After only little diving in Iboih we check out from Indonesia in Sabang and engine 300 miles to Langkawi. From Kuah in Langkawi we take the ferry to visit Georgetown, Penang where we enjoy 3 days of sightseeing and get our Thai visa.Continue reading From Iboih, Pulau Weh to Langkawi and Georgetown, Penang
Check in preparation in Doom
Until a few years ago the check in process in Sorong was known for long waiting times and bribing was common but we read that this has changed completely nowadays.
After talking to three other cruisers who were both happy using Jhon from Doom Island as a translator we go over to talk to Jhon.
Having figured out the distances between the different offices we don’t understand why we would need to take a rental car for RUP 100’000.- (USD 7.-) an hour, so after a bit of discussion we agree with Jhon that he comes with us, but we go by local transport.