Travel Blogs from Jakarta, Indonesia

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Jungle Highs, AC lows thats the way Indonesia goes, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Jungle Highs, AC lows thats the way Indonesia goes

A travel blog entry by tomandcharlie

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... time to do any kind of proper research in Singapore, added to the fact that it was very much a last-minute decision, we entered Indonesia with little clue about where we were going or what to expect. Sometimes this has worked for us - Chennai was a ...

Days 49-50: Singapore to Yogya, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Days 49-50: Singapore to Yogya

A travel blog entry by sirrocko711

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... me on an hour journey to the nearby Indonesian industrial island of Pulau Batam. From here, I'd take a budget AirAsia flight to Jakarta (Indonesia's capital.) Flying within Indonesia was much cheaper than flying to Jakarta directly from Singapore, FYI. On ...

Jakarta, Jakarta Pusat,  Indonesia travel blog

Jakarta

A travel blog entry by faff

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See Jakarta, Bogor and Yogyakarta entry for ...

Dirty Ol' Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Dirty Ol' Jakarta

A travel blog entry by zee

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... 's no point 2) Don't trust anyone except yourself- turned out I could've gotten a visa on arrival after all. The difference between Indonesia and Malaysia is striking. The first thing that hits you is the crush. There're a lot of people in Indo, and they ...

Kelimutu (Ende to Moni to Bajawa), Kelimutu, Indonesia travel blog

Kelimutu (Ende to Moni to Bajawa)

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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... comfortable, with worn out seats and every available space filled with peoples stuff. The ears take a bashing with continuous overloud Indonesia-vision song contest like music blaring out of the stereo. We had a verygood driver and the only dangerous ...

Last day in Jakarta, Heading off to Bali tomorrow, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Last day in Jakarta, Heading off to Bali tomorrow

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... lag, but not quite.  I'm still getting up at 6am and trying to stay awake past 8:30pm, I'm doing a little better every day.  Indonesia is exactly 12 hours ahead of Boston/New York.  So it's 11:15 AM on Sat the 16th here, and it's 11:15 PM ...

Jakarta Part 2, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Jakarta Part 2

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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... violence for 30 years. Further unrest, the 2002 Bali bombing and last years bombing of the Marriot Hotel, mean Indonesia and Jakarta in partcular, have been tainted as terrorism hotspots, leaving the tourist industry shattered. Being aware of all this ...

Brief stopover in Jakarta., Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Brief stopover in Jakarta.

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... mind it's 6 in the morning) to sort our tickets and get on the train to Yogyakarta. We're sad to leave Jakarta after not exploring it. Indonesia seems to have to many awesome places so were trying to pick and chose wisely.  Oh and we're millionaires ...

Swamp City????, Jakarta, Java, Indonesia travel blog

Swamp City????

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... , however due to news reports about flooding I decided to spend more time in Yogya. An over night bus ride and we arrived in Jakarta with no problems, In fact i was so early to the airport I decided to take an earlier flight to Batam. Sometimes dont ...

Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Jakarta

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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... and pens 20,100, laundry 20,000, accom 110,000 Insurance claim: Camera 3,900,000 case 90,000 128MB card 331,500 rechargeable batteries 172,000 leatherman 880,000 mag-lite 170,000 rucksack 219,000 lonely planet Indonesia (bible) ...

My every need attended to, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

My every need attended to

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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... eats with me. This may have something to do with my mangling of their language in my attempt to learn a bit of Bahasa Indonesia. However, Sasha the German shepard is my constant companion. Its awesome to have a big dog like her around to play with. ...

Umm....now where?, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Umm....now where?

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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Hello world citizens, I'm back in Jakarta for a month to do some research for the Centre for Strategic and International Studies www.csis.or.id I have realized that after August 13th, when Scott goes back to Taiwan after our travels in Thailand and ...

Jakarta - Day 187, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Jakarta - Day 187

A travel blog entry by christosp

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A big 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the north-west coast of Java while I was on the train to Jakarta this morning. Apparently a Tsunami warning was issued but later recalled. I was completely oblivious until I received at a text message from my ...

Javanese Madness, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Javanese Madness

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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After a 7hour flight from Sydney we arrived at the airport in jakarta, Indonesia's capital city. At the airport were huge signs saying "Welcome to Indonesia, death penalty for drug smugglers" and immigration officers who stamped us in for 60 days, no ...

Arrived in the Indonesian Archipelagio, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Arrived in the Indonesian Archipelagio

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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Arrived safe & sound in Jakarta, Indonesia..  Though I can't say the flight from Taipei to Jakarta was as pleasant as the last one into Taipei.  It was a madhouse getting on the plane, shoving and pushing, and it only got worse once we were ...

