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Traveling to Indonesia... arriving in Denpasar (Bali), (Indonesia), then traveling to/through; Seminyak, (Bali), Tetebatu, Selong, (Lombok), Sumbawa Besar, Dompu, Taliwang, Jelanga, (Sumbawa), Senaru, (Lombok), Padang Bai, Ubud, Seminyak, (Bali), and back home via Denpasar (Bali), (Indonesia).

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Ferry View
First sight of the Lombok headland, from the 'Bali to Lombok' ferry, Lombok Straits, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

Tetebatu Views
View over lush rural fields, to 'Mount Rinjani', Tetebatu, Lombok, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

The Ancient Trees
The rare and endangered 350 year old 'Lian Trees', that are only found in one place, Sambelia, Lombok, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

Selong Sunrise
Sunrise on the beach, looking across the 'Alas Straits', to the island of Sumbawa, Selong, Lombok, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

Bungin Museum
The 'Bungin Island Museum', on what is known as the most densely populated island/coral reef... in the World, Bungin, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

Pantai Workout
Local martial arts club, using unique Dogi-clad seaside training techniques, Kencana, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

Dalam Loka
The impressive all wooden constructed palace, built for 'Sultan Jalaludin III', in 1885, Sumbawa Besar, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

Lintas Sumbawa
Passing traditional sea-side villages, on the 'Trans-Sumbawa' highway, Labuan Jambu, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

Verdant rice terraces, in the hillside village outside Dompu, Karamabura, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

Lepadi Races
Local horse races are held each Sunday, the courageous, black balaclava-clad, bare-back jockeys can be as young as 5-6 years of age, and the fastest horse wins $250, Lepadi, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

Day at the Races
Spectators enjoying the local weekly horse races, Lepadi, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

Air Terjun Rora
The alluring water-fall and swimming hole, which is extremely popular with locals, Rora, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

The faithful are catered for, while travelling the 'Trans-Sumbawa' highway, at the 'Lesehan Teluk Santong Ikan Bakar' restaurant, Teluk Santong, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

Walk on the Beach
Morning walk, on the untouched surfing beach, Jelanga, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

Scar Reef Sunset
Sunset over what surfers, unsurprisingly call 'Scar Reef', at low tide, Jelanga, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

Floating Village
Local stilt village, built on tidal marsh-lands, Lalar, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

Kentasari Beach
Typical west coast beach, on the road to Poto Tano, Kentasari, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

Between Ports
Passengers catching some shut-eye, on the ferry between the ports of 'Poto Tano and Labuan Lombok', Alas Straits, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

Rice Paddies
Lush mountain rice paddies, cascading down the foot-hills of 'Mount Rinjani', Bayan, Lombok, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

Ganesh Kalasa
Balinese rice paddy temple, crowned with an ornately carved 'Ganesh Kalasa', Ubud, Bali, Indonesia.

Sepeda-Motor Streets
Sepeda-motors parked, as far as the eye can see, on the very busy main street, 'Jalan Raya Ubud', Ubud, Bali, Indonesia.

Other travels to Indonesia include;

Flores 2022 - Traveling on motorcycle through Flores.
Maluku 2018 - Exploring the stunning but remote tropical Islands.
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 - (PhotoStream)

Indonesian Travels Map

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Posted by joffre 21:46 Archived in Indonesia Tagged bali indonesia photography motorcycle lombok blog sumbawa joffre nusa_tenggara

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