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Trip: Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa - a motorcycle odyssey

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Photos: Sumbawa: Hard Way Round

INDONESIA | Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | Photo Gallery

Road Trip by Kawasaki KLX150
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Tambora - the mountain that blew its top. Part 6 Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa - a motorcycle odyssey

INDONESIA | Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | Views [1121]

TAMBORA – THE MOUNTAIN THAT BLEW ITS TOP I’d been travelling east of Bali for less than two weeks but a lot had happened. At 6.00 am on a Monday morning, I’d nosed out into the traffic on Jalan Padma, Legian, Bali and headed east ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, indonesia, motorcycling, mountain climbing, road trip, sumbawa


Photos: Sumbawa's seldom seen south-west coast.

INDONESIA | Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | Photo Gallery

Trekking a deserted pristine coast.
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Part 5. "Helter-skelter across Sumbawa"

INDONESIA | Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | Views [2028] | Comments [1]

  SUMBAWA – INDONESIA’S SIDELINED ISLAND   I was the only tourist aboard the little JM Ferry –“We Serve Indonesia” – as it slid between the two spits of land guarding the narrow entrance to ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, indonesia, motorcycling, road trip, sumbawa


Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa - a motorcycle odyssey. Part 4: Laid Back in Lombok

INDONESIA | Saturday, 6 Oct 2012 | Views [1291]

Laid Back in Lombok. The muezzin’s call to prayer hung in the still air while he paused to take breath. Each succeeding verse seemed to increase in dramatic intensity and the silence that reigned when the last note faded was total. It was 4.... Read more >

Tags: adventure, beaches, indonesia, lombok, motorcycling, road trip


Photos: Sumbawa 2012. Semongkat, Batu Dulang and beyond, Semongkat B, Pantai Kencana, back to Lombok

INDONESIA | Friday, 7 Sep 2012 | Photo Gallery

Road trip
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Photos: Sumbawa 2012

INDONESIA | Thursday, 6 Sep 2012 | Photo Gallery

Road Trip - Poto Tano, Maluk, Sekongkan, SB, Semongkat, Batu Dulang
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Part 3 Bali, Lombok, sumbawa - a motorcycle odyssey. Lombok bound.

INDONESIA | Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | Views [4214] | Comments [1]

LOMBOK BOUND   The last vehicle, a wooden-sided Mitsubishi 3 tonner had just shoehorned its way into the only remaining space on the ferry’s vehicle deck. At a signal from the dock, the skipper gave the order to raise the loading ... Read more >


Part 2. Motorcycling in Indonesia - Potholes and Pitfalls

INDONESIA | Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | Views [1240]

Part 2. Motorcycling in Indonesia – Potholes and Pitfalls   In Part 1 I wrote about hiring, insurance and the culture of ‘the accident’.   Now we’ll examine what to expect from other road users, road conditions ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, indonesia, motorcycling, road conditions, road trip, safety


Motorcycling in Indonesia - Live to Tell the Tale - Part 1

INDONESIA | Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | Views [1506]

Motorcycling in Indonesia – Live to Tell the Tale.     He hobbled into the hotel foyer, a picture of pain and misery. His board shorts - ripped and stained with a mixture of dust, dirt and congealed blood -   didn’... Read more >

Tags: adventure, indonesia, motorcycling, road trip


Part 2. Legian to the Lombok Ferry - Padangbai

INDONESIA | Thursday, 3 May 2012 | Views [1545]

Indonesian Odyssey – beyond Bali. As soon as we walked into the showroom I knew which one Inez was going to choose. There they were, lined up in a neatly spaced row,   - Honda Vario scooters - each one a shiny-bright, 110cc, liquid-... Read more >

Tags: adventure, indonesia, motorcycling, road trip


Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa - a motorcycle odyssey. Part 1

INDONESIA | Thursday, 3 May 2012 | Views [1070]

Sumbawa –East of Bali One minute I was up then, in the blink of an eye, I was down. I felt the shattered surface of the road bite into my right knee and I heard the scraping of my Honda Vario as it slid before me in a shower of stones ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, indonesia, motorcycling, road trip.