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Sumbawa

Travel map and Photograph Blog

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Travelling to Indonesia... arriving in Denpasar (Bali), (Indonesia), then travelling 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
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First sight of the Lombok headland, from the 'Bali to Lombok' ferry, Lombok Straits, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.







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





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







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





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





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





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





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





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






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






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





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






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






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






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






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






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







Speda-Motor Streets
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Speda-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 2020 - 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





◄ Italy 2017 ---------------- Table of Contents ---------------- Maluku 2018 ►

Posted by joffre 21:46 Archived in Indonesia Tagged bali indonesia photography motorcycle lombok blog sumbawa joffre nusa_tenggara Comments (0)

Sumatra

Travel map and Photograph Blog

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Travelling to Sumatra... arriving in Pekanbaru (Sumatra), (Indonesia) via (Singapore), then travelling to/through; Pekanbaru, Bukittinggi, Lake Maninjau, Bukittinggi, Pekanbaru (Sumatra), (Indonesia) and back home via (Singapore)...



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Gardens by the Bay
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The spectacular Gardens by the Bay, lit up during the evening light and sound show, Singapore.






Bored in Bukittinggi
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At the end of a long day, at the clothing stores, off 'Jam Gadang', Bukittinggi, Sumatra, Indonesia.




Bukittingi/Maninjau Route
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Serenity
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Early morning on peaceful Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.







Volcanic Crater
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Cloudy day on the volcanic crater, Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Old Wood House
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Charming old wooden house, on the road around Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Minangkabau House
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Traditional 'Minangkabau' roof, on a foreshore house, Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.




Clouds on the Horizon
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The recent influx of fish farms on the lake, has raised environmental concerns over water quality, into the future, Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.




Life on the Lake
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Digging for clams, on a misty morning, Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Puncak Lawang
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A view of the northern end of the lake, from 'Puncak Lawang', the para-gliding launch-pad, Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Minangkabau Paddies
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Newly planted rice paddies, at 'Kelok 28', on the way out of Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Bendi Drivers
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Bendi drivers or local 'horse and cart' taxi's, parked on 'Jam Gadang', waiting for customers, Bukittinggi, Sumatra, 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.
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





◄ Caucasus 2016 ---------------- Table of Contents ---------------- Italy 2017 ►

Posted by joffre 22:23 Archived in Indonesia Tagged indonesia singapore photography motorcycle blog sumatra joffre Comments (0)

Cambodia

Travel map and Photograph Blog

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Travelling to Cambodia... arriving in Phnom Penh (Cambodia) via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) then travelling to/through; Phnom Penh, Battembang, Phnom Penh, Kep, Kampot, Koh Kong, Sihanoukville, Phnom Penh (Cambodia), and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)...



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S21 Room
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One of the many depressing and brutal rooms, in the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, aka 'S21', Phnom Penh, Cambodia.





Colonial Battambang
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Colonial Chinese houses on Street 1, along the banks of the Stung Sangke River, Battambang, Cambodia.




Wat Ek Phnom
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Ruins of the 10th century 'Wat Ek Phnom', just outside, Battambang, Cambodia.





Phnom Sampeau
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Wat and Stupa of the karst hill-top temple complex, where the Khmer Rouge bludgeoned thousands, and threw their bodies down nearby caves, Phnom Sampeau, Cambodia.





Kampot Pepper
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Famous red and white 'Kampot pepper', drying in the sun, Kep, Cambodia.





Kampot Streets
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Traditional Chinese merchant houses, on the somnolent streets, Kampot, Cambodia.





Green Envy
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Relaxed river-side accommodation at sunrise, on the 'Praek Tuek Chhu River', Kampot, Cambodia.




Casino Royale
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Ruins of the Bokor Palace Casino Hotel, built in the 1920's, later taken over by Khmer Rouge, Bokor National Park, Cambodia.





Koh Kong Port
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Sorting crab pots, for the evenings fishing, in the busy fishing port, Koh Kong, Cambodia.





Mangrove Forest
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The enchanting Peam Krasop Wildlife Sanctuary eco-walk, in the second largest Mangrove Forest... in the World, Koh Kong, Cambodia.






Cham Village
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Just outside of town you'll find the small, marginalised, Cham Muslim fishing village, Koh Kong, Cambodia.





Sunset Crowd
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Tropical 'Otres Beach', lined with people watching another spectacular sunset, Sihanoukville, Cambodia.





Independence Monument
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The lotus-inspired Independence Monument during the evening, on 'Norodom Boulevard', Phnom Penh, Cambodia.





Other travels to Cambodia include;

Cambodia/Thailand 2000 - Traveling by motorcycle in Thailand and spectacular Angkor Wat.



Other Cambodian photos from my travels;

Cambodian photos





◄ Nusa Tenggara 2015 ---------------- Table of Contents ---------------- Caucasus 2016 ►

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