Tasik Ria Resort Manado
Travel Blogs from Manado
... calmer than the choppy speedboat ride we had on the way Romblon. This larger boat accommodated everyone, but was considerably slower. The captain also wasn’t sure where he was going; fortunately for him every one of us had at least one iPad or GPS to show him the way. I don’t think he’d ever seen an iPad, much less navigated by GPS moving map before. I think he was actually a bit astounded that it was accurate.
The boat ...
... Pak Rosli closed by telling me about the overarching program under construction called Rumah Budaya, which seeks to strengthen cultural identities across the northern three provinces of Sulawesi. He says that the office in Makasar often phones him for help with similar programs, as the Sulut office is often held up as the model for success. Makasar struggles with the diversity of cultures and ethnicities under its jurisdiction, so Pak Rosli has helped to share his ...
... even longer. Five of us got our backpacks and battled in the dark through the muddy carnage, across the precarious bridge and to a small tea shop. The bridge wobbled as we walked over it so god knows how it would have stood up to a huge bus. We had to walk bare foot as our flip flops made us slip and our feet and legs were caked in mud. You'd probably pay a lot of money for a mud treatment like that at The Sanctuary in London. Denise, who is from Jakarta, got talking to the local ...
Today was my last day of class. I met with Ibu Jein for a final class this morning and then took a written test during the second morning period of class. This written test will partly determine the level of certification I will receive at the end of my time here at Unsrat. I am supposed to graduate the program with an 'Advanced' certificate of Indonesian language, but there are degrees of 'advanced' within that ranking. The other half is determined by my performance during my ...
... the stick will work outside of Indonesia, but I went with Telkomsel because is the most ubiquitous carrier throughout the country - if there is a signal, Telkomsel is reputed to be able to find it. After I waited about 30 minutes I paid a sales rep $45 for the stick and one month of unlimited download. The manager who helped me took quite a while to find the modem stick- once he returned to the sales desk it took only a minute to make sure it worked. I was glad ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet