Indonesia

Don’t Ride a Horse Into the Crater of Mount Bromo

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Leave Your Daily Hell guest blogger Claudia explains why you should think twice before riding a horse into the crater of Indonesia’s Mount Bromo.

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The Loneliest Paradise

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Raja Ampat is far, even if you start your journey toward it from within Indonesia.

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Life and Death in Sulawesi’s Heavenly Kingdom

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From baby graves, to elaborate funeral celebrations, to coffins than hang from steep cliff faces, Tana Toraja boasts some of the most bizarre, fascinating end-of-life rituals in the world.

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The Dark Secret of Indonesia’s Blue-Fire Volcano

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If you think it’s crazy to hike into an active volcano just days after one of its neighbors erupts, ask the sulfur miners who work there how they feel.

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Three Perfect Days in Yogyakarta

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Some places you travel just feel good immediately and for me, Yogyakarta, Indonesia was one of them. Use my three days in Yogyakarta itinerary as a starting point to make sure you feel as good as I did.

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Ashmageddon: Indonesia’s Mt. Kelud Erupts!

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An active volcano exploded last night while I slumbered, so I did what any semi-insane travel journalist would do: I bought a face mask, grabbed my camera and headed outside into “Ashmageddon.”

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Why Is This Indonesian Man Tattooing Trash?

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An unassuming man named Uwuh in Yogyakarta, Indonesian is taking on his country’s waste problem in a beautiful, amazing way. Read more about it!

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Orangutans and the Treehouse of Your Dreams

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The only thing cooler than a treehouse in the middle of the jungle? A treehouse in the middle of a jungle full of wild orangutans.

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