Monthly Archives: May 2009

North Sulawesi

Staying at 4 Fish and learning to dive at Thalassa were among the best days we’ve had in Indonesia. Our classes for PADI Open Water Diver were private and we got to go in the water on the first day. … Continue reading

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Leaving Jakarta

After Krakatau, we realized we were just in Jakarta still because it was easy: we had a nice place to stay, had made a friend, and understood how the bus system worked (very well, btw).  It was time to get … Continue reading

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Krakatoa

—guest post by Jacob– Rox and I just got back from our overnight camping trip to Krakatau. Since March 24th this year, Krakatau has been especially active, and it shows – eruptions happened just about every five minutes.  During the … Continue reading

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Jakarta and Bandung

During the couple days we stayed in Jakarta, we went to see Monas (the National Monument) and went shopping. We needed a prescription dive mask for Jacob and I really wanted to go to the mall with the world’s largest … Continue reading

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Yogyakarta and Jakarta

Flying to Java was yet another time when we find that domestic travel in another country is FAR easier than in our own. Sure, you can bring your water through security! Of course you don’t have to package your liquids … Continue reading

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Ubud, Bali

We got into Ubud at Noon and wandered around, it was much more pleasant as there is a major difference in the lack of pushiness. There are a few people saying “transport” and “massage” but generally they do it while … Continue reading

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Sydney and Bali

Leaving New Zealand was hard because of all the friends we made and how easy it was to just be there. I had only the expense of food and going out and had come up with a great jogging route … Continue reading

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