Travel Blogs from Maumere, Indonesia

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A beach haven and a wreck dive, Maumere, Flores, Indonesia travel blog

A beach haven and a wreck dive

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... a bemo together and sat around chatting while we waited for the plane (which ended up leaving an hour late). Goodbye, Flores and Lembata! We'd been absolutely enchanted by the friendly people and dramatic scenery of this far eastern corner of ...

Village People Moni, Maumere,  Indonesia travel blog

Village People Moni

A travel blog entry by faff

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... been staying in places over 2000 meters and have had to wear our warm clothes. This is as far east as we will travel in Indonesia. The rest of our trip will be a meandering trip back to Denpasar. D&A P.S. They love their soccer here and are totally ...

Reluctant Return to Civilization, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

Reluctant Return to Civilization

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... .  We were dropped at the hotel we'd requested, which was much more expensive than we would have liked (all prices up in Indonesia, after all), but there was nowhere else for us to go and the staff was friendly enough.  We settled in.  ...

Komodo Adventure, Misadventure, Indonesia travel blog

Komodo Adventure

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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From the very beginning the tour company (Wisata Lombok) made their incompetency obvious. All of us on the boat had been told different things about what we'd get on the tour & how many people there would be, but pretty much none of it was delivered. ...

Come fly with me...Merpati this time!, Maumere, Flores, Indonesia travel blog

Come fly with me...Merpati this time!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... views from the plane were stunning, a beautiful green island studded with extinct and active volcanoes!!! Very exciting!!! Baggage reclaim at Maumere was a shelf! Excellent! All very low-key and we got a taxi to the bus station and jumped straight on ...

The Three-Colored Lakes of Kelimutu, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

The Three-Colored Lakes of Kelimutu

A travel blog entry by lisabraz

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... out at the ocean. Didn't realize this would be our last stop but turns out it was. Back in the car, we headed into Maumere proper (population 51,000 according to Lonely Planet's outdated guide). We got stuck in a traffic jam at one point, some sort of ...

Off to Flores, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

Off to Flores

A travel blog entry by lisamcsherry

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... . We got to stop off briefly on East Sumba on the way and got even funnier looks from the locals who boarded.   Maumere airport was very small, just a small building with about a million taxi drivers. Our plan was to push straight through to the ...

The beginning of our Flores adventure..., Wodong, Indonesia travel blog

The beginning of our Flores adventure...

A travel blog entry by chibisimo

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... somewhere and after 10 minutes a young guy arrived and took us to "his" resort. It's weird how things work here in Indonesia...I like it ;) The resort was nice and quite with the bungalow by the beach, unfortunately the food was terrible, so after only ...

Not quite the Channel Crossing..., Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

Not quite the Channel Crossing...

A travel blog entry by littleboylost

... for places it would therefore appear, every man for himself!  Or not, as the case turned out. It's not by fluke that Indonesia ranks a healthy 4th in the world for corruption, and even this one had been sussed out. As the ship moored onto the dock, ...

Flores island, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

Flores island

A travel blog entry by sorayavdsluis

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hi hi, Na een geweldige week zit mijn trip in Flores erop! Flores ligt ten oosten van Bali en is onderdeel van de Nusa Tenggara eilanden. Het eiland is minder toeristisch als Bali en ook iets lastiger te bereiken, waardoor ik had gekozen voor een 4 ...

A Day Of Rest in Maumere, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

A Day Of Rest in Maumere

A travel blog entry by lisabraz

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... a downer kind of night, to be honest, and we were really looking forward to getting off Flores and back to Bali. The rest of the evening was unremarkable, so I'll leave it at that. Except to give a pronunciation tip for "Maumere": Moh-MAIR-ay. ...

Running out of land..., Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

Running out of land...

A travel blog entry by dunkersandbish

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Hello Miss and Mister's! We have been enjoying some spectacular journeys across Indonesia already but Flores just keeps raising the bar.  After an early start from Ende we headed towards a small village called Moni at the base of the volcano Kelimutu ...

Welcome to Flores !!!!!!!!!!!! sous la pluie......, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

Welcome to Flores !!!!!!!!!!!! sous la pluie......

A travel blog entry by makistouf

Bon voila, on est arrives a Flores... Maumere plus precisemment.Et c'est la premiere fois depuis notre arrivee en Indonesie, qu'on prend la mesure de ce qu'est "la saison des pluies". Il pleut mais alors des trombes d'eau, ca cree des piscines naturelles ...

Flores, Labuan Bajo, Indonesia travel blog

Flores

A travel blog entry by moskovskaja

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Labuan Bajo kommt uns wirklich wie das Ende der Welt vor. Wahrscheinlich liegt es an unserer muehsamen Anreise. Da alle Fluege ausgebucht waren, entschlossen wir und zur Reise mit Bus und Faehre. 24 Stunden sollte die Fahrt dauern hatte man uns ...

What have we got ourselves into?, Maumere, Flores, Indonesia travel blog

What have we got ourselves into?

A travel blog entry by lisa_nz

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... nbsp; butter on the outside, and jam on the inside.  But it wasn’t actually toasted – just warmed up. Maumere was a disappointing start to Flores, but we knew it was only for the night.  Apparently, Maumere suffered a massive tsunami ...

