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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Wisata Flores
Fairly ordinary business hotel, nothing fancy mid range slightly expensive but it did the job
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Feb 3, 2007 Today we take the local bus to Labuan Bajo which is at the western end of Flores. There's some things we've noticed about the local buses which might be helpful to share. Of course there is the obvious discomfort of seats made for smaller bodies, but it is not too bad if you squirm around every few minutes to keep the blood flowing. …
... so we opted to just chill out for a while on the beach in the water under the shade of the boat – soooo relaxing! Last stop on our epic Island hoping tour was Pulau Ontoloe or "Flying Fox" Island which is a mangrove isle with a huge colony of fruit bats. It took about 30 mins to get there and as you approach you notice that the black colour of the tree line is in fact 100’s of fruit bats hanging. We slowly sailed up to the edge of the ...
... at the homestay and got lots of free cups of tea and a lift to the airport the next morning for my flight to Maumere in the east of Flores. The plane was delayed 2 hours leaving me time to have a breakfast in the departure lounge (no choice of food once you have paid the departure tax and gone through immigration!) so I had a grotty floppy chicken sandwich and 2 really good coffees until they announced my departure at last. Of course the flight was ...
... staying is the "Tourist Office'. I walked over to get some information on where to go and what to see in Bajawa, now that I found it.
It turned out the small building was not a tourist information center, like the sign said, at all. There were no brochures or maps to be given out. Instead, I was offered an expensive tour of the area in the personal car of the guy that ran the place. I declined and went to explore on my own.
NEXT; THE TRIBES OF BAJAWA!
... br> Dinner was at a very good Italian restaurant where George had ravioli and chocolate mousse. I missed these in order to get some much needed rest and sleep.
Our local guide ion Flores and for Komodo And Rinca Islands was Thomas and he was great. he spoke excellent English, was helpful, knowledgeable, and had a wonderful sense of humor. If you are interested, contact me and I will send you his email address.