Manado to Makassar, and the HELL inbetween... August 6th 2011 **Disclaimer**
This may be the longest blog posted on Travelblog and we tried every way possible to break it up but it just wasn’t going to happen. So we apologize ahead of time…make sure you use the bathroom and grab a cup of coffee before reading this.
The video and photos included in this blog show some extremely graphic images of animals being slaughtered. If you have a weak stomach D ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Sulawesi » Tana Toraja 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
We saved and sacrificed to fulfill our dream, the one that so many people think they can’t accomplish or are afraid to embark on, traveling around the world. Our lives in Los Angeles were filled with Blackberrys, Starbucks coffee, endless traffic, meetings and insane works weeks. We traded in everything we knew for backpacks, instant noodles, one inch thick mattresses, bed bugs, twelve hour bus journeys and the most amazing memories we could ask for. We were on a tighter budget than most, trying our best to live off $50 a day for both of us (TRYING is the key word... full info