Category Archives: Indonesia

Surabaya: Act II

Karaoke last night was such a blast. I sang for the first time since my wedding. I’m a little sad that they didn’t have the artists I wanted (Warren Zevon, Arcade Fire, The Doors, Bruce Springsteen, et al) but I … Continue reading

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Surabaya

Remember when I said Auckland was busy? Zomg. Surabaya is the hectic pace and energy of Kuta on steroids. Everyone is going everywhere at the same time. It’s also the dirtiest city I’ve ever been to. It makes for quite … Continue reading

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Qu’est’ce que c’est? – Fire, Trial by…

(Warning – NSFW. Language.) Well, Cirebon is cheaper, but I can’t tell you much else about it. I tried not to write much about my growing unease in Java, partially because I didn’t want to give solidity to any kind … Continue reading

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Change of Plans

I am headed to Surabaya to meet up with Rhys early. I will explain in a full post when I get there. I am safe, but rattled. We will try our solo journey in another country, not Indonesia.

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Safely in Surabaya

My bus ride to Surabaya was both eventful and uneventful. It arrived in front of Harris Homestay a little after 6:00 PM, at which time I said my hurried goodbyes to Harris, Betty, Sophia, and Roberto. The only seat left … Continue reading

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Leaving Lovina

My last full day in Lovina was much like them all: relaxed. I have developed a routine here that has been most rewarding: 1. Breakfast 2. Walk to internet cafe for update 3. Cold shower 4. Self-catered lunch on my … Continue reading

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Yogyakarta

(I have to apologize – I still have not found a place with a fast enough connection to upload any pictures. I have a ton, I promise!) Java is much harder than Bali, probably because the island is less aimed … Continue reading

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