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Sunrise over a Lombok beach

Novotel Hotel overlooking Mandalika Beach, just a few kilometres up the road from Kuta, Lombok is a quiet, but nice upmarket resort/hotel. With a private view of quiet Mandalika beach it is a lovely place to enjoy some picturesque sunrises. 

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UNESCO listed Angkor Wat temple, Cambodia

The famous UNESCO listed Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia’s northern province of Siem Reap was originally built as a Hindu temple and then converted to a Buddhist, it functioned as the centre of the Khmer Kingdom. The tourist crowds get large here, … Continue reading

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Boats at Tanjung Lesung Sailing Club, INDONESIA

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Thunder Storm at Tanjung Lesung

If you can hear it, fear it. If you can see it, flee it!                                                     … Continue reading

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Masjid Kubah Mas (the Golden Dome Mosque)

On the outskirts of Jakarta, in an area called Depok lies Masjid Dian Al-Mahri, otherwise known as Masjid Kubah Mas (the Golden Dome Mosque) is a magnificent mosque in which little expense was spared in building. Unlike many mosques in Indonesia … Continue reading

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White water rafting in Sulawesi

Being in the mountains there is plenty of options to go white water rafting in Central Sulawesi. This particular river is the Ma’iting River.

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Tongkonan: Traditional housing in Tana Toraja

The tongkonan is the name of the traditional housing in the regency of Tana Toraja, Central Sulawesi. (Indonesia) They are really quite spectacular part of the landscape and a major attraction of the area.The upturned ends of each roof are … Continue reading

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Mangrove Swamp in North Jakarta : Muara Angke

Much of the the north of Jakarta used to be completely covered with mangroves. Now little remains of that except for a few small pockets along the tollway to the airport. (Of course that exacerbates the flooding problem). One of … Continue reading

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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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Traditional Pinsi Ships in Sunda Kelapa Harbour, North Jakarta (aka Kota)

Sunda Kelapa Harbour in North Jakarta (aka Kota) is well worth a visit, there is always plenty of things going on. Sunda Kelapa harbour still has plenty of these old pinsi ships loading and unloading lumber from Sumatra and Kalimantan … Continue reading

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