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Explore Sulawesi with NELL Travel


NELL Tours & Travel - your personalized Tour Operator in Ujung Pandang, 
South Sulawesi - East Indonesia. 

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Your Tour Operator & Travel Agency in Sulawesi - East Indonesia

Guests in the traditional dresses towards to the Funeral Ceremony in Toraja Land           Some Torajan Women carrying fresh-water to the Ceremony

NELL Special Offer for 1999
PACKAGE TOUR ( 03 DAYS / 02 NIGHTS )
02 NIGHTS TORAJA

DAY 01  :  UJUNGPANDANG - TORAJA  ( L.D )
                  Upon arrival at Hasanuddin Airport, meeting service  and then transfer to
                  Toraja land with 08 hours drive-trip takes you across the Bugis Village with
                  their typical houses on poles along the magnificent mountain passes. Lunch
                  will be served at Bukit Indah Restaurant in Pare-Pare, a small port situated
                  155 kms north of UjungPandang. Refreshment stop at the Hill-Top of Puncak
                  Lakawan to enjoy the most spectacular mountainous scenery.
                  Late afternoon, arrive in Toraja Land directly check-in to Hotel for overnight
                  and dinner.

DAY 02  :  TORAJA TOUR ( B.L.D )
                   Breakfast at hotel. Full day visiting ; The stone grave with tau-tau
                   ( wooden effigies ) installed on a high cliff balcony overlooking the green
                   valley of the Toraja at LEMO. The royal family tombs at SUAYA.
                  A  Giant-tree as the grave  for a new born-baby who died before teething at
                  KAMBIRA,
                  After Lunch, visiting ; The traditional carving  village at KETE KESU, The
                  Natural burial cave at LONDA. The  beautiful village at PALAWA, The
                  Cotton weaving village at SA'DAN .
                  Late afternoon back to hotel for overnight and dinner.

DAY 03  :  TORAJA - UJUNGPANDANG  ( B.L )
                   After breakfast at hotel. Proceed to UjungPandang, Lunch will be served at
                   Bukit Indah Restaurant in Pare-Pare and  then directly to the Airport to
                   catch the onward flight

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               End of Tour.


TORAJA PACKAGE TOUR ( 04 DAYS / 03 NIGHTS )
03 NIGHTS TORAJA

DAY 01  :  UJUNGPANDANG - TORAJA ( L.D )
                  Upon arrival at Hasanuddin Airport, Meeting Service. Transfer directly to
                  Toraja Land with 08 hours drive takes across  the Bugis Village with their
                  houses on poles along the magnificent mountaionous ranges. Lunch will be
                  served at Bukit Indah Restaurant in Pare-Pare, a small port situated 155 kms
                  north of UjungPandang. Refreshment at the Hill-Top of Puncak Lakawan
                  and  enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Erotic mountain.
                 Late Afternoon Arrive in Toraja Land , check-in to Hotel  for overnight and
                 dinner.

DAY 02  : TORAJA TOUR  ( B.L.D )
                 Breakfast at hotel. Full day visiting : the stone grave with tau-tau installed
                 on a high cliff balcony overlooking the green valley of the Toraja at LEMO,
                The royal family tombs at SUAYA. A Giant-tree as the grave for a new
                 born-baby who died before teething at KAMBIRA,
                 After Lunch, visiting ; The traditional carving village at KETE KESU,
                 Natural burial cave at LONDA. The typical village at NANGGALA with 16
                 rice-barns standing in a raw as a sign of their  wealthy status of owning so
                 many rices to stored. The ancient house-grave at MARANTE.
                 Late afternoon back to hotel for overnight

DAY 03 : TORAJA TOUR  ( B.L.D )
              Breakfast at hotel. Full day visiting ; the Traditional Toraja village with full
                 buffalo horns in front of their houses at PALAWA, Traditional weaving
                 village at SA'DAN, and the ancient Megalithic stone at BORI. Lunch will be
                served at local restaurant on the slope of Mount Sesean where you can also
                enjoy the terraced rice-fields with a fascinating mountainous view at
                BATUTUMONGA,
                After lunch, take a small trek from LOKOMATA to PANA . proceed to
                where the drive will be ready to pick you up to transfer back to your hotel for
                overnight and dinner.

