By MALUM NALU
British woman adventurer Roz Savage is expected to arrive in Madang at 2pm tomorrow (Thursday) after an epic rowing voyage across the Pacific from
This (Wednesday) afternoon, Sir Peter Barter flew in his helicopter to meet Savage, who is expected to arrive in Madang tomorrow afternoon to a warm welcome by school children, a flotilla of canoes and other boats marking the end of her historic epic voyage across the Pacific.
Sir Peter's helicopter lowered a bucket containing a mobile telephone, several cans of beer, fresh fruit, sandwiches, newspapers and information about Madang.
She is expected to be given a welcome fit for a heroine from people of the resort town of
“Roz Savage is expected to arrive around 2pm in Madang, and escorted into the Madang Resort Marina by hundreds of children dressed in traditional dress,” Sir Peter said tonight.
“It is also expected that many banana boats and fishing vessels including the Kalibobo Spirit will provide a warm welcome to the intrepid lone sailor after months at sea by herself.”
Savage was the first person in 2005 to row across the Atlantic Ocean from
She then rowed from
“This quite an amazing voyage as no one before has rowed solo across the Atlantic and now the
“Her main message about her voyage is to raise awareness of climate change, which of course is important in PNG, where so many islands and coastal regions are being threatened with rising water.”