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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.
Jakarta is a city where rich and poor are nestled side by side. In any area of Jakarta you can find small little villages, known as kampung small houses, side streets called gangs, and plenty of street life going on around … 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
You either love durian or hate durian. It’s smelly, creamy, tantalising and it’s one of the most unique smells of Asia. One of the treats that I always enjoy when we visit the sailing club is stopping by one of … Continue reading
Kepulauan Seribu or the Thousand Islands are a chain of islands to the north of Jakarta’s coast. They consist of a string of 110 islands stretching 45 km north into the Java Sea. Described as possibly the best coral reefs on … Continue reading
The hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) is a critically endangered sea turtle belonging to the family Cheloniidae. It is the only extant species in its genus. The species has a worldwide distribution, with Atlantic and Pacific subspecies. Human fishing practices … Continue reading
Nearby Kuningan is a beautiful and rather scenic waterfall. The road is somewhat tricky to get to, perhaps 20-30 minutes via a local Angkot and then you will need to walk another 15 minutes through the park to get there, … Continue reading
Petronas Twin Towers:- Visitors may pick up passes to marvel at the view from the Skybridge (level 41-42), one of the highest suspended bridges in the world. Entry is free but limited to the first 1200 who show up.
The acrobatic barongsai ( or lion dance) entertaining hundreds of people at Pondok Indah Mall for a week prior to Chinese New Year in Indonesia.