Travel Blogs from East Indonesia, Indonesia

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Colourful lakes and a secret box!, Kelimutu, Indonesia travel blog

Colourful lakes and a secret box!

A travel blog entry by chibisimo

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Kelimutu is one of the best experience I've had so far, worth every single drop of sweat to get here!! The place is magical, with lakes that change colour every few years. When we were there the lakes where black, turquoise and green. But I've seen ...

Dragon spotting on Rinca, Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

Dragon spotting on Rinca

A travel blog entry by jaqz_and_dave

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Due to a prior booking, we had to upgrade to an air-conditioned room at our homestay, which was still a very reasonable price. So we moved our bags before heading down the hill to Christian's travel agency. It was a group of 13 of us that gathered there ...

Enter the Dragon, Flores Indonisia , Indonesia travel blog

Enter the Dragon

A travel blog entry by joanna.means

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We caught a short flight to Flores from Bali and I am sure that parts of Flores are very beautiful but the town we landed in we felt a bit disappointed with.  Labuanbajo is a sleepy port town, it's not pretty and there is not much to do.  That ...

Kelimutu Lakes,Moni, Moni, Indonesia travel blog

Kelimutu Lakes,Moni

A travel blog entry by scrapiron

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Had a wonder around Moni,it was literally one road winding through the mountain side with about 100 locals making up the town and 4 places to stay in corragated shacks on the side of the road,really deserted and quiet surrounded by rice fields.The owner ...

Transit to Flores, Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

Transit to Flores

A travel blog entry by lisabraz

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... here than Ubud and really dry. We shared the hotel vehicle with another guest, a German medical doctor on vacation from his UN job in East Timor. Once we got to the hotel, we were directed up a long stone ramp to "reception" which was just a table and ...

There are cheap places to stay on Flores after all, Riung, Indonesia travel blog

There are cheap places to stay on Flores after all

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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Had to wait until 1pm for the public bus to Riung, location of the 17 Islands Marine Park, and then it spent half an hour driving round town picking up more people (once again i was the only tourist on board), but at least it only cost 35,000IDR. The ...

Indonesian buses vs Indonesian boats, Pulau Rinca, Indonesia travel blog

Indonesian buses vs Indonesian boats

A travel blog entry by chibisimo

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... on the fare with 10 locals...ahhhh!! I've been travelling for more than a year now and never complained about moving around south east Asia, but Indonesia is a different story! ;) So...I came up with what I thought was a great idea: "let's go by boat"! ...

bena, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia travel blog

bena

A travel blog entry by tagebuchmlg

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23.2.2013 rumah petret kamah tabor (kloster) von den dreizehn vulkanen die es auf flores gibt, stehen drei in näherer umgebung von mataloko. einen konusförmigen vulkan sehen wir vom balkon aus, sein name ist gunung inerie "grossmutter", er hat ...

A Day Of Rest in Maumere, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

A Day Of Rest in Maumere

A travel blog entry by lisabraz

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Short entry because we didn't do much. Took showers while crouching in the tub (shower wand only, with a short stretch--had to be careful not to accidentally spray the plug for the hot water supply tank which was bolted in right next to the ...

Village life and the ever-changing Kelimutu lakes, Moni, Flores, Indonesia travel blog

Village life and the ever-changing Kelimutu lakes

A travel blog entry by lisa_nz

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Moni is a very tiny village that is fairly basic. There are a few places to stay, and a few very basic restaurants.   The place we stayed in had been described in Lonely Planet as a couple of ramshackle bungalows – but the owners replaced ...

The Rock, Mt Kinabalu, Indonesia travel blog

The Rock

A travel blog entry by megfriedrice

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A giant black rock looms above the white fluffy clouds.  Mount Kinabalu. 4,095 metres high. Surrounded by rainforests, the little villages littered around it are insignificant blemishes in its shadow. I am reminded of how old the world is. This ...

Großes Treffen aller Volontäre in Kupang, Kupang, Indonesia travel blog

Großes Treffen aller Volontäre in Kupang

A travel blog entry by doro

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[Montag 23.02. 19:15 - Welcome to Kupang] Versuch gerade verzweifelt seit 5 Minuten mir meine rechte Kontaktlinse aus dem Auge zu pulen - ohne Erfolg. Das Auge ist rot und tut weh und irgendwie ist das voll Scheiße. Also hab ich beschlossen kurz Pause ...

Fanastic Flores and the Dodgy Leg?, Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

Fanastic Flores and the Dodgy Leg?

A travel blog entry by frankoc

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Labuan Bajo is the town on the West Side of Flores Island where the island connects to Bali by air and to Komoddo and other islands via the town's port. My visit to Flores was purely for diving and for 3 very short days. There is so much more to Flores ...

Skipping through the village, Waikabubak, Indonesia travel blog

Skipping through the village

A travel blog entry by jesshiggins

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... took us about 9 hours of busing (and an overnight stop) to get there. West Sumba is known for being more "traditional" than East Sumba. The few travelers who come to Waikabubak usually come to visit the surrounding villages. The city itself (city being a ...

Loving the live aboard!, Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

Loving the live aboard!

A travel blog entry by mo_mike

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Mo's Entry We hooked up with our friends Henneke and Thomas on our 24 hour boat trip from Lombok to Flores.  Little did I know I would be punching some guy in the head during the night...more later.  Thomas and Henneke speak Indonesian ...

