July 14-16 Sungai Mahakam July 16th 2011 The next morning we got up and headed to the bus station to catch a bus. There we met Aurelie , a French girl traveling alone through Indonesia.
The bus was very cramped for me with not enough room for my long legs. They were extremely sore by the end. In Indonesia on every bus there are 2 employees, the bus driver and what I call the bus master. The bus master takes the money, tells the driver w ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Kalimantan » Samarinda 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