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Month: August 2017

An Epic trip to the waterfalls of Kei Besar

An Epic trip to the waterfalls of Kei Besar

There are 3 waterfalls near Hallatt on Kei Besar that are very worthwhile to visit. I stayed 2 nights in Hollatt and went to all three waterfalls and also visited Banda Ely. To get to this area from Kei Kecil, there is a public boat twice per day (90 minutes, 50000/60000 IDR economy/VIP) from ‘Pelabuhan Watoek’ in Langgur: On arrival in Kei Besar, Hollatt is another hour and a half by ojek on a rough hilly road: Before I went…

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A stunning day trip to Bair island!

A stunning day trip to Bair island!

Bair island This is a small tropical island which is separated into multiple pieces and navigable channels.  At low tide ‘Bair Mas Beach’ connects the two bits and that’s where our boat arrived.   They say a photo is worth a thousand words, so here is the route we took within Bair island: On arrival, there is a short route heading up a cliff that is half rock climb.  It is okay going up but it requires a great deal of…

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