The Komodo Dragons,Rinca Islands,Komodo!!!, Komodo Island, Indonesia travel blog

The Komodo Dragons,Rinca Islands,Komodo!!!

A travel blog entry by scrapiron

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Boarded the bus at 3pm and started the long winding road journey to East Lombok.Drove for a few hours before jumping onto large ferry where I was the only white person on board amongst the Muslim and Islamic preachers who were on my bus journey. ...

Flores, Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

Flores

A travel blog entry by marco-2010

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30h passées entre bus et ferry dans des conditions douteuses m'ont permis d'arriver enfin à l’ile de Flores! Après une bonne nuit de repos bien mérité me voilà reparti sur des routes de montagne avec un bon scooteur ! Enfin il me ...

Fluffy green hills, Moni, Indonesia travel blog

Fluffy green hills

A travel blog entry by chibisimo

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It took me a while to reach Flores island (3 months), but I've made it! Here we are in Moni :)   Moni is a small village up another winding Indonesian road and it's the starting point of the trek to Kelimutu!   Up in this hills the ...

Komodo Dragon - 4-Day-Boat-Trip Lombok to Flores, Komodo, Indonesia travel blog

Komodo Dragon - 4-Day-Boat-Trip Lombok to Flores

A travel blog entry by babsworld

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On Thursday I started the 4 day boat trip from Lombok to Flores, including snorkelling and trekking at different spots. They picked me up in Mataram and we (17 tourists and 6 people of the crew) were riding to the other side of Lombok in a minibus. On ...

Diving Diva, Lombongan, Indonesia travel blog

Diving Diva

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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... an ATM on the island, yet very interesting island life, gorgeous beaches, crystal clear turquoise water and spectacular sunsets.  Indonesia is really famous for diving because of the diversity under the water.  The water is really clear and the ...

Not much going on here and no other tourists!, Lewoleba, Indonesia travel blog

Not much going on here and no other tourists!

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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Unfortunately however the boat didn’t actually leave until 1:30pm which meant sitting around aimlessly onboard for over 2 hours! Needless to say i was the only westerner onboard. It then took a leisurely five and a half hours to get to Lewoleba ...

Its tough at the top, Gunung Rinjani, Indonesia travel blog

Its tough at the top

A travel blog entry by fergalokeeffe

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... 4 days of rigorous training on the beaches and bars of Gili Trawangan we felt ready finally for tackling the highest mountain in Indonesia. So we left the comfort and tranquility of the Gili islands and took a boat back to mainland Lombok where we ...

Bromo, Bromo, Indonesia travel blog

Bromo

A travel blog entry by marmotexpress

Photos in the Yogyakarta ...

The Dragon Hunt is About to Begin...., Flores, Indonesia travel blog

The Dragon Hunt is About to Begin....

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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We left Denpasar Bali to travel to Labuan Bajo on the island of Flores in the Lesser Sunda Islands on a 7am flight.  Labuan Bajo is ideal for swimming and snorkeling and the small fishing village on the western end of the island has become the ...

Roadtrip door Flores!, Labuanbajo, Flores, Indonesia travel blog

Roadtrip door Flores!

A travel blog entry by 3xanne

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... over vele bergen, vulkanen, valleien en rijstvelden (zie foto’s).  Die middag werden we uitgenodigd door een lokale Indonesi''r, die diezelfde avond graag voor ons wilde koken (lees: zijn vrouw wilde graag voor ons koken). Na een kleine ...

D'la balle bajo!, Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

D'la balle bajo!

A travel blog entry by makistouf

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Ca y est, on a fait les 5 dernieres heures de bus qu'il nous manquait pour arriver a Labuan Bajo. C'est sur les cotes... et il fait TRES chaud, fini la fraicheur des montagnes de Flores, la c'est plein cagnard. On se trouve un bungalow en plein dans la ...

Yllatys Labuan Bajossa, Bajawa, Indonesia travel blog

Yllatys Labuan Bajossa

A travel blog entry by mikajfb

... Monella tavalla itsestani tuntuu, etta olemme nyt kahdella matkalla. Toisaalta olemme viela paattymattomalla Borneo/Indonesia -reisulla. Toisaalta olemme aloittaneet yhteisen matkan tulevan lapsemme kanssa. Olisipa sekin yhta upea seikkailu ...

Diving Komodo Style, Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

Diving Komodo Style

A travel blog entry by carsonsontour2

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19th July 2010 Lynne..... The first night. Having checked out of our room and paid our 3 million Rupiah bill, we then dropped our backpacks off at the dive school before going for breakfast.  We are both very excited about the 8 night 17 dive ...

Kelimutu (3 coloured lakes), Moni, Indonesia travel blog

Kelimutu (3 coloured lakes)

A travel blog entry by babsworld

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Another 6 hour bus-ride incl. lunch-break in 'Ende' and we arrived in Moni. The roads were winding around the mountains of Flores, as the trip yesterday. But this time we had 2 babies and a girl throwing up. Additionally the person next to us was really ...

Ende, Ende, Indonesia travel blog

Ende

A travel blog entry by babsworld

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Close to the end of my whole trip, I went to a place called "Ende" - it's also the German word for "the end" - what a coincidence ;) My goal was actually to get on Gili Islands as fast as possible. I wanted to visit a full moon party on my trip for ...

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