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Gili Trawangan, Indonesia: Turtle Haven, West Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Gili Trawangan, Indonesia: Turtle Haven

A travel blog entry by samber

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Another day, another island. The hardest decision is which one. Packed in like sardines it was an hr or so drive across the island to the port... or not as the case may be. Why they insist on dumping you at a stupid cafe frustrates the hell out of ...

Ubud Market & Rice Fields, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Ubud Market & Rice Fields

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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Today I went to the Ubud market to buy a new blouse and belt/scarf for Temple.  I actually did it too, and of course I got a few more things.  After the market, I went to a restaurant called the Dirty Duck.  I'd been there before for ...

Diving the Walls of Bunaken,  Bunaken, Indonesia travel blog

Diving the Walls of Bunaken

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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DOMINIQUE HERE: Day : 145 Temperature : 35 degrees Weather : Hot, hot, hot! We spent 2 full days in Bunaken and left with mixed feelings. The reefs of Bunaken Marine Park are absolutely beautiful, filled soft and hard corals and teeming with small fish. ...

Beaches, Boats and Diving, Labuanbajo, Flores, Indonesia travel blog

Beaches, Boats and Diving

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... North of the island and very quiet and isolated. Normally Gili Trawangan is a party island but because of the recent troubles in Indonesia it was really quiet and much more laid-back than usual. We met up here with our Canadian friends Martin and Annie ...

One wedding, one funeral and lots of diving, Sulawesi, Indonesia travel blog

One wedding, one funeral and lots of diving

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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Makassar is the biggest city in Sulawesi but you wouldn't know it.. despite the big hotels and traffic it has a small town feel and the side streets are like little village communities. We had a couple of relaxing days here staying at the Surya Inn hotel ...

High Priest Cremation Ceremony, Gianyar Indonesia, Gianyar, Indonesia travel blog

High Priest Cremation Ceremony, Gianyar Indonesia

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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The pictures really tell the story of the ceremony, so take the slideshow tour.  I've narrated in the photo descriptions ...

Sape, Indonesia: Town With No Beer, Bima, Indonesia travel blog

Sape, Indonesia: Town With No Beer

A travel blog entry by samber

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Golly what a day. Hell, would be a good way to describe it. Made bearable only by music and good company. To start with the alarm went off at 0530. Then the taxi arrived 15 minutes late at 0615 leaving us all stressing that we would miss the one and ...

Brief stopover in Jakarta., Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Brief stopover in Jakarta.

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... 6 in the morning) to sort our tickets and get on the train to Yogyakarta. We're sad to leave Jakarta after not exploring it. Indonesia seems to have to many awesome places so were trying to pick and chose wisely.  Oh and we're millionaires now after ...

Bat On A Stick??, Bunaken, Indonesia travel blog

Bat On A Stick??

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... Manado in northern Sulawesi offers up some of the best diving in the world. Sulawesi is one of the less visited islands of Indonesia which, of course, is part of it's appeal. It should be a requirement to visit an island where the local population, ...

West Flores, Labuanbajo,  Indonesia travel blog

West Flores

A travel blog entry by faff

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The ferry from Sape to Labuan Bajo was very pleasant and took about 7 hrs to cross. We met an interesting French man by the name of Pierre and hung out with him for a time. On the way there were nice views of Komodo island and Rinca islands. The sea was ...

A weeks worth of Lovina Beach sunsets, Lovina, Indonesia travel blog

A weeks worth of Lovina Beach sunsets

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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This beach is so gorgeous.  It's a small little town, with just a few shops and even fewer restaurants.  And I thought Ubud was small.  All eight "beach sellers" knew me by name after day 1.  And I was only on the beach in the ...

INDONESIA, Bintan, Indonesia travel blog

INDONESIA

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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Whilst in Singapore, we decided to do a Day trip to the nearby Indonesian island of Bintan. It's quite weird how you can go from super first world Singapore, to an extremely third world Indonesian island, in little over an hour by boat. Now, we had ...

I'm being featured on BohemianJourneys.com!, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

I'm being featured on BohemianJourneys.com!

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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So a good friend of mine, Miguel, asked if he could feature this little 'old blog of mine on his fantastic travel website called  Bohemian Journeys.  I was so honored I hardly knew what to write back, I'm still surprised ...

Indonesia - Bali, Nusa Dua, Indonesia travel blog

Indonesia - Bali

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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We arrived into Denpasar Airport, Bali, at just gone 10pm. After picking up our luggage and a long queue to pay for our visas and get our passports stamped (slow but with no complications) we found our transfer and hopped into the taxi for the 20-minute ...

The Effects of Terrorism, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

The Effects of Terrorism

A travel blog entry by hodge

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I decided not to visit Darwin, mostly due to two reasons. Firstly the wet season had closed roads to some of the main attractions in Kakadu and I did really want to pay for a tour I didn't see everything and secondly Australia was bleeding me dry of ...

