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Lo­cated at the western end of Flores, Labuan Bajo has a nat­u­ral lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional tourists.

While some might say that the to Ko­modo Na­tional Park (home of

As some­one of Flores her­itage, I thought it ironic that Labuan Bajo had only been a tran­sit desti­na­tion for me home­town of Ruteng.

and some nearby is­lands.What I found

OUT­SIDE CITY LIM­ITS Snorke­l­ing and Div­ing

boat that can take you to the best

adrenaline junkies to swim with huge

Also worth a look is Pink Beach, named for its beau­ti­ful col­ored sands, known beaches in the world. The sand gets its hue from thou­sands of the nat­u­rally white sand.

While the Ko­modo dry sea­son, in the wet sea­son the seas can get a lit­tle rough. For those with sea­sick­ness, a

Kanawa Is­lands, all which are lo­cated about one hour from Labuan Bajo.

Th­ese is­lands boast crys­tal clear wa­ters, beau­ti­ful beaches and com­bi­na­tion for snorke­l­ing. Go to Jl. Soekarno in Labuan Bajo to book gear.

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