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nothing to write home about. basic, simple, clean is relative.
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... 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 ...
... were going to use. The trans-flores highway is a long winding road over very steep countryside with loads of switchbacks and tight turns and once we saw how busy, cramped and dodgy the public buses looked we were so relieved to be with Jimmy – plus he played reggae music constantly. The mix of reggae, sunshine, the much darker complexion of the Florinese locals and all the palm trees really made us feel like we were relaxing in Jamaica or similar.
... was contagious and made us even more thrilled with our exciting day.
After the boat ride back we arrived back on Kanawa around 4pm. We were pretty tired so we grabbed some bean bags and bug spray and just laid on the beach, playing tic-tac-toe in the sand and watching the staff play volleyball during their break from 5-6pm. As the sun set I actually ended up taking a nap right there on my bag on the beach. From here we essentially repeated our evening last night ...
... Flores Island and was absolutely fantastic. They had 130 kids on site, each living as families with a Mother in each little house in fabulous grounds, tended by all staff and kids. There were two "Fathers" on site but each house had a "Mother" looking after up to 10 children. I was so moved, the children who were there (many were at school in Maumere) came to me with huge smiles, beautifully dressed and clean and could ask in English "what is your name, where are ...
... 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 ...