Senggigi, The Warm Ghost Town, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Senggigi, The Warm Ghost Town

A travel blog entry by mindmaker

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Monday, July 4th, 9:30 pm A pitch-black sky welcomed me as I landed on Selaparang Airport. I felt a little bit unsatisfied (due to my delayed flight from Jakarta), but not at all dispassionate. During the flight I had introduced myself to a bright ...

Rafflesia and Leeches, Batang Palupuh, Indonesia travel blog

Rafflesia and Leeches

A travel blog entry by dane

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I don't really care about flowers. I especially don't care enough to go hiking a couple hours into dense jungles and wading through rivers to see one. But the Rafflesia is famous, and we had an afternoon free to wander around somewhere. Might as well be ...

Swamp City????, Jakarta, Java, Indonesia travel blog

Swamp City????

A travel blog entry by hodge

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Just a quick note about Jakarta. I was originally going to come to the Indonesian city, however due to news reports about flooding I decided to spend more time in Yogya. An over night bus ride and we arrived in Jakarta with no problems, In fact i ...

Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Jakarta

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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... and pens 20,100, laundry 20,000, accom 110,000 Insurance claim: Camera 3,900,000 case 90,000 128MB card 331,500 rechargeable batteries 172,000 leatherman 880,000 mag-lite 170,000 rucksack 219,000 lonely planet Indonesia (bible) ...

Day 161, Somewhere in the Sea, Indonesia travel blog

Day 161

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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I missed brekkie, 7.30am is early though and it's not like I'm working! During the afternoon I wandered around a bit more of the boat, getting to the very front where you could really feel the ups and downs as the hull hit the waves. Sometimes a spray of ...

Here Be Dragons, Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

Here Be Dragons

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... , though, so we figured we would just make the most of it. The weather had held for most of our first two days in Indonesia, although we would hear downpours at night. This time, though, we were stuck on a small diving boat as the rain came down violently ...

I'm certified for Open Water SCUBA Diving!, Lovina, Indonesia travel blog

I'm certified for Open Water SCUBA Diving!

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... .  I'm not sure exactly what I'll do after Tuesday. I've extended my visa for another month starting the 14th (I arrived in Indonesia on Feb 14th, I can't believe it!).  I doubt I'll use the whole month here, but who knows?  I think ...

The Kelabit Highlands, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

The Kelabit Highlands

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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Into the Kelabit Highlands Endless green underneath me as I winged my way over Borneo in a Twin Otter. At first the green is very regular in rows and columns, clearly gigantic oil-palm plantations. Soon though this manufactured green gave way to ...

Village People Moni, Maumere,  Indonesia travel blog

Village People Moni

A travel blog entry by faff

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... been staying in places over 2000 meters and have had to wear our warm clothes. This is as far east as we will travel in Indonesia. The rest of our trip will be a meandering trip back to Denpasar. D&A P.S. They love their soccer here and are totally ...

A Whale of a time, Pulau Lembata, Indonesia travel blog

A Whale of a time

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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Leaving behind the city of Maumere we took a 4hr bus ride to arrive at Larantuka, a small port town at the Eastern tip of Flores. The journey was uneventful apart from the occasional 'clucking' from the chickens underneath our seat. A lot of the hotels ...

Sanur, Indonesia: Australia Day Celebrations, Denpasar, Indonesia travel blog

Sanur, Indonesia: Australia Day Celebrations

A travel blog entry by samber

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With our flight not due to depart until 3pm we slept in then caught a motorbike out to the airport around 1pm. Finding a restaurant next door we enjoyed a lunch of chicken sate before returning to the cool of the airport aircon and boarding our flight ...

The Wonders of Soil and Water, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

The Wonders of Soil and Water

A travel blog entry by mindmaker

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Thursday, July 7th It sounded like nature's orchestra. The birds, singing together in their loudest voices, woke me up from my dreamy sleep. I soon got up and out. It was still dark and quiet in the entire island, and I digested that quietness of ...

More Bali..., Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia travel blog

More Bali...

A travel blog entry by sarah

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We left the easy life of Padangbai for the set of 'Point Break'...not really, but Nusa Lembongan, one of a collection of three islands off the southern coast of Bali, is definitely a surfer hangout. We took a chartered "traditional" boat -- basically, a ...

Dragon spotting on Rinca Island., Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

Dragon spotting on Rinca Island.

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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Highlights. Bus Etiquette. Here's the official low down to bus travel in Flores. Buffaloes - back seats of the bus. Pigs - roof of the bus. Ducks/chickens - underneath the front seat (legs tied together). Goats - roof of the bus. Mopeds - tied to the ...

Has it been four days since I posted last?, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Has it been four days since I posted last?

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... me actually) and we went for lassies* after the fair and swapped travel stories.  Her name is Faith and she just came to Indonesia from a month in Thailand, so I had to pick her brain to find out all the great spots to visit while I am there.  ...

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