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Lost in Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Lost in Jakarta

A travel blog entry by fergalokeeffe

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So I arrived into Jakarta expecting to find a sprawling metropolis which doesn't have much to see and is very hard to navigate. After spending just 1 night and 2 days here I can't say that my expectations weren't correct. Arriving in the ...

New Year, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

New Year

A travel blog entry by ed_and_yvette

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Happy New Year to you all! I hope that everyone did something more exciting than us - we sat in our room all night watching rubbish films. Just as I got better, it was Yvette's turn to be ill! Luckely we now have some antibiotics that seem to kill the ...

Being a celebrity at Kuta Beach, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Being a celebrity at Kuta Beach

A travel blog entry by myslowtravel

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Dagens being-a-turist-in-Kuta-liste - at starte dagen med at vente ½time på Ricky, som havde sovet over sig - at bølgerne stortset var ikke-eksisterende i dag - at være tilbage hos alle de nærgående og irriterende sælgere i Kuta - ikke at kunne ...

Baliem Valley and the Dani Tribes on Papua., Jayapura, Indonesia travel blog

Baliem Valley and the Dani Tribes on Papua.

A travel blog entry by paulandton

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... missionaries we’ve seen a handful of tourists. All in all we had a great time but it is time to start a new chapter: Indonesia. We took our last PMV ride to the border with a few military stops on the way. Customs on both sides went smoothly and as ...

Ulu watu and kecak dance, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Ulu watu and kecak dance

A travel blog entry by jade_and_rob

We got picked up by our guide at 2.30pm and headed off to ulu watu. The camera still isnt working but we have a small hope that its the battery that has died rather than the camera itself. So, we bought a little disposable which takes only 27 photos and ...

Gili Meno day trip, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Gili Meno day trip

A travel blog entry by jaqz_and_dave

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After a breakfast of scrambled eggs on toast at our homestay, we took a ferry to Gili Meno for a day trip. It was immediately clear how much smaller and quieter than its neighbours this central island was.  It was very peaceful and, judging by the ...

Living in luxury in Kuta, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Living in luxury in Kuta

A travel blog entry by myslowtravel

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Dagens stressende liste - trods den vilde buffet at se sig selv med en skål chokopops foran sig?? - at myrerne selv på dette lækre hotel finder vej til vores lækkerier inde på værelset - at finde det indonesiske køkken umådeligt dårligt - ...

Back to the Beach, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Back to the Beach

A travel blog entry by sitwed

This could be a bit emotional. The last blog from the trip, and it could well be a short one. We have been here 6 days now and leave tomorrow at 5 in the eve (10am your time). After that we have 4 hrs to kill in Jakarta Airport before we fly back to the ...

Now we really feel like we are on honeymoon..., Sekotong, Indonesia travel blog

Now we really feel like we are on honeymoon...

A travel blog entry by clintandjulia

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... 12th), we took the ferry to Lembar, Lombok. It left at 10am rather than 9am, but that seems pretty reasonable when you're in Indonesia. After a 4-hour ferry ride and another hour in a taxi, we arrived at our luxury, 5-star resort hotel on a private beach. ...

A long bus haul, Yogyakarta, Indonesia travel blog

A long bus haul

A travel blog entry by chrismcg

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First off, I would like to thank everyone who has left comments for us on the blog. Much appreciated and we love reading them.  One thing though, it is becoming quite difficult to answer them.  Please keep writing your comments but don't be ...

goodbyes and Borobodur, Yogyakarta, Indonesia travel blog

goodbyes and Borobodur

A travel blog entry by yearofdan

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... to town, canceling my afternoon pool time. For the night time entertainment I was off to see local dance show again. Big in Indonesia are the traditional dance shows. A ballet where the Queen was kidnapped by a god and taken to his kingdom in the sky ...

New Year´s Eve in Seminyak, Seminyak, Indonesia travel blog

New Year´s Eve in Seminyak

A travel blog entry by bjornrosier

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On 2nd Christmas day we went by taxi to Seminyak, our thirth and last location in Bali. "Teka Teki House" in the center of Seminyak was our accommodation for the next 9 days, finally the ability to unpack everything and not living out of a backpack. We ...

Hard act to follow..., Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Hard act to follow...

A travel blog entry by thebogantrekker

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... stolen. The city is full of skeletons of half finished skyscrapers, boarded off and left alone after the economic difficulties in Indonesia peaked last decade. Business is going strong her now though, and for every building left unfinished there is a new ...

Visiting The 2nd Largest Hindu Temple In The World, Prambanan, Indonesia travel blog

Visiting The 2nd Largest Hindu Temple In The World

A travel blog entry by venoth

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... one of the sites which I feel is the most comprehensive as well as accurate based on my research with the National Archives of Indonesia as well a the first book written on this temple by a French Archaeologist who was the main man involved in ...

Leaving Bira and a Mercy Killing, Makassar, Indonesia travel blog

Leaving Bira and a Mercy Killing

A travel blog entry by pmaustin

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Leaving Bara and a mercy killing. We planned to leave Bara at 9;30, we had booked the 3 middle seats in a similar vehicle to the one we arrived in, this time it cost us 200 idr £16;00. We had to wait at lee's accommodation and while we were there had ...

