Super Stupas in Yogya... August 21st 2009 We reached Jakarta at around 10pm along with Jamie who was also on the same flight as us after his tooing and frooing about whether to leave Danau Toba or not (long story!). None of us had planned to spend any time in Jakarta and wanted the first bus or train out of there but the cheapo minibuses to the city stop running at 6.30pm (why?) so we decided to spend the night in the airport to wait for ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Java » Yogyakarta 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
Back in 2008 we took 21 months off work, rented out the house, found a foster home for Stuart (cat!) and ventured out to the big wide world. We saw as many places as we could fit in in the time we were on the road and returned home in February 2010 after a truly life changing and eye opening journey.
Our adventure lasted... 615 days!
After our return we fell into the routine of life back in the UK but have always planned to get back out there as soon as we could. It took a bit longer than we'd hoped but we did squeeze in getting married and a few holidays ... full info