The initial two days in Indonesia weren’t anything particularly exciting. I had read in the guide books that if you fly into Jakarta, you should just get out right away. We found a bus straight from the airport to a … Continue reading
While most flee to Indonesia for some hardcore beach time, there are also quite a few volcanos to explore. We were able to break away from the beaches for a few days to trek Bromo and Ijen. We also rented … Continue reading
Aside from a couple short volcano treks, we had anticipated that the significant portion of our time in Indonesia would be spent on the beach. It was. Indonesia really had a beach for anyone. Whether you were looking for solitude, … Continue reading
Upon arriving in Pangandaran, all of the fellow backpackers at our hostel suggested we take the Green Valley/Green Canyon tour. We had initially anticipated that tours would be expensive and not worth the money, but they assured us that it … Continue reading
Incredible India. This phrase doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface of describing this unique country. I was only able to visit a few cities during my time there, but in that short amount of time I had more incredible … Continue reading
What the heck is happening right now?
That is a pretty accurate way to describe everything I’m feeling about India. Don’t get me wrong. I love it here. It’s just absolute chaos. I am writing this as I sit in a train. Our space has eight seats. There’s fifteen of us jam packed in here like sardines. Only sardines don’t play cards and yell at each other about the rules, and I doubt they ever put extra sardines in a can on purpose. Continue reading
Well it’s been over two months and my world has been turned upside down. I had this image for my future when I left, and now it’s like a tree with each branch being a different possibility. There’s something freeing … Continue reading