DAY 04 : TORAJA TOUR  ( B.L.D )
              Breakfast at hotel. Leaving Toraja Land for UjungPandang. Lunch at Bukit
                 Indah Restaurant in Pare-Pare and directly to the Airport for  your  onward
                 flight.

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TORAJA PACKAGE TOUR ( 04 DAYS / 03 NIGHTS )
 01 NIGHT UJUNGPANDANG  / 03 NIGHTS TORAJA

 DAY 01 : AIRPORT - UJUNGPANDANG ( B.L.D )
              Upon arrival, meeting service and transfer to UjungPandang, Short city
                 by visiting Fort Rotterdam , Sea-Shell collection & Orchid garden, Paotere
                 ( Traditional sailing boat harbour ) and Somba Opu Shopping Center.
                 Dinner  Served at local Sea-Food  restaurant. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 02 : UJUNGPANDANG - PAREPARE - TORAJA( B.L.D )
                Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Toraja Land with drive-trip takes across Bugis
                 Village with their typical houses built on poles along the magnificent
                 mountainous ranges. Lunch will be served served at Bukit Indah Restaurant
                 in Pare-Pare, a small port situated 155 kms north of UjungPandang.
                Refreshment at the Top-Hill of Puncak Lakawan , the erotic mountain view.
                Late afternoon arrive in Toraja Land check-in at hotel for overnight and
                dinner

DAY 03 : TORAJA  TOUR ( B.L.D )
              Breakfast at hotel. Full day visiting : the stone grave with tau-tau installed
                 on a high cliff balcony overlooking the green valley of the Toraja at LEMO,
                The royal family tombs at SUAYA. A Giant-tree as the grave for a new
                 born-baby who died before teething at KAMBIRA,
                After Lunch, visiting ; The traditional carving
                 village at KETE KESU, The Natural burial cave at LONDA. The most
                 beautiful village with baffalo horns in front of their houses " Tongkonan "
                 at PALAWA,  Late afternoon back to hotel for overnight and dinner.

DAY 04 : TORAJA TOUR  ( B.L.D )
              Breakfast at hotel. Leaving Toraja Land for UjungPandang. Lunch at Bukit
                 Indah Restaurant in Pare-Pare and directly to the Airport for  your  onward
                 flight.

             End of Tour.

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NOTE : The above program can be reverted into last night in UjungPandang


TORAJA PACKAGE TOUR ( 05 DAYS / 04 NIGHTS )
 03 NIGHTS TORAJA  / 01 NIGHT  SENGKANG

DAY 01  :  UJUNGPANDANG - TORAJA ( L.D )
                  Upon arrival at Hasanuddin Airport, Meeting Service. Transfer directly to
                  Toraja Land with 08 hours drive takes across  the Bugis Village with their
                  houses on poles along the magnificent mountaionous ranges. Lunch will be
                  served at Bukit Indah Restaurant in Pare-Pare, a small port situated 155 kms
                  north of UjungPandang. Refreshment at the Hill-Top of Puncak Lakawan
                  and  enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Erotic mountain.
                 Late Afternoon Arrive in Toraja Land , check-in to Hotel  for overnight and
                 dinner.

DAY 02  : TORAJA TOUR  ( B.L.D )
                 Breakfast at hotel. Full day visiting : the stone grave with tau-tau installed
                 on a high cliff balcony overlooking the green valley of the Toraja at LEMO,
                The royal family tombs at SUAYA. A Giant-tree as the grave for a new
                 born-baby who died before teething at KAMBIRA,
                 After Lunch, visiting ; The traditional carving village at KETE KESU,
                 Natural burial cave at LONDA. The typical village at NANGGALA with 16
                 rice-barns standing in a raw as a sign of their  wealthy status of owning so
                 many rices to stored. The ancient house-grave at MARANTE.
                 Late afternoon back to hotel for overnight

