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Archives for November 2012

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Eunice Khong

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The Wonders of Borobudur Temple

Posted On : 30 November 2012
Categories : Culture and Heritage

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Been there twice in a year! On my recent trip to Central Java, I visited Borobudur Temple in the early hours to catch the sunrise. Without many tourists around in the morning, the whole atmosphere was calm and surreal. I could count with my fingers how many times I really got up very early for sunrise photography. Such trips like this is worth sacrificing some sleep to catch the magical sunrise. Silhouette of the stupas during sunrise.  The morning...

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Tag : Borobudur, Understanding the Thousands of Relief Panels of Borobudur

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RunawayJuno

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Introducing Borobudur Temple

Posted On : 30 November 2012
Categories : Culture and Heritage

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  Borobudur temple is a Buddhist temple in central Java. It was built around the end of eighth century but it took three generations to finish it. During my two weeks trip in Indonesia, I had a chance to visit Borobudur temple at sunrise. World’s Largest Buddhist Temple By Guinness World Records, “The largest Buddhist temple in the world is Borobudur, near Yogyakarta, central Java, Indonesia, built between AD 750 and 842. The 60,000 m ( 2,118...

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Tag : Borobudur, Understanding the Thousands of Relief Panels of Borobudur

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Cailin O'Neil

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A trip to Komodo National Park

Posted On : 30 November 2012
Categories : Adventure - Hiking, Trekking, and Eco

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Before my trip to Indonesia I had heard of the famous Komodo Island and the Komodo Dragons that lived there. I didn’t however realize that there was such a thing as Komodo National Park and that it occupied the “Komodo Islands” which consists of 3 big islands and several smaller ones in the area where Komodo dragons live and it is the only area in the world where they live in the wild. The islands are Komodo, Rinca, and Padar and on our two...

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