Travel Blogs from Indonesia

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Be careful what you wish for..., Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Be careful what you wish for...

A travel blog entry by dragonfly911

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... wasn't full of rips and i could actually swim - and met up with a german girl, verena, off of couchsurfing.org. she has lived in indonesia before and been to sumatra and java as well as east timor. we had a coffee at a cafe on the beach, and have decided ...

Healing Energy!, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Healing Energy!

A travel blog entry by maxandtrudy

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The suite is fantastic - very settled, outlook is fantastic - very tranquil - which leads us on to the massage!  A therapeutic massage that works on energy channels, deep tissue and skin roll (had a lots to work with!). The healing techniques help ...

Eat Pray Love and Blabber, Yogyakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Eat Pray Love and Blabber

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

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... manhood."  Pretty strong stuff from the missus. WW fell asleep on a ferry and my curiosity was too great. I read the Indonesia section, about 1/3 of the book. For young, unmarried men who have not yet learned this, women's brains work differently ...

Bali Again, Sanur, Indonesia travel blog

Bali Again

A travel blog entry by kimthevagabond

Back in Bali - this time went to Sanur and Nusa Dua, two very beautiful ...

Road to Pangandaran, Pangandaran, Indonesia travel blog

Road to Pangandaran

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... time. The traffic today was not as bad as Jakarta but still horrendously heavy. However I have observed since I have been here in Indonesia that: - the drivers are courteous. - they let other road users in. - don’t use their horns like some other ...

Leaving Tomorrow.  Crap., Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Leaving Tomorrow. Crap.

A travel blog entry by chaos242

*sigh* The title says it all.  We're leaving tomorrow!  We had an interesting day yesterday.  We didn't anything exciting; just a bit of wandering around, relaxing at the pool, and stumbled upon a funeral and joined in some of the ...

Faulsein in Ubud, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Faulsein in Ubud

A travel blog entry by msod

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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 ...

World Cup final, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

World Cup final

A travel blog entry by jaqz_and_dave

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After breakfast we divided forces, with Jacqui going to do some shopping while Dave tried to catch up on the blog at Click internet cafe. We tried out another warung - Arimas - for lunch near the guesthouse, which served tasty western food. 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 ...

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