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Stories and Tips Indonesia

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Treasures of North Sumatra

Written by Jolantka on 02 Nov, 2011

Samosir Island & Lake TobaSamosir was a fisherman. One day he caught a goldfish. Once he kissed her, as most fishermen do, she turned into a beautiful girl. " Samosir," she said, " I will marry you only if you promise not to ever tell…Read More


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A Taste of the Old and the New of Bali

Written by nofootprint on 09 Aug, 2011

We arranged for a driver to take us around to see the sites. This is easy to do as there is a "travel agent" every few feet along the main drag in town! We paid 400,000 RM which seems to be the going rate. We…Read More


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Arriving in Bali

Written by nofootprint on 09 Aug, 2011

As busy and world renowned as Bali is, I was surprised to see it still retains its own original character. Steeped in tradition, Bali has much to show/tell us. Stories of predictions by paranormals and reincarnations are everyday tales given to us by various taxi…Read More


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Karst Amidst the Fog

Written by akmonki on 05 Oct, 2010

Twenty-six hours on a train. A hard-seat due to my stubborn frugality.From Chengdu the train was packed, every seat occupied plus dozens of people standing in the aisles or trying to make their luggage as suitable for sitting as possible. I'd made that…Read More


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Legian to Seminyak - by foot

Written by auskiwi on 02 Sep, 2010

On another day Dale and I went for a walk along the streets of Legian to Seminyak – via Jalan Raya Seminyak and Jalan Kayu Aya - on the map it didn’t look that far but when you’re walking it’s a different story - it’s…Read More


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Surfshops and so much more

Written by auskiwi on 02 Sep, 2010

First trip was a short mini tour of the surfwear shops and discount places. We walked outside the gates of the Jayakarta Bali Hotel and we found a bemo (people mover, mini-van, whatever you want to call them) that was willing to squeeze 10 of…Read More


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My Trip journal-Day 1st

Written by sueta on 01 Apr, 2008

Day 1st. March 26th, 2008.We left Kuta around 9 am, driving out Kuta area heading to west Bali through the main street that leads to Tanah Lot Temple. We took the village roads that come out at Meliling on the main street that goes to…Read More


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Bali Island - A Paradise in the Sun

Written by Tim Thornton on 31 Jan, 2007

The basics about Bali: A Tourist’s Paradise—Bali has something for everyone. Beaches. Mountains. Water sports. Shopping. Food. Art. If you can’t find it here, you are not looking very hard. Bali has scuba diving, sports fishing, sailing, mountain adventure, art, shopping, temples (literally thousands of…Read More


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Dance Performance

Written by dcdc75 on 09 Jan, 2007

One of the great joys of Ubud is the nightly array of cultural entertainment available for the traveler. Most dance performances depict scenes from the ancient Hindi script Ramayana and Mahabharata; and involve tales of good triumphing over evil. Dances performed for tourists are often…Read More


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Sight-seeing in Bali (Part 2)

Written by beautysan on 09 Nov, 2006

Early in the morning, our good driver Made was already waiting for us at the guesthouse lobby. We went directly to Tanah Lot temple before it gets too hot and too crowded. When we reach there, we almost have the whole place to ourselves, except…Read More


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