Travel Blogs from Bandung, Indonesia

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Bandung & Tangkuban Parahu Volcano - Day 185-186, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Bandung & Tangkuban Parahu Volcano - Day 185-186

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... day in the life of the "Mountain Nomad"! The early morning was uneventful, bought a train ticket to Jakarta for tomorrow. Walked around downtown Bandung for an hour or so. Not a lot to see in this dirty and heavily polluted city but I didn't come to see ...

A Day on the Train, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

A Day on the Train

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... live on £22 a day then I can't be messing about getting off and on. Not this time anyway, although I'd like to come back to Indonesia another time and just travel from west to east across all the islands. In fact I may as well tell you, that I hope ...

Another Volcano - smelt like eggs!, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Another Volcano - smelt like eggs!

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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11:01 Yesterday turned out to be a write off. I was having one of those days where life catches up with you and you need to sleep, and Sleep I did, until midday, which gave me about 13 hours in all. For the rest of the day I sat in the common room ...

The View Across Bandung..., Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

The View Across Bandung...

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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... and git shown up to the top part, an open air theatre where they hold performing arts events and took in the view, all across bandung - and it spread for miles, couldn't see any end to it in any direction. Didn't cost much, just the angkut there and ...

Overland to Bandung!!, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Overland to Bandung!!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... way the bus drivers (especially the green bus!!) in Java tend to drive all with one windscreen wiper! Excellent! We arrived in Bandung early evening and had a nightmare trying to get transport into the city centre - in Java all the bus stations are miles ...

Rock'n'Roll, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Rock'n'Roll

A travel blog entry by witek

Pretty grimy city and the attractions around it (Mt. Tangkuban Perahu and hot springs) are not really worth the visit. Met some really cool people, though (word up, Popo), and had a good time with them. ...

So that's why they call it a rain forest, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

So that's why they call it a rain forest

A travel blog entry by williment

... remarkably different to India, where the big city train stations look and smell like visions of hell). We then head to Bandung Super-Mall - a giant very sparkly, very modern shopping mall, complete with roof top amusement park. Thankfully despite the ...

Bandung ... Backpacking in style, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Bandung ... Backpacking in style

A travel blog entry by barbieandken

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A bit of the family past, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

A bit of the family past

A travel blog entry by stuandcynth

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Heading for Indonesia today! After getting up and packing our stuff we headed for the tube back to Changi Airport. After checking in Stu fancied some dim sum so had some lunch before our flight. On the way to the gate we saw the free foot massage machines ...

Bubbling Geysers and Volcano Craters!, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Bubbling Geysers and Volcano Craters!

A travel blog entry by kimthevagabond

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... Dad and his wife needed to catch a flight back to the U.S. and Tiffany and I needed to catch a flight to Papua. While Bandung is not necessarily a “must-see”, the areas around Bandung (for I heard there is another volcano south of Bandung) ...

Jeans Street, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Jeans Street

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... place, it's clearly not got going yet though. The hostel is clean and relatively new, bunkbeds again though. The reason we considered Bandung in the first place was because there is a crater nearby that is supposed to be good, you can buy an egg thats ...

Bandung is not from Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Bandung is not from Bandung

A travel blog entry by shyam_t

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... on the highway heading for Bandung about 2 hours away. Bandung is the capital city of West Java, and the third largest city in Indonesia after Jakarta and Surabaya. I could see why it was called Parijs van Java (Paris of Java) by the Dutch. It still has ...

Cianjur/Bandung Day 117 (14th Sept), Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Cianjur/Bandung Day 117 (14th Sept)

A travel blog entry by leehorscraft

Today I was a bit bored and waiting for Yudi to get back to give me a lift to the bus stop to get to Bandung. When Yudi arrived I did go to Bandung, which took a couple of hours. From here I had to wait to get the night train to Yogyakarta. The overnight ...

Foot Massage in a (Dormant?) Volcanic Crater, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Foot Massage in a (Dormant?) Volcanic Crater

A travel blog entry by shyam_t

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We were at breakfast at 6.30 for an early start back to the volcano. Met the two late arrivals, Devita and Nitta, who had got in close to midnight the previous day. Breakfast was very yummy (actually nothing has been not yummy so far); tried a few new ...

Cianjur, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Cianjur

A travel blog entry by taralyra

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I went to a homestay in Cianjur. It was very highly recommended on thorntree. I took an overnight train to Bandung, and then from there a bus to Cianjur.  It is a small town, where there aren't any foreigners at all, just regular people doing regular ...

Introspection on Copping an Attitude, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Introspection on Copping an Attitude

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

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... plenty of time to read up on this town on the train, so I thought I'd stay here a few days. When I first got to Bandung, everything went wrong.  Taxi got "lost" and drove all over town to run up the meter.  Restaurant tried to overcharge ...

