The unused pier of Waikelo and the sunset

Indonesia - Sumba Barat Daya - Riding ojek to Waikelo

Riding an ojek to Waikelo [Sumba – Indonesia]

It seemed that if you are going to Waikelo beach, you really need a good timing. Otherwise you will be disappointed as (it could be) the tide was high and you did not see the beach at all. Well, that happened to me the second time when I was in Sumba, but for this second attempt, I went there with Halim on the day when he just arrived in Sumba.

Indonesia - Sumba Barat Daya - Approaching the Waikelo beach

The road to Waikelo [Sumba – Indonesia]

Using two ojeks in the afternoon, we rushed going to Waikelo and found that the tide was high. The ojek guys told us to visit the unused pier not far from the beach. As we did not have any plans after this, so we were agree with them to take us to the pier.

This unused pier apparently was ‘the new pier of Waikelo’ for ferry purposes, but unfortunately the wave hit the new pier so bad until it damaged some parts of the new pier (that is why, they are using the old pier again). The waves ‘cut’ the pier as I could see some parts of it were just standing alone unattached to the pier. It was unfortunate indeed, and I hope that this new pier of Waikelo, will be repaired soon and of course with a stronger structures than before.

Indonesia - Sumba Barat Daya - Unused Pier - What is left from the pier

The unused pier of Waikelo [Sumba – Indonesia]

In the meantime, many local people came here just to enjoy the sunset or catch the fish with their simple fishing equipment.

Indonesia - Sumba Barat Daya - Unused Pier - Abandoned equipment

Abandoned equipment at the unused pier of Waikelo [Sumba – Indonesia]

Indonesia - Sumba Barat Daya - Unused Pier - People fishing

Spotted some local people fishing at the unused pier of Waikelo [Sumba – Indonesia]

Indonesia - Sumba Barat Daya - Unused Pier - Fishing while enjoying the sunset

Fishing while enjoying the sunset at the unused pier of Waikelo [Sumba – Indonesia]

Indonesia - Sumba Barat Daya - Unused Pier - Abandoned parts accompanied by the sunset

What is left from the pier of Waikelo [Sumba – Indonesia]

Indonesia - Sumba Barat Daya - Unused Pier - Cloudy afternoon

The view of the unused pier of Waikelo from the beach [Sumba – Indonesia]

Psst … It also has a small beach, protected behind this unused pier 😉

Indonesia - Sumba Barat Daya - Unused Pier - The beach behind the pier (1)Indonesia - Sumba Barat Daya - Unused Pier - The beach behind the pier (1)

The beach and clear water located just behind the unused pier of Waikelo [Sumba – Indonesia]

Indonesia - Sumba Barat Daya - Unused Pier - The beach (02)

Very quiet beach at the unused pier of Waikelo [Sumba – Indonesia]

Indonesia - Sumba Barat Daya - Unused Pier - On the beach - @halimsantoso is thinking

What is @halimsantoso looking at? :-/

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  1. Halim December 31, 2014
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