Photographed by the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NASA’s Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite.
Tag Archives: Papua New Guinea
I will probably never make it to this climbing hut on a mountain wall in Bulgaria.
And I’m thinking I can happily live my life without ever climbing the ladder to this tree house made by the Korowai tribe in southeastern Papua, New Guinea. (via vtqc)
A passenger on an early morning flight to Port Moresby, Papua, New Guinea took this photo of an actual snake hanging on for dear life on the side of their plane. The 10-foot scrub python hung on for hours before eventually falling off of the wing and to his presumed death. (via TheDailyWh.at)
This photo from the December 2002 issue of B&W magazine was taken in 1944 by Horace Bristol, a member of a Navy unit of photographers who wound up on a plane rescuing people from Rabaul Bay in Papua New Guinea. “We got a call to pick up an airman who was down in the Bay,” said Bristol. “The Japanese were shooting at him from the island, and when they saw us they started shooting at us. The man who was shot down was temporarily blinded, so one of our crew stripped off his clothes and jumped in to bring him aboard. He couldn’t have swum very well wearing his boots and clothes. As soon as we could, we took off. We weren’t waiting around for anybody to put on formal clothes. We were being shot at and wanted to get the hell out of there. The naked man got back into his position at his gun in the blister of the plane.” (via Queer Pop)