Singgasana Hotel Makassar
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- High-speed internet in room (free)
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... and we saw a few other crops as well.
Bantimurang (meaning "getting rid of sadness") Waterfall is located in a valley lined with limestone cliffs -- which we saw well before we got there. Limestone is one of the primary raw materials to make cement and we passed a quarry and cement plant on the way. Most of the cement they make is sold in bags, and we passed a truck loaded with bags of "semen" (the Indonesian word for "cement") on the highway. The valley is also ...
... we wanted to take to boat to Bunaken island. We asked for the local boat, and we were led down the stairs to a wooden boat that seemed to be a bit too much local. They said it was safe, so we boarded and the boat was getting packed with food and people. When it started raining, some tarp was rearranged so most of us stayed dry (including me!). On the island we saw that it is very quiet with some accommodation and several dive resorts. While we were walking around to find ...
... a tiny spit of land that is quiet, has white sand beaches on all sides. You could walk the circumference of the island in 5 minutes and maintain line of sight with your camp. Facilities are non-existent and shade at a premium, so we always go prepared with thirst quenching drinks, plenty of food and of course a strong factor sunblock for our pasty western skin.
In terms of snorkeling, the coral has ...
... and all 8 employees behind the counter began trying to print boarding passes, transfer slips and baggage check tags. He managed to get us two seats on a flight to Makassar boarding at 10:40. We still had to go through security, pay our exit fee and make it to the plane. Checked baggage had long been closed. How could we possibly make this flight?! I'll tell you how, our Lion Air friends escorted us through the airport, carrying our bags that needed to be ...
I guess one of the things we don't think about when planning an extended journey is building in some rest time. Not knowing whether you ever going to have an opportunity to see another museum or a treasured landmark while on the trip you want to be sure to use your time efficiently. Choosing to slow down and getting some rest can be just as exciting. So that's why we're thankful for the many years of going to UCSB for the ...