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TravelTuesday Picture of the Week – Prambanan Under (Re)Construction

Prambanan is a gorgeous Hindu temple located near Jogjakarta, Indonesia. It’s a massive and impressive complex with many stupas. It certainly holds its own against its more famous neighbor, Borobudur, and deserves a place on any itinerary to Jogja. Unfortunately, an earthquake in May 2006 caused major damage and knocked down some of the stupas...

TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: A Kid on Borobudur

Last December, I went on a quick weekend trip to Jogjakarta, partly to clear my mind of certain things, and partly to fulfill one of my birthday travel wishes, which was to see Borobudur. It was amazing! One of my favorite photos from that trip was one I took of this kid trying to climb...

TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: Protest Rally at Malioboro Street in Jogjakarta

In “honor” of this weekend’s redshirt protest rallies in Bangkok is this week’s TravelTuesday Picture of the Week. I went to Jogjakarta in December 2009 for a weekend trip, and this scene greeted me on my first afternoon there. There was some sort of political protest rally on one of Jogjakarta’s main roads, Malioboro Street...