Sunday, May 27, 2012

Temples of Java

Welcome to Java, Indonesia. Java is the most populous island in the world, and it has the most volcanoes of any island in the world. Given that combination, it's no surprise that the Javanese have a long history of building temples in hopes of convincing a higher power to spare the Javanese from volcanic eruptions.  We visited the two most famous ancient temples in Java: Borobudur and Prambanan.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Kuala Lumpur: We Meet Again

Six years ago, Shane, Nick and I met Beth in Kuala Lumpur on the exact spot pictured on the above photo.  On this trip, we spent a few days in Kuala Lumpur after our visit to Borneo and before our visit to Java.  Click the link to read more about our (re)visit to Kuala Lumpur.

Monday, May 14, 2012

Food of Borneo

We came to Borneo for the nature--which did not disappoint--but we also enjoyed the food.  Click the link to read about our culinary experiences in Borneo.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Borneo: Paradise Found, Part Two

We visited Sarawak and Sabah in the Malaysian Borneo.  My previous post focused on Sarawak.  Click the link to read about how we found paradise in Sabah.

Friday, May 4, 2012

Borneo: Paradise Found, Part One

Welcome to Borneo, the third largest island in the world and one of the most biodiverse places on Earth.  We visited the two Malaysian States in Borneo, Sarawak and Sabah.  Click the link to read about our time in Sarawak, where we answered the call of the wild, and found paradise at every turn.