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We headed out the following morning after calling back into the Maliana station and giving the Traffic Chief 1.5 hours training on how to complete the weekly traffic statistical return. Sadly at the end of the week he demonstrated his total lack of understanding of what we had covered but that is a different story and one that will keep me perplexed for several months I’m sure.
We had arranged to me Mike and Ewen at the
Batu Gade border patrol post. Batu Gade
is a small village a few hundred metres from the Indonesian border. As I have mentioned earlier I believe it is
the proximity of Bobonaro District to
Our plan was to cross the border and have lunch. It is a common practise of those working around here so when we all met at the post a call was put through to the Indonesian border police and they came to escort us across. We exchanged stories and had some coffee and donuts at a local indo café before saying our good byes and heading back across the border.