…it rapidly starts to resemble a classical quest, complete with highs, lows, wonderful characters, self-realisation, philosophy and strange, far from home.
Our trusty Honda EU20i 2.0kW has been slowing down and the rapidly declining generator is starting to become a real problem.
The shallow sliver of water caught between Sulawesi and the small island of Lembeh is the Lembeh Strait, muck diving centre of the world, and a mecca for underwater macro photographers.
We love Sulawesi, but it’s not easy finding somewhere safe to anchor when the water depth rises from 1.5km to 7m in seconds.
Sulawesi is mind-blowing. The water is teeming with life, the people are the friendliest we’ve found in 16 years of cruising, and it is rich with cultural gems.
We hoped the next destination would make the hard slog since leaving Sabah worth all the effort. Just one more anchorage before we get there…