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Philippines

Batad

Batad

Batad rice terraces I have made numerous trips to Batad without a guide but this little rascal intrigued me with his offer of 50 pesos for a tour of his village. His mother, Lillian Lahhin, is one of the regular guides and her sons desire to joining the ranks of the other guides was kind […]

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East Timor

Com Village

Com Village

Comfort Village of Com The seaside village of Com is on the east end of Timor. Com is short for Comfort and it is spelled both ways on signs. It is about a 4 hour drive east of Dili. There isn’t a whole lot going on there but it is a peaceful place to stay […]

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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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