Leaving bandung, headed north, two unpleasantries, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Leaving bandung, headed north, two unpleasantries

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

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... , smiled, and left. He was no longer laughing. Later that day day I took a bemo to Lambang (16 kilos north of Bandung), intending to stay there. Lonely Planet describes it as a quiet hill town, and only lists one hotel.  For the whole 16 ...

Christmas Eve, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Christmas Eve

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... the window. Having no a/c is sort of a blessing in disguise because the open windows make for a 'cooler' journey anyway. Indonesia is easily the nicest scenary watching country we have been to, everywhere you look there are volcanos and other....things. ...

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Das "alte" Paris Indonesiens

A travel blog entry by andga

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So schoen wie es toent ist Bandung sicherlich nicht, trotzdem hat sich der Zwischenstopp hier mehr als gelohnt! Hier spielt das richtige Indonesische Leben ohne Touristen und viel Tam Tam! Ich habe viele Einheimische kennengelernt und vor allem einen ...

Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Bandung

A travel blog entry by michael.bourke

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... an old world charm that is able to put all your troubles on hold. I think this is why the locals have dubbed it the Paris of Indonesia.   Our tour guide for the weekend was a work friend of mine who grew up here, and still manages to get back most ...

Not Bored at all in Bandung!, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Not Bored at all in Bandung!

A travel blog entry by myriam_123

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... "Paris of Java", although I wouldn't go that far). It's nothing absolutely spectacular or anything, but I think I just like Indonesia so much that I am never bored and always find it interesting. Just wandering around warungs and trying to figure out ...

Bandung ... it was suppose to be the capital, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Bandung ... it was suppose to be the capital

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... us all off at different parts of the Gambair railway station, we embarked 10 minutes after the scheduled 8.30 am for Bandung. Leaving behind the tall skyscrapers of Jakarta, passing through the outer suburbs where the houses were packed so close to each ...

Tempat Bersemayam Para Leluhur, Ciwidey Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Tempat Bersemayam Para Leluhur

A travel blog entry by ririe.rm

... (1809 – 1864). Dr. Junghuhn saat itu tinggal di kawasan tanah Priangan untuk mengembangkan tanaman kina. Berkat jasanya Indonesia menjadi negara pengekspor kina terbesar di abad 19. Ia pula yang pertama kali menulis laporan ilmiah tentang Pulau ...

450km of Adventure touring!, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

450km of Adventure touring!

A travel blog entry by bkprime

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... I snapped the foto 3. Thereon, the progress was slow as traffic had increased by now. I had booked a hotel in Bandung (nicknamed the Paris of Indonesia, for reasons unknown to mankind); but the check-in was at 1400. So I decided to goto Tangkuban Perahu ...

Departure from Stasiun KA Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Departure from Stasiun KA Bandung

A travel blog entry by thasegashira

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... was at the back, awkward! Time to sleep, zzzz.... (to be continued) _________________________________ Versi dalam Bahasa Indonesia: Beberapa hari sebelum berangkat, saya sudah memesan tiket eksekutif Kereta Api Harina. Berangkat malam hari pukul 20.30 ...

i can laugh about it now it's over..., Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

i can laugh about it now it's over...

A travel blog entry by dragonfly911

... with two kids, but is muslim so he wants to make her his second wife. there is a billion of these kinds of men roaming around indonesia, but it's her first trip here and she's convinced it's love. so i may head to the gilis, but that means having to see ...

West Java, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

West Java

A travel blog entry by ardhan

... Bandung 40114 Phone. (022) 7271385, 7273209 Fax. (022) 7271385 Website: http://www.westjava-indonesia.com Domestic airlines serve to Bandung everyday. Buses from Central Java and Jakarta arrived in Leuwi Panjang. Several trains operate from ...

Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Bandung

A travel blog entry by marco-2010

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... train, je vois de moins en moins de maisons en ruine et plein de rizières sur les collines, le pied ! Par contre ! Bandung est aussi moche que Jakarta mais on m’avait prévenu donc, hop je chope un taxi, bus et tout un tas de transports ...

Christmas Day, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Christmas Day

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

Christmas Day! Our plan had been simple, get loads of chocolate, get a Christmas film, go swimming, have Christmas lunch and get wasted. Unfortunately it didn't quite pan out like that. We got up and opened our presents. I got a t-shirt, some ...

Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Bandung

A travel blog entry by danielfernandez

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... photos with me and while I ate. Others laughed in the background getting a kick out of it. I enjoyed it and the exchange of conversations, or their attempt to speak English with me. People in Indonesia seem to smoke a lot but are very friendly and ...

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