I was lucky to take a trip to Kakusida village at the mountains of Kongara 1, it is 23kms from Aropa Airport and about 35kms from Arawa.
The road to Kongara from Aropa Airport
Dominic Ita the Member for Kongara constituency was accompany by myself and Dr Ruth Springs with Jacob Banas and his wife Everlyn on their truck.
Drinking cold nice spring from the rocks on the highway
Dr R Springs looking down to Aropa Airport, the view she really like it
Kakusida playing field, they told me every sundays they have soccer games
Mt Takuang, there is two Takuang, this one is at Kongara 1 the other one at Kongara 2
Market haus at Kakusida, market days is every sundays
Dominic Ita the member for Kongara talking to the chiefs, church leaders and people who came to the meeting. Dominic was and is the only member who wins from the first house to the third house now since the formation of ABG
Closing the meeting at the market house
Dominic hands out balls to the vice chair of Kongara Council of Elders
Luke Miringtoro is the coffee farmer in Kongara, he also supplies seeds to more interested people in the area and other parts of Bougainville.
Mt Miranai and later change to Mt John Buka. John Buka a top PNGDF scout was shot at the bottom of the big tree