Travel Blogs from Tulamben, Indonesia

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USS Liberty, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

USS Liberty

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... dive, and this was the USS Liberty. Basically, a supply ship that was torpedoed by the Japanese during WW2 and then beached in Tulamben. It was left there for sometime before a volcano erupted in 1963 and pushed the ship into the water, where it has since ...

AOW certified!, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

AOW certified!

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... surface interval is completed by travelling between dive sites, but with the shore dives we were doing and the tiny distance to travel (Tulamben is not much of a town - pretty much just for divers), lunch is the perfect way to take up a surface ...

Meet the USAT Liberty, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

Meet the USAT Liberty

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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06/05:  in the morning, our hotel phone does not work. We have to use our mobile to call a mobile in Indonesia via Belgium: ouch! But: pick up at noon. We meet Wayan and ... Tony from Perth, would you believe????   Those Australian Tonys start ...

Wanna see Bali ABOVE water ?, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

Wanna see Bali ABOVE water ?

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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When we walk outside, at 08h50, a nice chauffeured 4X4 is waiting for us. We have no idea where we are going, trusting the people of the hotel.   After half an hour of driving, we stop in at the water palace or Tirta Gangga, meaning Holy Water of ...

Night diving, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

Night diving

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Soryn, a German diving master, is joining us for the day, so we need 2 'boats'.   The volcano does not have a hat of clouds today: the weather is perfect!   We sail to a shore, 30 minutes away, so we will do our surface interval there. It ...

We lost our camera !, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

We lost our camera !

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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For boat dives, the start is the latest 8h. When we are ready to leave, Dr T does not find the camera! We look everywhere: no camera. We do not remember when we last used it. Yesterday at noon? Evening? Not after diving? I go to warn Wayan and Arie that ...

WWII Liberty Wreck and Night Diving, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

WWII Liberty Wreck and Night Diving

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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Today Mark came solo to pick me up and together we drove the winding road east passing beautiful rice paddies, a cute resort town called Candidasa and finally arriving to Maharati Resort in Talumben by noon. Mark made sure I finished my exams before we ...

Bali's right coast, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

Bali's right coast

A travel blog entry by themooners

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  If you are looking for nightlife, restaurants, beautiful beaches or shopping Tulamben is not the town for you. There is only one thing going on in Tulamben and that's diving. The diving is cheap and plentiful and when the weather is right it's ...

Getting Wrecked, Kubu,  Indonesia travel blog

Getting Wrecked

A travel blog entry by stortney

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We kicked off our day with a sunrise dive. We were advised that was the best time to go and they were right. To climb out of bed and into the water while the first rays of sun steal across sea felt really good but better was the fact that we'd beat ...

Shipwreck Diving and Partying in Kuta, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

Shipwreck Diving and Partying in Kuta

A travel blog entry by ruairioc

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We hired a jeep for the next few days and made our way to Tumbalen; the drive was beautiful so many terraced rice fields!! I was so engrossed in surroundings that I didn't see a car coming... ooh close one!! The lake palace is a favourite ...

USS Liberty, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

USS Liberty

A travel blog entry by lasse-kaya

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... vi booket en bil og sjfr for dagen, s vi tok derfor turen nordover p ya mot en liten landsby som heter Tulamben. Hensikten med besket i Tulamben var at vi skulle dykke ned til et amerikansk skip (USS Liberty) som ble sunket av ...

Ocean Adventures in Tulamben, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

Ocean Adventures in Tulamben

A travel blog entry by sim_and_mike

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Dive expert Sim and chief surface diver (snorkelling) Russell tackled the ocean at Tulamben. Starting with the Coral Garden to the East they headed West; viewing tropical fish, garden eels dancing, a fake aeroplane and the Japanese torpedoed USS Liberty. ...

Amazing Diving, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

Amazing Diving

A travel blog entry by sim_and_mike

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On Sim's last day of diving at Tulamben, all the marine life came out to say ...

Tulamben Day 125 (22nd Sept), Data, Indonesia travel blog

Tulamben Day 125 (22nd Sept)

A travel blog entry by leehorscraft

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... was the change in the weather, the whole of the south is feeling the effects of the rainy season, whereas because Tulamben is located behind Gunung Agung the rainclouds cannot get to Tulamben, meaning within 30 minutes you can go from miserable drizzle ...

Bali and Lombok behind, the big Java left, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

Bali and Lombok behind, the big Java left

A travel blog entry by dalemountford

... in Belize months before who had come out to travel with me. Rented a motorbike and after about an hour, decided the roads in Indonesia (yep, the whole country) were in fact the worst possible place in the world to ride. I got caught by the police doing ...

Tulamben, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

Tulamben

A travel blog entry by leandglenn

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well we woke to a clear enough day and so at breakfast Mark decided we would make the trip to Tulamben. It is about 1 hour and 40 minutes east from Lovina and if you keep going, Amed is not that much farther. I haven't snorkled for many years and was ...

