Promenade Hotel Tawau
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... about to rape me..I looked behind me...I was ready to jump. My back pack with my passport was in my hands...I had all I needed. Open water is my fear but I had none at that stage!!! That was my way and only way out!
It is funny how quickly we are assuming or judging the situation when we are in the unknown. I had no clue about the area at all.
The smile on my face appeared once the game was on!!! Gambling! I mean...they only want to gamble their ...
... was good and our hotel was very good value and reallly 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 ...
... 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 ...
... A few fearful minutes later with almost an upset into the water the bike's on the wharf but I have no Malaysian cash and still need to clear customs and immigration. This becomes a process, I have only ever seen a slower system in Russia where go slow is an art form. I wait in a queue slowly feeling my entire body melting into my boots. Good riding gear is great when you are moving but not designed to wear while standing in the tropical sun ...
... up early so we could catch breakfast. it had been raining that night and the sky was grey. Because I m the best in waking up we only had 20 minutes left to eat some fresh salads. Eggs, pancakes, fruits and noodle for he one who likes that in he morning. I have never really been a fan of eating Asian food in the morning. I think that is the only time a day that I'm like just something normal would do. We checked out at 11 and found my flip flops back !!!!!! :):):) The flip flop ...
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- Free parking