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Revenge is sweet

Fort Revenge. Just the name conjures up boyhood images of the sound and fury of battle, with cannons booming, muskets firing, military flags waving, the clash of swords, and the sound of battle cries. Fort Revenge still stands on the … Continue reading

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Spice Islands Sailing Adventure 2014

The Ombak Putih is sailing again to Ambon-Banda-Lease-Obliatu-Bacan-Makian-Tidore-Ternate from October 8-19, 2014. Nutmeg and clove plantations, historic forts, old VOC buildings, dive spots, remote villages, local markets, Sultan’s Palaces, and lazing on board, are all on the agenda. Follow our … Continue reading

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Spice Islands Sailing Adventure 2012 — Obliatu Island

http://www.ianburnetbooks.com We reached the small island of Obilatu which lies north-east of Obi at sunrise. The vista of thousands of clove trees growing up the side the mountain was amazing. Ian Hemphill (Herbies Spices) and Ian Burnet (Spice Islands) are … Continue reading

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