Manado is an epicentre of ecotourism and serves as a gateway to many other nearby attractions such as Bunaken and Tomohon. Photo: Karim Raslan

An Indonesian gold hunter dreams of better days – in tourism

Fernando Pantow risked his life illegally mining for gold as a teenager, but in keeping with Minahasan tradition, his ambitions – and a boost in regional tourism – seem likely to take him far afield from his home province

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Manado is an epicentre of ecotourism and serves as a gateway to many other nearby attractions such as Bunaken and Tomohon. Photo: Karim Raslan
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