Travel Blogs from Borobudur, Indonesia

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Beautiful Borobodur Temple, Borobodur, Indonesia travel blog

Beautiful Borobodur Temple

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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DOMINIQUE HERE: Day : 108 Temperature : 34 degrees Weather : Sunny The World Heritage site of Borodobur Temple is Indonesia's single biggest tourist attraction and can attract up to 90,000 tourists during Indonesian holidays. Thankfully, it's Ramadan ...

Mighty Merapi, Kaliurang, Indonesia travel blog

Mighty Merapi

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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DOMINIQUE HERE: Day : 109 Temperature : A nice cool 30 degrees Weather : Scattered clouds We've had a couple of successes over the past day. Firstly, yesterday was the cheapest day of our trip so far….we spent £14 between the two of us!! Let me ...

Day 52: A New Friend, Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

Day 52: A New Friend

A travel blog entry by sirrocko711

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... I wanted. My bargaining skills have gotten quite the work out since this trip started, Cody had better watch out. Sunrise at Borobudur was gorgeous overall, though if this monument is considered on par with Angkor Wat I'm gonna brace for Angkor to mildly ...

Visiting the largest buddhist temple in the world., Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

Visiting the largest buddhist temple in the world.

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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Getting up at 4:30 am and paying £15 entry fee each this place had to be something special. Wow! Borobudur is an incredible Buddhist temple complex, not only in terms of size but also the intricate carvings that tell the story of Buddha's life on the ...

Yogyakarta & Mount Merapi - Day 183, Mount Merapi, Indonesia travel blog

Yogyakarta & Mount Merapi - Day 183

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... become completely impossible. Probably lucky more than wise that I changed my plans at the last minute. Tonight I climb Indonesia's most volatile volcano, and the sixth most active in the world, Gunung Merapi ("Giving Fire"). The Javanese worship ...

Oh my Buddha!, Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

Oh my Buddha!

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... .  But for Borobudur you may never have seen a photo, just heard the name.  It's a catchy name - Borobudur.  After we'd arrived in Indonesia I got a letter from my mom asking if we were going to Borobudur.  We must go to Borobudur, ...

Jogia, Yogyakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Jogia

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... the next day to see some temples, but first he had to drop us off in Yogyakarta !!! Yogyakarta is an autonomous ruled city in Indonesia. Even though the country has a president, this place has a Sultan but does not have any real power as such, and whilst ...

Borobudur & Prambanan - Day 182, Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

Borobudur & Prambanan - Day 182

A travel blog entry by christosp

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Last night I arranged some transport to two of the most impressive and important historical sites on the whole Indonesian archipelago, Borobudur and Prambanan. Both sites are around an hour drive from Yogyakarta and date back to the 8th and 9th centuries. ...

The Largest, Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

The Largest

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... temple had been completed !!! Actually, it was quite amusing as he also took the piss out of the Malaysians stating that Indonesia was far better than their neigbours, it kind of reminded me of the happy banter that happens between Aussies and Kiwis !!! ...

Borobudur Temple, Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

Borobudur Temple

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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Day 243 Today we set off on the mammoth task of getting to Borobudur temple, claiming to be the largest Buddhist temple in Asia. We started a bit later than we were meant to but it all goes back to the fact there is never any nautral light!! ...

Borobudur et ses environs, Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

Borobudur et ses environs

A travel blog entry by marco-2010

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... à l’un des plus importants temples bouddhistes du sud-ouest asiatique. 2 millions de blocs de pierres composent Borobudur ! Le tout encerclé de rizière, de montagne et de quelques millier de touristes ! Vraiment impressionnant mais ...

False first impressions!, Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

False first impressions!

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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... ; the Merapi Volcano museum & the Ullen Sentalu museum dedicated to Javanese culture but both were closed. Apparently all museums in Indonesia are closed on Mondays! Combined with the fact that it was cold, damp and cloudy with no views to be had at ...

Buddhist Architecture  at its Best, Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

Buddhist Architecture at its Best

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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The following morning we continued on to the Sailendra's masterpiece,  Borobudur, a massive pyramid that rises up from the green plains like the neighboring volcanoes.  From its 150,000 square foot base, we had  the chance to climb up the ...

The Pains of Celebrity Status..., Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

The Pains of Celebrity Status...

A travel blog entry by littleboylost

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A short bus ride from Yogyakarta lies the world renowned Buddhist monument of Borobudur. Considered by many, alongside Angkor Wat in Cambodia and Bogor in Burma,as the most spectacular historical site in SE Asia. In order to escape both the heat of the ...

Borobudur Buddhist Temple 8th Century, Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

Borobudur Buddhist Temple 8th Century

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

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... - and went to Borobudur.  This temple had the misfortune of being built Buddhist right before the bloody religious wars that swept Indonesia with the founding of Islam in the same century.  (The Buddhists lost.) By 8 AM it was insufferably ...

