Indonesia Archives - Straight On Detour

Seeking Gold. Is Ijen Volcano the deadliest workplace?

Seeking Gold. Is Ijen Volcano the deadliest workplace?

  Ijen Volcano, in Java, Indonesia is one of the only places in the world where people mine sulphur.   If I had ever seen such a…

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Top 6 Volcano Adventures in Indonesia

Top 6 Volcano Adventures in Indonesia

Indonesia is situated on top of the tumultuous Eurasian and Pacific fault line, right in the heart of the ring of fire. With over 400…

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12 Withdrawal Symptoms From Travelling in Indonesia

12 Withdrawal Symptoms From Travelling in Indonesia

  Why do we always return to travel Indonesia? Because we are utterly hooked on its landscape, wildlife but mainly because of the numerous and unique…

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6 Tips to Make the Most Out of Bromo National Park

6 Tips to Make the Most Out of Bromo National Park

Explore Java: explore Bromo National Park   Bromo National Park in eastern Java is the picture perfect postcard of Indonesia; A spectacular view of several…

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Ijen Volcano On a Budget

Ijen Volcano On a Budget

Explore Java: Explore Ijen Volcano on a budget It might absorb your time but it will save you some cash and lets be honest, reaching Ijen volcano…

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How To Travel Raja Ampat On A Budget

How To Travel Raja Ampat On A Budget

  Raja Ampat carries a hefty price tag that sits way beyond the average backpacker budget BUT to travel Raja Ampat on a budget is possible! Here’s some…

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Introducing the One and Only Preying Bumface

Introducing the One and Only Preying Bumface

A Melibe is an ocean critter or nudibranch that looks as though it is made out of a clear jelly substance. This animal hilariously stretches…

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When My Sister Goes ‘Straight On Detour’.

When My Sister Goes ‘Straight On Detour’.

The thick indigo sky stretches expansively above. Silent, it remains motionless, cloudless and littered with stars. My watch says 4:27am. Cooped within a  small arena,…

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Blue Fire Roars From Ijen Volcano

Blue Fire Roars From Ijen Volcano

Explore Java: explore Ijen Volcano In the early hours of the morning, the crater of Ijen Volcano in Java is alight with blue flames. I…

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Animistic Funeral in Boti Village

Animistic Funeral in Boti Village

In the heart of West Timor there is access to a village unlike any other in Indonesia. They are fully independent, completely isolated and habitually…

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