Banda Aceh and Pulau Weh Island September 18th 2015 Pulau Weh
It’s like swimming in a fish bowl when snorkeling in Pulau Weh. I am sitting on our bungalow balcony, the view is stunning. I look down at the golden sand with palm trees stretching out over the beach, people eating lunch on the deck, others reading on deck chairs, local mums swimming in their clothes, head scarfs still in place. Children are laughing, splashing, swimming and ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Sumatra » Banda Aceh 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 love backpacking around SE Asia. We blog to keep interested family and friends up to date with our travels, but also to give travelers an idea of local costs.
2007: We traveled for 6 months through Vietnam, Thailand, India, Cambodia and Laos.
2012: We traveled for 6 months through Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.
2015: We are going to travel for 6months through Philippines, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia
Language was never a problem, we never felt unsafe and we never had anything stolen. We would do it again in a flash and definitely recommend it!
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