Its a Century!!!, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

Its a Century!!!

A travel blog entry by sianinbali

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... highlights were the ornate ghost pipe fish and my first octopus!! The diving was easy and from the shore. We then transferred early to Tulamben for the next phase of our adventure - and boy did the adventure begin! First dive was on a wreck, it was great ...

The Liberty Wreck, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

The Liberty Wreck

A travel blog entry by karen.gironr

... holiday, we had to change our plans of going straight to the Gilis in Lombok. We made it to Tulamben thanks to Shaula's thorough reading of the Indonesia Lonely Planet. We have come to really detest Lonely Planet and I find that although really useful at ...

Tulamben Day 126 (23rd Sept), Data, Indonesia travel blog

Tulamben Day 126 (23rd Sept)

A travel blog entry by leehorscraft

... for about another hour and a half and then walked around on the beach. In the evening again I got up to very little, as in Tulamben there is very little here apart from the snorkelling. Fortunately I found a place to eat where they also had a tv with DVD ...

tulamben, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

tulamben

A travel blog entry by lemmyf

... der lemmy tauchen gehen und dann schauen wir einmal wies weitergeht die ersten tauchgaenge waren bei einem grossen schiffswrack in tulamben. ca. eine stunde autofahrt von der tauchschule aus. juliane ist mitgefahren und wir haben so ein bissl einen ...

Diving a WW2 wreck, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

Diving a WW2 wreck

A travel blog entry by indoadventure

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Thursday we headed north towards Tulamben, an even smaller village on the coast. On the way it started raining heavily, so we took shelter at a small restaurant in Amed and had lunch - and were glad we had bought rain ponchos in Sulawesi! It was still ...

USAT Liberty - Wreck Dive, Tulamben & Amed, Indonesia travel blog

USAT Liberty - Wreck Dive

A travel blog entry by trent

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Continuing on our drive, we headed east and then south, stopping at the village of Tulamben, home of Bali's best wreck dive, the U.S.A.T (U.S. Army Transport) Liberty.  The Liberty was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in 1942 and the wreck still ...

Tulamben, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

Tulamben

A travel blog entry by sim_and_mike

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Yesterday we travelled to Bali and arrived super late and were escorted to a huge villa at Ocean View Tulamben. The primary aim here is for Michael to swing in a hammock and float on his rubber ring whilst Simone dives the USS Liberty wreck (occasionally ...

Chillin' at the Tualamben beach, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

Chillin' at the Tualamben beach

A travel blog entry by andreasjahn

... side restaurant. Ahmed is a little fishing village and we onley stopped there for a few minutes to continue our ride to Tulamben. Tualamben is known for snorkeling and shore diving. The USS Liberty ship wreck sunk close to the shore as it was torpedoed ...

A tiny town based on diving, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

A tiny town based on diving

A travel blog entry by benbackpacker

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... we arrived we realized the nearest ATM was 40 minutes away by car, so we had to use the money we brought with us. Tulamben has a black sand beach, due to the volcano nearby. Black lava solidified and got ground down to the point that there is some black ...

diving ship wrecks, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

diving ship wrecks

A travel blog entry by j.mccrary

... she was fine. Diving a wreck without even having a basic cert is something that could only happen in a third world country like Indonesia where they are more interested in dollars than protocol. Our second dive of the day we saw a massive sea turtle and ...

Plongee sur le Liberty, Tulamben, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

Plongee sur le Liberty, Tulamben

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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... a un dive master, un chauffeur et un instructeur. L'instructeur est pour Benny qui passe son Open Water. Arrivons vers 11h30 a Tulamben. Il y a plein de monde, en fait c'est la seule attraction ici et le village s'est construit autour de l'attraction ...

Snorkelling a Shipreck!, Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

Snorkelling a Shipreck!

A travel blog entry by travelbuggie

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... all-purpose camera. Right now I can take 15 pics at most before I have to upload to the computer.  Our two days in Tulamben were really great - just reading, snorkelling, eating and sleeping!! but I think i have had my fill of the ocean for now. ...

Snorkelling (Take 2), Tulamben, Indonesia travel blog

Snorkelling (Take 2)

A travel blog entry by anna_nicola

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Tulamben was completely empty save a few locals hanging around trying to drum up interest in diving. We estimate the total number of tourists was less than 10. After getting our bus driver to take us to every hotel and resort in the town to check out ...

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Ein "ganz schrecklicher" Tauchkurs!

A travel blog entry by upandaway_gk

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... ber), bringen wir diesen Teil der Ausbildung schnell hinter uns, um uns ganz dem Tauchen im offenen Meer widmen zu knnen. Tulamben bietet hierzu die perfekte Infrastruktur: es liegen einige Tauchpltze direkt vor der Kste. Dazu gehrt auch eines der ...

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