Travel Blogs from Bunaken
2 more dives this morning. really good - Saw pigme seahorses for the first time they weren't even a quarter of the size of your fingernail a shark, lots mote turtles and puffer fish. Another massive coral wall which started shallow and then dropped off. Had another snooze this afternoon, it's very tiring all this diving - hard life hey!
after dinner tried to look for accommodation ...
... must think we are pigs cos we eat the whole lot that they give us & the other lady who was staying here said they asked for only fruit at lunch time cos they haven't been hungry, not much chance of that happening with us. Walked into the local village after dinner with the 2 lady's from the kitchen who live there & they took us to a mass service in some locals house & they are also the Bamboo orchestra ...
... 8211; rare in Indonesia indeed). Thankfully, the brother of one of the staff was there, and quickly volunteered to help me out by driving this afternoon for a very reasonable rate.
We got to the Wolley’s house after an hour+ drive through the gorgeous countryside from Tomohon to Tampaso. I talked with Pak Edwin (our driver) the whole way about what it’s like to be a Catholic in Tomohon, and about life in general. He is a ...
... Indonesia. Not that I expect people to stop along the street in reverence to the temporary monument there, but people whiz past just like they always did, without any alteration in their perceptions. I saw the same indifferent reactions by local people in Thailand when I witnessed two horrific accidents last summer. In no way am I passing judgment or putting down societal values, but I have definitely drawn the conclusion that people in SE Asia approach death ...
... with him – a tiny, cute little girl of four years old who reminded me of Annika a bit in the way she acted – she stuck very close to her daddy, and tried to spend her time in the water. She was like a little fish, just the way I remember being when I was little trying to swim any time I was by water. Good thing for her though, since she lives at the beach! I’m glad her daddy makes sure she knows how to swim, because Bapak explained to me that ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet