In the land of Papua New Guinea, better known now as the Independent State, a tourist will come across the province of Oro. This particular province is located in the Northern region of the small island of Papua New Guinea. Within the said Oro province, the Popondetta City is found and this is also the capital of the Northern Province. Little is known about the city except the small tragedy that took place in 1951. The eruption of Mount Lamington became news all over the world as it was said to have killed around four thousand people. The city in the Northern Province is said to be the home of the largest species of butterflies in the world, and it is called the “Queen Alexandra’s Birdwing”. This insect is on the brink of extinction due to changes in the environment, which are mainly man made.
Being a part of a country that is within the Pacific zone makes it a sure tourist spot. Holding one of the world’s gargantuan butterflies, the city of Popondetta certainly makes it a tourist attraction. Every year, tourists flock to the city on cheap flights to Popondetta in order to get a look at this beautiful island. The city is close to Australia yet researchers have found only a few animals that are related that can be found in both places. Papua New Guinea has been known as an island that holds different kinds of flora that can only be found in its rainforests. People visit the city each year to see the admiralty rainforest. Cheap flights to Popondetta have promos for tour packages to these rainforests. Since it is close to the sea and the climate is typical of island places, sunny and warm, people who visit can see beautiful rainforests that are now being preserved.
Each year tourist visit Popondetta to stay at the beaches and see the beautiful volcanoes and rainforests the place holds. There are many beach side hotels in Popondetta that have the excellent servings of tropical fruits and the feel of the Caribbean that every tourist would love to experience.