Shopping in Papua New Guinea is definitely an exciting experience. Most urban areas are flooded with shopping plazas and small stores that are impressive places to visit for travelers on Papua New Guinea tours.
Markets in all provincial capitals remain a focal point of local life as they remain the meeting place for traders from all over the province. Aside from a wide selection of exotic fruits and vegetables, an interesting collection of handicrafts, shell jewelry, bamboo combs, carvings, woven articles, wicker baskets, paintings and pottery can often be found in markets. Other than that, birds and animals are a common sight as well. Most markets are open daily from 7 in the morning until 5 in the afternoon except during Sundays. [Read more…]