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Jakarta

Waouh, quel choc. On nous avait prévenu que Jakarta était une ville active et busy mais là, un trafic d’enfer, pas de transport public adéquat, un monde impressionnant, un nombre de motos à n’en plus compter et puis de la saleté. Bref pas une ville très agréable, mais une fois de plus la gentillesse des […]

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Prambanan

Après la splendeur qu’est Borobudur nous nous faisons conduire à Prambanan Le plus grand et évoquant des temples Hindous à Java, il est constitué de plus de 50 temples dédiés à différentes déités. Malheureusement, entre les tremblements de terre et les irruptions volcaniques, beaucoup de ces temples ont été détruit et il ne reste que […]

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Day 27-30 – Jakarta 12th-15th Oct 2011

First of all, to my critics, apologies for abandoning a daily digest in favour of a multi-day format. Tania and the boys have been hogging the computer, and I have been nose deep in the Kindle reading the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo trilogy, and so I am a few days behind! 12th October After […]

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Indonesia and Malaysia – 21/10/2011

Snorkelling on Gili T was amazing – we saw sea turtles every day! They came so close that we could reach out and touch them though we were not allowed to do it! The sea was really cold in the deep bits, but like having a bath in the shallow bits!! We left Gili T […]

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21/10/2011 Tales from Indonesia and Malaysia

Hello to Saffi, Mrs Payne, Miss Barratt, Mrs Settle, Tom and all of my friends. I am in Melaka, Malaysia and I want to tell you some of the things that I have been doing in the last few weeks. We left the Gili Islands on the fast boat to Bali. I was sick, it […]

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Day 26 – Jogja/Jakarta 11th Oct 2011

Waking later than usual, we had allowed ourselves the luxury of a lie-in, we set about the tasks for the day. Under the shaded enclaves of Hotal Duta we breakfasted and then whilst the boys amused themselves in the pool, I collected our things together on the bed in what was now a well established […]

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Day 25 – 10th Oct 2011 Borobudur & Prambanan Temples

Waking to a 04:00 alarm call is never easy no matter where you are in the world, but when it is in order to see two fine UNESCO world heritage sites its slightly easier – well it is for the grown-ups! Prizing the little ones out of bed and retrieving the packed breakfast that the […]

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