Mount Merapi & the Prambanan Temples August 9th 2010 Sunday, 9th August 2010
Our day started early with the aim of reaching the vantage point of Mount Merapi before 9am. The 1 hour drive took us through the Javanese countryside where rice fields, tobacco and coconut plantations made up most of the scenery. We managed to reach our destination by 8.30am, in time to capture the last shots of Merapi before it disappeared into the smog c ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Java » Prambanan 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
Growing up listening to the music of The Carpenters, he decided to name this blog Budokan in remembrance of their Live at Budokan Tour in Tokyo in May 1974.
Hailing from the tropics, Budokan is fortunate to reside in Singapore where jetsetting around have become very affordable. His greatest passion lies in cultivating his lifetime hobby of travelling.
His constant curiosity for new places have brought him to the remote mountains of Chiang Mai (Jul 2005), rode on the London Eye (May 2009) & the Death Railway in K... full info