Indonesia

Rest in Singapore

19th, 20th, 21th October

We had a good night on the boat. In the end, the cabin we have is comfortable enough. We enjoy our free time on the ferry to update ourselves with everything we can do offline. We arrive in Pulau Batam around 16h30. We are a little concerned whether we’ll manage to go […]

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Food in Indonesia

So, here we are, in Singapore, and looking back at our three weeks spent in Indonesia. And next to the magical landscapes and wonderful people we met, we will remember the food in Indonesia. We were looking forward to every meal, in order to try local food. Here, food in the small restaurants (warung) is […]

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Jakarta

16th, 17th, 18th of October

We arrive in the bus station of Jakarta at 5h30 am. After mounting the bikes, we head towards the house of our next couchsurfer, Citra. Before arriving to Jakarta, we heard everyone warning us of the traffic here! so we were prepared to affront hell. In fact, it is not as […]

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Around Jogja

13th, 14th and 15th October

We get up at 5h30, and have a very good western breakfast at the homestay with Rani. Then we leave for Malang, to take our train at 8h. Here too, it’s better to arrive early, in case we may have some complications with the bikes. And we do have! it […]

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Bromo volcano

11th and 12th October

Today, we leave Banyuwangui for Malang. Since we could not put the bicycle in the train for Malang directly, we’ll take another train, for Bangil, and then cycle 40km more to Malang. The train leaves at 8h30, so we arrive one hour earlier at the station, in order to have time […]

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Going to hell

8th, 9th and 10th October

We get up at 7 and pack up our panniers after breakfast. We leave around 8h! that’s good, we are starting to get used to packing. We ride until Gilimanuk, some 23km away, to take the boat for Java. This morning, it is really hard to cycle. Is it the […]

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Crossing Bali

5th, 6th and 7th October

After a good sleep and a calm morning we leave Refi’s house at around 11am. Today, we are definitely leaving Denpasar, and start our travel forward. As decided a few days before, we will reach the West of Bali by following the North coast. For this, we have first to […]

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From waste to compost

3rd and 4th October

This morning we decide to come back to Bali, instead of going to the splendid islands of Gili. It’s a difficult choice to make. Our legs are still smoking but we want to have time to visit a CDM project tomorrow on Bali. After some shopping in Mataram (including a new […]

By |May 2nd, 2015|Energy/Environment|0 Comments

Trekking in Rinjani

30th Septembre, 1st and 2nd October

 

The alarm clock is set for 4h15 am but we are already ready when it rings since the night has been very hot (maybe 30 degrees), and we’ve been attacked by mosquitoes all night. The guide we met is coming directly to our house by motorbike and we are waiting […]

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On the boat to Lombok

28th and 29th September This morning, we go to have breakfast with Refi, Hanah and Nidal at a park nearby, where there is an hindou temple. We have a typical Indonesian breakfast, with beans porridge (red and green, with coco milk on top), and a soup of meatballs. To drink, we take coconut […]

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