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Panorama of Mt Bromo - Visiting Mt. Bromo, Indonesia

Visiting Mt. Bromo, Indonesia

Visiting Mt. Bromo, Indonesia Having a 3am wake up call is not exactly what my thoughts were on visiting Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, better known as Mt. Bromo, which is one of Indonesia’s amazing natural landmarks in eastern Java. But apparently, sunrise is the best time for a first view of the magnificent volcano and surrounding […]

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The rice paddies at Gunung Salak - Alila Journeys

An Alila Journey and trek

An Alila journey and trek to the paddy fields After a fantastic sleep in my Alila Villa, I was scheduled for an Alila journey tour and hike around the base of Mount Botukaru where all the rice paddies are still lush and green even during the dry season in Tabanan province. I was looking forward to seeing a […]

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The main swimming pool - Alila Hotel and journey

Alila Hotel and journey

  Alila Hotel and journey The driver came to pick me up an hour earlier to accommodate for the crazy traffic in Kuta, Bali. He quickly introduced himself while offering me a nice and cold towel lightly scented with fresh ginger. It was a marvelous start entering my private car to paradise, then there was a whole tray of snacks […]

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On top of Padar island - Komodo National Park

Visiting Komodo National Park

  Visiting Komodo National Park Of all the most exotic places to visit in Indonesia, Komodo National Park, a chain of isolated islands from the Indonesian archipelago of Flores is sensational. Dedicated as both a Unesco World Heritage site and a Man biosphere Reserve, points to the importance of this national park and the famous Komodo dragon […]

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Exterior views at Amanjiwo Borobudur

Amanjiwo Borobudur

Amanjiwo Borobudur in Central Java Arriving at an Aman resort is a testament to understated elegance, this is easy to see and experience when you enter the Amanjiwo resort at Borobudur. A round structure both modern and stupa inspired, it mimics the incredible temple grounds of Borobudur below with a sophisticated and contemporary flare. Once you […]

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