Best of Papua

for Dr. Weiglein Expeditions and The Baliem Valley Resort

Portrait of Lukas, Brazza River, on the way to the Korowai sector. Lukas is playing the Yew's harp, wearing his bird of paradise feather crown.
Selected National Geographic Daily Dozen: http://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/daily-dozen/2014-05-15/
Two angles, same story: Korowai Motherhood. A Korowai woman carrying her child on her back, using the traditional "Knoking", during hard work. The children are used to this and usually sleep a good sleep while their mothers are working.
Selected National Geographic Daily Dozen: http://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/daily-dozen/2014-09-25/
A Dani man during the Baliem Valley Festival.
Selected National Geographic Daily Dozen: http://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/daily-dozen/2014-09-02/
A Dani from the Baliem Valley standing on his watchtower in the sky.
Selected National Geographic Daily Dozen: http://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/daily-dozen/2016-09-22/
Young girl with a Victoria Crowned Pigeon, Brazza River, on the way to Asmat.
Asmat men returning home after a boat ceremony. Typical: Stand up paddeling. 
A man from the Korowai tribe in his tree house preparing a fruit of the pandanus tree (buah merah). This fruit is considered a delicacy and is usually eaten with sago.
Sunrise in the village Omandesep, Coastal Asmat.
View into a valley. Yali village, close to Kosarek. People of the Yali tribe cover the roofs of their huts with leaves of pandanus.
View on Carstensz Pyramid mountain range. Expedition group during a short break.
Dani women of the Baliem Valley during a pig festival.
A Korowai lady smashing sago pulp during the sago making process. 
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