Bali Java 2010 November 22nd 2010 Day 12 – Nov. 10
On our way back to Semarang, we went to Borobudur (the largest single Buddhist shrine in the world). It was too close to Mt. Merapi and the shrine and the whole village around it were covered with ash and we could not go in, which was a major disappointment. After a four hour bus ride, we met our host families and proceeded to their homes.
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Asia » Indonesia » Java » Semarang 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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