Belitong or Bali before the lonely planet. September 3rd 2013 Belitung (or Belitong to the natives) is a beautiful Island off the East coast of Southern Sumatra. It is a undiscovered and unpolished jewel in the treasure chest that is Indonesia.
It is a good sized island with just over 200,000 inhabitants. It has the potential to be a major tourist destination. The island is framed by stunning beaches with white soft sand, clear calm water and dramatic gro ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Bangka Belitung Islands » Belitung 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
I am the nomadic mongrel, I think the name says it all.
I live to travel, I am constantly feeling the urge to travel, like a bird feels the need to migrate. I am a Brit, of Irish, South African decent. So I believe this urge is genetic.
I love the carefree life of travel, going when you want to where you want. I have seen some amazing places, met amazing people and I want to see more. The world is a book and to not travel is read the first page, but no more.
I hope to write my stories, in the hope to inspire some, help others and hopefully receive both in return.
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