The long bus ride took us to our next goal – fishing city of Riung. Transport really seems to be the low point of Flores (by now, my butt is made of stone). Riung is a very calm and silent city with interesting elevated houses near the port. It is a gate to the ’17 islands’ to where you go for snorkeling trips. The number of islands is actually 21 but because Indonesia became independent on 17.8. they named this archipelago after this event 🙂 After a sleepless…

We were happy on Neil. So content we didn’t want to leave. Our only worries were how to avoid wild dogs on our way back home (so many of them here!), which fish to choose for lunch and if the tide will be high enough for a romantic swimming at sunset. No internet on Neil. No ATMs on Neil. Not so good if you run out of money. Which we did :/ ”Shiiiiiiiit!” So we scraped our dollars from Sri Lanka, euros from home and we payed the…