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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 ...

problem with money, monkeys with problems, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

problem with money, monkeys with problems

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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Our third day in Ubud started the same as the previous day, with tea waiting on our porch table followed by a plate of fruit and this time a toasted egg sandwich for breakfast! Mmmm Mmmm. We are so glad we ended up staying at this place and gave up on ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ende, Indonesia: Change of Plans, Ende, Indonesia travel blog

Ende, Indonesia: Change of Plans

A travel blog entry by samber

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Despite being afforded extra time to sleep we were up just gone 0600 due to dogs fighting and causing a ruckus. Leo had disappeared so we packed bags and waited until bang on 0900 when a big bus pulled up with Leo yelling "Come. I have your bus. ...

Dengue fever!!, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Dengue fever!!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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So to update everyone Jackie ended up being in bed for a whole week unwell waiting for it to pass so we could finish our diving, but it never did. When almost a week had passed we finally decided we needed to get her checked out in a hospital so 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Spa Day, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Spa Day

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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I spent the whole day today at the spa. I have no pictures. It was 5 hours of unreal luxury. I has a Swedish massage, a body scrub with something that smelled like Maple Brown Sugar Cream of Wheat (and felt like it too)  Then a body treatment of ...

Hindu Temples and Ceremonies, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Hindu Temples and Ceremonies

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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On 04 May I decided to get the hell out of Kuta. A shuttle bus landed my fairly painlessly in Ubud and I checked into Ketut's Place. Incidentally, for those of you using the 2003 Lonely Planet, the Suci Inn no longer exists but the manager from that ...

Our Encounter with the Local Constabulary, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Our Encounter with the Local Constabulary

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... They have been friends ever since and Renate flew to Indonesia to meet up with us. She and Elenka wanted to see how Indonesia and its wonderful inhabitants might have changed after almost a quarter of a century. Back then, leaving Kuta for the ...

Oh my Buddha!, Borobudur, Indonesia travel blog

Oh my Buddha!

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... you may never have seen a photo, just heard the name.  It's a catchy name - Borobudur.  After we'd arrived in Indonesia I got a letter from my mom asking if we were going to Borobudur.  We must go to Borobudur, she said.  I didn't ...

Preparing to embark, Sengiggi, Indonesia travel blog

Preparing to embark

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... Our dinner was delicious.  We spent a bit more than usual, but where can you buy a four dollar grilled fish?  Indonesia.  And the cocktails and dessert were simple concoctions not too expensive, so it really ended up being more of a ...

Jakarta - Day 187, Jakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Jakarta - Day 187

A travel blog entry by christosp

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A big 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the north-west coast of Java while I was on the train to Jakarta this morning. Apparently a Tsunami warning was issued but later recalled. I was completely oblivious until I received at a text message from my ...

Arrived in Ubud, on the island of Bali!, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Arrived in Ubud, on the island of Bali!

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... Hindu paintings, and wood and stone sculptures.  Guess I'm going shopping!  If any of you guys Google "Ubud Indonesia" and see any crafts you want, just send me an email.  I'll be happy to UPS stuff to you from here, ...

Life cruising the high seas, Crossing the Savu Sea, Indonesia travel blog

Life cruising the high seas

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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Hi all, I've spent some decent time on the boat now so I thought I'd start an entry which may take a couple of bites to complete, but one that should give you a decent insight into this form of travel - the pros and cons, the ups and downs and everything ...

Yogyakarta - Day 180-181, Yogyakarta, Indonesia travel blog

Yogyakarta - Day 180-181

A travel blog entry by christosp

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Day 180 - 19/08/08 A day of planes, trains and automobiles. Modes of transport used today include, boat, bus, bemo, plane, taxi, train and my good old reliable legs. It was my first experience of an Indonesian train today, a really pleasant and ...

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