Travel Blogs from Padang, Indonesia

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Diving and motorbiking on the east coast, Padang Bai, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Diving and motorbiking on the east coast

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... Oz (and having heard that getting to the Gillies takes about a day by ferry-bus-ferry) we were considering just staying put in Padang Bai and arranging some diving in the area. We found Padang Bai to be a pleasant little seaside resort. Cozy hotels and ...

Day 30 Explorer of the Seas, Kota Padang, Indonesia travel blog

Day 30 Explorer of the Seas

A travel blog entry by suemeisenhelter

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... of Sumatra still sailing east. Once we pass that island we will turn south into the Strait of Malacca. That body of water separates Indonesia and Malaysia. This afternoon we enjoyed our balcony. It is the last sea day for almost a week so we are taking ...

Day 4 - Sweet Home Padang Bai, Padang Bai, Indonesia travel blog

Day 4 - Sweet Home Padang Bai

A travel blog entry by dru_tim

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Wow! Only day 4. Feels like we've been here for ages. Tim was the one feeling a bit grumpy this morning. Probably cos we didn't yet know how or when we were getting to our next destination and also we both realised how much shit we really do have! After ...

Padang Bai, Padang Bai, Indonesia travel blog

Padang Bai

A travel blog entry by beckye

So we jumped off the ferry and found a small cafe 4 a bite to eat and a guest house just down the road litrally to rest our weery limbs. A stop off town ferry port only a tiny place but relaxing and just what we needed to break up the journey from ...

Randomness in Padang, Padang, Indonesia travel blog

Randomness in Padang

A travel blog entry by kimthevagabond

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... we wandered to the bustling market, where we received a lot of attention for being the only boulay (foreigners) there. We ate a delicious padang (see pic) meal (because you have to in Padang!), and then grabbed a beer and sat outside our hotel to drink it ...

My Escape, Padang Bai, Indonesia travel blog

My Escape

A travel blog entry by shaunmonkey

I decided I needed an adventure so cancelled my London life temporarily to return to a life of transience. I always believed in my ...

Papa Chili's, Air Manis, Sumatra, Indonesia travel blog

Papa Chili's

A travel blog entry by carson_nicki

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... who happens to be from Nias and kindly offered to help us get there. He also just happened to have plans to go back to Nias from Padang the same day as us, so we chipped in on a rented van with him, his friend Tim (also from Nias), and an Australian guy ...

Travelled to Bukittinggi, Padang, Indonesia travel blog

Travelled to Bukittinggi

A travel blog entry by chrismcg

... little later than expected. Our flight got away on time and we even got a meal, even though the flight from Jakarta to Padang was less than 2 hours.  Arthur was very nervous flying Garuda Air, but the flight was uneventful and we landed well, ...

A Good Night's Rest After Six Hours Journey, Padang, Indonesia travel blog

A Good Night's Rest After Six Hours Journey

A travel blog entry by venoth

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... only thing in our mind was to get to the hotel and get some good rest after dinner.         Padang was just a simple city with no buildings higher than two stories, except for a few international hotels as there ...

I am back, Padang Bai, Indonesia travel blog

I am back

A travel blog entry by shaunmonkey

... nbsp;Thank Allah that the locals are the sort of people I want to hang with. Marijuana carries the death penalty in Indonesia but magic mushrooms are legal and marketed like MacDonalds. It's like the crazy situation in New Zealand where everyone takes LSD ...

Crippled, Padang, Indonesia travel blog

Crippled

A travel blog entry by karen.gironr

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... at my foot and it was already the size of a tamal. Holy motherfucking shit, that was fast.  The plane landed in Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia and I could hardly walk. Pain and frustration were pushing me very close to tears, but the friendliness of all the ...

Bali, the first time around, Padang Bai, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Bali, the first time around

A travel blog entry by lisamcsherry

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... town that we'd be getting our onward boat from) and while we stopped in the town of Ubud after our bus broke down. Padang Bai is mainly quaint. It's a little town in a little bay with big ferrys that go to Lombok. We didn't do ...

Jan 09, 2011, Padang, Indonesia travel blog

Jan 09, 2011

A travel blog entry by caribbeankirk

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A Day Tour Of Padang City, Padang, Indonesia travel blog

A Day Tour Of Padang City

A travel blog entry by venoth

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... to us. We visited a larger outlet on the day we arrived for breakfast before visiting the Anai Valley Falls. Lunch was typical Padang Food with the usual array of dishes.   After that, it was an hours drive to the airport and we dismissed the ...

Flight to Jakarta, Padang, Indonesia travel blog

Flight to Jakarta

A travel blog entry by witek

Took a bus with Fernando to catch a flight to Jakarta. ...

