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2011 in 12 Pictures: My Year in Travel

2011 in 12 Pictures: My Year in Travel

2011 was a fruitful year of travel for me. I visited a few more new cities and countries, and revisited old favorites. Here is a collection of twelve photographs - one for each month - that captured what my 2011 in travel was like.
TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: Golden Garuda at Monas (Jakarta, Indonesia)

TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: Golden Garuda at Monas (Jakarta, Indonesia)

The Garuda Pancasila is the national emblem of Indonesia and features plenty of symbolism. This Golden Garuda can be found at the Independence Room of the Monas in Jakarta.
TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: Masjid Istiqal (Jakarta, Indonesia)

TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: Masjid Istiqal (Jakarta, Indonesia)

Masjid Istiqal (also known as Istiqal Mosque) is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia. Located in Jakarta, Indonesia, it was built to commemorate Indonesia’s independence from the Netherlands; “Istiqal” is an Arabic word that means “Independence.”

Bali, Hai!

If you’ve been following me on Twitter, you know by now that I’m back in Bali. It was quite a spontaneous decision, and once again, it will be a short trip for me; I arrived here tonight (Wednesday night) and I’m leaving Friday morning. I intend to relax and chill by the beach on my...

TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: Goa Gajah (Bali, Indonesia)

Goa Gajah is is located near Ubud on the island of Bali in Indonesia. It is also known as the Elephant Cave. Goa Gajah was built in the 9th century, while the cave’s entrance seen in the photo dates back to the 11th century. I hope you enjoyed the first TravelTuesday Picture of the Week...

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...