A couple more days in Bali and then Balikpapan May 26th 2018 From Labuan Bajo on Flores, I started a bit of a complicated journey to Nunukan Island off of Borneo. It involved a flight/nights in Bali, a flight to a city called Balikpapan on Borneo, followed by a flight to an island called Maratua and then boat ride to Nunukan.
The best part of this journey was in Balikpapan...and I didn't take any pictures, except one of the band at the end. It was a Frid ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Kalimantan » Balikpapan 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