Sulawesi:: Manado

Indonesia, Sulawesi, Manado. Manado harbour with a lighthouse on the pier. Manado Tua, an extinct volcano, in the background. (Photo Bjorn Grotting)

Indonesia, Sulawesi, Manado. Manado harbour with a lighthouse on the pier. Manado Tua, an extinct volcano, in the background. (Photo Bjorn Grotting)

Manado is the provincial capital of north Sulawesi, and has a population of about 250.000. The city is located in the Minahasa region at the northern tip of a long and narrow peninsula, and is a trade center for northern Sulawesi. It’s harbor is exposed to the open sea, and Manado’s commercial port is therefore located in Bitung about one hour drive away.

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