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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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We finally made it, much to the astonishment of our host for the next 10 days, who told us NOBODY had ever arrived in the dark before as it was far too dangerous, the main danger being driftwood the size of large tables, ah, glad we didn't know about that then. However, oh my was it worth it. MARATUA, a small island in the Celebes Ocean, off the coast of East Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo is just sublime. With a population of just around 3000 souls this as ...
... 000 and the inner city is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The buildings are colonial, very colorful and artistic. The people here are primarily Indian and Chinese along with the Malaysians.
We stayed in Little India as it came recommended for the food, population of backpackers and central location to the city and the beach. After walking around, meeting some ...
... with Mary & Bryan & all too quickly it was time for them to go. They caught the Sunday flight out & it was back to just two. We did some work caught up with Phil again & found the cheap booze warehouse wow massive building full of cheap RM30 (about $11) Gin Bombay wine $10 etc we had a big buy up so well stocked now. Although we tried had to stay in Telaga we had to move to Rebac . Not bad with a 5 star resort that we can ...
... feel the freedom to get around without the convenience of driving our own cars, to taste food enhanced by spices we have never tasted before, to mingle with people who, most likely we will not encounter again. We crave authenticity in our experiences, to be there for the unexpected.
So, with apps like Google Maps and Waze, good old fashioned paper maps, Lonely Planet book, well fitting, well worn walking shoes, and plenty of water, ...
... and went away to find some Wi-Fi, after all what was the word of two local business men over the wisdom of the internet? We sat in a lovely little cafe and I found the Agoda map which showed where the hotel was and went for a walk to find it. 3km later after a long hilly walk without shade I returned to Jen at the cafe with the sad truth that the internet was wrong. It had lied to us. We weren't staying in this nice little village with a nice little cafe, we were staying ...