About the Book
Papua New Guinea is an island nation located due North of Australia. It's geographical remoteness and extremely rugged interior has allowed for many distinct cultures to arise. One of the great pleasures of visiting PNG is to meet and spend time with many different, colorful people and get a glimpse into life as it was long ago.
The nation's extreme beauty along the rivers, at the seashore and in the highlands is matched only by the magnificent coral reefs with their bountiful marine life. Enthusiastic birders, SCUBA divers and other adventurous visitors find some of the world's best opportunities to enjoy their interests here.
This full color, 158 page, oversized book is filled with beautiful photographs taken both above and below the ocean's surface. Anyone interested in primitive cultures, travel, photography or marine life will find this a fascinating addition to their library.
Randy Harwood has been SCUBA diving and photographing wildlife above and below the oceans' surfaces for more than 25 years. His travels have led him to many beautiful locales around the globe . He also has a general dental practice in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County, in California, where he has been in practice since 1978. His wife, Deanna, is an environmental attorney working for NOAA and specializing in the Endangered Species Act. They reside on the Palos Verdes Peninsula.