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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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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. ...

Back to Kuta, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Back to Kuta

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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We arrived at 7 in Kuta after another long day traveling hoping to check-in for our flight the next day, grab some dinner and go to bed. However we got some bad news. Air Asia decided to cancel the flight to Phuket and not tell us. This was the day ...

Buddhist Monastery & Hot Springs, Lovina, Indonesia travel blog

Buddhist Monastery & Hot Springs

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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Bali only has one Buddhist Monastery so I went to see it.  It's located on the north shore a little bit up a volcano.  I rented a motorbike for the day and rode up. (I am SO getting one when I settle back in SanFrancisco - I'm ...

Kuta (Bali) - Day 164-165, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Kuta (Bali) - Day 164-165

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... which was great as I didn't need to leave for the airport until 3.30pm. I fly to country number sixteen this evening, Indonesia. I was suppose to fly to Manila in the Philippines today but I changed my plans to come to Bali instead, lucky really as a ...

The Indonesian Archipelago - Bali, Kuta, Ubud, Pura Besakih etc., Australia travel blog

The Indonesian Archipelago - Bali

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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Hey everyone! A bit short on time right now so I am just putting this in to let you know that I have left the Western world and am currently makin my way around Bali. Its a damn interesting and sometimes frustrating spot. So far I have explored ...

Swimming with the sharks, Seneggigi, Lombok, Indonesia travel blog

Swimming with the sharks

A travel blog entry by martin

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... to the comforts of Seneggigi. So, tomorrow I fly from Lombok to Brisbane via Singapore. My time in South East Asia that has taken in Thailand, Singapore, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Indonesia will be over. Hello Australasia, or should I say ...

Pangandaran and the Green (Emerald) Canyon, Pangandaran, Indonesia travel blog

Pangandaran and the Green (Emerald) Canyon

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... . Nice! I cannot say enough about this attraction - it pips Bromo as my favourite place visited in all my travels through Indonesia. Absolutely magnificent, so I think I'll rename it the Emerald Canyon to give it a touch of class. If you love nature and ...

Oh, there is a 1 hour time change?, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Oh, there is a 1 hour time change?

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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I only flew from one island to another (Java to Bali) yesterday, it was a 90min flight - and I crossed a time zone?  Who knew, I guess that is one of the little things you miss when the announcements aren't made in English.  Well, no worries, I ...

Bali - Our Island Paradise, don't make us leave..., Ubud, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Bali - Our Island Paradise, don't make us leave...

A travel blog entry by duke_schewe

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... ) 12. Bill and Di being here for two weeks 13. The Food, The People, The Island and it is an Island in Indonesia, not a country - I was corrected very directly on that by a non-Bali native from Java. 14. Running through the Rice Fields and back ...

Umm....now where?, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Umm....now where?

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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Hello world citizens, I'm back in Jakarta for a month to do some research for the Centre for Strategic and International Studies www.csis.or.id I have realized that after August 13th, when Scott goes back to Taiwan after our travels in Thailand ...

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