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Philippines

Around Town El Nido Palawan

Around Town El Nido Palawan

Around town in El Nido Here is a quick look at El Nido by someone just passing through town on the way to Manila. If given the option to only visit one place in the Philippines it would have to be El Nido, Palawan. There is a well established tourist infrastructure, however there are no […]

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East Timor

Bareback Horse racing in Oecussi

Bareback Horse racing in Oecussi

Traditional bareback horse races in Oecussi – East Timor. Horse racing is one of the big events in Oecussi. The other is waiting for the rainy season to start. The horsemen camp out near the airport under the trees and start racing in the late afternoon. I was able to go down and meet them […]

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Bali

Tanah Lot

Tanah Lot

Tanah Lot The Hindu temple of Tanah Lot is set on a small island about 45 minutes drive from Kuta. During low tide visitors can walk out there and look at the caves and take pictures but are not allowed in the temple itself. My friend Ketut tells me that the temples in Bali are […]

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Indonesia

L’Petite Kepa Alor

L’Petite Kepa Alor

Diving in Alor Alor is reputed to be a great place to dive. The information I have here is very limited but if anyone cares to add please write to the forum and I will cut and paste the information at the end of this story. Dive shop advertisement welcome as well. Across the channel […]

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