Archives for January 2013
Learning to surf is one of those opportunities in life that I’ve been able to take advantage of because I travel. If I didn’t travel, I wouldn’t get the chance to do have of the cool things I do.
The islands of Indonesia draw expert surfers in the know from around the world. The beginners come to Bali.
Bali is great for learning to surf because Kuta Beach is sandy, the waves are consistent, and there are plenty of surf schools.
I joined a few others one morning on Kuta Beach....
Tag : Kuta Beach
Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo)
What to say first? Meeting the orangutans and the people who are dedicated their life to save these great apes, sleeping on the klotok, watching the fireflies at night, eating the most amazing meals that made on the boats, planting my own tree to help getting the forest back, and the list goes on and on. The one day overnight trip to Kalimantan was the highlight of the Indonesia trip.
You can spend a week in Java and still won't...
Tag : Tanjung Puting National Park, Klotok : River Boat to Tanjung Puting National Park , Kuta Beach, Borobudur, The Kraton, Mount Bromo, Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, The Yadnya Kasada Ceremony at Mt. Bromo, Komodo National Park, Diving Around Komodo Island, Kanawa, The romantic Pink Beach of the Komodo Islands , The Underwater Paradise at Komodo National Park
Posted On : 11 January 2013
Categories : Culture and Heritage
Kraton, or the Sultan's Palace, is a working royal palace of Sultan the 10th. The guards are still working full-time with their swords that have been passed in the family, although they are more the symbolic figures nowadays. For the people of Yogyakarta, the Kraton has been at the heart of their everyday life since the mid 1700s. They made the palace with the imported materials from around the world: marble from Italy, iron from the Netherlands and so on. The big parts of the palace were...