Travel Blogs from East Indonesia, Indonesia

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No whale hunting for me (thank god)., Lamalera, Indonesia travel blog

No whale hunting for me (thank god).

A travel blog entry by richierich33


Caught the midday public bus from Loweleba to Lamalera for 30,000IDR. The journey took under three hours and the road was paved about half of the way. Got dropped off at the Abel Beding homestay in the centre of 'town' although the place only ...

The divers paradise..., Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

The divers paradise...

A travel blog entry by chibisimo

If only there was a diving trip this week...we just missed a good one for a day!!  (O_O;) And later I found out that Peter was on that beautiful ...

Riung, Riung, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by tactical


... . We were also promised on the way some hot springs to refresh us. Well our bemo was much like any other in Indonesia - completely run down, old with no springs, seating that was the usual ripped decorative pattern, and the compulsory "get out and push ...

Boats, Dragons and Bintang, Oh My!, Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

Boats, Dragons and Bintang, Oh My!

A travel blog entry by lisabraz


Here we are again, in a cafe sitting on bean bag chairs. Nice that there is free Wi-Fi. That is going to change tomorrow when we head out on our 3 night overland adventure. Meanwhile, thought I'd resume where I left off last night. Our new German friend, ...

Labuanbajo To Ende, Ende, Indonesia travel blog

Labuanbajo To Ende

A travel blog entry by scrapiron


... the back of their motorbike,this way everyone stays employed! Checked into Hotel Eidelveis for 70,000=the most i'd paid so far in Indonesia around 3.50pounds but didn't have a choice.Nothing in Bajawa and really cold,went to get some food in one of only ...

3 Tage mit dem Bus zum Bromo und Vulkankratern, Nganjuk, Indonesia travel blog

3 Tage mit dem Bus zum Bromo und Vulkankratern

A travel blog entry by marlene1


The Wild East, Waingapu and Pulupanjang, Indonesia travel blog

The Wild East

A travel blog entry by jesshiggins


... horseback riders that flank the entrance to Waingapu. We've heard Sumba described as the "wild west" of Indonesia (even though it's in the east), and it does feel that way. Rolling grasslands, more livestock than people - and an interesting culture of ...

Pasola, Waikabubak, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by marmotexpress


Sumba, one of the lesser known islands in Indonesia, lies about 500 kilometers southeast of Bali. Unlike the island chain stretching from Sumatra to Timor, Sumba is not actively volcanic. Instead, undulating hills cover its full length, and as both of ...

Tre colori, Moni, Indonesia travel blog

Tre colori

A travel blog entry by planetvale


... fino a qui, sul Kelimutu: un vulcano nel bel mezzo dell'isola di Flores, uno dei posti piu' remoti, e spettacolari, dell'Indonesia. Non molte persone arrivano fino a qui; in questa stagione, praticamente nessuno. Non sono proprio solo, a dire il vero; al ...

Flores l'ile aux Fleurs, Moni, Indonesia travel blog

Flores l'ile aux Fleurs

A travel blog entry by ericetmanu


En route pour Flores Island Nous quittons le tumulte Australien de Kuta pour l'ile de Flores. Elle est située a environ 250 km a l’Est de Bali. Elle fut autrefois occupée par les portugais qui lui donnèrent son nom, l’ile aux fleurs. Elle ...

kanawa island, Flores - kanawa island, Indonesia travel blog

kanawa island

A travel blog entry by toubi-anscha


... ?! (e absoluti fraechheit!) trurig und enttuescht hemer eus dezue ueberwunde, zrugg as festland, dh labuan bajo z gah. will das isch indonesia und wenns scho so larifari afangt ischs gar keis guets zeiche.  d hollaender (wo scho sit 2 jahr  dur ...

Nejudėk! Atbulom! Bėk kiek gali! Java :), Batu, Indonesia travel blog

Nejudėk! Atbulom! Bėk kiek gali! Java :)

A travel blog entry by ausrine


Jau nusileidinėjant nuo paskutinio ugnikalnio galvoj sukosi tik viena mintis „Gulėsiu... gulėsiu po medžiu ant smėliuko, nieko neveiksiu, valgysiu ir gulėsiu". Kaip bebūtų keista, Karolis irgi laikėsi ...

To Komodo and back - 7 days in diver's paradise, Rinca, Indonesia travel blog

To Komodo and back - 7 days in diver's paradise

A travel blog entry by heli79


I got on the boat late on Sunday afternoon with 7 other happy divers, plus three dive guides and an Indonesian boat crew. Had an absolutely fantastic week!! We did 2-3 dives every day, and some days got off the boat for a quick visit to the islands on ...

Komodo Dragon, Komodo Island, Indonesia travel blog

Komodo Dragon

A travel blog entry by ardhan


... dragon is an endangered species (appx. there are 6000) and is found on the IUCN Red List. Komodo National Park in Indonesia includes three larger islands Komodo, Rinca and Padar. The islands are of volcanic origin. Within its area there are living ...

