ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘traditional’

01Oct

Here is Bali. An amazing island! Taking a ferry from Java: Bali is predominantly Hindu, with a mix of Islam, Christianity and Buddhism. Balinese wedding: Architecture on Bali is simply stunning! We sometimes had problems distinguishing private houses from temples!Continue Reading

20Sep

Java. The most densely populated island of Indonesia. The key to fully enjoy it is very simple: choose smaller roads. Cycling through the tinniest possible roads and paths guaranteed constant surprises. Hidden art pieces on the walls, lush green rice paddy fields, traditional lifestyle… Java is famous for its rice plantations: the crop is grown on […]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