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The whole point of the mad commute -- pretty 15th century Mayan-like temple 1500m above sea-level! Photo taken by a Russian couple who had driven to Solo from Denpasar in Bali! I remarked that was a long way to drive, and the man said, "Yes, especially with my first time experiencing right-hand drive" Yikes!
Solo (27-28 May 12)

May 28th 2012
Short 1h train ride from Jogja's Tugu station to Solobapan in Solo, the so-called twin city to its more illustrious sibling. Solo was definitely smaller in scale, but still had its fair share of cultural and natural attractions. Stayed at the cheapest place yet, Mama's Homestay at Jalan Cakra at IDR60k, but completely basic -- no AC, hot water, attached bath or wifi! ... read more
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Indonesian Flag 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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