So I got my flight back to the UK. I decided it was time to go home. Do I feel like a failure? Yes and no. Why do I feel like a failure? Because I set out to do something and I didn’t see it through! But I also feel like I have achieved far more than […]Read more "Deciding it’s time to go home. "
(This is a long one!) On the train again To get to Jakarta I had to go through the pain and stress of getting a train ticket again but thankfully this was the last time I had to do it. The process was getting a little easier because I now knew what I had to […]Read more "Jakarta"
Borobudur The next day I set off to got to Borobudur, the Buddhist temple 40km to the west of Yogyakarta. (You can read about Prambanan here: Prambanan & Borobudur Part 1) As I decided to cycle there and back, this meant an 80km day, one of the furthest days I will have had in Indonesia, […]Read more "Prambanan & Borobudur (part 2)"
You may have noticed I am a bit behind with my blog. Sorry! Once you get out of the habit it is really hard to get back into it again! I think one of the reasons I have been putting off writing this post is that I’m not keen on reliving the experience again, and […]Read more "Prambanan & Borobudur (part 1)"
I had a very strange breakfast at my terrible hostel – would you like chocolate sprinkles or strange green goo on your toast? I delivered my bike at 7am and hoped for the best. The train journey from Surabaya to Yogyakarta cost me 205,000 IDR (~£12) and it cost the same for Priscilla. The cost […]Read more "A few days in Yogyakarta"
I haven’t been sleeping very well so decided to go to bed really early, which of course meant I was awake really early too. I had breakfast of a really horrible pancake with chocolate spread in the middle and a dragon fruit. They are such an awesome colour, the best colour you can get in […]Read more "Surabaya"
One of the benefits of staying with people is the you get a great breakfast, I had scrambled egg on toast which set me up nicely for the day. I set off early at 8am. As I stopped early yesterday I had 80km to do instead of 50km and it was hot and humid already. I […]Read more "To Java"