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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
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 the hill-side town, Bukittinggi, Sumatra, Indonesia.

At the Markets
At the interesting local markets, 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 rain-forest, 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.

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 blog sumatra kalimantan joffre Comments (0)

Mediterranean Adventures

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Flew to the Mediterranean to travel from Egypt around to Morocco... arriving in Cairo (Egypt), via Singapore and Dubai... travelling to/through; Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel, Luxor, Hurghada, Suez, Sharm al-Sheikh, Dahab, Nuweibaa (Egypt), Aqaba, Petra, Amman, Jerash (Jordan), Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa (Israel), Amman,(Jordan), Damascus, Palmyra, Tartus, Homs‎, Hamah, Aleppo (Syria), Antioch, Adana, Kas, Nevsehir, Göreme, Pamukkale, Selçuk, Kuşadası, Çanakkale, Istanbul (Turkey), Thessaloníki, Athens (Greece), Brindisi, Naples, Rome, Florence, Milan (Italy), (Germany), Amsterdam (Netherlands), Paris (France), Barcelona, Alicante, Granada, Córdoba, Algeciras, Sevilla (Spain), (Gibraltar) Faro, Lagos, Monchique, Evora, Lisbon, Sintra, Lisbon (Portugal) Madrid (Spain) and back home via Bangkok, Ko Phangan (Thailand)... (I was unable to visit Lebanon, Crete and Morocco).

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In the Desert
Taking a break in the desert, while hitching between Aswan and Abu Simbel, Egypt.

On Da Nile
Felucca's take a lazy 3 days, to sail from Aswan to Luxor, Egypt.

On the Beach
The laid-back 'Bedouin' fishing village, Dahab, Egypt.

Hunter or Hunted?
Hunting Falcons, on the ferry journey, between Nuweibaa, Egypt and Aqaba, Jordan.

The Monastery
'El Deir' or 'The Monastery', in the ancient hidden trading town, Petra, Jordan.

On the Streets
Walking the ancient streets, in the historical roman ruins, Jerash, Jordan.

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
The bus that took me, music blaring, through the desert, and multiple check-points to Palmyra, Damascus, Hauran, Syria.

The ancient 3000 year old Assyrian site, Palmyra, Syrian Desert, Syria.

Norias of Hamah
One of the 17 remaining Norias or waterwheels, that traditionally channeled water for agricultural proposes, Hamah, Orontes Valley, Syria.

Winter Fairy Land
Fairy Mountains, 'Goreme National Park', Cappadocia, Central Anatolia, Turkey.

The Winner!
A champion camel, wearing the winner's carpet, after a successful 'camel wrestling' tournament, Selcuk, Aegean Turkey, Turkey.

ANZAC Cove is the infamous site, of the battle between the Turkish and Allied troops in 1915, and one which is commemorated yearly, near Canakkale, Marmara, Turkey.

Lykavittos Hill
Rising from the upmarket suburb of Kolonaki, is the spectacular Lykavittos Hill, Athens, Greece.

Flavian Amphitheatre
Ruins of the 'Flavian Amphitheatre', aka 'The Colosseum', Rome, Italy.

On the Canal
One of the many canals, in the unique canal-belt, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Notre Dame
The magnificent Gothic architecture, of Notre Dame, Paris, France.

Glorious Granada
The multi-cultural streets, from the amazing Alhambra, Granada, Andalusia, Spain.

On top of 'The Rock', in the British territory, ceded in the 16th century, Gibraltar.

Cliff Fishing
Fishing the 100m cliffs, at Portugal's western-most point, near Lagos, Portugal.

Gruesome Grotto
The gruesome Capela dos Ossos (Chapel of Bones), in the 'Igreja de Sao Francisco', Evora, Portugal.

Avenida da Liberdade
Beautiful mosaic stone pathways, or 'Calçada Portuguesa', of one the city's main historical boulevard's, Lisbon, Portugal.

Fairy-tale Village
Just out of Lisbon, you find the fairy-tale village, forests and castles, Sintra, Portugal.

On the Beach
On the relaxing, tropical 'Ban Tai' coastline, Ko Phangan, Thailand.

Other photos from my travels;

Egyptian photos
Jordanese photos
Syrian photos
Turkish photos
Greek photos
Italian photos
Dutch photos
French photos
Spanish photos
Portugese photos
Thai photos

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Subcontinent Adventures

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Travelling to Nepal/India/Thailand... arriving in Kathmandu (Nepal) via Bangkok (Thailand) and travelling to/through Kathmandu, Pokhara, Raxaul (Nepal), Varanassi, Agra, New Delhi (India), Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Bangkok, Koh Phangan and back home via Bangkok (Thailand)...

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Porter Power
Nepalese porter (typically a porter can carry a load as heavy as himself), just outside, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Taj Mahal
The impressive Taj Mahal, Agra, India.

Other travels to India include;

India 2019 - Traveling by motorcycle through Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh.
North India 2004 - Traveling through mountainous Himachal Pradesh.
Sikkim 2001 - Traveling into the mountains of West Bengal and Sikkim.
West India 1999 - Traveling up the west coast of India and Rajasthan.

Other Indian photos from my travels;

Indian photos

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