DAY 03 : TORAJA TOUR  ( B.L.D )
              Breakfast at hotel. Full day visiting ; the Traditional Toraja village with full
                 buffalo horns in front of their houses at PALAWA, Traditional weaving village
                 at SA'DAN, and the ancient Megalithic stone at BORI. Lunch will be served
                at local restaurant on the slope of Mount Sesean where you can also enjoy the
                terraced rice-fields with a fascinating mountainous view at BATUTUMONGA,
                After lunch, take a small trek from LOKOMATA to PANA . proceed to
                where the drive will be ready to pick you up to transfer back to your hotel for
                overnight and dinner.

DAY 04 : TORAJA - SENGKANG ( B.L.D )
              Breakfast at hotel. Leaving Toraja Land for  Sengkang via Palopo.
                 Lunch enroute at local restaurant.
                 Arrive in Sengkang. Check-in to hotel  for  overnight and dinner.

DAY 05 : SENGKANG -  LAKE TEMPE - UJUNGPANDANG  ( B.L.D )
              After breakfast at hotel. Visting Lake TEMPE to see the way of life of those
                 who live at the lakeside with some of them having their floating houses on it.
                 Visiting the traditional silk weaving villagers who make Silk Sarong " The
                 Traditional Buginese Skirt.
                 Lunch enoute at Local restaurant. And proceed to UjungPandang Airport
                 for  your next destination.

              End of Tour.

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NOTE : The above program can be reverted into first night in Sengkang .


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TORAJA PACKAGE TOUR ( 07 DAYS / 06 NIGHTS )
 01 NIGHT TORAJA  / 01 NIGHT  SENGKANG
 01 NIGHT BIRA / 03 NIGHTS TORAJA
 

DAY 01 : AIRPORT - UJUNGPANDANG ( B.L.D )
              Upon arrival, meeting service and transfer to UjungPandang, Short city tour
                 by visiting Fort Rotterdam , Sea-Shell collection & Orchid garden, Paotere
                 ( Traditional sailing boat harbour ) and Somba Opu Shopping Center.
                 Dinner  Served at local Sea-Food  restaurant. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 02  : UJUNGPANDANG - TANA BERU - BIRA ( B.L.D )
               Breakfast at hotel. Depart for Tana Beru to witness the traditional Makassar
                  way of building Pinisi Boat ( the seven sails with two masts of the typical
                  Makassar sailing-boat ). Lunch enroute at local restaurant .
                  Afternoon arrive in Bira ( white sandy beach ) directly check-in at hotel for
                  overnight and dinner.

DAY 03  : BIRA  -  SENGKANG ( B.L.D )
               Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Sengkang . On the way, visiting Kajang ( a
                  unique tribe preferred isolation from the modern world. This tribe is ruled by
                  a tribal and religious chief called Amatoa . Mostly elderly people wearing
                  black costumes in their daily life ). Lunch enroute at local restaurant.
                  Late afternoon, arrive in Sengkang directly check-in to  hotel for overnight
                  and dinner.

DAY 04  : SENGKANG -  LAKE TEMPE - TORAJA  ( B.L.D )
              After breakfast at hotel. Visting Lake TEMPE to see the way of life of those
                 who live at the lakeside with some of them having their floating houses on it.
                 Visiting the traditional silk weaving villagers who make Silk Sarong " The
                 Traditional Buginese Skirt.
                 Lunch enoute at Local restaurant. And proceed to Toraja Land.
                 Late afternoon, arrive in Toraja Land directly check-in to hotel for overnight
                 and dinner.

