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Traveling to Maluku... arriving in Jakarta (Java), (Indonesia), then traveling to/through; Jakarta, (Java), Kota Ternate, Kupa Kupa, Jailolo, Kota Ternate, Kota Ambon, Banda Neira, Kota Ambon, Netsepa, Kota Ambon (Maluku), Ujung Pandang, (Sulawesi), and back home via Jakarta, (Java), (Indonesia).

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Ternate Port
View across to Halmahera, and one of the most active volcanoes... in the World, Kota Ternate, Ternate, Maluku, Indonesia.

Independence Day
Fishing boats decked out with flags, celebrating 'Independence Day', Kota Ternate, Ternate, Maluku, Indonesia.

Leaving Ternate
Leaving the comforts of Ternate behind, on the Halmahera ferry, Sofifi, Halmahera, Maluku, Indonesia.

Ternate and Halmahera Route

Legacy of the 1999 communal violence, where Christian churches and villages were razed, around the lake, Galela, Halmahera, Maluku, Indonesia.

Queen of Spices
Local nutmeg drying, on the village road-side, Gamtala, Halmahera, Maluku, Indonesia.

Puncak Jailolo
Riding the verdant mountain roads, around 'Gunung Jailolo', near, Idamdehe, Halmahera, Maluku, Indonesia.

Desa Saria
Floating debris, inundating the traditional coastal fishing village, Saria, Halmahera, Maluku, Indonesia.

Fishing Blues
Early morning fishing, on blue waters of Jailolo Bay, Jailolo, Halmahera, Maluku, Indonesia.

Kalamata Fort
'Kalamata Fort' was built in 1540 by the Portuguese, as defence against the Spanish on Tidore, later taken over by the Dutch in 1610, Kota Ternate, Ternate, Maluku, Indonesia.

Kapal Kayu
Small local wooden ferries, used to transport people and spedamotors to Tidore, Kota Ternate, Ternate, Maluku, Indonesia.

Tidore Pier
Colourful pier at the 'Air Panas' (hot spring) park, on 'Ake Sahu' black-sand beach, Tosa, Tidore, Maluku, Indonesia.

Ambon Travel Route

Australian War Cemetery
The meticulously maintained, 'Australian War Cemetery', on the site of the original internment camp, Kota Ambon, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia.

Ikan Pasar
Fresh fish, at the bustling 'Ikan Pasar', Kota Ambon, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia.

Grand Mosque
The great Dome of the 'Al-Fatah Grand Mosque', Kota Ambon, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia.

Banda Islands Route

Banda Harbour
Beautiful Banda bay, from my hotel balcony, Banda Neira, Banda Islands, Maluku, Indonesia.

Banda Pasar
Fresh fish, at the Banda Ikan markets, Banda Neira, Banda Islands, Maluku, Indonesia.

Warung Saung Kuring
Small local warung, in the markets, Banda Neira, Banda Islands, Maluku, Indonesia.

Kapal Pelni
The KM Leuser, one of the more reliable Pelni ferries, docked at port, Banda Neira, Banda Islands, Maluku, Indonesia.

Hatta Beach
Hatta Island beach, famous for it's underwater marine drop off, Hatta, Banda Islands, Maluku, Indonesia.

Kampung Lautaka
The small seaside Desa, only accessible by water, Lautaka, Banda Islands, Maluku, Indonesia.

Benteng Holandia
View of 'Desa Lonthoir' and 'Gunung Api', from 'Benteng Holandia', Lonthoir, Banda Besar, Maluku, Indonesia.

Kapal Bensin
Local wooden vessel, that transports up to 100 barrels of petrol from Ambon, twice a week, Banda Neira, Banda Islands, Maluku, Indonesia.

Benteng Belgica
A cannon rampart, on the iconic UNESCO listed 17th century Dutch fort, involved in the exchange of the Banda Islands for Manhattan, Banda Neira, Banda Islands, Maluku, Indonesia.

SusiAir Cessna
Disembarking the 12 seater SusiAir Cessna Grand Caravan from Banda Neira, Kota Ambon, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia.

Benteng Amsterdam
The unique 'Benteng Amsterdam', or 'Blockhouse', built by the Dutch in 1637, Hila, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia.

Rumah Asli
Traditionally constructed village house, Seit-Kaitetu, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia.

Morela Bay
A hidden gem, on the north of the island, and a great place to snorkel, or just hang out, Morela Bay, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia.

Ikan Merokok
Delicious smoked fish-on-a-stick, at the bustling 'Pelabuhan Pasar', Kota Ambon, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia.

Masjid 99 Kubah
Construction of the unique 99 Domes Mosque, for the new 'Citraland City CBD', being built on 157 hectares of land, reclaimed from the sea, Ujung Pandang, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Other travels to Indonesia include;

Flores 2022 - Traveling on motorcycle through Flores.
Sumbawa 2018 - Traveling on motorcycle through Bali, Lombok and Sumbawa.
Sumatra 2016 - Exploring Western Sumatra on motorcycle.
Nusa Tenggara 2015 - Traveling through West Timor, Lembata, Flores and Sumba.
Madura 2012 - Exploring the rarely visited island on motorcycle.
Bali 2010 - Getting a fill of Balinese food and beaches.
Pulau Weh 2010 - Exploring the tropical under-water paradise.
Sulawesi 1996 - Traveling North to South on this amazingly diverse island.
Indonesian Adventures 1993 - Wandering through Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lombok and Kalimantan.
Asian Adventures 1988 - Getting a taste of Bali and Java on my SEA sojourn.

Other Indonesian photos from my travels;

Indonesian photos - (Photo Stream)

Indonesian Travels Map

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Posted by joffre 12:53 Archived in Indonesia Tagged indonesia java photography motorcycle sulawesi blog banda joffre maluku ambon ternate halmahera

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Joffre, you have a great travel history! Good for you¬

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