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    Lies and Beauty

    February 19 in Indonesia ⋅ ⛅ 29 °C

    If it wouldn't be greedy and overtly lying locals this place would be a paradise - with deserted beaches, great corals and supreme snorkelling. But every coin has 2 sides: tourists get ripped off with transport costs. Even if the price for boat ride is set, having white skin means you have to pay at least 2 times more and passengers on the same boat agree to tell you that they are paying the same. But it's so awkward when you speak Indonesian language fluently and understand every single word said.
    - Is it really true?
    - Yes, we pay the same!
    - Do you tell me that in front of the mosque?
    - (silence staring at the mosque dome on a sandy shore)
    Shame, honestly! Not sure how they still can go to that mosque and pray😥 But yes, nature has given this place such a beauty that your eyes are still wide open and your tongue is numb. That's another side of the coin
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