Road to Jogja - first stop: Genteng June 4th 2006 Indonesia, Jawa, Genteng
So, well on our way now to Yogya. We loaded up our Toyota with 200 litres of water, 250 kg of rice, medical supplies and some other badly needed items. We will pick up more stuff on the way. After a brief ferry ride from Bali to Jawa, we arrived in a totally new world without leaving the country. Jawa is primarily Muslim, where Bali is primarily Hindu.
We made our first ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Java » Genteng 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