Hotel Makassar Golden
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... didn't even expected anything in return..and that is how hitchhiking deals usually works..but what was different here, they didn't even expected a simple thank you from us. Nothing...I mean NADA!!!! Up till today I didn't think it is even possible in this world!!! And how amazing that is, hey???
As all that wasn't enough of being on the move for us after 2 days of hiking to Makasa, tonight we chose a different kind of a ride...back on a boat baby!!!!
... guided by one of the locals who showed us to the small caves, over bamboo bridges and around pools of fish. After an hour or so of taking in this breathtaking scenery, we got back on the boat and headed downstream to a small jetty. We disembarked here and walked inland towards a freshwater spring known as the Angel Pee Pond. It was a 15 minute walk through jungle and small caves, located deep between the karsts, shaded from the sun by the overhanging cliff faces. It ...
... and all 8 employees behind the counter began trying to print boarding passes, transfer slips and baggage check tags. He managed to get us two seats on a flight to Makassar boarding at 10:40. We still had to go through security, pay our exit fee and make it to the plane. Checked baggage had long been closed. How could we possibly make this flight?! I'll tell you how, our Lion Air friends escorted us through the airport, carrying our bags that needed to be ...
... and are used to people and act as if you aren't there at all; in their case this means grooming, copulating, playing and a host of other amusing activity. One adolescent announced it's presence to Emma by whacking her in the leg with strength out of proportion to it's size. We later compared notes with another tourist who went the following day and learned the members of one group caught a juvenile from another and tried to beat it to death. The ...
... We were turned around and landed back in Makassar due to "technical something". We get off the plane, again, and head over to the desk to figure out what the issue is but so did everyone else on the plane. We waited to speak to someone to find out that the flight was cancelled and we are getting a hotel room. Rawr. Another stall on our way to paradise.
We went walking around the little village near the airport to find nothing open but convenience ...
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