Archive for the 'Sulawesi' Category

Jul 08 2013

Liukang Loe Island, Sulawesi

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If you’re looking to slip the weekend crowds of Sulawesi’s┬áBira, Liukang Loe Island beckons just offshore, a 15-40 minute boat ride away (depending on weather). With two homestays, no traffic, two mosques and a lovely long beach with sand perfect for castle-making, it’s a great little spot to just chill. There’s a homestay at either … read the full post

Jun 30 2013

Bira, Sulawesi: First impressions

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Bira is a holiday resort village at the tip of Sulawesi’s southwestern tentacle, boasting several squeaky white-sand beaches, beachside boatbuilding and offshore diving and snorkelling. While Westerners have been coming in dribs and drabs for years, it’s more recently become a very popular spot for weekend visitors from the surrounds and as far afield as … read the full post

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