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

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

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

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

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, Ternate City, Ternate, Maluku, Indonesia.

Kapal Kayu
Local wooden ferries used to transport people and spedamotors to Tidore, Ternate City, Ternate, Maluku, Indonesia.

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

Australian War Cemetery
At the Australian War Cemetery, on the site of the original internment camp, Ambon City, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia.

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

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

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, Ambon City, 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, Ambon City, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia.

Masjid 99 Kubah
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.


Posted by joffre 12:53 Archived in Indonesia Tagged indonesia java photography sulawesi banda joffre maluku ambon ternate halmahera Comments (0)


Travel Map and Photographs

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Travelled to Madura... arriving from Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then travelled to/through; Surabaya (Java), Sumenep (Madura), Surabaya (Java), (Indonesia) and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).

Padang Street Stall
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
Small fishing port near the town, Sampang, Madura, Indonesia.

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

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

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

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


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Indonesian Adventures

Travel Map and Photographs

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Traveled to Indonesia/Malaysia... arriving via Penang and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then traveled 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) and back home via Surabaya, Jakarta (Java), (Indonesia)...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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