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Wikipedia: The Kokoda Track is a single-file foot thoroughfare that runs 96 kilometers (60 miles) overland – 60 kilometers (37 miles) in a straight line – through the Owen Stanley Range in Papua New Guinea.

The Kokoda Track Authority – – was established in 2003. Before this only a few diehard adventurers used to make the trek, no more than 50 per year. In 2006 that number climbed to 3,700.

Key Links
Track Information

Kokoda locals reduced to ‘beggar status’ holding trekkers to ransom – 9 News (2018)

Elsewhere on the Web
Papua New Guinea Tourism
Kokoda Initiative Web Page at DEWHA
Kokoda Track Foundation

Recommended Listening
Military myths: The Kokoda Trail

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