The most famous trip from Yogykarta is to Borobudor.
We get lost everywhere and Yogyakarta on Java was no exception. Although we did expect that if we took a becak (tri-shaw) ride we would arrive at the right place only we didn’t!
Yogyakarta is a fabulous city to stay in. Its got lots to see, palaces, markets, and world famous temples a day trip away.
Walking round Ubud it is easy to spends days doing very little. It is full of craft shops and galleries and the coffee comes with multiple types of brown sugar – bliss.
We flew from Yogyakarta in Java to Denpasar in Bali and were surprised by how different from each other they are. Continue reading
Arriving back in Taipei it was time for a change of style. Our hotel for the night was hidden away and reached by a lift inside a supermarket and dinner was Mcdonalds.
Now we had to spend lots of time on the coach travelling along the coast and into the mountains to see the most famous views in the country.
Next day we travelled to Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s second city.
Taiwan is China only nicer. Everyone is friendly and its very clean but they are still Chinese as Taiwan is not officially recognised as a country.
Nara is a great day trip from Kyoto. Its only an hours journey on the efficient Japanese trains.