Travel Blogs from East Indonesia, Indonesia

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

A Day Of Rest in Maumere

A travel blog entry by lisabraz


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


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


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


[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


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


... 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


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


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


A travel blog entry by marco-2010


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 ...

Conquer Derawan Island with GPS Adventure, Derawan Island, Indonesia travel blog

Conquer Derawan Island with GPS Adventure

A travel blog entry by rachmatusadiah


... com         • Office  : Jl. Aki Balak No. 103 Tarakan  77111, East Borneo - Indonesia 5. Do not forget to bring laptop or any media for photo sharing because Tour Operator won't provide it or use ...

Fluffy green hills, Moni, Indonesia travel blog

Fluffy green hills

A travel blog entry by chibisimo


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


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


... 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


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


... 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


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


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


... 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


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


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


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


A travel blog entry by babsworld


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 ...

Traditional Saturday afternoon on Flores, Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

Traditional Saturday afternoon on Flores

A travel blog entry by babsworld


After 1 hour flight, I arrived in Labuan Bajo and had no luck to find a flight towards Gili islands. As I already missed the full-moon-party, I decided to stay one night here, contact a couchsurfing-user and meet him for coffee and go on the looong ...

besuch im kinderheim, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia travel blog

besuch im kinderheim

A travel blog entry by tagebuchmlg


18.2.2013 am fischerhafen eines kleineren dorfes machten wir einen fotohalt. schöne bunte boote lagen vor anker und warteten darauf be- oder entladen zu werden. der besuch im kinderheim war sehr beeindruckend. von den 36 kindern war die hälfte ...

Time Is Ticking, Labuanbajo,  Indonesia travel blog

Time Is Ticking

A travel blog entry by stortney

All of a sudden, the week that we had set aside for Labuanbajo seems like no time at all. It's rare that we're able to put aside a whole week for a single place and we thought it would be ample time here but there is just such a lot that we want to do. ...

Bali-Lombok-Flores and back, Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

Bali-Lombok-Flores and back

A travel blog entry by doro


... Zeit nicht allein gelassen und mir 'Unterricht' in der lokalen Sprache gegeben. Sie hat auf meinen Fuß gezeigt und gesagt: 'Bahasa Indonesia: Kaki, Bahasa Sumba: Balu (oder so ähnlich, kann mich nicht mehr erinnern)'. Und so ging das die ganze Zeit bis ...

Interminable Ferries and Magical Lakes, Moni, Indonesia travel blog

Interminable Ferries and Magical Lakes

A travel blog entry by jesshiggins


In a country of 17,000 islands, travel by boat is inevitable. We thought that traveling to Flores by ferry would be interesting, and it certainly was! We paid an extra dollar to be in the "fancy" section, which meant there were seats with cushions. In ...

ending up in Ende....., Ende, Indonesia travel blog

ending up in Ende.....

A travel blog entry by dunkersandbish

... where to go to after Kelimutu but will likely get a ferry over to Kupang on West Timor then adventure up to the north on Indonesia for a while. Sorry for the short post and lack of komodo dragon photos but the heat is getting up and we want to get going ...

The divings good but it didn't blow me away!, Labuhanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

The divings good but it didn't blow me away!

A travel blog entry by richierich33


We had the option of either spending a 4th night on the boat in the harbour for free or staying in town, but as all the hotels and guesthouses were so ridiculously expensive for such a shitty port town everybody chose to sleep on the boat again. That ...

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