Category Archives: Indonesia

Final thoughts on Indonesia

We’ve moved from Indonesia to Thailand, so that means it is time for final thoughts on Indonesia.  Although, once again, our final thoughts on Indonesia are limited by the fact that we only stayed in Bali (Nusa Dua and Legian) … Continue reading

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Watching our dollars disappear at Timang Beach

While visiting Yogyakarta, we decided it would be nice to get out in the countryside for a day and visit a beach.  Enjoy nature and all that, right?  Well, we read about a beach called Timang Beach.  Right off of … Continue reading

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The food of Yogyakarta

One of the things we were most excited about when visiting Yogyakarta was the food.  We had read that the food in Yogyakarta was absolutely amazing.  Unfortunately, we weren’t that impressed. The best known local delicacy around in Yogyakarta is … Continue reading

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Prambanan and nearby temples

Remember how we said we were templed out when we left Siem Reap?  Fortunately, its been a few months, as we spent another day in Yogyakarta temple hopping.  We booked a private car (and completely overpaid given we only wanted … Continue reading

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Taman Sari — A swing and a miss in Yogyakarta

Some days, sightseeing isn’t all it is cracked up to be.  And, I think it is important to be honest about what sights are worth seeing and which sights simply aren’t worth seeing.  So, here goes…. One of the alleged … Continue reading

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Borobudur, the chicken church, and Mount Merapi

Whooo hooo!  We are in a brand new to us city (Yogyakarta, which is actually pronounced like jogjakarta by some people, apparently because the Dutch colonizers couldn’t pronounce Y or so one of our guides told us) and you know … Continue reading

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Brunching in Bali

Robert and I love brunch.  It doesn’t matter whether it is an all-you-can eat and all-you-can drink brunch or just an order off the menu type of thing.  It doesn’t matter if it is some big and fancy buffet in … Continue reading

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