King Park Hotel Tawau
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Today is a chill day. Bevan is not well, so we have decided to just tramp around the city to see what we can find. Breakfast is a standard noodle and fried egg with a coffee. A few hours later it is a Roti Canai and coffee, then time for a walk around the waterfront. The tide is out today, it is surprising quite clean. The sand is very active with crabs and mud skipper fish. We wander around ...
... here I am, on a top deck surrounded by 30 men of Indo. As soon as we started our trip the Police came for a control. I felt like in a middle of a tornado. My head was going all around from so many things happening from each side of me. And then the moment where I saw myself jumping of board came. Watching police swimming away, I observed all men on a deck with me, the only female, suddenly making a room on a floor was terrifying. The only thought I had was ...
... was good and our hotel was very good value and really quite nice, plus they served rainbow cake with breakfast :) Early the next day we did some frantic Internet searching but could not find where the office in Tawau was so we asked our hotel reception staff who really were friendly. They said the office is not here but in Lahad Datu. They tried to call the office for us to double check but got no reply. The realization slowly hit us that we were not going to make it to ...
... ferries to Toli Toli in north west Sulawesi but they all said that ferries didn't sail there anymore. Very annoyingly they don't sail to anywhere else in northern Sulawesi such as Manado or Bitung either. They did inform me however that there was a ferry (the KM.Thalia - not a Pelni ship) sailing for Pare Pare in south-western Sulawesi that night at 10pm. As my only other possible option would have been to get a boat the next day to Tarakan and then fly from ...
Well it is ALWAYS and adventure traveling like this. I was told that the boat would leave at 10am so to be safe I arrived at wharf at 8.30. Sure enough the office is not open and everyone I talk too says no you cannot take a bike on this boat it is not a ferry. With persistance I found a guy in Immigration who says yes take your bike to boat then come back to get your passport stamped after it is loaded. Out to gate to encounter two uniformed guys ...