Category: "Indonesia to East Timor"

53. So How Do You Get More Pages In A Passport?

March 24th, 2011
(Written: 21/02/11) My first taste of Indonesia was the small island of Pula Batam barely 20 miles off the coast of Singapore.  Due to its location it attracts the seedier side of Singapore and loads of people come over here for cheap sex and bad beer… more »

54. The Safe Side of Disaster

March 28th, 2011
(Written: 24/02/11) I woke to the sound of screeching tires and moments later I was thrown heavily into the seat in front.  I'd been lucky that no one had wanted to sit next to the funny foreigner so had been laying sideways across two seats, as such… more »

55. The Blog is Back

March 30th, 2011
A quick bit of news.... As I've been sat doing nothing for a week or so I've managed to rebuild the blog site. The blog will appear here at:   well at least until it happens again!! more »

56. The Apathy of the Long Distance Backpacker

March 31st, 2011
(Written: 07/03/11)  I have to admit that I actually ended up stopping in be next port of call, Yogyakarta, for a few more days than planned purely due to the company, but hey, I have no timetable.  My fellow traveller definitely pulled me out of the… more »

57. At My Wits Ende

April 4th, 2011
(Written: 12/03/11) I spent two hours on my first morning at my wits end in Ende visiting both ferry ports in town trying to find out where the weekly ferry to Kupang went from.  I couldn't believe it.  Both ports were completely deserted and when I a… more »