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Travel Blogs from Belitung Island
It was a great trip and once back at our boats cleaned up & got ready to head off next day. A good trip this time more barges & tugs and lots of traffic with ships coming down from Singapore. Really great in fact they where so good at keeping out of our way. Had a dance with
one but all sorted quickly as I came back to course.
Sailed two nights to arrive ...
... Lengkuas Island. We snorkeled just offshore, but the coral was too shallow that it is quite hard to maneuver. The view itself was ok, I would say that Lombok was better. The star attraction, however, was the lighthouse boasting high to the sky. We climbed all 19 stores to reach the top, and the view was simply mesmerizing. This is the postcard picture of Belitung.
Our next stop was Pulau Kepayang. We we're suppose ...
... Punai is an almost extinct bird endemic to Belitung. The island used to be their biggest colony. No one, or at least no one I talked to on the beach, was quite sure why and how they were dramatically decreasing in population.
It was very calm. We were once again the only tourist here ( I told you it's off-the-beaten track). But we did met some locals and an ocean explorer who have just sailed all the way from Kendari ...
... the same guesthouse as us going to Kuala
Lumpur the same day we were so we hitched a ride with him and the driving of this guy scared the **** out of me. First time I've ever been nervous riding in a vehicle in a foreign country. He would drive on the shoulder during traffic, almost ran a couple of motorcyclist off the road and then claimed that it was the motorcyclist that didn't value their own lives. But we made it to Kuala Lumpur alive and for free!!
... the room, I had brought two bottles of Coconut Wine AKA Toddy here locally, perhaps the modern version of it. Though my mother kept complaining that she missed all the good Deepavali programs on ASTRO (the satellite ...