There were rumours of a missing trading prau belonging to Menado, but they were vague and remained mysterious.
The little town of Menado is one of the prettiest in the East.
The Menado coffee is said to be the finest the world produces.
A rash determination to drive across the Minahasa, and pick up the boat at Menado, involves unimagined difficulties.
The best coffee grown in Celebes comes from the province of Menado, and is known by that name.
The steep drive down to Menado offers a succession of lovely views.