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Philippines

Wood boat from Palawan to Manila

Wood boat from Palawan to Manila

St Nicholas Shipping makes the run between El Nido Palawan to Manila twice a week. It takes two nights and a day. Passage was 1000 pesos per person and 650 pesos for my motorcycle. The ship leaves at 12 pm midnight and arrives at pier 2 in Manila around 5 am after the second night. […]

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East Timor

kus kus

kus kus

Makaleb – Oecussi – Kus Kus The villagers were getting ready to stew these 2 little rascals so I decided to buy them and take the little guys home on my motorbike. Phalanger orientalis (timor cuscus) Kus Kus in Oecussi I gave a guy holding a deadĀ  turtleĀ  a lift home on the back of […]

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Bali

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Indonesia

Irian Jaya – Papua Barat

Irian Jaya – Papua Barat

Irian Jaya – Papua Barat There is some political tension in Papua Barat because of an independence movement by some of the Papuans. The whole transmigration thing annoys them. The island of Java has a fairly high population so the government transplants Javanese throughout the island network of Indonesia to ease the population pressure at […]

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