Borobudur - the largest Buddhist temple in Indonesia December 19th 2009 Despite waking at 4am jumping in a mini-van before 4.30am and being at the temples before 6am - I missed dawn at the temple. The golden glowing images with silhouettes of Buddhas and stuppas stretching as far the eye could see - weren't waiting for me.
Instead - thousands of bus loads of local tourists and school kids clambering around, loud speakers intermittently directing people not to climb ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Java » Borobudur 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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