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TRIPS

Indonesia Living
2011-07-30
We stayed in Jakarta, Indonesia for 6 months while Lily did an internship at the danish embassy. During this stay we ... Read More

Indonesia
2009-01-01
Our trips around Indonesia in 2009 where we were based on Bali for 4-5 months. Indonesia offers so many places to vis... Read More

Bali
2008-12-19
Our trip has now taken us to the famous island of Bali, land of sun, sea and rice paddies. As Laerke is studying at D... Read More

Sumatra (and Thailand & Malaysia)
2007-06-08
Straddled by equator Sumatra is nearly 2000km long, stretching from Banda Aceh in the north to Bakauheni in the south... Read More

Australia and Asia
2006-04-15
Lærkes trip to Australia and Southeast Asia, that begun with a sprained toe. Witnessing the beutiful coast of ea... Read More

Southeast Asia
2005-01-04
January 2005 we left Denamrk, we started out in India, and for 2 months we traveled around in the south, we had a gre... Read More

BLOGS

Tarakan and the Nose Monkeys
Tarakan, Indonesia, 2014-03-14 12:00
On the way back from Derawan we had another stopover in Tarakan and with time to kill we tried to find something in... Read More

Derawan Island
Derawan, 2014-03-08 12:00
We left Nepal on a flight to Kuala Lumpur and we were very much looking forward to being back in a tropical climate. ... Read More

Travel Plans for 2014
Asia, 2014-01-01 12:00
January We’ll be starting the new year doing something very new to us – we’ll be going on a yoga and meditation re... Read More

2012
Indonesia, Australia, Denmark, Sweden and Thailand, 2012-12-31 12:00
An overview of our travels in 2012. It was such a busy year; moving from Jakarta to Bangkok, starting Uni and luckily... Read More

Sailing the beautiful Komodo National Park
Komodo NP, Indonesia, 2012-05-03 02:44
Some of the best snorkeling and diving in the world combined with adventure trekking to spot Komodo dragons. Tuc... Read More

A House in Bali
Ubud, Bali, 2012-03-23 12:00
I was reading Colin McPhee’s book “A house in Bali” while we were living in a house in Bali. Much had c... Read More

Swimming fit for a King
Tirta Gangga, Bali, 2012-03-17 12:00
On one of our jaunts out east in Bali we headed to Tirta Gangga. Martin and I had been to the water palace in Tirta G... Read More

Amidst all the greenery at Gunung Kawi
Bali, Indonesia, 2012-03-15 12:00
While staying in our house in the rice fields we rented a car so that we could explore more of Bali. Renting a car in... Read More

Bukit Lawang
Bukit Lawang, Sumatra, 2012-02-28 07:19
We arrived at Medan airport and after an unfortunate episode of sunscreen packed in the carry-on and thus confiscated... Read More

Christmas in Bali
Bali, Indonesia, 2011-12-24 12:00
Martin’s parents were coming to Indonesia for 2 weeks over the holidays to visit us, we decided that we w... Read More

Prambanan
Yogyakarta, 2011-10-27 12:00
We took a trans Yogya bus from the city center to the Prambanan bus stop, the ride took a bit longer than anticipated... Read More

Sunda Kelapa
Sunda Kelapa, Jakarta, 2011-10-24 12:00
On a hot Saturday morning we ventured out to see Sunda Kelapa - the old port of Jakarta. "Sunda Kalapa" (wh... Read More

A Long Weekend in Yogyakarta
Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 2011-10-06 12:00
We spent a few days in Yogya, browsing the markets, eating good food and just watching life go by. It’s a great city ... Read More

A Day in Old Jakarta
Jakarta, Indonesia, 2011-08-21 12:00
How to spend a Sunday in Jakarta? Fed up with big gleaming malls and horrendous traffic of the metropolis today, we... Read More

