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nothing to write home about. basic, simple, clean is relative.
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... washing ourselves up onto the beach where Edd’s mum was. I went and sat on the beach and watched Edd’s mum on her ‘blowy uppy thing’ with his dad paddling around the edge of the reef, looking at fish. (His mum is not a particularly confident swimmer, so not the sort of person to jump into the open sea backwards and explore it). Edd told me to show them the enormous clown fish we’d found (the size of his hand) so I swam out to where ...
... showed all the different shades taken each month. After a little while the clouds came flooding in and made it quite eerie and the lakes vanished. We hung around for a little longer and wandered back to the car. We have just had brekky and are ready for the rest of our adventures for the day. I am now in the Silver Inn in Bajawa. The room is neat and simple but there are a zillion mozzies outside waiting to get me. We did a lot of driving to get to ...
... over the bay. Flores is 99% Catholic with only 1% Muslim, unlike most of the surrounding islands that are nearly all Muslim. The 1% all live in a harmonious fishing village nearby, being immigrant people from 100 years ago from nearby Timor island. The Portuguese moved to Flores after losing Malacca, hence the now remaining Catholicism. End of history lesson! Hiro kept pointing out all of the different fruit trees, coffee, cocoa, peanut, tobacco etc. and made ...
... to symbolize the unity of men and women in creation. That was followed by women dancing a traditional dance...and then all of us joining in. That was followed by the bamboo dance. We also saw how the local coffee was ground, how local macadamia nuts were shelled and how the local sarongs and shawls were woven.
It was a beautiful afternoon.
We returned for lunch in Labuan Bajo for some fine pizza.
... later someone from the village came, but couldn't fix the bike and get it started. So, the "mechanic" left with our other driver on the working motorbike and about 20 minutes later came back in a bemo. About 3 or 4 men lifted the motorbike onto the BEMO and I hopped in the front seat of this minivan. Jason rode on the back of the working motorbike and we started the journey back to Ruteng. The delay took about an hour and meant that we ...