Aston Makassar Hotel & Convention Center
Travel Blogs from Makassar
... scheduled to leave at 8 pm, but we planned to arrive at roughly 6 pm because the departure times are liable to change (and the next boat was in 2 weeks!). On our way to dinner at 5 ish, we saw the boat already docked and already packed with people! We rushed dinner and got to the docks as quickly as we could. Luckily, the departure time had not changed. Unluckily, the boat certainly was already crammed full. We pushed past ...
... to the bus terminal. True to his word he arrived at 7pm and the journey to the terminal took just shy of an hour. We arrived 30 minutes before our bus was due to leave. 2 hours later and seeing 6 busses leave for Tana Toraga, none of which where Mangala trans busses the company we had brought our ticket from. We where starting to think the worse and starting to have a major sense of humor failure. Could we really be having this much bad luck with transport. Luckily our ...
... used to seeing.
We began planning an epic bus-ferry-bus-ferry x2 ordeal lasting two days to reach the Wakatobi Marine reserve, when a sharp hotel owner named Mr. Eddie suggested we do ourselves a favor and take the fast air-con bus down a nice road to the airport and fly to the end of the South East peninsula. By the following evening we were on Hoga island eating a communal meal on the beach, giant insects crash-landing on the table and our heads. ...
... no sidewalks. It was insane! Most of the stands were fruits and vegetables, but then we got to the "free range chicken" stands. This meant the chickens were alive and roaming about, you picked the one you wanted and they broke its neck while you waited and then you just carried it home between you and the handlebars of your motorbike. I knew immediately if I had to live there I'd be a vegetarian. There’s no way I could ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service