Jungle Trekking in Tangkoko
Tangkoko NP, Sulawesi, Indonesia, 2009-05-10 12:00
After the complete relaxation of Pulau Siladen, we headed to the extreme north-eastern tip of Sulawesi and the natura... Read More

Pulau Siladen
Siladen Island, Sulawesi, Indonesia, 2009-05-06 12:00
After 3 days at Bunaken Island we sailed to Siladen Island, a small island approximately 30 min away in boat. Tante M... Read More

Pulau Bunaken
Bunaken Island, Sulawesi, Indonesia, 2009-05-05 12:00
Upon leaving Rantepao and the land of Tana Toraja a very l o n g journey ensued. We boarded a night bus at 9 in the e... Read More

Graves and skulls in Tana Toraja
Tana Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia, 2009-05-04 12:00
A 9 hour bus trip from Makassar brought us to Rantepao, a smallish city in the heartland of Tana Toraja, it was quite... Read More

Discovering Celebes
Makassar, Sulawesi, Indonesia, 2009-05-03 12:00
Our flight from Denpasar to Makassar, Sulawesi went fine, it was an hour late but at least it showed up! We were a ta... Read More

Birthday Celebrations
Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 2009-04-09 12:00
It was Election Day and everybody had the day off (yes, it is a holiday in Indonesia). So we decided to go to “Water ... Read More

Temple Bliss
Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia, 2009-04-01 12:00
Tanah Lot is one of those places that are so incredible that it is highly revered by tourist and locals alike, for th... Read More

Time for the Festive Season
Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, 2009-03-30 12:00
During the month of March Bali comes alive with festivities as the Balinese celebrate the holidays of Galungan, Nyepi... Read More

Visit to the Flower Island: Part 3
Flores, Indonesia, 2009-03-24 12:00
After a couple of days of holiday in Labuan Bajo we rented a car to take us the seven hour trip east towards the tiny... Read More

Visit to the Flower Island: Part 2
Flores, Indonesia, 2009-03-22 12:00
Labuan Bajo is one of the bigger cities in Flores, but that doesn’t mean it is very big. It is a harbor city with qui... Read More

Visit to the Flower Island: Part 1
Flores, Indonesia, 2009-03-20 12:00
We had been invited to stay with Olivia’s family in Flores, and set out on an eight days vacation to the flower islan... Read More

Visit from home and fullmoon ceremony
Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, 2009-03-08 12:00
Bali in March is busy! The Balinese New Year is approaching and the month of March is full of holidays, colorful para... Read More

Weekend get-away to Paradise
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 2009-03-07 12:00
Last weekend Martin surprised me with a weekend get away to a beautiful boutique resort and spa in the outskirts of U... Read More

Weekends of Exploring
Nusa Lembongan and Padang Bai, Bali, Indonesia, 2009-02-23 12:00
The previous two weekends have been put to good use. We have been out exploring nearby areas on Bali and the neighbor... Read More

Settling down in the Tropics
Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, 2009-01-28 12:00
The last couple of weeks here on Bali have been both relaxed and quite eventful. Laerke’s classes have picked up spee... Read More

Daily life in Bali
Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, 2009-01-17 12:00
Today has been such a great day! It didn’t rain as Martin drove me to school, so I arrived nice and dry, the first cl... Read More

Tropical Downpours
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia, 2009-01-13 12:00
Uhh, it has been raining a lot these last couple of days, so much that the swimming pool at our guesthouse ran over i... Read More

A new beginning
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 2009-01-11 12:00
It is the beginning of a new year, and what a great start, I’ve just woken up here in beautiful Ubud, I’m sitting on ... Read More

Selamat Natal
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 2008-12-25 12:00
And so we came to Bali, the second chapter in our, until now, migratory journey through Asia. The Holidays were clo... Read More

Jungle walks and yummy food
Pulau Weh and Bukit Lawang, Sumatra, Indonesia, 2007-06-23 12:00
“You are eating Indonesian food?!?” “We thought foreigners only ate toast all day long!”. This little scenario played... Read More