Welcome to Maumere, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

Welcome to Maumere

A travel blog entry by doro

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... , dass es Flughäfen gibt, die wie Bushaltestellen aussehen und Landebahnen, auf denen man wenden kann?) sind wir also in Maumere angekommen. Zwischendurch haben wir noch 2 ehemalige Volontäre getroffen (ein Pärchen, der Ehemann Millionär, sie nimmt ...

Wodong, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

Wodong

A travel blog entry by marco-2010

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  Après quelques hésitations sur la suite de mon voyage, j'ai décidé de poursuivre mon voyage à l’est de Flores et de faire halte dans les alentours du village de Wodong. Directement ça m’a bien plu...Toujours avec le couple ...

Kalimutu, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

Kalimutu

A travel blog entry by alanandchris

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... way. On 25th we stayed at Bajawa and we ate in a small restaurant called Ditos. It had Karaoke so we have now sung in Indonesia. Yes, both of us! The 26th should have taken us to Moni by mid afternoon but after we started out we were turned back at ...

von sulawesi nach flores, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

von sulawesi nach flores

A travel blog entry by tagebuchmlg

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... als wir "tschüss" sagen mussten, hatten wir doch zwei tolle wochen zusammen verbracht. der flug makassar - maumere, dauerte 11/2 stunden, ausser einer rumpeligen landung lief alles gut. unsere unterkunft in den strandbungalows des hotels ankermi in ...

Komodo and Flores, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

Komodo and Flores

A travel blog entry by paulandton

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... populated compared to the other islands with less traffic on the roads but it is also a lot poorer than other parts of Indonesia. The scenery is quite impressive with literally volcanoes around every bend in the road. After 10 hours we arrived in Bajawa. ...

Yet another horrible port!, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

Yet another horrible port!

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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... price for the room regardless of whether you are alone or there are two of you sleeping in it which is a common practice in Indonesia and one i find really annoying. I was almost tempted to demand two breakfasts the next morning as i had in effect paid ...

Wailamung Village and Maumere (Mt Kelimutu), Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

Wailamung Village and Maumere (Mt Kelimutu)

A travel blog entry by tactical

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... in the morning to get to see the sunrise! Kelimutu is a volcano, close to the town of Moni in central Flores Island of Indonesia containing three summit crater lakes of varying colors. Tiwu Ata Mbupu (Lake of Old People) is usually blue and is the ...

First class passage, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

First class passage

A travel blog entry by yoni

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... a milk route from Kupang on the island of Timor to Kalabahi on the island of Alor, then to Larantuka on the island of Lomblen, before reaching Maumere on the island of Flores. We may have even made a stop at Lembata on Lomblen but we're not sure. You'd be ...

Maumere to Moni, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

Maumere to Moni

A travel blog entry by yoni

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  Jan 26, 2007 Friday We finally arrived in Maumere at 3 AM this morning and disembarked. A bemo into town cost us the outrageous sum of Rp 300,000 which is about $33 US. The driver won't have to work for another week. But with all of our luggage ...

Sunset Cottages, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

Sunset Cottages

A travel blog entry by garyandjenny

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... be quite modern and we were soon up and away. The plane did have an extra stop though, at a town to the east of Maumere, our destination. So our plane landed on a strip of tarmac with a small house (the terminal). Fortunately the goats decided to remain ...

Visa laeuft wieder aus! / Visa's expiring again!, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

Visa laeuft wieder aus! / Visa's expiring again!

A travel blog entry by pajas

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... 23. NICHT faehrt werde ich wegen Ueberzug des Visa gebuesst. Nun muss ich auf dem Weg nach Larantuka noch in Maumere halt machen, um eine Bewilligung des nicht noch einmal verlaengerbaren, aber sehr bald auslaufenden Visas wegen den so unkalkulierbaren ...

An unexpected layover, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

An unexpected layover

A travel blog entry by jiewu

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... . Undeterred we proceeded to the waiting lounge thinking that it's a good sign that they are at least checking the planes (Indonesia airlines don't have the best safety records and many of them are blacklisted by the EU). After hanging around for two ...

Beyond the lakes, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

Beyond the lakes

A travel blog entry by nickpalfreyman

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... home and have something to eat. An hour later and finally we have the tickets. This is all quite normal for Indonesia. Happily their planes seem to work better than they do! And so, late in the afternoon, we arrived at ...

Land of Flowers, Maumere,flores., Indonesia travel blog

Land of Flowers

A travel blog entry by adamandgail

... and jungle villages. Of course that isnt Maumere. This place is a dump! A working town of thrown together houses and shops. Maumere was utterly destroyed in 1992 by an earthquake and tidalwave! so everything here is new and pretty danm ugly! We bummed ...

Maumere, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

Maumere

A travel blog entry by hobo-magic

We spent three delightful nights at Grading Beach Resort, 10Km to the west of Maumere. Turned out we were the only punters there, along with about ten gardeners. The beach was OK and we had one swim, while flying fish jumped out the water and glided about ...

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