Some people will say that you are crazy to consider riding a bike in a country like Indonesia. Most Indonesians are oblivious of the traffic laws and some don’t even bother to get a driving licence. The traffic in Indonesia is hectic and dangerous they would say, but I say screw it – riding a […]
Ijen – the god of blue fire
Kelimutu-The Boiling Mountain where the souls of the dead rest.
It is easy to understand why the locals believe souls of the departed find their resting place in three coloured lakes of Kelimutu. When you reach the summit and look around you’ll find yourself above the clouds looking at wonderful colours of three crater lakes you can bet you will feel stricken by the […]
Sleep, Eat, Surf, Repeat! – Lakey Beach
Today we saw two broken surfboards, an ambulance taking a surfer to the hospital and a helicopter airlifting another who as we have been told ended up in a coma after having almost drowned. We are not even surfing nor were we looking for surf related excitement, but stories like that seem to be common […]
Crossing Indonesian seas with ASDP Ferries – are we there yet?
If you are planning an island hopping trip in Indonesia local style ASDP is a national ferry operator that will take you across the sea between major Indonesian islands. Should you be taking this trip by motorbike or a car ASDP is your only option. There is another national operator Pelni, but it provides passenger […]