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Mud Bricks, Yogyakarta

A bit of a life lesson in Yogyakarta for Emily and us all as we drove pass this lovely couple who were making mud bricks just off the side of the road. It reminds you that majority of people in … Continue reading

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Around Yogyakarta

One of the many things to do in Yogyakarta is to take a jeep around Mount Merapi – it’s most active volcano. Unfortunately for us the day we were there the volcano was too active for the jeep to take … Continue reading

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Yogyakata’s Spectacular Cuisine

Our Yogyakata long weekend was a smorgasbord of spectacular local cuisine.  Not great for the diet with all the sweet dishes and abundance of sugar, but spectacular for the taste buds and the other senses with sights and smells of … Continue reading

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Prambanan Temple Compounds

The other famous UNESCO World Heritage site in Yogyakarta is the Prambanan Temple Compound which has the largest Hindu Temple in Indonesia. A 9th-century Hindu temple compound dedicated to the Trimurti, the expression of God as the Creator (Brahma), the … Continue reading

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Borobudur Temple

Borobudur Temple – This famous Buddhist temple, dating from the 8th and 9th centuries, is located in central Java just out of Yogyakarta. We visited last long weekend. It was built in three tiers: a pyramidal base with five concentric … Continue reading

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