Indonesia

Too short a trip for Indonesia with its 17.508 islands - even for two of them, Java and Bali, only three weeks are tight. East-Java with its vulcanoes has otherwise a quiet, beautiful countryside. Yogya is a nice hang-out for culture, street-music, historic sites. Surabaya has its fascinating international harbour.

On Bali even in the rain season there are spots to avoid for too many tourists, especially Ubud and I suppose the Kuta beach where I haven't even been. On the other hand there are beautiful places like the rice terraces at Jatiluwih or the quiet north/west of the island, lively villages with their practise of the hindu religion and surprising old Bali tradition.

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Surabaya harbour  

Surabaya harbour  

Surabaya harbour  

Surabaya harbour  

Surabaya harbour  

Leirsure time of harbour workers  

Steel at Surabaya harbour  

Street kitchen  

Morning over Mount Bromo  

East Java plantation  

Kids in East-Java  

Kids in East-Java  

Watercastle in Yogyakarta  

New Banesa Angklung Malioboro  

Prambanan 9th century hindu temple  

Morning mist over Borobodur temple valley  

Bali beach  

Tanah Lot temple  

Rice terraces at Jatiluwih  

Rice terraces at Jatiluwih  

Rice terraces at Jatiluwih  

Rice terraces at Jatiluwih  

Farmer in the mountains  

Temple near Jatiluwih  

Temple accessories  

Temple talk  

Ulun Danu temple  

Pemuteran fishermen  

Pemuteran fishermen  

Pemuteran beach  

Picking fish from the net at dusk  

Clown fish / sea anemone at Pulau Menjangan reef  

Lake Batur  

Praying before school  

Playing before school  

Temple figure in Kintamani  

Temple figure in Kintamani  

Artist in Kintamani  

Girl cutting fish in Trunyan  

Temple in Trunyan  

Gunung Kawi temple  

Gunung Kawi temple