Enchanted by Indonesia
Collected by Meghan Gordon
Jalan Pintu Besar Utara No.27, Pinangsia, Tamansari, Kota Tua, Pinangsia, Tamansari, Jakarta Barat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
In Java, puppetry is a serious art form that tells stories central to the culture. The puppets are also playful, colorful and so fun to see. Museum Wayang is on the west side of Jakarta's Fatahillah Square, the modern name for the Dutch colonial...
Jl. Prawirotaman, Brontokusuman, Mergangsan, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55153, Indonesia
Let's be honest, I booked a room at the Ministry of Coffee guest house because the name amused me. I took it in the religious, not governmental, sense of the word and imagined a band of do-gooders making the world a better place through coffee....
Jl. Gatot Subroto Kav. 2-3, Karet Semanggi, Setia Budi, Jakarta, 12930, Indonesia
Spending a few days in Jakarta can fray the nerves of the uninitiated —the traffic, noise and air pollution are intense. The Crowne Plaza's pool is the perfect escape. Its blue water and lush green palms are recharging. The rest of the hotel was...
West Detusoko, Detusoko, Ende Regency, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
It says, Kelimutu is one of few lakes that could change its colors. The fact the volcano has three lakes with different colors add more reasons to turn this spot as a must-visit for anyone traveling to Flores Island, East Nusa Tenggara. The trek...
Lake Maninjau, Tanjung Raya, Agam Regency, West Sumatra, Indonesia
This is what I think of when travel comes to mind. I think untrammeled territory, wide open country, bits and pieces of the world I've never seen before, people doing things I didn't know they still do or ever did, and a big, booming landscape....
Mt Bromo, Area Gn. Bromo, Podokoyo, Tosari, Pasuruan, East Java, Indonesia
Bright and early, just before the sun comes up over Mount Bromo, Mount Semeru and Mount Batok, with ample rolling fog and an epic eruption for good measure. We climbed Mount Penanjakan in our Toyota 4x4 pre-dawn in the headlights of some 1,200...