A Travellerspoint blog

August 1993

Indonesian Adventures

Travel Map and Photographs

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Travelling to Indonesia/Malaysia... arriving in Medan (Sumatra), (Indonesia) via Penang and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then travelling to/through Medan, Bukit Lawang, Medan, Berstagi, Danau Toba, Sibolga, Pulau Nias, Bukittinggi, Danau Maninjau, Padang (Sumatra), Jakarta, Bogor, Pangandaran, Yogyakarta, Gunung Bromo (Java), Kuta (Bali), Gilli Air (Lombok), Kuta (Bali), Surabaya, Semarang, Dieng Plateau, Semarang (Java), Pontianak, Balai Karangan (Kalimantan), (Indonesia), Kuching, (Sarawak), (Malaysia), Singkawang, Pontianak, Sintang, Sanggau, Pontianak, Ketapang, Pangkalanbun, Sampit, Palangkaraya, Banjarmasin, Loksado, Banjarmasin (Kalimantan), Surabaya (Java), and back home via Jakarta (Java), (Indonesia)...



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Jungle Inn Bungalow
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Bungalow perched over a jungle stream in tropical Bukit Lawang, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Orang-utan
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Orang-utan or 'man of the the forest' at the Orang-utan Rehabilitation Centre, Bukit Lawang, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Jam Karet
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Passing time on the boat journey between Parapat and Tuk Tuk, Danau Toba, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Danau Toba
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View of Tuk Tuk from the Samosir highlands, Danau Toba, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Ono Niha Housing
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Traditional teak Ono houses in the small village, Bawomataluo, Nias, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Bukittinggi Markets
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Entrance to the local markets in hill-side Bukittinggi, Sumatra, Indonesia.





At the Markets
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At the interesting local market, Bukittinggi, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Botanical Gardens
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Vine-clad tree in the famed Bogor Botanical Gardens, Bogor, Java, Indonesia.





Bringing in the Catch
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Local women help to bring in the catch of the day, Pangandaran, Java, Indonesia.





Borobudur
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The spectacular Mahayana Buddhist Temple of Borobudur, just outside Yogjakarta, Java, Indonesia.





Endless Summer
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Surfers catch their last waves of the day as the sun sets over Kuta Beach, Bali, Indonesia.





Dieng Plateau
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Rows and rows of terraced crops in the fertile volcanic soils, Dieng Plateau, Java, Indonesia.





Rafflesia
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The famous parasitic Rafflesia or "corpse flower", taken outside Singkawang, Kalimantan, Indonesia.





Pontianak Canals
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River canals off Sungai Kapas, Pontianak, Kalimantan, Indonesia.





Sungai Bundung
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Bundung on Sungai Kapas on the way to Sintang, Kalimantan, Indonesia.





Floating the Bus
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Rafting our bus over a flooded section of road between Pangkalan Bun and Sampit, Kalimantan, Indonesia.





Hard Slog
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Plowing through the extremely muddy red roads between Sampit and Palangka Raya, Kalimantan, Indonesia.





On the Sungai
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Daily life on the river in the 'Venice of Indonesia', Banjarmasin, Kalimantan, Indonesia.





Loksado Village
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In the Borneo rainforest you'll find the small Dayak village, Loksado, Kalimantan, Indonesia.





River Markets
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On the way to the bustling 'floating markets', Banjarmasin, Kalimantan, Indonesia.





Living with Leprosy
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Living on the streets in the booming city, Surabaya, Java, Indonesia.





Other travels to Indonesia include;

Flores 2020 - Traveling on motorcycle through Flores.
Maluku 2018 - Exploring the stunning but remote tropical Islands.
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.
Asian Adventures 1988 - Getting a taste of Bali and Java on my SEA sojourn.



Other Indonesian photos from my travels;

Indonesian photos





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Posted by joffre 16:50 Archived in Indonesia Tagged bali indonesia java malaysia sarawak photography sumatra kalimantan joffre Comments (0)