Ternyata banyak yang tertarik dengan pengalaman saya dan keluarga berlibur ke Labuan Bajo-Komodo barusan. Unggahan saya di media sosial banyak mendapat sambutan, terutama banyak yang menanyakan soal kapal tempat kita berlayar mengarungi kepulauan Komodo dan Flores. Hidup di kapal gitu? Gimana kamarnya? Ber-AC? Kamar mandinya gimana? Makan disediain?
Nah, moga-moga tulisan ini bisa menjawab pertanyaan-pertanyaan tersebut di atas. Sorry my blog readers, I don’t write this in english, as all of the questions are coming from my Indonesian friends. So please google translate if you wish 🙂Continue reading →
Sabolo marked the final island we visiting during our 4 days in the ocean. It is a very small island which is unoccupied, but has very nice savannah and small hill which makes a beautiful scenery. And as commonlyfound in the islands around here, the sea water are very clear and pristine.
Had been in ocean for 4 days, we’re a bit tired of snorkling and swimming, so we opted to walk around savannah and took pictures. And of course, fly Pelican to do some reconnaissance work of the island. Here are some of the days’ works 😊 Continue reading →
Kanawa is a small island west coast of Labuan Bajo, which has large shallow beach surrounding the island, ideal for snorkling.
We stayed on the resort for snorkling and “mager” (Indonesian word for ‘doing nothing’) in the beach for whole afternoon, before heading back to our boat for overnight off the coast. Oh, and of course taking some pictures of my favorite model on its long wooden pier 🙂 Continue reading →
We stopped at Pink Beach for snorkling and playing on the beach. Well, the beach is no longer pink, because our guide said too many people took the pink sands out of the beach. Is it true? Don’t know.
Then we stopped by at Kampung Komodo, a nearby village, to buy some snacks for our life on boat. Many backpackers and foreign tourists stay in this village to experience living with the friendly locals. Continue reading →
Such a life of poor young Komodo. Had been ushered by Ranger to come out from their hiding place, she found herself become an object of paparazzi tourists who came within minutes. LOL. Full story below…
So this is actually our second encounter with the endangered animal here. After hopping in Padar, our guide took us to Komodo Island, which is supposedly the origin habitat of all Komodos. But had managed to see the giant Komodo back in Rinca, we didn’t go to Komodo Island in full anticipation.
Yes, you may have seen the pictures from your friends’ posts or in magazine. But let me tell you this: Padar Island’s view is not overrated. It is stunningly beautiful, especially if you managed to climb to the top of the hill.
Or at least if you can reach the big tree stop (your guide will show you where), the lowest point where you can see the two adjacent gulfs that set Padar Island’s trademark view. Continue reading →
One of the perks of spending nights on boat is you can enjoy waiting for sunset by the deck. Accompanied by fried banana and Flores coffee, and surrounded by your loved ones, life can hardly be better.