Travel Blogs from East Indonesia, Indonesia

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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 ...

Waiting in the port in Kupang, Atambua, Indonesia travel blog

Waiting in the port in Kupang

A travel blog entry by cimek


... after 10PM, far too late, crossing was closed. I found hotel in nearby town, so tomorrow early morning will cross to East Timor and start checking what options I have to get to Australia. WERSJA POLSKA Wczoraj wieczorem dostałem ...

BEST of the Best., Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

BEST of the Best.

A travel blog entry by oshioshi


Some years ago, I saw a documentary in an IMAX theatre about the ocean at the Natural History Museum. On a huge screen in front of me, I remember watching a school of fish SO huge it looked just like a black mass of tornado. Then another school of ...

Missing ferry to Timor., Ende, Indonesia travel blog

Missing ferry to Timor.

A travel blog entry by cimek


6 at the morning I could hear some voices in the port. I packed quickly, uneasy that there are still no bigger ships in the port. I asked people loading vegetables on small boat about ferry and they said smiling “ This is Maumbawa, small goods ...

Ocean II, Flores, Indonesia travel blog

Ocean II

A travel blog entry by moskovskaja


Weil die Tauchgaenge im Komodo Nationalpark meine bisher aufregendsten waren folgen noch weitere ...

The road to Ruteng, Ruteng, Indonesia travel blog

The road to Ruteng

A travel blog entry by lisamcsherry


The drive to Bajawa was wonderful. First we passed over cloud touching mountains stopping at a local fruit and veg market. After that we wound through fantastic countryside, huge valleys steeped with rice paddies and curious locals looking at us through ...

die drei kraterseen, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia travel blog

die drei kraterseen

A travel blog entry by tagebuchmlg


22.2.2013 tagwache morgens um vier, der wagen stand schon bereit, um uns die 12 km den bergrauf zu bringen. gespenstige dunkelheit umhüllte uns, rechts und links nur urwald, ab und zu lagen kühe und ihre kälber am strassenrand, ...

Anak Krakatau, Anak Krakatau, Indonesia travel blog

Anak Krakatau

A travel blog entry by alexbright


Sumatra - Anuk Krakatau The small boat armed with two large outboard motors was lurching about as we tried to board from the beach. Myself and Tweeks were almost immediately soaked to the skin as a wave overpowered the prow and sprayed us good ...

Hot springs eternal, Bajawa, Indonesia travel blog

Hot springs eternal

A travel blog entry by nickpalfreyman


Before I tell you about Bajawa, I'll just say a little bit about the Trans-Flores Highway, which runs the length of Flores. A little comparison might help: the 'Highway' is in fact smaller and more winding than most of the small winding roads that make ...

Flores, Maumbawa, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by cimek


Of course there was no ferry to Timor from here. Why I wasn't surprised? At the morning completely different person in ticket office said that It's not from here, it's from another island. I asked where is the one, which is being loaded now going to? He ...

strandplausch, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by tagebuchmlg


13.2.2013 strandplausch ist immer gut für mich, den strand nach muscheln absuchen und schauen was das meer sonst noch hergibt. schneckenhäuser, die ich vorher noch nie gesehen habe, bizarr gezeichnete muscheln und holzteile, die wie vom wurm ...

The long road to Ende, Ende, Indonesia travel blog

The long road to Ende

A travel blog entry by jaqz_and_dave


... meat in most warungs) and chatted to a Canadian student who was using up the remainder of his student loan on travelling through Indonesia. He’d got on at Bajawa, which is home to the Ngada people, and he’s witnessed a funeral including the ...

What does anyone eat in Ende?!, Ende, Indonesia travel blog

What does anyone eat in Ende?!

A travel blog entry by jaqz_and_dave

We ate breakfast at the hotel, then spent a restless morning feeling hot and underfed. We were back in the situation of being away from the more touristy spots on the banana pancake trail, which brings with it a choice of rice or instant noodles for all ...

Kelimutu's dazzling crater lakes, Ende, Indonesia travel blog

Kelimutu's dazzling crater lakes

A travel blog entry by jaqz_and_dave


We woke around 4.30am and joined Lucy, Axel and Claire to set off on the two hour journey up to the volcanic crater lakes at Kelimutu. We weren't sure whether it was lack of sleep on our drivers part, or whether the lack of food brought on by Ramadan was ...

