Category Archives: Archeological Sites
The Kraton Kasepuhan is the oldest sultan’s palace (or kraton) in the city of Cirebon,Indonesian just a few hours east of Jakarta on the north coast of Java. It is the residence of the Sultan of Kasepuhan. While the sultan still … Continue reading
Beng Mealea Temple in Cambodia is about an hour or so from the more famous Angkor Wat Temple complex. It has similar style and is thus assumed to have been built at approximately the same time and by King Suryavarman … Continue reading
I did this a few years ago, it was only a stationary hot air balloon, but well worthwhile nonetheless. From memory it was about $20 for a 15 minute ride.
Kampung Glam or the Arab quarter is a charming little collection of small shops, rug merchants, cheap hostels tea houses and bars (though a few are requesting others to respect their tradition and not serve alcohol) in Singapore, near the … Continue reading
Bagan is an ancient area and major tourist drawcard of Burma that formed the Kingdom of Pagan and dates around the 9th – 13th Centuries. It is located not far from Mandalay, and will take you around 6 hours in … Continue reading
While travelling around Europe a few years ago, one of the most memorable things I did was trekking around the old peak top monasteries in Meteora, Greece. There are guided tours and buses, if you want, but I found that the magic … Continue reading
Borobudur is one of the largest Buddhist Monuments in the world and a great place to celebrate Vesak day or Hari Raya Waisak Tahun 2556 which is fast approaching. (Celebrated May 6th in Indonesia) Vesak Day celebrates the birth, enlightenment … Continue reading