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Riding the west coast of Lembata

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The far western tip of Lembata is graced with a set of excellent beaches offering white sands, crystal waters and tremendous views across to Gunung Ile Boleng on Adonara. It makes for an excellent full-day excursion from Lewoleba.

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This day-long excursion starts from Lewoleba town, runs out to the west coast then all the way down to near the southwestern tip where the road then cuts inland to stunning Pasir Putih surf beach, the highlight of the trip. You will need to come back the same way as you come—while it is possible to continue around the coastline to Lalmalera, the road is in very bad shape and is quite time consuming. While this day trip is best done by hired scooter, you could also hire a bemo or pickup for the day to do the same trip. The trip took us five hours one way (with frequent stopping) and three hours coming back (without stopping). Leave early, wear a helmet, and pack ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 1,300 words.)

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