About Me

bobpalege001004Mr. BOB PALEGE was born in Jayapura on March 22nd, 1961. He also begin his career as a tour guide in 1979 but soon concentrate his attention on natural and cultural behavior of the Dani tribe of Grand Baliem Valley, for almost two years he lives with the Dani’s in their village and become the beloved adopted son of the chief and was given the name : “Akimake” in their language it is the name of life giving river which continually flows past their village. The river of life has carried Bob far afield and he has recently to this cherished Papua where his knowledge, keen sense of humor and passion for Dani dignity combined with their trust, love and respect for him insures a very special journey to the Grand Valley of the Baliem.

” In the Middle of Nowhere but, In the Center of the Universe “

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