Volcanoes and Luxury in Bromo and Banyuwangi, East Java April 4th 2015 Boy, does Indonesia know how to do volcanoes. There are 127 in the whole archipelago and they form the backbone of Sumatra and Java. You can get tours from almost anywhere to Bromo and Ijen in East Java and although we took local tours once we got close it is not really necessary. We avoided the all in packages from Yogyakarta and were very glad we did.
To get to Cemoro Lawang on the edge ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Java » Banyuwangi 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
Jem and Jane travelled across Europe and Asia in 2014/15 and documented our experiences. We finally got to New Zealand in June 2015.
We are now traveling in Patagonia for six weeks and are going back to Argentina where I started this travel blog in 2006.... full info