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Month: March 2017

A Perfect Beach Walk – Ohoidertutu to Madwaer

A Perfect Beach Walk – Ohoidertutu to Madwaer

In August 2016, I stayed with a family in Ohoidertutu and decided to walk to Madwaer which is about a 2.3 kilometer beach walk. This is probably the best beach in the Kei islands and has absolutely no tourist infrastructure. Some local children joined me on the walk and it was a great experience. There is nothing between the 2 villages so bring drinks from the store in Ohoidertutu. Starting from Ohoidertutu: A few minutes later passing a picnic spot–there…

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Banda vs Kei, which is better?

Banda vs Kei, which is better?

Advantages of Kei over Banda: With at least 3 flights a day to Ambon, you are much less likely to get ‘stuck’ in Kei. The only reliable transport to Banda is the Pelni ferry and they are infrequent and can have large delays. The beaches in Kei are much better and are often considered to be among the best in the world. Amazing beach walks. Kei has less tourists. That doesn’t mean that Banda is overrun with tourists, just that…

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