From Beach Bums to City Celebs September 3rd 2011 Having spent a week on the beautiful island of Gili Trawangan we really started to settle into the slow and easy lifestyle. Wake up each morning to the sounds of relentless cockerels and men chanting over loudspeaker from the mosque, then enjoy pancakes and fruit salad for brekkie before taking a walk around the island - we figured since we were beach bumming around we should at least do some[/ ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Java » Jakarta » Cengkareng 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
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We are Tom (22) and Emily (21), two students from the UK embarking on our first backpacking trip!
(...and our first ever blog!)
Over a 2 month period we will journey across Malaysia and Indonesia taking in everything there is to offer. We'll try and keep you posted as often as possible!
Ciao for now! see you when we're back. Love you all x
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