Read and rate Travel Journal Entries for Makassar, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia
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...Jump to full entry
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...Jump to full entry
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...Jump to full entry