Indonesia

7 Days with Komodo Dragons & Manta Rays in Indonesia

One of the highlights of our entire time in Indonesia was coming to Komodo National Park to see the wildlife.  This park is much more prestine than other places we’ve been and we enjoyed it so much. About Flores and Komodo National Park Located west of Flores Island and east of Sumbawa Island, the Komodo…

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Festival Pesona Indonesia Budaya Tua Buton

The highlight of our rally so far has been attending the Festival Pesona Indonesia Budaya Tua Buton (Buton’s Festival of Traditional Culture) in Pasarwajo in the Buton Regency.  Pesona Indonesia, the Indonesian tourism board, holds the Pesona Indonesia festivals around the country every year to promote the traditional culture and tourism.  Lucky for us, the…

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Banda Neira, Indonesia – the Spice Islands

After a leisurely time in Walir, we made our way over to Banda Neira, the second stop for the rally. We’d spent so long in Walir that most of the rally boats had left. That was just fine with us. Docking in Banda Neira Slow Flight was still in Banda Neira and they greeted us…

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Walir, Indonesia in Pictures

After the business of clearing into Debut, Indonesia with the Wonderful Sail 2 Indonesia Rally, we were ready for a break.  Several cruising boats opted to stop at Walir Island, in between Debut and Banda, the next rally stop.   Watch the Video: Sea Cucumber in Walir Watch the Video: Quiet Time in Walir Pin…

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Debut, Kei Islands, Indonesia

After four days sailing from Australia to Indonesia, our arrival port in Indonesia was Debut, a small village in the Kei Islands of Indonesia.  This area has many islands, and Debut is on Kei Island.  The main town is called Langgur, and only a small channel is between Kei Island and the next door Dullah…