A Palembang Walkthrough

19-22 Feb 2015 I trooped off to another flash travelling destination over the Lunar New Year holidays. This time round to Palembang, Indonesia. Not your typical destination, but then again, I've never been a typical destination kind of person. So what exactly is there to see in Palembang? Palembang is…

Medan, Balige and Toba

Medan, Balige and Toba (Part 1 of 4) Date: Wed 22nd Jan'14 From Medan to Parapat I am in Sumatra, Indonesia. The largest of Indonesia's islands (that's completely in Indonesia). More specifically, I am in the town of Parapat, North Sumatra. Back for another micro-adventure in one of my favourite…

Diving up in Weh.

Aug 6-9th 2010, Pulau Weh, Aceh, IndonesiaBooya! This is the 2nd time in two years I am up in Pulau Weh. And this post shall attempt to provide the reader, you with a detailed description of how to get to Weh. =)First. Its a double flight from SG to Banda…

Bandung 080809

Now this is a test post, just to see how this links with Facebook. If it is too intrusive, I'm going to remove from FB.The trip itself is Bandung, back on National Day. Never did bother to post the report. Did the usual tourist sights to Tangkuban Perahu, Ciater etc.…

Day 4 – The long road to Prambanan

Prambanan is a collection of Hindu temples ruins. In 2005, there was an earthquake which pretty much messed up the place. Restoration works are in progress and many of the temples are off-limits and cordoned off to the publick.Sun Sep14’09 - The long road to Prambanan.The plan was to take…

Day 2: Borobudur

Fri Sep11'09. Current prices are 575,000 Rp for a room with double bed (625,000 Rp for twin beds). Since Manohara's back gate leads straight into Borobudur, you get unlimited entries into the temple grounds. Otherwise it is 11 USD per entry. Special sunrise entries 230,000 Rp can be booked from…

Day 1: Yogyakarta

YogyakartaThurs 10/09/09. Ok. This is as live a post as can be. I am in the Princess Manohara hotel just outside the Borobudur temple grounds.Started off from Sg and flew into the local airport. 4th time in Indonesia this year. After Bali, Sumba, Flores, Banda Aceh, Bandung, and now Yogyakarta.…
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