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Indonesia. From Sabah to Brunei (And the passport stamp marathon) Batu Niah caves Sarawak About one month spent in Sabah Malaysia..!


Travelling around, east, west, north, up, down, here, there. When time to leave after great time spent I headed for Brunei.. I had already hitched the road before, almost all way to the border.. Before the border to Brunei I get a ride with a Chinese man to his Timber factory in Brunei and he invites me to stay the night. Brunei, 3000 Brunei dollar = 2340 USD Into Sarawak again, Into Brunei again, my passport getting smashed with stamps! Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan Next morning i hitch from the highway, almost first car stops, even if going fast fast. Contractor getting free fuel from his constructing site.. Okiokioki's Photostream. Semarang Tourism. Semarang city, the capital of Central Java province is located on the north Coast of Java Sea.

Semarang Tourism

Semarang is situated on Java's northern coast and is called the capital of Central Java, as it lies just about halfway between the extreme east and west coasts of the island. Karimunjawa Islands Tourism. Karimunjawa is and island chain stretching in a northwesterly direction 83 km from Jepara.

Karimunjawa Islands Tourism

Semarang Vacations, Tourism and Semarang, Indonesia Travel Reviews. Java: Karimunjawa. Karimunjawa is a newly discovered untouched virgin paradise, said to become the “next Bali” Boasting beautiful tropical reefs and enormous well preserved national park, this new tourist destination is an experience for both the experienced traveler and the newbie.

Java: Karimunjawa

All you need to know about Karimunjawa is now on the internet. You can go to Kura Kura Resort for a choice of luxurious accommodation Other source , you can try that has up to date schedules . There are a few ways to “tackle” Karimunjawa. Firstly getting there. The second option is the barge that leave the port of Jepara (about 1.5hr drive from Semarang). Once on Karimun you have stepped back in time when there were no taxies. Choices of accommodation range from $7 to $150.

Now your on Karimunjawa and looking for something to do : Well its very different to Bali and other tourist destinations. Karimunjawa - Indonesia Travel Agent. The Karimunjawa archipelago is situated in the Java Sea, 45 nautical miles away from Jepara Regency and 60 Nautical miles from Semarang, the capital city of Central Java Province.

Karimunjawa - Indonesia Travel Agent

Karimunjawa is known for its amazing fringing coral reefs, diving sites, and sandy beaches. The reefs are a combination of fringing, barrier, and patch with bottom depths ranging from 15 to 40 meters. The most interesting tourism object in these islands is the marine area, there are more than 30 dive sites across Karimunjawa Marine National Park. There are shallow dive sites with weak or even without currents for beginners, as well as the deep ones with strong currents for more advanced divers suitable for all levels of divers, from beginners to experienced ones.

Interested divers can also explore several shipwrecks of old merchant ships at various depths. Best Time to Visit The best time to visit the islands is from April through November. Karimunjawa Islands in Jakarta, Visiting Karimunjawa Islands in Jakarta, Karimunjawa Islands for Tourists in Jakarta. Located on the north coast on the western part of the island of Java, the city is accessible via two international airports and is extremely well-connected, making it easy to get to any of Jakarta’s many notable attractions.

Karimunjawa Islands in Jakarta, Visiting Karimunjawa Islands in Jakarta, Karimunjawa Islands for Tourists in Jakarta.

Home to a population of more than nine million people, the city is the focal point of the nation’s modern history, being the location where Indonesian independence was proclaimed in 1945. At the heart of the city are the Sudirman-Thamrin avenues, which are home to some of Jakarta’s most noteworthy landmarks, including Merdeka Square, where the National Monument honouring the nation’s sovereignty stands. Also situated along this main boulevard are an eye-catching central fountain and a small park, as well as government buildings, banks and some of Jakarta’s top hotels. Tranquility photo - shinta djiwatampu photos at pbase.

Things to Do in Bogor - Bogor Attractions. Indonesia. Thank you for all those suggestions and ideas.


I think I rather travel in a rental car, because it's safer. I don't mind being tired. I travelled around other countries by car and it was good because of the independancy. I'm not gonna carry my bag all the time. My back is almost a cripple after walking 48 days in Japan. Bali ( Indonesia) - Sanjay P. K. - Picasa-verkkoalbumit. Java ( Indonesia) - Sanjay P. K. - Picasa-verkkoalbumit. Trips by sanjaypk in Indonesia - page 1 - order: trip date. Indonesia - Ultimate in Diversity. With a country as big and diverse as Indonesia, it would be impossible to summarize in one or two pages all its attractions.

Indonesia - Ultimate in Diversity

However, if a list could be set up of the twelve “must-see places” in Indonesia, here are suggested attractions that should be part of a trip: Sumatra 1 Lake Toba is Southeast Asia’s largest lake surrounded by amazing landscapes composed of cliffs, hills and waterfalls. Batak people live in wooden houses richly painted and shaped like boats. 2 Bukittinggi and the Minangkabau Highlands are home to one of the most intriguing Indonesian ethnics in West Sumatra.