Quality Hotel Makassar
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... flight of the day to Makassar which is lucky to just be a short 1.5 hour flight. We were looking forward to our accommodation this end which I had pre booked well in advance as we knew a 10 layover was not going to be fun in a airport like this one. We must have stood at the carousel for a good 20 minutes before being told our bags have gone straight to Sorong and we will not have them for the night. We finally got over the fact we will stink after being in this heat all ...
... in our ears, the karsts began to loom over us and the vegetation sprawled out across the river, giving me the feeling that we were entering Arthur Conan Doyle's Lost World. The river took us through small caves and under simple but effective bamboo bridges, used by the locals to get from one segmented area of land to another. As the boat pulled up to the little wooden dock, we were met with a spectacular sight; a beautiful, enclosed valley surrounded by towering ...
... sat in the life rafts, and the stairs were nearly impassable. Fortunately, we did find some space on an upper walkway that we were able to call home for our 18-hour trip. We actually slept surprisingly well on the dirty, metal walkway and, fortunately, it did not rain until the next day. We spent the day on the boat reading and hiding from the rain, and I was able to find and procure some of the food that was included with ...
Today we are visiting the island of Sulawesi. We don't know anything about it and we have heard it described as undeveloped. The Dutch were here, and there is a fort and waterfall to visit as well as a fishing port. As we are getting ready to go ashore, the captain makes a ship wide announcement. There has been an outbreak of the Volendam version of the Delhi belly, whoops, oops and dearie dearie me. So special precautions to contain the spread are in place and people who are ill ...
... agent with flawless English who explained that we were on the wrong island altogether. I would love to know what they were thinking when they saw our Bajau captain's skin-tight leopard print leggings! To their credit, their bribe strategy appears to be working, as that place was packed with tourists paying for the privilege. Take it from people who spend money they don't have on diving, an unspoiled coral reef is worth a fortune.
The diving ...