Posts Tagged ‘Indonesia’

Some recent Bali diving photos – Tulamben, Amed, Kubu

September 16th, 2010 No comments

Some more diving photos, taken at northeastern Bali area – Tulamben, Amed and Kubu.

A short write up to be followed soon, when I am back from Tioman. 🙂

Luck is not on my side – no Mola Mola and Manta Ray sighting at Nusa Penida dives!

September 12th, 2010 2 comments

I just come back from a diving trip to Bali a couple of weeks ago. I have to admit I have a blast, even if I didn’t see any Mola Mola and Manta Rays at Nusa Penida. Yeah it is right, I see none of them, which is probably harder to achieve at this time of the year (end of August) than seeing one or a few of them. Luck is just not at my side at times. It is a perfect excuse to come Nusa Penida again though!

We dived 2 days at Nusa Penida, followed by 1 day each at Tulamben, Amed and Kubu.

For Nusa Penida dives, we pre-book online with Bali Scuba at Sanur. 3 dives/day cost USD130. The price includes hotel transfer, tank & weight & guide, onbaoard soft drinks & mineral water, and a nice little lunch onboard (steam rice with beef & chicken, egg and sambal). Gear rental is not included – expect USD5/item/day. Our dive master for the 2 dive days are Knut and Henry. Knut is a tall Caucasian and likes to joke around. Henry is an over-sized fatty with over 30 years of diving experience. Both are really nice guys and helpful. Read more below. Read more…

Java Island Trip Expenses [19~25 July 2007]

August 13th, 2007 No comments

Mt. BatukOverall I spent about RM1050 for the trip, including everything and airfare (more on the airfare later). This is considered cheap if compared to some of my other trips.

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Majestic Sunrise over Mt. Bromo [Central Java, Indonesia; 22 July 2007]

August 3rd, 2007 4 comments

Sunrise Over Mt. BromoLeaving from Malioboro Street, Yogja, we took city bus (Rp2k) to arrive at the city bus terminal. It was a long journey from Malioboro to the city bus terminal – it took us 45mins, and a few ‘free bus entertainment’ (if you know what I mean!). The city bus was cramped and crowded but I managed to reserve an extra seat for my backpack. An old lady starts to chat to me a little bit, and she was heading to bus terminal too to catch a bus back to Surabaya…

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