Blogs from Timor, Indonesia, Asia - page 4

Advertisement

Asia » Indonesia » Timor December 21st 2005

Already by the time I arrived in Bangkok I had thought about trying to reach Australia overland, meening to get there without flying. Partly because of getting a better feeling for the distance and partly because overland travel is cheaper and more interesting. My first real attempt to find a boat going to Australia was in Port Klang. But all the shipping agencies did not offer any kind of passenger service. The next possibility I had heared about was from Bali. People told me, that Australian cruise ships go there and sometime take additional passengers on their way back. But when I reached Bali no Australian cruise ship could be seen anywhere... I think it just was the wrong season. So I traveld from one Indonesian Island to the next, getting closer and closer to Australia ... read more
A Plane...

Asia » Indonesia » Timor December 20th 2005

After some days in Ende the ferry finally came to take me to the southern-most Indonesian island, to Timor. Since East Timor has become an independent country the Indonesian part is called West Timor. The only big town over there is Kupang which is still quite small. Among the local are a couple of Australiam escapists, some with Indonesian wifes. They meet at 'Teddy's Bar' every evening to play pool, stare at the sea, and get drunk. After a few days I found their company pretty depressing... they were not too helpfull for my plans of a boat to Australia. But the steak sold there was awesome after all the Padang food. During my inquiries for my planed boat trip to Australia I had another go with the local transport system which I had first got ... read more
The Front part...
The Back....
The Decoration...

Asia » Indonesia » Timor February 17th 1996

One month travelling overland from Timor to Jakarta... read more




Tot: 2.041s; Tpl: 0.032s; cc: 6; qc: 30; dbt: 0.022s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 3; ; mem: 1.3mb