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East Indonesia Day 22 – Temkesi

Nesi had gone on a walkabout when I knocked at his door.  It was 5:45am.  He’d gone to find ojeks. …

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East Indonesia Day 21 – Boti to Kefa and surrounding village

Woke at 4:30am.  Village life starts early.  We wanted to wander the village in the business of the morning.  We…

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East Indonesia Day 20 – Soe to NikiNiki to Boti, West Timor

Woke at 7 (lots of early starts on this trip!) and had breakfast in the Chinese style banquet hall:  tea,…

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East Indonesia Day 19 – Kupang to Soe – West Timor

Woke at 7 and had breakfast on my porch – tea, bread, butter, jam.  It was a blazing hot day…

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East Indonesia Day 18 – Moni – Kelimetu – Kupang

Woke at 4, and left at 4:30 on an ojek to see sunrise atop Kelimetu volcano, famous for its 3…

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East Indonesia Day 17 – Ende to Moni

Woke at 7 and had tea and pancakes for breakfast, then took a taxi to the airport to catch my…

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East Indonesia Day 16 – Manta Point Dive Trip

Woke at 7, and strolled down to the rickety pier, which is surely not far from collapsing.  Joined the Komodo…

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East Indonesia Day 15 – Labuanbajo

Woke feeling groggy, unsurprisingly.  The mosques all around blaring out the first call to prayer at 4:30am probably didn’t help. …

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East Indonesia Day 14 – Komodo

I woke first on the boat, hoping to see sunrise.  My head dripped as I lifted it from the sodden…

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East Indonesia Day 13 – Rinca

Woke at 7:30, had breakfast – pancakes on Friday, apparently.  Dumped by big backpack in the staff bungalow at Gardena,…

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