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Travel Blogs from Labuan Bajo
... the Longhouse is just left unused because they no longer had a "King" in that village. I was amazed it was still standing because most of the area at this side of Flores was ruined or flattened by the devastating earthquake and tsunami in 1992. The only surviving buildings are made from wood or bamboo. Concrete buildings came crashing down in the earthquake but wood gives, so many structures just moved and could be repaired. Bamboo is the best so I must ...
Sorry for the lack of updates, so here's a big one!
Since you’ve last heard from us we’ve been spending time in the amazing country of Indonesia. We spent the first couple days on what is probably Indonesia’s most famous island, Bali. After making the mistake of spending more than one night in the party city of Kuta, we headed to the town of Ubud- a small picturesque town that is famous for its yoga studios, spas, and hippy ...
Once again it's a very early start as we fly at 7:00 am from Ende to Labuan Bajo. We are met at arrivals by our driver who takes us to the hotel to drop off our luggage and collect a picnic breakfast. We head to the port and board our private boat to Rinca. The crew are very friendly and the scenery stunning. The trip takes 2 hours and the weather is glorious!
On arrival at Rinca Island we are met and welcomed by our Komodo ...
... what little indonesian we know we said 'lima lima'. Meaning 5000 each. Turned out this wasn't translated very well and when we got to the hotel he wanted 50,000. We only had 30,000 on us. Thankfully, he laughed and accepted.
Our mission when we got to Labuan Bajo was to arrange our boat trip to Komodo and Rinca. It was a rather hectic afternoon visiting lots of travel agents. They were all about the same price so we started asking more information.We had ...
... 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 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet