Ue Datu Cottages
Travel Blogs from Tentena
... local villages and see all the different ways of burying the dead - including hanging coffins from cliffs, making holes in the cliffs and putting coffins in caves. The higher up the class system you are, the higher up the cliff you can be buried, and if 24 or more buffaloes are sacrificed at your funeral, you can also have a wooden statue made of you that is then put up the cliff as well.
After seeing many villages, ...
... someone inside the vehicle, however no one owned up to it. Like all good Aussies we stood around giving pointers to the Indonesians on the best way to change to the tyre. I don't think our advise was listened to as they used sticks and logs to hoist the vehicle rather than a jack. And to make things worse, we lost the spare tyre in our car so the other car could continue, we were just hoping our tyres didn't blow at all, or there would be no ...
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 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking