a surprising statue, considering that Kanak, and many Melanesian cultures, is quite conservative. I'm not too sure what the significance of the penis-looking thing is, but warriors apparently carry it, as seen in this photo. In a museum, I saw a club where the striking head was a ring of boobs. Maybe sex-themed weapons were common in this part of the world.

Rough notes: