Well, in general it is similar to other bays in the world. But every bay has its own history and uniqueness. Here in Dorey bay, tourists can travel around some small islands. The most famous one is Mansinam. It is a small island that is located at the outer most part of the bay. Mansinam became the first to receive German missionaries who went to this Netherlands New Guinea to preach Christianity. Mansinam is considered by the indigenous Papuan people as the island of civilization.
The photographs that I show below is about children in Mansinam island who were fishing at the harbor. They have been resized, and optimized in Adobe Photoshop CS3 before being uploaded into this blog.
|Children were fishing at a jetty in Mansinam|
If you want to snorkel or scuba dive in Dorey bay, don't forget to bring your own gear. There is a guesthouse in Mansinam island. Its name is Doreri Guesthouse. Visitors who like snorkeling can stay here for a few days. The guesthouse is very close to the beach whose waters are covered by coral reef. So, although these Mansinam and Lemon islands are located close enough to Manokwari city, they are very calm. The pace of living looks slow.
|Coral reef and butterfly fish in Mansinam island|