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... br> The muck diving in Ambon was amazing even though it is not beautiful as you dive in the harbor and there is loads of garbage there.
We saw loads of seahorses, pipefish, stonefish, scorpionfish, mimic octopus, octopus, harlequin shrimp, leaf scorpionfish, nudi branches, cuttlefish and loads of more critters.
We did a lot of long dives around 80-110 minutes
... to Jakarta so I decided to go even further off the beaten track to the Lease Islands, barely touched by Western tourism. Here I had no choice but to accept taxi rides and speedboat rides from locals at unpredictable prices but, oddly, the fact that I had no choice made it less irritating. I had hoped to see Dutch forts on the Banda Islands but, instead, I saw a more rarely visited but more famous fort, one ...
... more recently (early 2000’s) civil war between the Christians and Muslims which from what we’ve read was a major setback in infrastructure and development for the island. Lonely Planet described the way it looked after the ‘war’ as 1980’s Beirut and we can see why. Buildings looked war torn, places were abandoned and likely no money to repair. Some of these types of buildings we did see washing drying over the concrete ...
... was hurting (side story about malaria medication), and Rick actually made the smart decision and said zero chilies. We weren't really hungry though, so she wrapped it in a leaf and we took it to go.
Next stop was Tulehu, a small village/town with roads literally washed away by the ocean, and boats stuck ashore due to low tide. Unlike most other places they are lucky though and have a fresh spring. Apparently, another island close by has a fresh spring also and the ...
... wise to go there i decided to give it a miss. This meant i had to come up with an alternative plan on how i was going to spend my last month out here before heading home. After many hours considering all the possible alternatives; options and costs etc i decided that there was nowhere else i was that fussed about seeing in Indonesia nor anywhere that i had been previously and particularly wanted to go back to. ...