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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Water water everywhere, so lets all have a drink.., Somewhere In The Timor Sea (GPS 1142.91S  12821.45E):, Indonesia travel blog

Water water everywhere, so lets all have a drink..

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... trip remains full of surprises. I haven't barfed yet - yay! This is my second day out on the boat en route to Kupang Indonesia after departing from Darwin early yesterday morning. The raging 15-25 knot winds that were meant to whip up 2 metre waves on a ...

Again with the scooters, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Again with the scooters

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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We started our day with a complimentary breakfast on our little porch at our homestay, which consisted of a toasted banana sandwich (delicious), a plate of fresh friut, and a colunder full of of very good tea to wash it down with. After we finished ...

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 ...

Lindsey's Bus Ride through the 7th Level of Hell, Bukittinggi, Indonesia travel blog

Lindsey's Bus Ride through the 7th Level of Hell

A travel blog entry by dane

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I'll just let Lindsey tell her own story. Although I will point out that she did not like watching me read comfortably while she was so motion sick that she threw up for 7 hours. So I stopped reading. But I just don't get motion sickness. :) ...

Christmas in Flores (Bajawa and Moni), Bajawa, Indonesia travel blog

Christmas in Flores (Bajawa and Moni)

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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At Labuanbajo we got on a bus to Bajawa and were treated to 3 circuits of the town before leaving to make sure we picked up every last passenger possible. The 10hour ride to Bajawa was along a winding road through scenic green mountains for most of the ...

On the edge, Cemoro Lawang, Indonesia travel blog

On the edge

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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We hopped off the bus from Bali at a town called Probolingo around 5:15 in the morning.  There we were met by an ambassador, who made small talk to establish rapport then collected commission on everything we did.  He even hopped on the bemo to ...

Feed them meat, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Feed them meat

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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Well, I didn't get to feed anyone to a rampant dragon during our visit which was a real shame - there were plenty of loud and large Americans about yesterday that were perfect candidates for a quick shove resulting in a bloody sacrifice. Unfortunately ...

Gili Trawangan - Day 166-172, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia travel blog

Gili Trawangan - Day 166-172

A travel blog entry by christosp

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Day 166 - 06/08/08 A mammoth 14 hour mission from Bali to the Gili islands today. I was told the journey should only take 8 hours, but the day turned into an epic. I could have taken the expensive 2 hour speedboat and saved myself 12 hours, but I ...

Reluctant Return to Civilization, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

Reluctant Return to Civilization

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... .  We were dropped at the hotel we'd requested, which was much more expensive than we would have liked (all prices up in Indonesia, after all), but there was nowhere else for us to go and the staff was friendly enough.  We settled in.  ...

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 ...

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