This special Digital Village Great Escapes is brought to you by Hewlett-Packard.  HP’s Digital Photography sponsorship takes us to New Guinea; a land lost in time and one of the most exotic and remote islands of the world. The Digital Village sponsorship allows us to see the island through the eyes of the people who live there; all made possible by HP digital cameras and printers. For more information about HP Digital Photography, please visit here.

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Qantas Airways, the Spirit of Australia, is widely regarded as the world's leading long distance airline and one of the strongest brands in Australia. Founded in the Queensland outback in 1920, Qantas has built a reputation for excellence in safety, operational reliability, engineering and maintenance, and customer service. For more, visit their site at

Trans Niugini Tours is the leading inbound tour operator for tropical island vacations in Papua New Guinea. We own and operate a series of world famous wilderness lodges in PNG, including the Karawari Lodge in the Sepik region, a time-warped mixture of the primitive and modern; and the Ambua Lodge, an inspired mixture of local architecture, spectacular views and modest off the beaten track luxury.  For more information visit them online at

Queensland Tourism welcomes you to Queensland, home of the Great Barrier Reef and beyond! Queensland enjoys an average 300 sunny days every year, making it the perfect vacation destination all year round.  In Queensland you'll never run out of places to see and things to. Find us online at

Lexar is a leading marketer and manufacturer of award-winning flash memory cards, card readers and USB flash drives designed for both consumer and professional use.  Lexar's media cards and accessories are known world-wide for being durable, reliable and widely compatible, and are a preferred digital storage solution for many professional and consumer photographers.  More information about Lexar and its flash memory solutions can be found at

Teva, the original sport sandal, is the future of outdoor footwear. In 1984 Mark Thatcher built the first sports sandal out of inspiration and a little ingenuity. His creation combined the spirit of a sandal with the soul of a shoe. Today the demands of the outdoor athlete are as rigorous as the elements themselves. From canyoneering and kayaking to trail running and trekking, Teva® has moved on-shore and up-range. Learn more by visiting their website at


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