14th December 2010 I awoke with mixed feelings about leaving the village…but it was time to say ‘Goodbye’ to Kampung Mano and head back to Labuan bajo with a few stops along the way through Manggarai Land.
13th December 2011 A new day in Kampung Mano…there’s something really special about waking up to the sounds and smells of a village…I spent a long morning sitting around drinking coffee and talking more to the family…it was nice. A cute little house where family and friends dropped in and out and generally just hung […]
12 December 2010 I woke early ready for another road trip… you guys know how much I love them – as soon as I got my first car and learned how to get car insurance, I hit the road and traveled for a whole week! Now, I like to take road trips whenever I’m in […]
11 December 2010 Last trip to Flores, one cultural aspect that I didn’t have the opportunity to experience was the traditional dance – ‘caci‘ so this time…I was determined to see it and went to great lengths to organise it! It was well worth it – even if it was organised especially just for me!
After a couple of days in Manado…I headed back to Bali for more than a week. Relaxed by the pool, caught up with good friends and enjoyed the luxurious lifestyle of Bali. Usually I don’t spend long in Bali on my travels to Indonesia, but this time I actually found joy in the experience! It […]
16th January 2010 After spending a few days on Pulau Kanawa, I decided to head back to Labuan bajo as the weather had turned bad…there was a lot of rain and strong winds. Once back in Labuan bajo, I knew that I had to go and see the famous Komodo dragons before leaving Flores!! I […]