All photography by Marc Weiglein.
Portrait of Lukas, Brazza River, on the way to the Korowai sector. Lukas is playing the Yew's harp, wearing his bird of paradise feather crown.
Korowai Motherhood. A Korowai woman carrying her child on her back, using the traditional "Knoking", during hard work. The children are used to this and usually sleep a good sleep while their mothers are working.
A local Dani man from the Baliem Valley standing on a watchtower during a pig festival. Such pig festivals are a big highlight and our Resort organizes many festivals throughout the year for all our guests.
A Dani man during the Baliem Valley Festival.
A man from the Korowai tribe in his tree house preparing a fruit of the pandanus tree (buah merah). This fruit is considered a delicacy and is usually eaten with sago.
A couple 12-wired Bird of Paradise, spotted near Nimbokrang, North coast.
A Korowai man shows his climbing skills. In the background, a typical family tree house in moderate height. Korowai Sector, near Avium River.
A Korowai man in front of his "bachelor tree house". Unmarried men often erect these extra high tree houses to impress women.
Asmat men returning home after a boat ceremony. Typical: Stand up paddeling.
Sunrise in the village of Omandesep, Coastal Asmat.
View into a valley. Yali village, close to Kosarek. People of the Yali tribe cover the roofs of their huts with leaves of pandanus.
Women of the Dani tribe sitting in a traditonal cooking house, during a pig festival. Baliem Valley.
View on Carstensz Pyramid. Expedition group during a short break.
Women of the Dani tribe close the cooking pit during a pig cooking festival. Baliem Valley, Papua Highlands.
A Korowai woman with her dog and machete. Korowai use their dogs to trace and hunt birds. The dogs are used to being carried, as they also spend the nights up in the tree houses which makes it necessary to carry them up and down.
Young girl with a Victoria Crowned Pigeon, Brazza River, on the way to Asmat.
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