Ex-pat life in the Big City, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Ex-pat life in the Big City

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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... in Jakarta, not counting my time in Ujong Kulon. I did quite a bit and these are some of the highlights: Museum of Indonesia: very large collection. Closes very early (1330 sometimes) so be there in the morning. National Monument (Monas): It was ...

Jakarta, Indonesia 26th Dec - 30th Dec, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Jakarta, Indonesia 26th Dec - 30th Dec

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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Introduction Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia and the largest city in Southeast Asia. The city is predominantly of Muslim faith & there are many many mosques dotted around only a few hundred metres apart from each other. The city is a mixture of ...

The Big Durian, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

The Big Durian

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... past.  Anyway, a protest can't get away if the square is fenced in, and they seem to have issues with protests in Indonesia.  Finally we found the bus to the airport and were soon on our way back to Thailand.  Before we left, though, ...

Danau Toba, Tuk Tuk, Indonesia travel blog

Danau Toba

A travel blog entry by kandg

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... doesn't revolve around where we've been, where we're going and what we do for a living. Football hooliganism in Indonesia makes English seem like a tapestry convention. Matches in recent years between Java and Sumatra have resulted in so many ...

Berastagi - Danau Toba, Tuk Tuk, Indonesia travel blog

Berastagi - Danau Toba

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 114 - Berastagi - Danau Toba Having spent the night dressed in every item of clothing I had on my person (woolly hat included) near the summit of an active volcano, being buffeted by gale force winds, today promised to be odd. As feared, the ...

Big city, bright lights - Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Big city, bright lights - Jakarta

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... picked up at my wonderful Merdeka home stay and dropped off at the beautifully new Padang airport. In less than 2 hours, I arrived in Jakarta where my servas host Tiur was waiting for me. Tiur lives an hour away from Jakarta in Cicupa Raya. I am ...

Bogor Botanical Gardens, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Bogor Botanical Gardens

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... to Jakarta for her wing chun class. It was about 1 minute after leaving the train station that I decided I really don't like Jakarta, along with everyone else I've met! It was filthy, bumper to bumper in traffic all beeping and pouring out fumes that ...

Getting lost and penniless in Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Getting lost and penniless in Jakarta

A travel blog entry by directgb

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... of plans to build monorails and/or an underground system (they have neither), since the Asia financial crisis which hit Indonesia badly (9 yrs ago I think, or thereabouts). The real people I spoke to in Jakarta maintain that the government have put their ...

Bali, Sanur/Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Bali

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 119 - 120 - Sanur The original plan was to spend a couple of days here in Sanur, head to Lombok and then return in time for our flight to Australia. After landing ourselves a gorgeous hotel for next to nothing, moving anywhere seems less likely. ...

Summary of Asia, Summary of Asia, Indonesia travel blog

Summary of Asia

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Summary of Asia Four months spent travelling through eight of Asia's numerous countries and we've stayed in 41 different hotels and I've read 47 books. We've met plenty of people I'd like to call friends (locals and Westerners) and vey few whose ...

AW Air to Jakarta!, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

AW Air to Jakarta!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... just before lunch and jumped on a bus into town and managed to find an OK guesthouse in no time at all! So the exploration of Indonesia's capital began...and our first real experience of SMOG! Big time! We got a real birds eye view of this from the top of ...

Jakarta is just too big..., Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Jakarta is just too big...

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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... looked online for a gym nearby, turned out there was one posh looking one about fifteen minutes walk away in the plaza Indonesia, called celebrity fitness, equivalent to one of our chain gums at home, with 25 locations throughout Indonesia and soon to he ...

Hello friendly indonesia!!!, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Hello friendly indonesia!!!

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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Day 235 ; Crazily early start but surprisingly all quite cheery, as soon as we were up we were out the door, walked to the end of the road and got a taxi to the airport, only had to tell the driver which airline and he knew which terminal, Budget ...

Caught the late morning flight to bali it ..., Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Caught the late morning flight to bali it ...

A travel blog entry by faces

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Caught the late morning flight to Bali. It involved a 4 hour transit stop in Singapore, but that was ok. Singapore airport has the ability to keep even the most impatient passengers occupied. For those that want to venture out can book on a free city ...

Well at last i'm able to upload a selection ..., Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Well at last i'm able to upload a selection ...

A travel blog entry by faces

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Well at last i'm able to upload a selection of pictures from Bali, although finding a computer that had software that could crop, and reduce the picture resolution without effecting the overall picture quality was 'mission impossible' ...so you'll have ...

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