Photography and travel blog

Month: March 2009

You know you are in Southeast Asia when…

You know you are in Southeast Asia when…

you see a motorbike used as a minivan. street food is better than restaurant food. you can get a delicious meal for $1. you see livestock transported on the back of a motorbike. people try to sell you useless things and convince you that you […]

Transportation and conveyance in Southeast Asia

Transportation and conveyance in Southeast Asia

Vietnam, by far, had the funniest things being transported by motorbike or pedicab.                                                              

Indonesia – Bali

Indonesia – Bali

Denpasar We arrived here at 9 pm on New Year’s Eve with no accommodation booked. We knew it would be tough to find a room since we had called many hotels earlier to no avail. We walked in the area by the bus station and […]

Java, Indonesia – trash central

Java, Indonesia – trash central

Java is filthy. The environmental awareness of the local Javanese rank the lowest I’ve ever seen. They throw trash everywhere! The train station and Cuckoo train had garbage scattered over the ground. The great monuments of Borobodur and Prambanan were competing against piles of trash […]

Indonesia – Java

Indonesia – Java

These are the main things I knew about Indonesia before I visited. 1) It is one of the most natural disaster-prone areas in the world: earthquakes, volcano eruptions, tsunamis all occur here. 2) It is the fourth most populous country in the world with its […]