DAY 05  : TORAJA TOUR  ( B.L.D )
                 Breakfast at hotel. Full day visiting : the stone grave with tau-tau installed
                 on a high cliff balcony overlooking the green valley of the Toraja at LEMO,
                The royal family tombs at SUAYA. A Giant-tree as the grave for a new
                 born-baby who died before teething at KAMBIRA,
                 After Lunch, visiting ; The traditional carving village at KETE KESU,
                 Natural burial cave at LONDA. The typical village at NANGGALA with 16
                 rice-barns standing in a raw as a sign of their  wealthy status of owning so
                 many rices to stored. The ancient house-grave at MARANTE.
                 Late afternoon back to hotel for overnight

DAY 06 : TORAJA TOUR  ( B.L.D )
              Breakfast at hotel. Full day visiting ; the Traditional Toraja village with full
                 buffalo horns in front of their houses at PALAWA, Traditional
                 village at SA'DAN, and the ancient Megalithic stone at BORI. Lunch will be
                 served at local restaurant on the slope of Mount Sesean where you can also
                 enjoy the terraced rice-fields with a fascinating mountainous view at
                      BATUTUMONGA,
                After lunch, take a small trek from LOKOMATA to PANA . proceed to
                where the drive will be ready to pick you up to transfer back to your hotel for
                overnight and dinner.

DAY 07 : TORAJA -  UJUNGPANDANG  ( B.L.D )
              Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to UjungPandang. .
                 Lunch enroute at local restaurant and proceed directly to the Airport for
                 your next destination.

             End of Tour.

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NOTE : The above program can be reverted into last night in UjungPandang .


PRICING :
Since we are focussing on designing the trips according to your own choice of accommodations, therefore, Details and prices will be sent to you after receiving your details requirement. To enable us to  handle your requirement efficiently, maximum details are necessary :
 a. Name and total number of passengers or group
 b. Arrival and Departure data
 c.  Flight details
 d. Code or name of  Tour
For Further Information , please write us at : nelltours@upg.mega.net.id
 

Selected-Accommodation used in our Package Tours :

Accommodation in TORAJA ( south sulawesi ) :
1.  NOVOTEL TORAJA    : A real luxury hotel  ( 4 star hotel ) in Rantepao
2. Misiliana Hotel        :  A  Medium size with a nice garden hotel ( 3 star hotel  ) in Rantepao
3.  Torsina Hotel          :  A Home-like  hotel with inland scenery  (  1  star  hotel )
4.  Madarana  Hotel     :  A  Toraja architecture designed hotel with a modern facilities.
5.  Gardenia Hotel       :  A Budget class hotel with bath-tub & hot,cool running water.

Accommodation in  UJUNGPANDANG ( south sulawesi ) :
1.  Sedona Makassar HTL  : A  real luxury hotel ( 4 star hotel ) located in the center of the city
2.  Sahid Makassar   : A new build luxury hotel ( 4 star hotel ) located in the center of the city
3.  Delta Hotel   : A home-like hotel with only 5 mintues walk to the sea-front of Pantai Losari
4.  Puri Wisata Inn : A home-like hotel ( budget class ) closer to the sea-front of Losari
5.  Richarson Homestay : Only "Mandi" facility which separated from the bed-room

Accommodation in SENGKANG  ( south sulawesi ):
1.  Apada Hotel  :  The best  available hotel in Sengkang with modern facilities.
2.  Asoka Hotel   :  Another alternative best hotel  in Sengkang.

Accommodation in BIRA ( south sulawesi ):
1.  Bira View Inn     :  The best available hotel in Bira with Traditional Makassar style
2.  Bira Cottage       :   Another alternative best hotel in Bira.

Accommodation in  PENDOLO ( central sulawesi ) :
1. Mulia Poso Lake Hotel : The best available hotel in Pendolo located at Poso Lake

Accommodation in TENTENA / SIURRI ( central sulawesi )  :
1. Siurri Cottage  : The Best available hotel in Tentena ( Siuri ) located at Poso Lake
2. Intim Poso Lake Hotel : A new built hotel located next to the Poso Lake

Accommodation in PALU / DONGGALA ( central sulawesi )  :
1. Palu Beach Hotel  : A Luxury hotel located in the center of Palu City.
2. Prince John Dive Cottage : A Unique designed cottages located at Tanjungkarang
                                               Donggala ) Diving Resort ,  a 45 minutes drive from Palu.

