INDONESIA-10-0326 THRU 0415 April 12th 2010 I am writing now from a two bedroom suite overlooking Jakarta City Center.
It has been an eventful three weeks (approximately three weeks). Cousin S and N and I flew from Siem Riep to Jakarta where we joined the family and started our journey to Bandung (Central Java) via train, Bali, and the Komodo National Park.
The train ride to Bandung snaked through the highlands and the magnificent green ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Java » Jakarta 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