Royal Regency Hotel
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... us up, doesn't care. They don't care about our names, about where we go and for how long. What do we do here or where do we come from. They don't care if we talk to them or more...sit with them at the same table when the driver stops for lunch...They just couldn't be bothered. Usually the hitchhikers job is to ''entertain'' the driver and make him assure he shouldn't regret picking me up from the side of the road. But here..they just carry on as if I wasn't in ...
... teeming with greenery and life. The paddy fields were in full bloom, the wooden, stilt houses of the locals dotted here and there, palm trees swayed gently in the breeze and birds of prey circled the karst peeks. It was breathtaking, we stood there for minutes, captivated by the beauty of it all. There was a sense of serenity to the place, a contentedness felt by the locals, unspoiled by tourists like myself. This place is rarely visited by tourists, as it is not ...
The most amazing thing just happened to us... We booked a flight from Labuanbajo, Flores (the end of our Komodo tour) to Yogyakarta, Java with a layover in Bali. Last night we revived emails telling us the flight from Bali to Yogyakarta was cancelled. We didn't want to spend another day in Labuanbajo, so we boarded our flight to Bali this morning thinking one more night in Bali wouldn't be the end of the world. We landed in Denpasar around 10:00, waited for our ...
... sponges. Your mind almost can't comprehend the stimulus. We loved this place and are now muck diving junkies, or would be if money was no issue.
Not to be outdone by the sea, up the coast of Sulawesi there's a park called Tankoko, where the unusual makes it's parade on land. We mustered a 4am start for a guided tour and were rewarded with the spectacle of hamster-sized primates called Tarsiers returning to their sleeping trees from a night of ...
... across the bay making landfall on a
nearby island After a couple of terrific sunrises over the bay it was
time to pick up our visas pack up our rucksacks and move on.
After a six hour bus
ride from hell, a tortuous route winding over mountainous roads,
trying to see through broken grimy windows we arrived in Moni. Its
claim to fame besides some stunning scenery ringed with views of
volcanic peaks is ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRoyal Regency Hotel Makassar
Rated 3 stars but feels more like 4.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.