Java September 17th 2008 Hello Again Everyone!
The next stage of our trip took us from Sumatra to Java, seen as the heartbeat of Indonesia and home to 60%!o(MISSING)f its population.
Jakarta & Bogor
We flew from Padang in Sumatra to Jakarta, the bustling capital of Indonesia in Western Java.
From what we had heard Jakarta was not really a place to linger and so we had planned our only full day in and around the cit ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Ubud 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