Travel Blogs from Java, Indonesia

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muezzin, Yogyakarta, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by taralyra

I'm out of paradise, and back in a real place.  Yogya is not bad, but it's not a fuzzy pink cloud like Bali.  There are poor people here, and noise, and no more romping bunnies like in Bali.  However, it's not a bad place.  I'm ...

Penpals!!!, Yogyakarta, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by maz360


... real coffee at last :) Some background - when I was 14 years old I used to write to a few penpals, including Amelia in Indonesia. We wrote for a several years and I always looked forward to her letters the most as she would decorate the envelopes. This ...

Going out jalan jalan, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Going out jalan jalan

A travel blog entry by sophia.longhi


... jablais) doing the same; we saw Jakarta’s National Monument (an illuminated concrete tower, symbolising the independence of Indonesia, which, apparently, President Sukarno wanted to be comparable to the Eiffel Tower but… well… ...

Getting there - Part 2, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Getting there - Part 2

A travel blog entry by laurenandkris


We were not really looking forward to Jakarta, more looking forward to leaving it but we were pleasantly surprised at how good a time we had there. This was all down to us meeting Grace and her son Michael who lived just down the road from our ...

Borobudur or Bust, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Borobudur or Bust

A travel blog entry by andyjunaidy


... Easyjet for our trip to Jakarta. Everything which we were told about Jakarta is true, I quote from the Lonely Planet: "Indonesia's capital is a congested sprawl of wealth and poverty, modernity and tradition, attracting Indonesians from all over the ...

The Prisoners of Volendam, Probolinggo, Indonesia travel blog

The Prisoners of Volendam

A travel blog entry by hazelandmartin


... threat of a deluge of rain led to the decision that discretion was the better part of valour, and we will have to visit Java again. But the ominous ding dong goes again and our captain once more apologises for the slow tender service. He goes on to say ...

Late for a date, Surabaya, Indonesia travel blog

Late for a date

A travel blog entry by hazelandmartin


... relaxing massages and generally having a bit of an onshore impromptu party. Eventually we returned to the ship ready to sail away from Indonesia and head back to Singapore. But a few of us decide to have a little farewell cruise party on the walking ...

Good Bye Bandung | Hello Kuala Lumpur, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Good Bye Bandung | Hello Kuala Lumpur

A travel blog entry by thasegashira


... big smile. Oh we also bought 1 can of Heineken Beer for RM7. The beer price here is quite expensive, higher than in Indonesia, especially when compare with Vietnam. Just few meters beside the mini market was our guesthouse location. Swipe the card and the ...

Hot Train, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Hot Train

A travel blog entry by alexhuchet


... at 6 this morning to catch the 8am train to Jakarta. To my delight I realized that I was in a non-smoking coach which in Indonesia is a great thing. A few people completely ignored the sign so I had to ask them to not stay near me but it was pleasant ...

Ciater Hot Springs + quadraplegic, Bandung, Indonesia travel blog

Ciater Hot Springs + quadraplegic

A travel blog entry by wandering_man


Ciater Hot Springs are nice.  They are hot--about 108 F, not at all sulfur smelling.  They are in, as Uncle Jed would observe, a cement pond.  There is a cold shower to jump start your heart--this is in the mountains and the mountain water ...

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