Ue Datu Cottages
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... were waiting. Although the place was absolutely heaving, I had enjoyed my time there watching everyone having fun, mixing with the people and it certainly didn't give me any negative feelings at all. As soon as we reached the main road back to Makassar we came to a stop, it was like the M25 on a Bank Holiday Monday! We inched our way but time was getting on and we were getting nowhere fast! Dodo and I decided we must walk leaving our poor driver sitting in the queue ...
... to the locals who were eager to practice their English with actual English people. Some of them even showed us where to go to eat in town and really wanted to look after us.After Makassar, we spent 3 wonderful days in Tana Toraja and a town called Rantapeo. Toraja is famous for its burial rituals and 4 day funeral ceremonies to send the spirits off into the next life so they don't haunt the living. We took a private 4x4 trip one day ...
That evening about half the guests in Maria 1 guesthouse got really ill. You could hear people groaning and vomiting from all directions. I was feeling quite pleased that Ed and I were OK, thinking that our immune systems must be nice and hardy now with so much time on the road, but of course at 3am I woke up feeling lousy. I didn't have anything in my stomach so I was just retching up bile which was disgusting.
We had already booked a local bus to Tentena which was picking us up ...
... kept gardens; seems the locals take great pride in their neighbourhood and it shows. Back at Victory we negotiate a discount for a motorbike the next day and get a reduction on our room rate as we will stay for 3 nights and the supposed hot water is at best erratic. After eating at a great restaurant lunchtime, we can’t find anywhere open in the evening so we have crisps and beer for our tea, nice.
Motorbike day…. At breakfast we are approached by ...
... the mosquitos at night. This was set in a beautiful small bay and a very pretty garden, room rates were 25 euros per person full board, 3 meals a day. The profit from this along with funds they raised in Holland was used to support an orphanage which could look after a maximum of 40 children. This was next to the cottaged area but the children were kept separate and guests could only go to see the children by organised invitation. They also helped children in the ...