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TravelPod Member ReviewsKorina Hotel Bajawa
nothing to write home about. basic, simple, clean is relative.
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... to wear over one shoulder. We walked down to the ceremonial square where I was seated and given a bowl containing various home made goodies including of course betel nut for chewing (no thanks, I didn't want red stained teeth!). So while I sat and enjoyed rice in a palm cone and home grown coffee, the villagers played their instruments and danced for me, of course they insisted I join them in their dancing! It was lovely to watch and seeing the guy at the top ...
... in the forest or working crops. Only small children and women are in either village I visit today.
There are no tables set up to sell the goods, but the guide says I can buy anything from any of the women if I want something. They take their goods into Bajawa, which is the official trading post for the tribes, to sell what they make.
There are tombstones in the center of the village, surrounded by the huts. I asked my guide where all the other ...
... or what the asking price is. I think Bajawa must be down the road just a little ways, within walking distance. I start walking in the direction the bus driver pointed.
After 10 or so minutes, it was plain Bajawa was not close by. Maybe I should have taken one of the offers from the motorbike drivers. Then, one of them came riding past me with a local passenger. He asked if I wanted to ride and said he would be back in a few minutes, i assumed after dropping off ...
... of U bends guaranteed to give even the most harded car traveller a sick beard. Towards the end of the journey we followed the black sand coast then kicked back up a mountain from which the view was exquisite. With the sun dipping behind some clouds half the sea was silver whist the other was awash with gold from which misty mountains rose into the sky. Really beautiful. We arrived in the town of Bajawa at 1730 which was pretty good considering the original ETA was ...
went through a small village where the local kids were in a front
yard playing volley ball. The net was a single piece of string tied
between a tree and a pole. They yelled out at us so we stopped.
Before we knew it Huw was sweating playing volleyball, Celi was
chewing beetle nut with the old ladies and then we all sat down to kopi with half the village. The beetle nut wrapped in some leaf was disgusting,
I am not sure why they eat it, despite ...