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Mar 6, 2016 - Fly to Makassar

Just a layover day...Up at 7, showered, shaved...we leave today at 5 for Maakasar. Bon & I went out in a.m. to find 'snacks' and other travel stuff. Back by noon...seems we have a rain shower every day. We just hang stripped down to keep cool in front of fan. NYEPI Days in Bali 2016 Info about Nyepi days in Bali Left Michael's at 3;30 p.m. to go to the airport. It took us an hour because of a parade (see info re: Nyepi days) which blocked all roads near his house. We walked 10 min. until we found an open traffic road where se could get a...

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Jan 9, 2015 - Makassar, Sulawesi

Trish and Sunny are now in south Sulawesi. We flew into Makassar, a city of just over 2 million people, on Wednesday evening in the midst of a rain storm...at least it was warm! Fortunately we woke up to a really nice sunny morning so obviously we brought the sun from Bali. The feel of this bustling city differed greatly to that of Bali in that this is more of a working city, not a holiday destination. We did not encounter any other tourists or foreigners during the entire morning/afternoon whilst we roamed around the city. English is not...

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Nov 30, 2009 - Off the beaten track...

Finally we got the flight .We spent 5 or 6 hours from Kuala Lumpur to Makassar ( Sulawesi ). At Makassar airport we met a local guy who was speaking a really good French. He drop us to the pier, at the Pelni desk exactly. Guys were really friendly . I think as the way they looked at me, they were not use to see European blond girl… Once more we have been lucky as there was a boat in the evening to Larantuka which is the further east city of Flores. We took the cheapest ticket ( Economic class) after hesitating with the cab ( which was 6x...

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