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Sea Kayaking in Krabi around Poda Island

Krabi is an area of natural beauty, towering emerald green limestone karts and azure blue seas make the area stunning. What better way to see the area than from wave level ? There are several shops/companies that run sea kayaking … Continue reading

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Paragliding in Puncak

Puncak is a very scenic, mountainous area not far from Bandung and also home to airsports club for Paragliding. A paraglider is a free-flying, foot-launched aircraft. The pilot sits in a harness suspended below a fabric wing, like a parachute, … Continue reading

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Sailing Club Tanjung Lesung, West Java

Sailing Club Tanjung Lesung, West Java is on the West Coast of Java, about 4 hours from Jakarta. Non members are welcome as are non sailors, however, with dozens of Optimists, Lasers and Picos for rent, it is the sailors … Continue reading

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Trekking around old peak-top monasteries in Meteora, Greece

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

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Cycle Vietnam: Hue to Nha Trang

More than 30 million Vietnamese can’t be wrong – handle-bar height gives you the best view of Vietnam!

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Borobudur Temple, Central Java

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

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Shao Lin Temple

Any martial artist aficionado will know of the stories of martial arts originating with Chinese Buddhist monks in the Shao Lin Temple, now, despite the veracity or not of this legend, Shao Lin Temple Monastery is a well known place … Continue reading

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