Port Moresby on the island's southern coast was only 340 sea miles from Australia.
As we crossed the coast of the mainland, we dropped the wing tanks and prepared to face enemy aircraft.
Laboriously we pushed the vehicles up the hill and then pushed off and pedaled like mad until we gained enough speed to coast the two blocks to where the street leveled off again.
You won't always want to stop completely as you coast downhill.
The coast road is virtually closed with two or three sets of traffic lights.
A friend of mine once made the pointed observation that many of these students simply coast along doing only a part or none of the readings.
Many mangrove forest areas along the country's coast have been converted into fish farms.
He labors diligently and earnestly at his craft at a stage in his career when he could coast instead.
There's a little strip of grass where you can coast if you blow a tire or a ventricle.
Slavic peoples migrated into the Balkans and along the Dalmatian coast in the sixth century.
How it was ever going to reach the Atlantic coast was anybody's guess.
They explored the coast, seeing birds of all kinds.
In the college ranks, top players often coast by on sheer ability; in the pros, everyone gets physically whipped sooner or later.
The search for a missing yachtsman whose boat ran aground on the North East coast has been scaled down.