Dzien 9 Przylot do Yogyakarty, Yogyakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Dzien 9 Przylot do Yogyakarty

A travel blog entry by yaco

Lot z Jakarty do Yogya trwa godzine. O 7:00 miejscowe lotnisko wita nas wilgocia i ukropem. Odbieramy bagaze i zaczynamy przeprawe z taksiarzami. W koncu ustalamy cene na 50k IDR i jedziemy szukac hotelu. Okazuje sie to nielatwym, bo to piatek i pelno ...

The Gilis, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

The Gilis

A travel blog entry by fergalokeeffe

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After my adventures of the previous day and after travelling north I made it to the Gili ferry set off point. And I was pretty chuffed with myself too. I took the boat to Gili Trawangen as I had heard that it was the most lively of the 3 Gilis and thats ...

A Place To Call Home... and Watch Indo Soap Operas, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

A Place To Call Home... and Watch Indo Soap Operas

A travel blog entry by travelbuggie

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... warung across the street, and their kids, including the feisty little Pia were often at the homestay and I practised my Bahasa Indonesia with Pia and her brother. We shared chocolate bars with everyone and had a lot of fun moments, especially when four ...

Mount Rinjani - too expensive for my liking!, Senaru, Indonesia travel blog

Mount Rinjani - too expensive for my liking!

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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Returned to Senggigi after 3 nights on Gili Trawangan as Salem was heading back to Bali before flying home to France and i wanted to see the rest of Lombok. Hired a scooter for three days and drove round the northern coastline to Senaru at the base of ...

Bumpy, bugger of a bus ride!, Ketambe, Indonesia travel blog

Bumpy, bugger of a bus ride!

A travel blog entry by lucy_and_matt

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... the cigarettes we had involuntarily breathed in. We weren't surprised to learn we were the only tourist here, tourism in Sumatra and Indonesia as a whole as slumped dramatically. So much has happened in recent years, such as the tsunami (or big water as ...

Dive Master course and the stress test!, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Dive Master course and the stress test!

A travel blog entry by gemmakonrad

I have been on Gili Trawangan, a very chilled out Island just off Lombok in Indonesia, for 3.5 weeks and it is great! Loving the flash Balinese hut we are staying in and the outside bathroom is fab although not enjoying the nightly feast of my feet and ...

Perama Boot Tag 2, Sumbawa - Satonda Island, Indonesia travel blog

Perama Boot Tag 2

A travel blog entry by toubi-anscha

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nur no wenigi seemeile simer entfernt xi vode satonda island, eme huebsche inseli noerdlich vo sumbawa. nachem zmorge simer alli uebere, go spaziere. doet hemer erfahre, dass di insle urspruenglich mal en vulkan xi isch und en tsunami de krater mit ...

Redhaired cousins, Bukitlawang, Indonesia travel blog

Redhaired cousins

A travel blog entry by karen.gironr

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Trekking was the last thing I wanted to do when I woke up this morning. But after 2 days of feeling like shit, I was feeling better...so I forced myself out of bed, took a cold shower and got ready. I had paid for a one day trek the night before because ...

Home Sweet Home, Seminyak, Indonesia travel blog

Home Sweet Home

A travel blog entry by emzyandjessy

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We arrived at our cute little apartment in Seminyak to be welcomed by the lovely Saraswati, who we are renting the apartment from. Our apartment is about 10 minutes drive from the main town/beach. Saraswati is originally from Australia but has lived in ...

just chillin', Lake Toba, Sumatra, Indonesia travel blog

just chillin'

A travel blog entry by travelingurl

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So, you left us in Penang (on Batu Ferringhi- Foreigner Beach) and we couldnt be further from there now. Were staying on Samosir Island, which is about the size of Singapore, and lies in middle of Lake Toba- the biggest lake in SE Asia. The lake is in ...

Weekend Trip to Bintan, Indonesia, Bintan, Indonesia travel blog

Weekend Trip to Bintan, Indonesia

A travel blog entry by mlrucker

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Went to Indonesia for the weekend! Bintan was beautiful! With beach bungalows, fresh squeezed fruit juices, and clear blue water, I don't think I could have picked a better place to relax before classes. However, it was not all great...our resort was ...

(a rien faire) Ubud (doing nothing), Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

(a rien faire) Ubud (doing nothing)

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

Salut tout le monde, Nous allons bien. Encore une journee relaxe. Nous avons bavarde avec notre voisine tout l'avant midi. La temperature est encore couvert mais au moin il n'a pas encore plu. Hier soir nous avons eu droit la totale. Orage, eclair, ...

Excellent Chinese Seafood Dinner in Palembang, Palembang, Indonesia travel blog

Excellent Chinese Seafood Dinner in Palembang

A travel blog entry by venoth

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After getting back to the hotel earlier, we literally dozed off for at least two hours as we were quite exhausted by the journey back and the massive traffic jam caused by the flash floods in the city. Once we woke, it was already almost time for dinner. ...

Not Another Walk in the Park , Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Not Another Walk in the Park

A travel blog entry by seasiabound

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... the two hour journey to the town of Senaru, where we would begin our trek up Mount Rinjani, the second highest volcanic peak in Indonesia. Tours to Mt. Rinjani are either two days, one night or three days, two nights. However, the two night option was ...

Brunei and our first few days in Indonesia, Yogyakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Brunei and our first few days in Indonesia

A travel blog entry by aaustin

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On 7th December 2007 Jay arrived in Brunei and to celebrate this fact we had a Christmas fancy dress party at mine. (More pictures in follow on facebook) We flew to Surabaya on 9th and caught a 5hr train to Yogyakarta in central Java. The region is ...

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