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Time for the buddy check, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Time for the buddy check

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... along the beach dead in their tracks. The whole night we talked about how lucky all of us are to be in the Gilis in Indonesia for this experience. Not sure what time we finally made it to bed. Travelers note: When picking a room on Gili be aware ...

A scorpion sting makes Bali bor-ing!, Legian, Indonesia travel blog

A scorpion sting makes Bali bor-ing!

A travel blog entry by tomandcharlie

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WARNING: The following blog is medical and, in some parts, pretty disgusting and/or factual (i.e. boring!). Please do not read if you are sitting down for your morning cornflakes - kill a few minutes on Facebook and come back later. Believe me, when ...

Sponsored by Roxy, Banda Aceh, Indonesia travel blog

Sponsored by Roxy

A travel blog entry by thewyndilady

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... Law. Went to swimming class with Peter, Luke and Winter...was asked to help coordinate Aceh Water Sports by the National Surfing Champion of Indonesia. He wants to teach me to surf and windsurf. He thinks I could be the next big thing! I thought that was ...

Clear water cool breezes, Padangbai, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Clear water cool breezes

A travel blog entry by philthy

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From Ubud Sarah and I decided to head up to Lovina on the north coast of Bali. It is a somewhat touristy area with nice black sand beaches. We stayed there for three nights at a nice place called the "Astina Cottages" which was near the beach. It had ...

Tracking wild Orang-Utans in the Sumatran Jungle, Ketambe, Indonesia travel blog

Tracking wild Orang-Utans in the Sumatran Jungle

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... of course was a bit braver and managed perfectly well on his own! We met up with David from London who was travelling in Indonesia for a month between jobs. Funnily enough we'd bumped into him in a round-about kind of way in Pulau Weh a week previously, ...

Another day at the beach, Seminyak, Indonesia travel blog

Another day at the beach

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Jon and I were up again early, we really are old people. After breakfast we looked into options to get to the Gili Islands. The tour guide guy told us to be careful when changing money as it is a common scam to use a slip of the hand trick and drop ...

Woke up this morning and got myself a Bintang, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Woke up this morning and got myself a Bintang

A travel blog entry by laurenandkris

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... a week in Kuta recuperating was a real setback. Still, we managed to have a fantastic time staying in the party capital of Indonesia although I didn't always feel up to the full-on party. We also hired a scooter which meant that I managed to get a ...

monkeying around..., Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

monkeying around...

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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Up to Ubud.   I'm expecting a small town in the mountains...a little cooler, with lots of artists...also lots of ex-pats...plus a monkey sanctuary.  Well, small it is not.  Apparently Ubud has grown and grown and now has more shops ...

Day 51, Pt.2:  Mister Chah'Ching, Yogyakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Day 51, Pt.2: Mister Chah'Ching

A travel blog entry by sirrocko711

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... that's been fighting for independence for the better part of a decade. I asked them if they'd ever traveled outside Indonesia, and while Assif hadn't, Ryan mentioned having spent time studying for a bit in a Saudi Arabian religious institution. My racist ...

Coffee Plantations and Sulphur Lakes, Sempol, Indonesia travel blog

Coffee Plantations and Sulphur Lakes

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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DOMINIQUE HERE : Day : 114 Temperature : 24 degrees Weather : Cloudy, intermittent rain, some sunshine We left Bromo at 6am on Sunday morning and made our way back to Probolinggo. After catching an extremely busy, hot and overloaded public bus ...

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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... . A 5,000 rupiah (50 cents) bribe was required to rescue the rucksack from the ferry baggage claim Nazis. PS: I'm now entering Indonesia day 3, and it's quickly rising to the title of "favorite country I've traveled to." More thoughts on this next time, ...

Finding Gili Meno, Gili Meno, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Finding Gili Meno

A travel blog entry by laurenandkris

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... peaks of Bali as the mass of Gunung Rinjani (3700m) on Lombok loomed ever closer. We were forever beseiged with Indonesia's favorite question, "Hello, where are you going?". Unfortunately most Indonesians don't speak much more English than this and our ...

Pulau Weh, sabang, Indonesia travel blog

Pulau Weh

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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DOMINIQUE HERE: Day : 87 Temperature : 32 degrees Weather : Overcast Indonesia!!! It's so great to be here. This country is immensly vast and has so much to offer with thousands of different islands each with their own different cultures, landscapes and ...

Tiny Tarsiers and Black Crested Macaques, Batuputih, Indonesia travel blog

Tiny Tarsiers and Black Crested Macaques

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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/DOMINIQUE HERE: Day : 140 Temperature : 33 degrees Weather : Overcast With our ear infections being treated with antibiotics and a few days to kill until we could go diving again we decided to head to the Tangkoko National Park to see some wildlife. ...

Lounging by the lake & smiling til our jaws ache!, Tuk Tuk, Lake Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Lounging by the lake & smiling til our jaws ache!

A travel blog entry by tomandcharlie

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We had been told great things about Lake Toba the last time we were in Sumatra, so this time around we put it on the 'must-do' list. Our first impressions of the Lake was that this was a peaceful atmospheric place where relaxation was hard to ...

