What to avoid on Komodo Island August 29th 2019 If there was a reason to take this cruise, it was the unique wild life of Komodo Island.
The Dawn was quite late leaving Bali due to the late return of one of the tours. The Captain apologised and expected to maybe peg back half of that time but having us a little late at Komodo Island. As it it happened, the southern leg was good sailing and the total time was made up. That was until the ship ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Komodo The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more
Marg and Rob purchased a Horizon Wattle (Mercedes Sprinter) motorhome built by Ballina Campers and planned to circumnavigate Australia over the following couple of years, collecting it just after Rob retired in May 2011.
The couple of years grew out to over 4 years during which time we travelled from Brisbane to Perth return accross the Nullarbor both ways in 2011; in 2012 we travelled various places on the East Coast of Australia. The highlight of the year was our October November trip to Port Douglas which included the total eclipse of the sun. 2013 saw us do a 'Lap' or 'Trip around the blo... full info