Category Archive: Indonesia

Oct 23 2014

Indonesia: conclusions and tips

26 days; traveled by plane, ferry, car, becak, shuttle, bus, train, boat, motorbike and bicycle; 4 /13.000 islands visited (I haven’t seen all . . ); 4 volcanoes; 8 temples; 2 volcano sunrises and 1 temple sunrise; 1 Scuba Diver Certificate, my first two dives!; tons of krutuk eaten 🙂 What I liked MOST Indonesian cuisine; Plurality …

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Oct 20 2014

The day I decided to go down (at Nusa Lembongan)

In an archipelago with more than 17.000 islands there must be another island that suits me better than Bali. After some research, I followed my friend Isa’s suggestion and I went to Lembongan. Nusa Lembongan is a small island of 8 km2 in front of Bali. It’s just at one hour by boat from Sanur beach …

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Oct 17 2014

Stuck in Bali

I did not like Bali. In my opinion, this island is a tourist trap so it is difficult for me to write about something that I did not like. Coming from Java, the decoration changed dramatically in Bali : another religion, different architecture and costumes and lush vegetation. Houses are richly decorated with protecting Gods …

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Oct 10 2014

Volcanoes of Java

Located at the junction of four tectonic plates, Australian, Philippine, Eurasia and Pacific Indonesia is the country with the greatest number and density of active volcanoes. I have always been fascinated by volcanoes, they are a geographical feature inspiring me admiration and fear in equal parts and climbing some Indonesian volcanoes was a must on …

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Oct 07 2014

Jakarta and temples of Yogyakarta

I started my Indonesia tour with style. In Jakarta, I stayed the first two nights at Amine’s. We had worked together in the past and now he is working in Jakarta as expat, I was happy to see him again! Amine not only proposed me his beautiful guest room with amazing views of Jakarta, I …

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