Bless all the rickshaw drivers December 11th 2008 When you leave the tourist comfort zone, people seem more interested in you than your money...
So we arrived, after 3 hours of the most interesting bus trip of my life, to Gilimanuk, where we took the ferry to Java; of about 200 people there, we were 4 tourists and we ended up together in Banyuwangi train station and that's how we met Suzette and Lars with whom we spent the ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Java » Yogyakarta The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more
Three pairs of itchy feet
“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.”
Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky
Tres culos inquietos
"¿Por qué te vas? Para poder volver. Para poder ver el lugar del que vienes con ojos nuevos y colores extras. La gente que ves también es diferente. Volver al lugar donde empezaste no es lo mismo que no irte nunca."
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