*Day 61:  Homesick :-(, Bukit Lawang, Indonesia travel blog

*Day 61: Homesick :-(

A travel blog entry by sirrocko711

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In the Himalayas, trekking alone with a private guide had its drawbacks, mainly loneliness. This morning the drawbacks of having company on such an adventure surfaced, with five people including me to wake-up, we didn't get going until ...

Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Yogyakarta

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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DOMINIQUE HERE : Day : 106 Temperature : 34 degrees Weather : Sunny, humid and very hot OK people, panic over!!!! Thank you for all your concerns and comments, and sorry to have caused you all to worry. Although it was a horrible, horrible experience we ...

Walking on Air, Gili Air, Indonesia travel blog

Walking on Air

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... after our journey. We couldn't help ourselves and stayed here 6 nights. Our holiday in our travels! One other thing, every hotel in Indonesia be it in touristy Bali or a homestay in Flores seems to have its resident chicken. Great if you want an omelet at ...

Costa del Kuta, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Costa del Kuta

A travel blog entry by jeffs

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So, now in Kuta. Talk about Magaluf or Costa del sol!!! This is one place that has been ruined by tourism! My flight from Singapore was delayed. We boarded the plane on time, at which point, whilst settling in and checking out the inflight movies, ...

Tsunami Memories, Banda Aceh, Indonesia travel blog

Tsunami Memories

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... itself didn't seem to have many visual scars from that fateful day and, in fact, looked like any other town in Indonesia (outside of the roads which will have to deteriorate greatly before matching the chaotic mess in the rest of the country)- we ...

The last leg of our Asia tour - Singapore and Bali, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

The last leg of our Asia tour - Singapore and Bali

A travel blog entry by wanderers

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Our last travelogue was written toward the end of our journey back in Thailand, six months after leaving home and less than ten days after L's family had left us at the airport in Langkawi. She's back to missing them like crazy and we're back to our ...

Kamakazie scuba, Turamben, Indonesia travel blog

Kamakazie scuba

A travel blog entry by jeffs

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After securing a 4 dive 3 day scuba course whilst still in Kuta, i packed up my bags and left my new group of mates there whilst i went off to tackle and tame Bali's waters. The group i'd met were, although a good bunch of people, quite boring and happy ...

Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Yogyakarta

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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Highlights The train journey. We took a 7 hour train journey to get from Jakarta to Yogyakarta and what a contrast it was from Indian rail. Actually I would go as far as saying it was better than some English train journeys we've had. Lots of leg room, ...

The Lunar Landscape of Bromo, Cemorolawang, Indonesia travel blog

The Lunar Landscape of Bromo

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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We booked a 'tour' to see mount Bromo, ijen plateau and then transport to Bali. This is a lot easier than doing it ourselves and not much more expensive. We were apprehensive about this tour as your in a bus for a loooooooong time and people have said ...

cooling down in sparkling water..., Padangbai, Indonesia travel blog

cooling down in sparkling water...

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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Been feeling generally overheated since getting here...like I'm constantly sweating and sticky...I swear, even the bath water is sticky.  But today my core temperature is cooled down.  I grab snorkel gear and head over to what's called The Blue ...

Mr Thomas and friends, Rote, West Timor, Indonesia travel blog

Mr Thomas and friends

A travel blog entry by laurenandkris

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... "Apa Kabar touris?, Mau ke mana?" (How are you, tourist? Where are you going?) two questions that you will be asked throughout Indonesia, although usually in English and it just doesn't sound nice that way! Not all were as glad to see us though, one ...

What were we thinking?, Mt. Batur, Indonesia travel blog

What were we thinking?

A travel blog entry by travel_buddy

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Today is the day we climb to the top of Mt. Batur to se the sunrise. I wake up around 12 am with incredibly painful stomach cramps. I have some of the worst traveler's diarrhea I've ever had. Cramping, expelling demons, 10 minutes of sleep, and ...

there's a market for everything..., Yogyakarta, Indonesia travel blog

there's a market for everything...

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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June 18 What an amazing adventure I had this evening...unexpected as they usually are.  Yogyakarta, (promounced joeg-ja-karta), which is a city in Java, has a bird market right in the middle of town, near the Sultan's palace.  I thought I'd ...

Marlin's alive captain!, Kadidiri, Togean islands, Sulawesi, Indonesia travel blog

Marlin's alive captain!

A travel blog entry by laurenandkris

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... -night with her 'siren' songs) and headed out on the Pelni ship to Bali. Pelni is the government run shipping company of Indonesia and serves a wide variety of customers. For us this would be the first, and most probably last, time we could afford to ...

The Banda Brothers, Medan, Indonesia travel blog

The Banda Brothers

A travel blog entry by thewyndilady

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Our next flight we depart the plane outside, which is always the first indication we are in another land. As I step off the plane I am overwhelmed by all the familiar aromas of this place....cigarettes, incencse and body odor. Awwwwhhhh...I love this ...

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