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at our casino. Limited supply! It was also our second visit to Manilla but enjoyed returning to have a more relaxed visit. The previous time we were there with the British Trade Mission and it had been punctuated by formal engagements.
Eating again! . . . this time in Manilla
Market in Papua
We found our stop at Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, was a particularly memorable part of our tour. As we walked from the ship into the centre of the town we were struck by its beauty and simplicity. It was an intriguing island with lovely exotic flowers. We especially enjoyed an organised outing up to the Highlands, a mountainous region. Whilst on that trip, we went along a track through the dense forest area in the company of three former Australian soldiers who had fought against the Japanese. Mabel had got to know them and their wives when on board ship and found out they were anxious to find the exact location on the Kokada Trail where they had been fighting as part of an Australian defence force. Mabel and I were deeply moved as they described how after an epic battle when 2000 Australian lives were lost and 13,000 Japanese killed they forced the Japanese to retreat. They had seemed invincible, as they captured island after island, but now for the very first time during the Second World War they had been defeated and halted in their advance to get a foothold on Australian soil. .
The cruise took fourteen days, passing the Great Barrier Reef before arriving in Sydney where we stopped for a week and celebrated Christmas Eve by attending a dinner which had an Old Time Music Hall cabaret but spent Christmas Day on Bondi Beach. Whilst in Sydney we were invited by Australian Press Association friends to picnic on the Hawkesbury River (shark infested!)