Travel Blogs from East Indonesia, Indonesia

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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 ...

Flores pabaigtuvės: komodo drakonai ir kitos, Labuan Bajo, Indonesia travel blog

Flores pabaigtuvės: komodo drakonai ir kitos

A travel blog entry by ausrine


Ką veikėm 10 dienų? Nežinau :) Pagrindinė užduotis atvykus į Labuan Bajo pagrindinis tikslas ir misija buvo nuspręsti, ar mes norim aplankyti Komodo salą ir savo akim pamatyti Komodo drakonus ir jei taip, tai ...

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 ...

Komodo Island and Flores Fun!, Komodo, Indonesia travel blog

Komodo Island and Flores Fun!

A travel blog entry by nprivette

The next morning, I am awoken by someone turning the engine on over my head.  I did set my alarm clock but I guess, they thought I needed to wake up earlier.  Breakfast was delightful, fried bananas and bread!   They showed me the shower ...

In Search of Dragons, Rinca, Indonesia travel blog

In Search of Dragons

A travel blog entry by dave-baker


... half an hour and was a fantastic sight. We tied up to another boat and had a chat with a Canadian couple who lived in Indonesia and were doing a similar tour to us, whilst enjoying a couple of beers. All the crews of the various boats all moored either ...

Bali Bound, Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

Bali Bound

A travel blog entry by dave-baker

Jeffrey reappeared unexpectedly agin this morning to sort out our transport back to Labuan Bajo airport and the flight back to Bali. Enrico managed to get on the same flight back as me too. He was supposed to go back to Denpasar later but the flight ...

Running out of land..., Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

Running out of land...

A travel blog entry by dunkersandbish


Hello Miss and Mister's! We have been enjoying some spectacular journeys across Indonesia already but Flores just keeps raising the bar.  After an early start from Ende we headed towards a small village called Moni at the base of the volcano Kelimutu ...

Cunca Rami, Labuanbajo,  Indonesia travel blog

Cunca Rami

A travel blog entry by stortney


... own steam. Of course there's far too much to do in a day but we set a course for Cunca Rami, a waterfall about 35km east of Labuan Bajo, aboard a rented moped. The directions we were given were vague to say the least, but we assumed from the blasé ...

STA Travel Screwed Us, Labuanbajo,  Indonesia travel blog

STA Travel Screwed Us

A travel blog entry by stortney

Over the few weeks we have been at our wits end trying to deal with STA Travel's Global Help Service due to them booking a flight on the wrong date. We were told at the time of booking that tickets for our requested date of return had not yet been ...

Baubau to Hoga, Baubau, Indonesia travel blog

Baubau to Hoga

A travel blog entry by katie.gordon

The sea was rough and the journey was long but we eventually made it to Hoga. After lunch (rice and spicy tuna) we were informed of all the dangerous marine and terrestrial species and shown our accommodation. Very basic raised huts with a mandy ...

3 taeg tauche vom beste, Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

3 taeg tauche vom beste

A travel blog entry by toubi-anscha


nach de misere uf kanawa island hemer dasmal in labuan bajo glueck gah. zimmersuechi isch eifach verloffe und au en serioese tauchshop wo noed nur bla bla verzellt hemer  gschnell gfunde gah. bi bajo divers - em aeltiste abueter in labuan bajo - ...

Natural Wonders of Flores, Labuhanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

Natural Wonders of Flores

A travel blog entry by maby-rtw


... James left Gili Air it just wasn't the same anymore and we decided to leave Gili two days after James to go further East in Indonesia, to Flores. We knew the trip will take us roughly 36h by bus and 2 ferries (completely crossing Sumbawa, an island ...

Flores, Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by thoooo


Habe zum letzten Beitrag noch einige Bilder hinzugefuegt. Da niemand genau sagen konnte wann die Faehre faehr (Angaben waren von 7.00 bis 10.00...) bin ich frueh aus den Federn und mir ein Ticket fuer die Ueberfahrt kaufen gegangen. Etwa um 7.30 ging ich ...

Komodo Dragons, Flores, Indonesia travel blog

Komodo Dragons

A travel blog entry by globalfootprint


... and creating a great atmosphere on the boat. They also made us feel a little envious of the freedom they had sailing around Indonesia. It was inspirational really, as they had all pursued thier goals and never gave up their dream of ...

Part one of the Komodo Dragon Adventure, Rinca, Indonesia travel blog

Part one of the Komodo Dragon Adventure

A travel blog entry by nprivette

... get on my little propeller plane, that is filled with expats.   We fly over the little islands that make up Indonesia.  I understand how people could take years discovering the 15,000 different islands.  I finally feel like I am in ...

Transit a Ruteng, Ruteng, Indonesia travel blog

Transit a Ruteng

A travel blog entry by makistouf

Il nous faut 5 heures pour rejoindre Ruteng depuis Bajawa. En Kijang (voiture partagee). On a le plaisir d'etre conduit par le seul chauffeur d'Indonesie qui ecoute de la musique country dans un volume tout a fait acceptable. C est assez rare pour etre ...

Flores, Flores, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by tanja92


Wir sind in Flores!!! Nach 35 Stunden Fahrt mit Bemo, Bus und Fähre... Ja, das war eben die günstigste Variante :) Anstrengend und abenteurlich, aber einfach cool! In Kuta Lombok sind wir in ein Bemo eingestiegen (ein kleiner Bus, vollkommen ...

Dive! Dive! Dive!, Rinca, Indonesia travel blog

Dive! Dive! Dive!

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard


Komodo.  It's one of those places whose very name bears a sense of myth and mystery.  Here be dragons, ferocious, venomous beasts.  The islands are legendary amongst divers, mentioned in the same breath as Sipadan, Pulau, Raja Ampat.  ...

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