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Ujung Kulon National Park

Attractions in Ujung Kulon National Park The three entrance points for visitors to Ujung Kulon National are Taman Jaya, Peucang Island and Handeuluem Island. Two less visited regions, Panaitan Island and Gunung Honje Range, can be reached from these entrance … Continue reading

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X-Country Skiing at Lake Mountain

Lake Mountain is about 2 1/2 hours from Melbourne and is a national park set aside for cross country skiers in the winter and biking or walking in the summer. You will not find ski lifts or resorts here, in … 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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Trekking in the Harau Valley, West Sumatra

The Harau Valley is an incredibly beautiful spot with verdant green padi and sheer cliffs rising above halfway between Pekanbaru and Bukitinggi in West Sumatra, Indonesia. (Though you can reach it via the city of Padang also) The actual valley … Continue reading

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Krakatoa (Krakatau) Volcano Day Trip or Camping

Krakatoa (Krakatau) Volcano has be visited as a one day trip or one can arrange a camping trip, in which you can see, if you’re lucky a red glow and even watch Krakatoa spew out some sparks.

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Trekking around a Volcano in Bandung :Tangkuban Parahu

There is a quite famous volcano in Bandung called Tangkuban Parahu. It is about an hour’s drive from the centre of Bandung, easy to visit, you can drive or catch one of plenty of public buses going up this Volcano … Continue reading

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A walk along the great wall

Sometimes everything just goes to plan and sometimes some places do not disappoint. I had read about visiting the Great Wall of China, bus loads of tourists, stalls, vendors of cheap rubbish, touts and even a cable car to get … Continue reading

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