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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 ...

Dodging scooters in Kuta, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Dodging scooters in Kuta

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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We woke up at about 9am and decided that we should go in search of a new place to stay that had a pool where we could chill out as I'm not a massive fan of the beach with all that sand, salt water and hawker stuff to contend with. So I left Andrew in bed ...

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 ...

Lombok, Indonesia: Bargain Bed Bugs, West Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Lombok, Indonesia: Bargain Bed Bugs

A travel blog entry by samber

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With our chill time, splurge time in Bali come to an end it was time to retighten the money belt and step back into backpacker mode. Next destination - Lombok. Departure time - 6am. Urgh. So it was up at 0530, in reception at 0600 only to wait and ...

Maluk, Indonesia: Madman with a Pickup Truck, West Sumbawa, Indonesia travel blog

Maluk, Indonesia: Madman with a Pickup Truck

A travel blog entry by samber

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Travel in Indo is infuriating. Move, wait, move, wait, change ticket, move, change ticket, wait, move, wait, wait, wait. If I were any older I'd think twice about coming for fear of being old, grey and wheelchair bound long before they got their act ...

Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia: Peaceful Island Life, Klungkung, Indonesia travel blog

Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia: Peaceful Island Life

A travel blog entry by samber

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Picked up from the hotel at 0900. On a speedboat by 1000. Pulling into a beautiful white sand, turquoise cove by 1030. Proof that travel can be easy. What we weren't betting on was pulling into a different bay to that which Marc had given us ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

The real Crocodile Dundee experience, Bukit Lawang, Indonesia travel blog

The real Crocodile Dundee experience

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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We got up at 7.30am and made sure that we both had pineapple porridge for our breakfast to give us some energy. We packed everything that we thought we might need for the next two days and met Thomas, Ewa, Graeme and the rest of the gang, two Chilean ...

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.  ...

Bintan Lagoon Resort, Bintan, Indonesia travel blog

Bintan Lagoon Resort

A travel blog entry by dane

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... , we took a 90-minute drive north in a very comfortable car, got to check out the island in between, talked to a great guide who told us lots about Indonesia, and I personally felt like it was a pretty fortuitous mistake.  Of course, opinions ...

Back in Ubud, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Back in Ubud

A travel blog entry by philthy

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We're back in Ubud for two nights and it rained for the first time since we've been here. Apparently it is very rare to get rain in September, but I like the cool sprinkle - it's a good relief from the heat. After our time in Padangbai we hired a ...

Gunung Ringani, Senggigi, Indonesia travel blog

Gunung Ringani

A travel blog entry by faff

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... , 2 girls from London, a hardy Scotsman and an interesting American. We were a very good group as it turned out. Ringani is Indonesia's 2nd highest volcano standing 3726m above sea level. Day 1, we trekked for 6 hrs to the crater rim where we set up camp ...

Getting to Sumbawa Besar, Sumbawa Besar,  Indonesia travel blog

Getting to Sumbawa Besar

A travel blog entry by faff

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The journey from Gili T to Sumbawa Besar started off with a pleasant boat ride to Bangsal. We had purchased an open ticket prior to Gili that would get us back to Mataram including the boat.On presenting the open ticket at the ticket office in Gili T ...

My every need attended to, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

My every need attended to

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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... eats with me. This may have something to do with my mangling of their language in my attempt to learn a bit of Bahasa Indonesia. However, Sasha the German shepard is my constant companion. Its awesome to have a big dog like her around to play with. ...

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