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Maluku

Travel Map and Photographs

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Travelling to Maluku... arriving in Jakarta (Java), (Indonesia), then travelling 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 and Halmahera Route
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Ternate Port
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View across to Halmahera, and one of the most active volcanoes... in the World, Kota Ternate, Ternate, Maluku, Indonesia.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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



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






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






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



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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






Morela Bay
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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
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Delicious smoked fish-on-a-stick at the bustling Pelabuhan Pasar, Kota Ambon, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia.






Masjid 99 Kubah
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Construction of the unique 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 2020 - 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





◄ Sumbawa 2018 ---------------- Table of Contents ---------------- New Zealand 2019 ►

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Madura

Travel Map and Photographs

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Travelling to Madura... arriving in Surabaya (Java), (Indonesia) via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then travelling to/through; Surabaya (Java), Sumenep (Madura), Surabaya (Java), (Indonesia) and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).



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Padang Street Stall
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One of the numerous 'Nasi Padang' food stalls (ie. warungs), that pop up during the evening on the busy streets, Surabaya, Java, Indonesia.





Fishing Port
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Small coastal fishing port, Sampang, Madura, Indonesia.





Fishing Platforms
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Local Maduranese floating fishing platforms that are towed out onto the clear blue coastal waters, near Sejati, Madura, Indonesia.





Festival Streets
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During the annual 'Bull Racing' festival, local kids are entertained with fun motorised floats through the streets, Sumenep, Madura, Indonesia.





Fishing Boats
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Local fishing boats moored on the beach, in readiness for an evening of fishing, Bungbungan, Madura, Indonesia.





Beachside Shack
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Locals resting before their fishing boats head out onto the seas, Bungbungan, Madura, 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.
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





◄ Eastern Europe 2011 ---------------- Table of Contents ---------------- Japan/Korea 2012 ►

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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





◄ Mediterranean Adventure 1993 ------ Table of Contents ------ Silk Road Adventure 1995 ►

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