And the blog is now 4 years old! Here’s the list of my 12 months of adventures in 2018 — a resolution I made at the end of 2017 to experience a new adventure every month.
My experience surfing in Bali’s Kuta Beach as a beginner — with lots of paddling, falling and tumbling; and the proud feeling of catching those few breaks!
Bali, one of the most beautiful and exotic islands in the world — and it goes all the way down to its underwater world too. In Tulamben, I dived a wreck, saw a statue underwater, and swam with a school of humpheads.
Banda Aceh suffered major devastation from the 2004 tsunami, but has since been rebuilt. However, remnants of the disaster are still visible– and I spend half a day exploring the city, and learning more about it.
I have never heard of Pulau Weh until I started diving early this year, when I was told of the beautiful reefs and marine life surrounding the island. So for my dive trip this time, Pulau Weh seemed like the most attractive choice.
With so many popular islands in Indonesia, Pulau Weh is often overlooked. I’ve never heard of the island until quite recently; and apart from the brilliant diving, it offers many other things to do as well. Here’s what I did.
Yogyakarta is a bustling town in central Java, Indonesia. The city is colorful; with a strong cultural heritage and thriving traditional art scene. I spend 3 days in the city, and this was my itinerary.
The city of Jogjakarta in Indonesia is famous for its temples– Borobudur and Prambanan. Surviving the test of time, these temple tells its own story of the mix between two religions in the region.