The last leg - Flores and Balangan July 15th 2011 (M) After bidding a very sad farewell to Lombok, the time had come to enter the very last leg of our epic journey - to Flores, one of the country’s eastern-most islands. In the end we decided to take overland public transport via the island of Sumbawa, which consisted of a gruelling 36-hour bus-ferry-overnight bus-ferry combination. So we gritted our teeth and mentally prepared ourselves for our ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Flores » Labuanbajo 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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