Goodbye Indonesia, Hello Thailand

With mixed emotions, we left Indonesia today. It definitely seemed like a long trip in one sense but not long enough in the other. We dealt with a general lack of structure with regards to trip planning and transportation, some really long journeys for a country whose size we vastly underestimated, dramatically lower standards of…

Trekking Mount Bromo

  Yet another day of our sunrise tour as we woke up not-so-bright and early at 3:30am in the freezing cold. We met our 4×4 outside the hotel, and after a brief bout of confusion, they threw us in one of the Jeeps and took off in the pitch dark, up some gravelly, windy roads…

Yogyakarta, day 1

At long last, after 8 hours flying to Frankfurt, 12 hours to Singapore, 5 hours at Singapore airport, and 2 hours on Air Asia, we have finally arrived at our destination! Yogyakarta was very much a tiny airport, with maybe 5 gates…it was an absolute nightmare trying to get through customs as we first had…