As with most other countries we have been to on this trip (see for China, Myanmar, Vietnam, The Philippines, Malaysia), we would like to summarize a few key observations we have accumulated in Indonesia. We felt very welcome here in this country with incredibly warm, open and friendly people (and beautiful women!). The places we... Continue Reading →
Indonesia Top Impressions
What a beautiful country! The people, the temples, the landscape - everything was breathtakingly beautiful here... We had an amazing time in Indonesia and would like to share a few impressions in this post.
Why Bali is (Still) a Must-See Destination in South-East Asia
Obviously Bali has gone through an intense period of change over the last few decades. Given the number of tourists that visit Bali every year it is hard to imagine how it looked and felt like in 1975 for example, when my grand parents visited the "Last Paradise on Earth" the first time. Visitors have... Continue Reading →
Tana Toraja – Tales of Life, Death & Community
For us Indonesia was always on the list of countries we wanted to visit as part of our trip. However, we had a tough time deciding which island to visit, given there are over 17000!! Eventually we agreed on Sulawesi since it seemed less touristy than other islands and has a crazy shape on the... Continue Reading →