ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘temple’

13Sep

If you did not have enough of ancient rock carvings after reading our post about Borobodur temple, here are the ones from Prambanan. This Hindu Temple is located on the North of Yogyakarta, and we passed by it while cycling towards Mount Lawu. The temple was partly destroyed after an earthquake, but it is being restored now and […]Continue Reading

12Sep

During our short stay in Yogyakarta we went to visit a famous Buddhist temple of Borobudur. In fact, it was the first time for us to explore Indonesia a bit on our own, without the company of local friends. From time to time we like to visit beautiful, historical places. We have learnt how not […]Continue Reading

21Apr

We started this journey with absolutely no sponsors. The bicycles, as all of the camping gear, clothes and electronic gadgets were bought with the money we managed to save in Norway, where we had spent 2 years before our trip. Our initial plan was to cycle across Asia to Australia (we had estimated, that we […]Continue Reading

07Sep

Malacca – an amazing city, where time behaves in an extremely odd way. This colonial town has sucked us in for nearly 2 weeks, with absolutely no regrets. Have a look at some of our pictures. Temples of different religions can be found in Malacca: Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Taoist… A bit run down, but […]Continue Reading

05Aug

The most popular Hindu temple outside of India is situated just 13 kilometres North of Kuala Lumpur. Batu Caves, a shrine built into a limestone cave is dedicated to the god of war – Kartikeya. The gigantic statue of Lord Murugan (other name of the god) guards the shrine and overlooks the panorama of the […]Continue Reading