Current location : Gattières, France
12/Mar/09 to 15/Mar/09 : from Surabaya up to Mt. Bromo, East Java
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Boat companions, Pak Wahyu and his family, on our 18hrs ferry trip from Banjarmasin to Surabaya, Java Island From 10/Mar/09 to 11/Mar/09 : Banjarmasin to Surabaya on RoRo ferry The 2 days ride across quiet country roads of S. Kalimantan took me into its busy provincial capital of BanjarMasin. It’s a city built on a […]
Current location : Gattières, France This is the kind of quiet country road of South Kalimantan that greeted me. Loved it. From 07/Mar/09 to 10/Mar/09 : ride from Samarinda to Banjarmasin Eight days passed since we (Kuda & I) entered Indonesia’s East Kalimantan on a fishing boat. We encountered more successive “adventures” (or in simple […]
Current location : Gattières, France 2nd day midnight : this heavy truck could not get out despite being pulled by 2 other trucks simultaneously. The road is blocked. We spent our 2nd evening here … Iwan, the driver of the truck I hitched a ride with, had wanted to drive all night. 03/Mar/09 to 06/Mar/09 : From Berau to Sangatta, E. […]
On Borneo’s Tarakan island : Passport is confiscated, held ransom 3 days by a corrupt Chief Immigration officer …
Current location : Gattières, France Putting so much faith on an old winch with rusted thin wire produced cold sweat on my palms. From 28/Feb/09 to 03/Mar/09 28/Feb/09. Just before dawn, the shadow of Tarakan island and its flickering lights in the horizon slowly came into view. In the low tide, Captain Nadi guided the KM […]
Borneo Island : The D.I.Y. of sea crossing on a fishing boat from Tawau, Sabah into Indonesia’s E.Kalimantan
Current Location : Gattières, France Last entry date : 08/Jun/09 Off we sailed on 27/Feb/09 evening towards the Indonesian port of Tarakan on the fishing boat KM Slalu Ada. The captain annonced the weather looks fine for the ride. From 24/Feb/09 to 27/Feb/09 Up till now, armed with a valid passport & visa, Carnet […]
Current Location : Perth, Australia Last entry date : 26/Apr/09 Sunday market at Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu, capital city of Sabah. From 19/Feb/09 to 27/Feb/09 …. enjoy the photos
Current Location : Perth, Australia Last entry date : 25/Apr/09 This cute little fella is Jarvis Leow. And he is ready to play !! From 07/Feb/09 to 19/Feb/09 … enjoy the photos, will fill in the travel tales soon
Current Location : Perth, Australia Last entry date : 18/Apr/09 On way to visit the Sleeping Buddha inside a Temple cave above a bay north of Prachuap Khirikhan. From 30/Jan/09 to 06/Feb/09 …. enjoy the photos, will fill in the travel tales soon
Current Location : Melbourne, Australia Last entry date : 03/Apr/09 Hello … from Vang Viang !! From 28/Jan/09 to 30/Jan/09 … enjoy the photos, will fill in travel tales as soon as possible (… still working on how to get this done quickly while out on the road).