Sunday at the seaside :), Padang Bai, Indonesia travel blog

Sunday at the seaside :)

A travel blog entry by chibisimo

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On the night of my Birthday, which I celebrated in kuta with my couchsurfers friends, Liam arrived in Bali. We spent about a week with Fikri, Kas and Jon traveling around Bali and having fun :) Today we went to the seaside... ...

Surfin' IND, Padang, Indonesia travel blog

Surfin' IND

A travel blog entry by andiontheroad

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... probably ok, since we ordered probably four different dishes and some fresh juices. I still have some issues to get used to this currency in Indonesia and what value you get for it. I just take it, that we were not ripped off and if we were it was still ...

Surfing in Bali, Padang-Padang, Indonesia travel blog

Surfing in Bali

A travel blog entry by smgiles

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... thing with surfing is that the memory of the one good wave is enough to bring to back for a thrashing years later! I surfed at Padang Padang on the southeast aspect of Bali.  In the wet season (which it is right now), it’s a ...

Exploring Sumatra with Joe, Padang, Indonesia travel blog

Exploring Sumatra with Joe

A travel blog entry by dan.melanie

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... coastal mountain range and through numerous villages, rice paddies, tea plantations and agricultural fields.  Like anywhere in Indonesia, the roads were filled with numerous random obstacles: potholes that could swallow a tire, ducks, chickens, ...

Culture here I come..., Padang Bai, Indonesia travel blog

Culture here I come...

A travel blog entry by sianinbali

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That's the diving finished for this trip. Had my last 2 dives today at Padang Bai and now I'm looking forward to some hiking, cooking, dancing and culture in Ubud for my last week. I fly home a week tomorrow and I think by then I'll be really ready to ...

Padang (abflug uf singapore), Padang, Indonesia travel blog

Padang (abflug uf singapore)

A travel blog entry by toubi-anscha

abflug vo padang nach singapore.. ciaooo schoens sumatra, ...

Padang, Padang, Indonesia travel blog

Padang

A travel blog entry by davidandclare

Caught a ...

Bali, Padang Bay, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Bali

A travel blog entry by kfsandiego

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... afternoon, we visited a temple built on the site of a natural spring and just below the home of Sukarno, the former President of Indonesia. The temple was made up of a series of squares, one within the other. The outer square was open to all. Once you ...

Minibus to Padang, Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia travel blog

Minibus to Padang

A travel blog entry by izzie

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to west sumatra- around padang, Padang, Indonesia travel blog

to west sumatra- around padang

A travel blog entry by carson_nicki

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... , who just wanted to hang with us to speak English and show us around (with no expectation of payment, a rare find indeed in Indonesia). Next morning, left the city for a beach 20 km south in Bungus Bay. Stayed there one night at Losmen Carlos, had ...

Padang, Padang, Indonesia travel blog

Padang

A travel blog entry by marcmsm

... every nite ive been there. Anyway got a few hours sleep in between my mosque wake up call and jumped on the early bus heading for Padang the main city on the west sumatran coast a couple of hours soth of bukittinggi. Once i hit the airport i got rid of me ...

Recover Day, Padang, Indonesia travel blog

Recover Day

A travel blog entry by andiontheroad

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... wanted to sell us something. Most were just excited to say something to a foreigner. I should mention, since we have arrived in Indonesia I have not seen a single foreigner aside from Basti (and maybe a guy on the street as we drove past him - but I'm ...

Besichtigungstour und Reise in den Osten, Padang Bai, Indonesia travel blog

Besichtigungstour und Reise in den Osten

A travel blog entry by andga

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Beim Besitzer des Bella Houses hatten wir am Vorabend eine Privattour nach Padangbai gebucht. Das coole daran war, dass wir nach unserem Wuenschen Stopps bei den verschiedenen Sehenswuerdigkeiten im Land einbauen konnten. Der erste Stopp waren ...

Unberechenbare Strassen / Incalculable roads, Padang Sidempuan, Indonesia travel blog

Unberechenbare Strassen / Incalculable roads

A travel blog entry by pajas

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Destination 148: km88'787 Auch wenn kaum Sehenswuerdigkeiten in Sumatra auf dem Programm stehen und wir direkt nach Sueden wollen, die Reise gestaltet sich wegen den unberechenbaren Strassenschaeden sowie den unzaehligen Kurven sehr langsam. ...

Trekking Day 3, Siberut, Indonesia travel blog

Trekking Day 3

A travel blog entry by andrew.chudiak

Day 3 starts early with chickens and Cockerels crowing at the dawn. This is not a good start as I had no good sleep whatsoever. I go for a swim to wake me up and then a shower before breakfast. After, Ed explains that we are going to walk for 3.5hrs ...

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