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Shaken not stirred!

October 15th 2016
Sulawesi’s roads will leave you shaken like a Vodka-Martini. They are bumpy, twisty and narrow. Consequently short distances take a very long time. It’s a good thing the scenery is extremely pretty or else it would be quite a bore getting from one place to the other. My destination was Tentena in Central Sulawesi. My point of departure Rantepao. Rantepao, of course, is where I last left off ... read more
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16th October 2016

When short can be made longer
I reckon you must have been stirred on your last trip to these lonely isles Ralf, that you feel compelled to return to be shaken and stirred some more. Must be something pretty special to travel so far. Looking forward to where the mystery road leads.
23rd October 2016

Just so much to see, and it is all beautiful
Could spend years here, but for now a couple of months each year will have to do. Just returned from Togean Isles, still paradise for now, but tourist are a coming in bigger numbers every year. Still plenty of islands to choose from though. Live is good

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