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Karma 101: Temple of Borobudur

I refused to leave Yogyakarta without seeing the Temple of Borobudur. We were supposed to see this yesterday but we lost track of time and the temple closes at 5pm. I ended up booking a flight to Bali instead of taking the land route via Bromo. I kind of regret that now, I didn’t need […]

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When in Yogya, do as the Yogyakartans do. Or try.

After being recharged by a restful nap and fulfilling lunch, Ayu and I hopped on her motorbike and head to Prambanan Temple. Prambanan is the largest Hindu temple in Central Java, Indonesia. It is located approximately 18 km east (or 20 min) of Yogyakarta center. The temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is […]

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of train, mosque, & circle K

It was a very uncomfortable 9 hours train ride to Yogyakarta (or Jogyakarta – old spelling but still widely used). I took the bisnis class because the executive were all booked out. I would highly recommend paying a little more for comfort. I know this because I was mistakenly sitting at the executive section and […]

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