Free V.O.A. (Visa On Arrival)

Posted on 16 June 2015

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Free V.O.A. (Visa On Arrival) update
After several mis-starts and premature announcement by the Minister of Tourism in April, Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo signed on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 a presidential regulation expanding VISA Free status to an expanded list of Nations. (more…)

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Arefi village

Posted on 19 March 2015

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Last Saturday, we visited Arefi village (the largest village near Birie Island), together with Dr. John Egli – who came to Papua Paradise last year – to do some GP medical care for the local Papuan villagers. The morning started a little slow when we got there; we had plenty of time to set up our little ‘pharmacy’ with Dr. Egli’s medical supplies and then within an hour, we had given out over 20 number tags to patients! Subsequently, people streamed in and asked to see the doc. (more…)

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