Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Indonesia - Sumba - Kelala to Tarimbang - April 2010
Waingapu to Kelala 650 000 rupiah
This was a long drive.
As the crow flies, the distance isn’t too far but the roads in Sumba are different. The drive from Kelala to Waingapu went via the south and east coast which is relatively flat. It lasted 2 ½ hours.
The second leg of the journey from Waingapu to Tarimbang involves hills and badly maintained roads during the last hour. The drive was 3 ½ hours.
There was a lot of rain which isn’t much fun in steep and windy roads which are deeply potholed.
At Sydney again so I decided on a kayak along a part of Cooks River and Wolli Creek. It was a bit difficult finding a place to launch...
I woke early and drove with lights on so it was pretty early. I passed the beaches and there was enough light to see that it was an onshore ...
I had a great wander around this morning checking the surf in a number of spots - Wamberal Beach, Blue Lagoon, Shelley Beach, pelican Beach,...