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Jul 6, 2010 - still Wakatobi

The resort ( Wakatobi ) offers excellent services; from the time you arrive (by boat from the private airfield ) all the employees know your name and they do a great job to attend all the requests you have. The meals were incredible, 5 stars every time at breakfest, lunch or dinner.The diving prep team was also very attentive and the divings were incredible full of the most amazing creatures. Our only remarks is that we were doing "just" 4 dives a day ... hard core dives wants 5 or 6 !! Considering that is Indonesia, the resort price is...

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Jun 29, 2010 - Wakatobi diving resort...underwater pictures

Wakatobi is an abreviation for WAngiwangi, KAledupa, TOmea & BInongko islands. Wakatobi is also a Diving resort besides the little island of Tomea, South East Sulawesi, Indonesia. These are the some of our underwater pictures. This is an amazing reef for diving. The quantity of exotic creatures is unique.

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Mar 10, 2010 - China vows unswerving efforts to promote climate talkss

"BEIJING, Dec. 26 (Xinhua) -- China will make unswerving efforts and work jointly with the international community for the completion of the Bali Roadmap negotiations at the Mexico climate talks next year, a senior official said Saturday. Xie Zhenhua, vice minister of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), told Xinhua that China, as it has always done, would continue to play an active and constructive role on that front. Also head of the Chinese delegation to the Copenhagen climate conference, Xie said developed countries...

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Mar 10, 2010 - Putin Wishes for 'Changes for Better' in 2010 s

"Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Thursday wished Russia ""substantial and grand"" success and ""changes for the better"" in 2010 in a televised New Year speech. ""We always look forward to the New Year. We look forward to it because our New Year's expectations are, at the very least, expectations of changes for the better, if not miracles,"" he said. Life will bring people a sense of satisfaction when they overcome difficulties and move toward success, Putin said. He hoped that the temporary difficulties would lead to ""substantial and...

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Mar 10, 2010 - "Canadians Look Forward to 2010 with Caution, Optimism s

"With bitter-sweet memories of the year 2009, Canadians look forward to 2010 with caution and optimism. Most people Xinhua interviewed this week see 2009 as a difficult year in terms of economy. Yet, many still managed to tide over the hard time and make some headway in their careers. They believe that 2010 will be a better year given that the economy is recovering. 2009: A VERY CHALLENGING YEAR ""2009 was anything but normal for Canada's manufacturers and exporters,"" Jean Michel Laurin, vice president of the Global Business Policy of...

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Mar 10, 2010 - Near 250 kg of Drugs Seized in North Frances

"French customs force had seized about 250 kilograms of amphetamine and cocaine before Christmas in north France, a customs statement said on Wednesday. The customs force nabbed the drugs hidden in a refrigerator wagon bound to Britain from the Netherlands via the Manche tunnel on Dec. 22, according to the statement. The British driver was placed under police control after radioscopy scrutiny by customs officers spotted 206 kilograms of amphetamine and 43 kilograms of cocaine, with an estimated value of 4.4 million euros (6.3 million U.S....

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Jul 7, 2006 - Sumbawa to Wakatobi

We reboarded the plane, then flew to Onemabaa Island, which is about two islands removed from Sulawesi. A convoy of vans took us to the boat launch for the ride to the boat that would take us to Wakatobi. Along they way we passed through a village and everyone said hello and waved. Wakatobi is one of the few sources of money in the area besides fishing. When we arrived at Wakatobi we went to The Long House (where we would later be eating all of our meals) and were given our bungalow, bin, and boat assignments. 'Becca and I were assigned...

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