Accommodation in GORONTALO  ( north sulawesi )  :
1.Saronde Hotel  :  Located in the center town of Gorontalo, The best available hotel.

Accommodation in MANADO  ( north sulawesi )  :
1. Novotel Manado  : A real luxury hotel ( 4 star hotel ) located at Manado Boulevard.
2. Century Manado  :  A  real luxury hotel ( 3 star hotel ) located in the center of Manado city
3. Cakalele Hotel     :  A home-like hotel located in the business area of Manado city.
4. Kolongan Beach  :  A small hotel located 6 kms from the center of Manado city.

NOTE : We are always available to design  the trips for you according to your age,
           capability, point of interest and any trips that meet your ideas andrequirement.
           If you don't find the accommodation mentioned above as your taste, please just
           let us know. we are flexible on your own choice.


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About NELL Travel

is one of the Indonesian leading Tour Operator in Sulawesi ( Celebes ) managed by a dedicated team of professionals having a vast experience in handling Travel, Tours , Cruises arrangements and Car & Bus Rental to the highest standard services

The Managing Director of , " Ch. HALIM " has been in Tourism Business since 1973 and most of our staff have their 10 years Guiding experiencies in Sulawesi . No doubt that more than 20 years, we've designed and succesfully organized thousands of trips to every corner of Sulawesi region and to other regions of East Indonesia. Specializing in Soft Adventures, Trekking, Hard-Adventures,Wildlife trips throughout Sulawesi island and other regions of East Indonesia for Culture, People, Nature, and Wildlife.

We can help design the trips for you according to your age, capability, point of interest and any trips that meet your ideas and requirement to explore Sulawesi island and other regions of East Indonesia from 04 days to 30 days to visit the spectacular and remote areas to meet local tribes,Bird-watching, Observing the endangered animals or hiking up the mountains and volcanoes . All of our trips are lead directly by our own experienced staff with the Itinerary and conditions are flexible. Our Head-Office is located in UjungPandang, the capital city of South Sulawesi Province and we have also our own representative in Toraja , Manado and representative officies throughout the Indonesia Archipelagoes..
 

How to reach us  :

Access to UjungPandang is easy. There are several flights each day from all major cities in Indonesia. Silk Air has direct flight from Singapore to UjungPandang on Monday  &  Thursday.

UjungPandang , the capital city of  South Sulawesi Province as The Gateway to EAST INDONESIA, because of its being a transit place to reach other regions of East Indonesia, both by Sea or by Air. Our Tour - Desk at Arrival Hall of UjungPandang Airport  is available for any information on your trip in Sulawesi ; Where to go, How to get there, What to see ! Or you may contact us by phone : +  ( 62  411 ) 852445 - 852566 - 852363 and Fax : +  ( 62 411 ) 872061
or send us an E-mail to  : nelltours@upg.mega.net.idContact Person : Ch. HALIM
NELL Tours & Travel Services

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 SULAWESI island contains a great variety of Exoticpeople, landscapes and natural wonders. If you are thinking about taking a TRIP to TORAJA LAND for visiting and experience Sulawesi with its culture and lanscapes as well as wildlife for a lot less money.Then you will find some of our classic packages which might be suitable with your plan to explore Sulawesi in the near future. Please take a look at our Specializing Package Tours below.
If you have chosen a tour from our specializing tours, please forward your request
by filling in the Booking Form to receive a response within 48 hours with On-line Reservation Discount Tour Rate.
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The above Specializing package tours have been successfully joined by our valued-clients in the past .We have worked very hard over the last nine years to develop our own tours in a number of key areas across Central Sulawesi between Toraja  Land, further north of UjungPandang and just under the Equator where the Togean islands are, a remote flora and fauna ! If you have plenty of time and really want to see and experience Sulawesi with its culture and landscape as well as wildlife for a lot of less money. There is a very classic overlander linking UjungPandang ( South Sulawesi ) and Manado  ( North Sulawesi ).These tours have been developed out on the job rather than from an office in the city, and constantly being improved - everyday by our professional and specializing team with more than 20 years experience in their division. Of course, these have been supported by our friendly staff and personal services ; English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and Mandarin Speaking Guides and the fleets of most comfortable Transportation ( Fully Air-Conditioned vehicle ).

