Today on National Geographic Orion, we arrived in Agats, a city in Asmat, Papua, Indonesia. This is our first stop in Indonesia, on the western portion of New Guinea. From here, we will visit several Asmat villages, and today we had an early start doing just that. We rode our Zodiacs upriver to Per Village, where we were greeted in an astounding fashion with a canoe welcome and a spirit pole raising ceremony. In the afternoon, we visited Agats to tour the newly constructed Asmat Museum.
- Daily Expedition Reports
- 15 Oct 2022
Asmat, Papua, Indonesia, 10/15/2022, National Geographic Orion
- Aboard the National Geographic Orion
- Indonesia & Papua New Guinea
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