Staying in the nun house, Ruteng, Indonesia travel blog

Staying in the nun house

A travel blog entry by lisa_nz


Leaving Bajawa, we continued on for another 5 hour drive to Ruteng. Along the way we stopped at a local arak (rice wine) distillery which is made from palm sugar and takes several days to make.  They have 4 grades, ranging from 20% - 50% alcohol. ...

Bali Hai, Sanur, Ubud and Benoa, Indonesia travel blog

Bali Hai

A travel blog entry by mirandrea1


... one night of Mexican food.  But I must first digress to Singapore, our brief stopping ground between Saigon and Denpasar, Indonesia.  How is it possible that a place like Singapore could exist out here?  Singapore is a bastian ...

Walk aroung the crater, it's awesome., Kelimutu, Indonesia travel blog

Walk aroung the crater, it's awesome.

A travel blog entry by richierich33


Elena had to leave at 6am to catch a flight to Bali but left me her 60,000IDR for the room but when i went to check out she hadn't paid for a coke and some food she had eaten so i ended up having to pay her bill! Some people!! Took an ojek to the bus ...

kirchgang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by tagebuchmlg


17.2.2013 sieben uhr dreissig frühstücken, das machten wir ausgiebig, frischen fruchtsaft, früchte, omlett, butter aus belgien und hausgemachten marmeladen. dunkles brot aus bali und kaffee oder tee. das erzähle ich euch, weil es ...

Soiree Bintang, Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

Soiree Bintang

A travel blog entry by makistouf


Apres deux jours de dingues a 8 sur un petit bateau, on ne pouvait pas se quitter comme ca. RDV au bar qui a la belle vue pour feter autour de beaucoup beaucoup beaucoup de Bintang ce qui restera un des meilleurs souvenirs de notre voyage! Guys, it was ...

von sulawesi nach flores, Maumere, Indonesia travel blog

von sulawesi nach flores

A travel blog entry by tagebuchmlg


6.2.2013 morgens um 5.30 uhr tagwache, 6.00 uhr ein himmlisches vergnügen "sonnenaufgang", ein bilderbuchhimmel der uns begrüsste und unser frühstück zu einem erlebnis werden liess. die anschliessende fahrt von bira nach makassar ...

The Dragons of Komodo, Komodo, Indonesia travel blog

The Dragons of Komodo

A travel blog entry by alexgoldschmidt


Komodo is another of the 17,000 islands that make up Indonesia and is the only place on earth where you can find the giant lizards that have come to be known as the Komodo Dragons.  The island itself is best described as rugged, a fairly unforgiving ...

Stuck in Lembar, Lembar, Indonesia travel blog

Stuck in Lembar

A travel blog entry by fergalokeeffe

So after meeting up with Servane and Domitille again, we headed to Sanur to get a boat to Nusa Lembongan - a place famed for diving with Manta rays, Sun fish and for getting wiped out on lethal shallow coral while surfing some monster waves. As before we ...

Salvation, East Manggarai, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by itsagas


The traveller from hell arrived at our hotel yesterday, I am not sure how public this blog is so I better not say to much, suffice to say that this persons arrival had every body walking on eggshells. It is around four in the afternoon and I cannot begin ...

South sea adventure, Labuanbajo, Indonesia travel blog

South sea adventure

A travel blog entry by stemaxc


... ) and attach a few David Attenborough documentaries and the fascination was just as strong as ever. Before arriving in Indonesia, completely uneducated about what the massive archipelago has to offer, I never contemplated the possibility of ever seeing a ...

verschönerung, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by tagebuchmlg


15.2.2013 was heute in mich gefahren ist, weiss ich auch nicht, bin ich doch um 6.15 uhr aufgestanden und am strand langspaziert. heinz war auch schon unterwegs, doch bei ihm ist das normal. als er mich sah, fragte er ganz entgeistert: was machsch denn ...

regentag, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by tagebuchmlg

16.2.2013 der ruhige seegang und der sonnige himmel versprachen gutes badewetter, doch am nachmittag zogen wolken auf, die immer dunkler wurden. der regen begann und entwickelte sich zu einem sturm, das meer spielte mit, die wellen donnerten an den ...

Living on a deserted island and Komodo dragons, Kanawa Island, Flores, Indonesia travel blog

Living on a deserted island and Komodo dragons

A travel blog entry by lisa_nz


Stranded on a deserted island One night in the port town of Labuanbajo was more than enough. Now that we knew we would need to fill in 4 days before our flight back to Bali, we figured we would base ourselves on a small island, Kanawa Island, about 45 ...

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