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Philippines smile to you

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A last, infectious laugh on the beach before we are heading back home. Hope my travel blogs over the last weeks have been of interest and might have inspired you for your next travels. Wish you a great and relaxing Easter break ! Hope to see and hear from you soon !  

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Ready for the Reality Check?

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During our travel we like to discover rural areas. Areas which are not explored by mass tourism and which give us some insights about real life of locals, a flavor of the untouched nature and some direct connection with the people. With our motorbike we drive to the countryside, we take boats or small planes ...

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Serenity – Far Off

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From Labuan Bajo we took a boat for one hour to reach Seraya Island. A little juwel with white natural beach surrounded by crystal clear, light blue sea and corals. Few wooden hats and a restaurant has been constructed for few tourists searching the isolation. We went snorkeling and it was overwhelming. The world below ...

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Meet the Dragons

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Due to the obvious reason, we unfortunately canceled our trip to Japan and decided to explore another Indonesian island instead. After an 1,5 hour flight from Bali towards east, we arrived at Labuan Bajo on West-Flores – one of the Little Sunda islands – a fascinating, mountainous and remarkably beautiful island with a volcanic topography, ...

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Protect the Dolphins

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Upon our arrival we booked a dolphin tour in Lovina bay, the only bay of whole Bali where dolphins appear. It sounded very appealing to us watching the dolphins at sunrise and we thought not any further. At 6 am we arrived at the lonely beach, meeting our boatman with his outrigger boat, called Lumba-Lumba, ...

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Ubud – the mekka of Yogis

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If you ever come to Bali, don’t miss Ubud. When I first came here 17 years ago, Ubud was a very small artist village. Meanwhile the main roads are busy and the original charme of the former days is somehow gone. However – nowadays you find a lot of Yoga Studios, there is even an ...

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Balinese New Year & Silent Day

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Yesterday was Tawur Kesanga – the day before Nyepi – the balinese New Year – the only ceremony following the moon calendar based on hinduism rituals. All villages in Bali hold a large excorcism ceremony, participated through all levels of the society. Every tempel present their own evils, some are bigger, some smaller but all of ...

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