Incredible Indonesia part II - Java and Bali May 29th 2011 (M) Indonesia being so huge, we had to fly from Medan to Yogyakarta, which is half way across Java, the next island along the archipelago. We'd decided to skip the capital Jakarta, another Asian megacity of circa 20 million people along with the full package of smog blanket and end-to-end traffic jams... it was the last thing we needed. While Lake Toba ended up being less than remarkable, the ... read more
Asia » Indonesia 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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After almost ten years of rat-racing around in London, we have decided to ditch, well.... everything, to go explore the world. Having suitably begun our trip in the cradle of the world - Africa, our 15 month journey will see us hiking mountains in Peru, jungle trekking in Bolivia, wine tasting in Argentina, desert roaming in Chile, and beach bumming in Brazil.... after that, it's on to Bangkok, the gateway to South East Asia which we will explore for five months before heading to our final destination, Australia.
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