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Near Drowning

INDONESIA | Wed, 5 Aug 2015 | By adventurers | Views [757]

Our captain motored to Pink Beach, near Komodo Island, for us to snorkel at 7am.  We pulled up beside several other boats and tied up to them.  People on the other boats were eating breakfast but mum & I climbed down the ladder and straight ... Read more >

Tags: beach, boat, drowning, flores, indonesia, labuan bajo, snorkelling

Komodo Dragons Part 2

INDONESIA | Tue, 4 Aug 2015 | By adventurers | Views [607]

Our ranger told us that mother komodos will eat their own babies.  So for the first three years of their lives, komodos live in trees for their own safety.  Not only from their mothers but also from any other komodo.  It is currently mating ... Read more >

Tags: crocodile, dragon, flores, indonesia, komodo, komodo dragon, komodo island, nusa tenggara

Komodo Dragons

INDONESIA | Tue, 4 Aug 2015 | By adventurers | Views [561]

Labuan Bajo, Flores to Komodo Island .  The first day of our two day, one night boat trip to see Komodo Dragons.  Walking up the pier to get on our boat and four boats across from ours was a half sunk boat, with several men in the water, trying ... Read more >

Tags: dragon, flores, indonesia, komodo, rinca island

Photos: Komodo Island

INDONESIA | Fri, 31 Jul 2015 | By adventurers | Photo Gallery

B & TJ go to Komodo Island. Short time later, TJ tripped and fell but luckily wasn't attacked by komodo.
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Tags: asia, b, dragon, flores, indonesia, island, komodo, komodo island, tj

Flores - it drives me round the bend! Part 2. Hu'u Beach to Bajawa.

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 7 Mar 2015 | By merantau | Views [1167] | Comments [1]

  Mt. Tambora - it had defeated me this time. As I rode towards Hu'u Beach memories of my climb there in 2008 returned. It was a special place made more so because few outsiders ever got to visit it. On April 15, 1815 the world shook. Tambora ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, flores, indonesia, motorcycling, road trip, sumbawa

Flores - it drives me around the bend! Part 1: Lombok to Mt Tambora

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 29 Jan 2015 | By merantau | Views [1530]

  There is no better feeling than riding out the gate and hitting the highway astride a motorcycle. I'm beginning a road trip east. East, the exotic east! My imagination, fuelled by the exploits of explorers and adventurers past, and by the writings ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, flores, indonesia, lombok, motorcycling, off-road, sumbawa

Inside the mind of Stuart McDonald (TravelFish.org)

INDONESIA | Tue, 20 Aug 2013 | By travel-tips | Views [13922] | Comments [5]

There are some sites that you occasionally dip into when planning a trip, then the are those that you treat like a bible. TravelFish.org is widely regarded as the quintessential resource for travellers looking to explore off the beaten path destinations ... Read more >

Tags: bali, flores, indonesia, komodo, off the beaten path, southeast asia, travel fish, travelfish.org, world nomads

Guatemala and Honduras

GUATEMALA | Thu, 14 Feb 2013 | By coggos | Views [1592]

Guatemala   After our family time in Mexico, we head south into our next country, Guatemala. The border crossing is a hassle. Local men wanting to change money at dodgy exchange rates, confusion with the exit fees out of Mexico. Do we pay ... Read more >

Tags: antigua, copan de ruinas, flores, guatemala, rio dulce, san pedro, semuc champey, xela

King Kong, Komodo Dragons and Under the Sea Magic.

INDONESIA | Wed, 14 Mar 2012 | By lisaf | Views [1787]

I’m reluctant to write too much about my Flores experience for fear that I may influence more travellers to discover this piece of paradise but my humble ego tells me I’m not that influential. Our decision to visit Flores was fairly random, a ... Read more >

Tags: flores, indonesian fishing boats, komodo dragons, komodo island, rinca, scuba diving, snorkeling


INDONESIA | Mon, 8 Aug 2011 | By zapatosrojos | Views [650]

Flores roads are weaving and potted so hiring a driver or booking a trip through an agent takes a great deal of stress and wasted time out of travelling around. We used Golo Hilltop ( http://golohilltop.com/main.html)  who were excellent. However, ... Read more >

Tags: cycling, flores, le tour, travelling

Riung, Flores

INDONESIA | Mon, 8 Aug 2011 | By zapatosrojos | Views [1055]

If, like me, your experience of snorkelling involves involuntarily swallowing salty sea water as you have just been bashed by a rogue child in a plastic tube on one side whilst suffering the splashathon madness of an over excited mutt chasing a rogue ... Read more >

Tags: accomodation, fishing, flores, riung, snorkelling

Kilamatu Eco Lodge, Moni, Flores

INDONESIA | Mon, 8 Aug 2011 | By zapatosrojos | Views [487]

The Kilamatu Eco Lodge is a new addition to Moni and is one of a chain popping up across Indonesia. Set in lovely gardens, growing their own produce with a little river running by, the setting is idyllic and the rooms do not disappoint, including the ... Read more >

Tags: eco lodge, flores, restaurant

Crater Lakes, Moni, Flores

INDONESIA | Mon, 8 Aug 2011 | By zapatosrojos | Views [1052]

If you have been to the Brecon Beacons in March or October then you will be prepared for the Crater Lakes, Moni, Flores at sunrise: drizzly rain, cold, mist. Sunrises are over rated. I know, I have seen dozens and why do I keep going back? because I ... Read more >

Tags: brecon beacons, crater lakes, flores, sunrises

Tikal'd Pink

GUATEMALA | Tue, 21 Dec 2010 | By ryanandjo | Views [2726]

After crossing the border into Guatemala we jumped on a bus heading towards the capital. The ride took longer than expected because we had to wait two hours in a small town to pick up new passengers. This meant we had all sorts of opportunities to ... Read more >

Tags: antigua, chichicastenango, coban, flores, lake atitlan, san pedro, santiago de atitlan, star wars, tikal, volcano pacaya

Tikal and the Guatemalan Suicide Dogs

GUATEMALA | Tue, 31 Mar 2009 | By rachel_and_daniel | Views [2422]

We left Chetumal and got a long-distance bus going straight to Flores, Guatemala.   This involved heading down through northern Belize again to Belize City, and then across to San Ignacio and over the border.   We drove through the Peten basin ... Read more >

Tags: flores, languin, semuc champey, suicide dogs, tikal

Tikal Flores Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Wed, 11 Jun 2008 | By ma_and_pa | Views [1098]

We left Lanquin early in the morning heading off to Flores with a tourist minibus. We stopped briefly in Copan where Turgay and Amy found what they said was excellent banana bread. As we continued on the eight hour journey we came to a river at Sayaxche.... Read more >

Tags: flores, guatemala, tikal


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