Angel Island Resort
Travel Blogs from Labuan Bajo
... when I build my house in Flores! I wanted to go snorkelling off Flores so Hiro and I came up with a plan. We would charter a fishing boat to take us to an island out to sea with beautiful white beaches and also to some reefs at sea which were especially good for snorkelling. Day three of our time together and we were in a fishing village "somewhere!", me sitting with the local women chattering over fresh local coffee and Hiro doing a deal with a fishing boat ...
... dragons. Although we are at times failing to be budget travelers, we opted for a budget boat trip, meaning we slept on the deck with our 15 new best friends. The facilities were limited to a toilet that was flushed with a bucket of water, and no sink or shower! Needless to say by day four we were very salty from sweat and swimming in the ocean. Along the way to the dragons we did small treks on a few of the 10,000+ islands. On these treks we saw ...
... hall is a small room with a big padlock on the exit doors. One of these was broken and boarded up. When we came in we could see an army of taxi drivers peering through the glass and jumping up to look over the board trying to lure potential customers. This isn't exactly the welcome you want. We were dreading the opening of the floodgates.
When people had their bags the doors were opened. Lonely planet told us that a taxi to town should cost 5000 rupiah, ...
... mango and a chance to dry off. Second nicest person we've met in Indo. So, that's Riung. A pleasant little town lined with palm trees and not a lot else. Apparently it's heaving in the high season - too many people, we were told by the guys at Cafe del Mar - we need to put tables outside. I can't quite believe that but I imagine it would have a lot more life than now. There was a wedding party on our final night which we were invited to but with the rain ...
... there were signs in the dive shops advertising live aboards, boat trips where you travel for several days, sleeping on the boat at night and diving during the day.
Later on in that trip I was diving in the Perhentian Islands. One of the divemasters there had just come back from a trip to Komodo and was raving about it. Last year, a few of my friends went to Komodo for a couple days and came back bragging about how amazing the diving was. I ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet