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Day 29 - Papua New Guinea

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The Queen's Baton is welcomed to Kavieng by dancers in traditional dress in Kavieng, Papua New Guinea on Wednesday 6th November 2013. Papua New Guinea is the tenth country to be visited on the baton’s journey through 70 Commonwealth nations and territories.

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The Queen's Baton is welcomed to Kavieng by dancers in traditional dress in Kavieng, Papua New Guinea on Wednesday 6th November 2013. Papua New Guinea is the tenth country to be visited on the baton’s journey through 70 Commonwealth nations and territories.

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A local boy runs in front of the Queen's Baton along the relay route in Kavieng, Papua New Guinea on Wednesday 6th November 2013. Papua New Guinea is the tenth country to be visited on the baton’s journey through 70 Commonwealth nations and territories.

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Dancers in traditional dress welcome the Queen's Baton in a local village in Kavieng, Papua New Guinea on Wednesday 6th November 2013. Papua New Guinea is the tenth country to be visited on the baton’s journey through 70 Commonwealth nations and territories.

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Children in traditional dress hold the Queen's Baton during a welcome ceremony in Kavieng, Papua New Guinea on Wednesday 6th November 2013. Papua New Guinea is the tenth country to be visited on the baton’s journey through 70 Commonwealth nations and territories.

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Dancers in traditional dress perform during a welcome ceremony at a local village for the Queen's Baton in Kavieng, Papua New Guinea on Wednesday 6th November 2013. Papua New Guinea is the tenth country to be visited on the baton’s journey through 70 Commonwealth nations and territories.

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A man in traditional dress walks in front of the Queen's Baton as it arrives in Kavieng, Papua New Guinea on Wednesday 6th November 2013. Papua New Guinea is the tenth country to be visited on the baton’s journey through 70 Commonwealth nations and territories.

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A ceremony is performed to welcome the Queen's Baton by introducing it to eels that live in the rivers and streams in the rural towns in Kavieng, Papua New Guinea on Wednesday 6th November 2013. The eels are believed to contain the spirits of their ancestors and are treated as members of the family. Papua New Guinea is the tenth country to be visited on the batonÕs journey through 70 Commonwealth nations and territories.

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Boy in traditional dress stands in the rain as the town welcomes the Queen's Baton Relay in Kavieng, Papua New Guinea on Wednesday 6th November 2013. Papua New Guinea is the tenth country to be visited on the baton's journey through 70 Commonwealth nations and territories.

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Boys in traditional dress hold the Queen's Baton as it passes through the communities of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea on Wednesday 6th November 2013. Papua New Guinea is the tenth country to be visited on the baton’s journey through 70 Commonwealth nations and territories.

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Boys with traditional markings look on at the Queen's Baton as it travels through the local communities of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea on Wednesday 6th November 2013. Papua New Guinea is the tenth country to be visited on the baton’s journey through 70 Commonwealth nations and territories.

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Boys with traditional markings look on at the Queen's Baton as it travel through the local communities of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea on Wednesday 6th November 2013. Papua New Guinea is the tenth country to be visited on the baton’s journey through 70 Commonwealth nations and territories.

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A man in traditional dress walks the Queen's Baton down the beach in a ceremony held to welcome the Queen's Baton in Kavieng, Papua New Guinea on Wednesday 6th November 2013. Papua New Guinea is the tenth country to be visited on the baton’s journey through 70 Commonwealth nations and territories.

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A batonbearer walks the Queen's Baton in a ceremony held to welcome the Queen's Baton in Kavieng, Papua New Guinea on Wednesday 6th November 2013. Papua New Guinea is the tenth country to be visited on the baton’s journey through 70 Commonwealth nations and territories.

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A boy walks on stilts at the side of the road as the Queen's Baton passes through the town in Kavieng, Papua New Guinea on Wednesday 6th November 2013. Papua New Guinea is the tenth country to be visited on the baton’s journey through 70 Commonwealth nations and territories.

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