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Amahusu, Ambon and Wanci, Wakatobi
Unfortunately our time in Ambon is in the middle of the rainy season. The wind comes from all directions and funnels over the hills, the rain goes straight into the cockpit due to strong currents turning the boat out of the wind.We are happily sitting inside, enjoying the cooler temperatures and the fast internet… Continue reading Amahusu, Ambon and Wanci, Wakatobi
From Sorong to Ambon
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.