Welcome to Maumere, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

Welcome to Maumere

A travel blog entry by doro


[12.11.] Hab gestern mit der Einnahme von den Anti-Malaria Tabletten angefangen für meinen Aufenthalt in Maumere und es hat sich mal wieder bewahrheitet, dass man so was nicht im Internet recherchieren sollte (so wie die Wurzelbehandlung, die ich mir ...

Moni, Kelimutu, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by marco-2010


Chaque fois le bus est une nouvelle expérience. Cette fois ci : 3h de retard suite à différentes pannes ! Parti avec un couple d'Allemands nous sommes arrivés dans ce petit village qui s’appelle Moni et qui nous permettra demain ...

Wodong, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by marco-2010


  Après quelques hésitations sur la suite de mon voyage, j'ai décidé de poursuivre mon voyage à l’est de Flores et de faire halte dans les alentours du village de Wodong. Directement ça m’a bien plu...Toujours avec le couple ...

Flores, Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by dave-baker

A stupid o'clock start to catch my flight from Bali to Labuan Bajo on the island of Flores to begin my tour into Komodo National Park in search of the dragons, the largest lizard in the ...

A lost day in Bajawa, Bajawa, Indonesia travel blog

A lost day in Bajawa

A travel blog entry by thoooo

Beim letzten Beitrag habe ich geschrieben, dass ich auf den Bus warte... Kurz danach ist das Drama passiert: Ploetzlich war die Kamera weg... Kaum 1 Minute im Bus habe ichs bemerkt, den Buschauffeur zum Umkehren bewogen und die Suche gestartet. ...

Kalimutu, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by alanandchris


... way. On 25th we stayed at Bajawa and we ate in a small restaurant called Ditos. It had Karaoke so we have now sung in Indonesia. Yes, both of us! The 26th should have taken us to Moni by mid afternoon but after we started out we were turned back at ...

Finally on the mainland again in Flores, Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

Finally on the mainland again in Flores

A travel blog entry by myslowtravel


Dagens ensformigheds-liste - desværre ikke at have nogle billeder af delfinerne, da de altså ikke springer rundt i luften ligesom på film, men i stedet bare glider stille og roligt i overfladen - at høre vores ranger på Rinca-Island fortælle, ...

Journey to the End of the Earth, Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

Journey to the End of the Earth

A travel blog entry by littleboylost

I left Mataram at 3.30 on Monday afternoon. After two ferry rides, 4 bus connections and helluva lot of waiting around, I finally arrived at Labuanbajo, Flores.... a mere 26 hours later. Along the way I picked up 2 guys from Cornwall, a German, a ...

Pitstop, Ruteng, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by garyandjenny


... town. This time we hired a vehicle, which turned out to be a nice comfortable car! - didnt even know they existed in Indonesia. Again, driving along we were in complete awe of the scenery outside the window. The trans-Flores highway is one amazing road. ...

Here be dragons, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Here be dragons

A travel blog entry by williment


Whilst we were in Sri Lanka we started to plan some empty time in our itinerary towards the end of the trip. We wanted something big towards the end, and maybe having both watched too much David Attenborough we hit upon the idea of going in search of ...

Labuanbajo and the Island of Flores, Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

Labuanbajo and the Island of Flores

A travel blog entry by jennifertice


... Rinca Island.  Komodo dragons are the largest lizards in the world and are only native to Komodo Island and Rinca island in Indonesia.  It isn’t cheap to see them unfortunately.  Besides the cost of the boat trip out here to see them ...

It should be a nice place but it isn't., Ende, Indonesia travel blog

It should be a nice place but it isn't.

A travel blog entry by richierich33


Asked in my Homestay about buses to Ende and they told me that there is only one bus a day and it leaves at 6am. She arranged for it to pick me up at 5:30am but when it turned up it was just a small bemo (minivan). Luckily there weren't many of us on ...

Saudara, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by stortney


On a lighter, brighter note after yesterday's rant our faith in human kindness has been restored by all the wonderful friends we've made over the last week in Labuanbajo. The bar next door to our hotel does a mean iced coffee, has a great view of the ...

Traditional villages , Bajawa, Indonesia travel blog

Traditional villages

A travel blog entry by lisa_nz


After getting up early for sunrise to see the Kelimutu Lakes near Moni, we continued our journey towards Bajawa, another town in the hills. Bajawa is known for the many traditional villages in the area. This leg of the journey was our longest one – ...

A day in

A day in "charming" Ruteng

A travel blog entry by jaqz_and_dave


We went for an early breakfast (it was only served between 6 and 7am in the convent) and set off for the centre of town. We had passed through Ruteng's bemo stop on arrival the previous day, and, with directions to any of the outlying sights proving so ...

Kelimutu National Park, Ende, Indonesia travel blog

Kelimutu National Park

A travel blog entry by cimek


... . Surprisingly we had good sunny weather for all day long, just the mint of riding. I would say Flores is the best island of Indonesia. After we came back and Aga left on her scooter to Bajawa I rode my Katie to the port. Loading procedure was same like a ...

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