West Papua (Irian Jaya) - Indonesia

… A plunge into the remote human past

a fascinating journey, both a mental and a physical challenge requiring a great spirit of adaptation and a powerful sense of motivation.

This is the land of the (former) head hunters,famous wood sculptors, fearful warriors and incredible builders of tree houses twenty-forty metres above the ground.

The men are famous for their koteka and rattan circle skirts and their original vegetable ornaments covering their sexual organs.The women wear minimalist skirts which serve their purpose despite their small size.

Accessible tribes are Dani,Yali, Koroway and Asmat.


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