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“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” – Martin Buber

Oh Borobudur!

Before embarking on this trip to Java, I did a little research on the main attractions of Jakarta and Jogja. Being world heritage sites, Prambanan and Borobudur were instantly on … Continue reading

August 1, 2012 · 9 Comments

Candi Prambanan

Just half an hour drive from the city proper of Jogja lies the Prambanan temple. Renowned for its beauty, foreigners and locals alike flock this temple – the overwhelming number … Continue reading

July 25, 2012 · 6 Comments

The World of Kraton

It was early morning in the chaotic city of Jogja when Dwi picked us up from the hotel to go to the Kraton Complex. Dwi was the driver assigned to … Continue reading

July 20, 2012 · 4 Comments

Welcome to Jogja!

I was eager to leave the comforts of Jakarta knowing that Yogyakarta would be a much better place — more exotic food, more fantastic scenery, and more amazing people. Unlike … Continue reading

July 13, 2012 · 5 Comments

Jakarta and Its Macet

I knew about the macet. I should’ve listened when people told stories about how horrible it is — but I didn’t. You can’t blame me, though. Coming from a city … Continue reading

July 3, 2012 · 8 Comments