Tour Operator & Travel Service Ltd., your Gateway to Sulawesi ( Celebes ) Island - East Indonesia. Once you decide where you 'd like to go, let us know, we'll get you there ! We are awaiting to welcome you to the exotic Sulawesi Island & other regions of East Indonesia

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How we arrange your TRIP :
First you may check out some of our specialized tour package and if you're interested then we ask you to take a few minutes of your time to fill in the Reservation Form. From this form we learn about your preferences and will be able to arrange your very individual holiday.The schedule and the price of the whole trip will be sent to you by e-mail promptly. Study it very carefully and tell us where you want some changes to be made. We can help design the trips for you according to your age, capability, point of interests and any trips that meet your requirement with our flexible conditions.

About the Personalized Service :
Directly after your arrival , probably at the airport of UjungPandang or Manado. You will be met by a very knowledgeable and good English Speaking Guide. He will accompany you during all of your trip and take good care of ( almost ) all you need. You will start right away with the first of your chosen " Specilaized Tour Package "., if it's a Toraja package Tours, Togean Islands & Morowali nature reserve, Trans-Sulawesi, or some relaxing days with various activities in the south Sulawesi, Central Sulawesi , South-East Sulawesi or North Sulawesi. or just a simply hiring a car arrangement with a driver and Tour Guide.

Follow- up Service :
If you plan to extend your trip, you might want to be accompanied to other regions of East Indonesia, e.g. ; Borneo, Irian Jaya, Maluku, Lombok or Flores. No problem ! we can design and arrange guides for you who have travelled all over Indonesia and know the certain destinations very well. Just let us know and we can meet you to make your requirement still in our services..

Accommodation used in our  Package Tour :
You have a wide variety of choices. We always provide your accommodation with standard hotel   or Middle class hotel like " Torsina Hotel ", Rantepao Lodge or similar in Toraja Land. And the best available hotels in the certain regions like ; Sengkang, Bira, Pendolo, Tentena, Gorontalo, etc. but if you like to stay in real luxury like " Novotel Toraja , Misiliana Hotel, Marante Hotel or similar " Just let us know.

And if you take our hard-adventure tours like ; Mamasa Nature Walk & Trekking, Lore Lindu Adventure or any trekking that goes into the remote regions of Sulawesi, then  you will not find better comfort accommodation than staying in the local people houses or at a very clear simple homestay.

What is Included in our Package Tour :
The rate that will be given to you includes all land-transportation and accommodation during your trip ; entrance fees, Guide fees, Porterage , Refreshment, boat-hire and donation. Fullboard is provided in some of our specialized package tours but if you would prefer to have a half board ( Breakfast & Dinner ), it can also be arranged so.

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Remember ! : we can help design your trips in Sulawesi according to your age, capability, point of interest and any trips that meet your ideas and requirement.

 NOTE :   South Sulawesi is still beautiful, cultural, historical, friendly and peaceful as ever before.

Visit Toraja Land, while its Culture is still Intact !

 Information / Booking / Reservation :
NELL Tours & Travel Service Ltd.
 Head-Office :Jl.Cendrawasih V 103, UjungPandang, South Sulawesi - East Indonesia
Phone : + ( 62 411 ) 852445 - 852566 - 852363  | Fax : + ( 62 411 ) 872061
Air-Mail Address : P.O.Box 1684 UjungPandang , Indonesia
E-mail Address : nelltours@upg.mega.net.id  or  nelltour@indosat.net.id
Contact Person : Ch. HALIM

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03 days | 04 days | 04 days (a) | 05 days | 07 days | What Included | Pricing
Hotels of  your choice | Hotels used in our package tours | how we arrange your trip
follow-up service | About our Personalized Service | how to reach us
Our Main Services | Our Specialty  | Special Offer | Write Us |About NELL

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