Lodging Review--Joglo's Home Stay, Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

Lodging Review--Joglo's Home Stay

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

... may be the most interesting cat we have met in our journeys. Born and raised by Indonesians and Canadians in the village of Borobudur, he knows everything and everyone in town and the surrounding area. The Homestay (75,000 rupiah) includes free high speed ...

Visit To The Largest Buddhist Temple In The World, Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

Visit To The Largest Buddhist Temple In The World

A travel blog entry by venoth

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After all the hassle that we went through, finally we have set foot at the greatest and largest Buddhist Temple in the world, Borobudur Temple which was built in the 9th Century. Upon arrival, we had to buy the entrance tickets which amounted to USD 17 ...

Being Indiana Jones, Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

Being Indiana Jones

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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... previously and were enjoying a small trip into Java before heading back there to fly out.   Together we arrived at Borobudur at around 7am, still a little groggy but definitely ready to get out of the crampt minibus. Fortunately the inflated foreign ...

The Java Jaunt - Episode I, Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

The Java Jaunt - Episode I

A travel blog entry by wilkinson9388

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... way to travel, since planning the trip we always knew we’d fit in a visit to the colossal Buddhist monument of Borobudur (so I could perform my annual goat sacrificing rituals). It’s UNESCO listed and has often been named as one of the Seven ...

Visiting the orphanage, Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

Visiting the orphanage

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

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Our guest hose operator Joglo is born and raised in Borobudur, and grew up with Canadians, hence his excellent English.  He is a bundle of energy and truly helpful to bule tourists. He picked up on the social consciousness of WW and WM and offered to ...

Ascension du Merapi : un defi, merapi, Indonesia travel blog

Ascension du Merapi : un defi

A travel blog entry by mikadiena

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Apres la visite des temples dimanche matin, on se repose l apres-midi, car on enchaine avec l ascension du Merapi pendant la nuit! On grimpe dans un minibus a 22h30 qui nous mene en 2h au petit village de Selo, au pied du Merapi...apres un bon the, on ...

More Borobudur Pics, Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

More Borobudur Pics

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

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Went back to the temple for sunset. Here are more ...

Fantastic Rafting at Progo River !, Sleman, Indonesia travel blog

Fantastic Rafting at Progo River !

A travel blog entry by kisik

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Longing the warmth of camping, the wood scent of the bonfire, the whistle of the winds amidst the music of the trickling river stream, the calls of the night and the songs of elements in all its pure form. Waiting dawn to challenge the Progo river ...

Candi Borobudur: Becoming Buddha, Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

Candi Borobudur: Becoming Buddha

A travel blog entry by viajesyvinedos

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... and balustrades in the second, third and fourth galleries.  These reliefs represent the model Bodhisattva, whom a pilgrim to Borobudur should imitate while perambulating and ascending the monument.  In doing so, the pilgrim ultimately enters the ...

Volcano!, Bromo, Indonesia travel blog

Volcano!

A travel blog entry by handytravels

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... fast, Yet the bus keeps racing past, Shit! We’re going really fast, Will this journey be our last? On a bus, in Indonesia, We calm ourselves by eating biscuits, Behind the driver as our lives are risked, Has there ever been a trip as scary as this? ...

Borobudur temple, Borobudur, yogyakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Borobudur temple

A travel blog entry by bafreux

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alors Borobudur.. autre approche.. tour organise.. ou plutot transport organise car on avait pas de guide.. bon pour le prix 50 000 sans l entree tu peux pas trop demande non plus.. d ailleurs a propos de prix j etais furax.. ils m ont fait paye 70 000 a ...

Ancient Buddhist temples in bewildering Borobudur, Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

Ancient Buddhist temples in bewildering Borobudur

A travel blog entry by paul_karen

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... afternoon we decided to do a different kind of tour. We were driven on motorbikes to one of the most important monasteries in Indonesia. It’s importance due to one of Buddha’s bones being buried there under a giant stupa. Our activity for the ...

Path to Enlightenment (or at least better grammar), Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

Path to Enlightenment (or at least better grammar)

A travel blog entry by jesshiggins

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... the puppets. It would be easy to skip, since it's not necessarily well advertised in Yogya, but it's really worth seeing. Borobudur was another highlight. We spent the night in the hotel on the grounds ofthis 1200-year-old Buddhist monument. Little is ...

Borobudur & Prambanan - Buddhist and Hindi temples, Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

Borobudur & Prambanan - Buddhist and Hindi temples

A travel blog entry by aliandbryan

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... I believe there are cheaper ways of getting in, but as I already said, we were lazy! Our first stop was Borobudur, the most visited attraction in Indonesia. This Buddhist temple is a “fat temple” and is made up of many levels or vistas. It is ...

Borobudur - bisheriges Highlight, Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

Borobudur - bisheriges Highlight

A travel blog entry by thoooo

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... Veraenderung aufgrund des Ereignisses letzte Woche bemerkt. Auf Bali soll aber hoechste Sicherheitsstufe sein..? Wir werden sehen. Borobudur (groesster buddhistischer Tempel der Welt) soll besonders schoen bei aufgehender SOnne sein. Der Sunrise-Trip war ...

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