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Sunset on Borobudur Temple Posted by on Apr 28, 2015

Imagine being the only people atop the world’s largest Buddhist temple, watching the sun disappear behind the clouds and seeing a mighty volcano emerge from the shadows. Total silence befalls the ancient monument, and you turn on your flashlight to take in the intricate relief carvings along the walls. We were fortunate enough to have…

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All Alone on the World’s Largest Buddhist Temple Posted by on Apr 23, 2015

Borobudur is not only the world’s largest Buddhist temple, but it’s also the most visited attraction in all of Indonesia. As such, you can usually expect to spend your visit there with hordes of other tourists, jostling for position to get the all-important selfie atop the temple. This is exactly what we thought was coming…

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Beginner Indonesian – Days of the Week Posted by on Apr 20, 2015

Learn the days of the week and other useful vocabulary in this beginner Indonesian video lesson. Here are the answers for the practice section: Senin = Monday Jum’at = Friday hari ini = today besok = tomorrow empat hari lagi = four days ago Ini hari apa? = What day is it? Kemarin hari Minggu.…

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A Video Tour of Borobudur Temple Posted by on Apr 13, 2015

Check out the largest Buddhist temple in the world in Central Java. Borobudur is a UNESCO World Heritage site and the most visited place in all of Indonesia. Take a closer look at the intricate Buddhist reliefs on the walls in this short video.

A Guide to Borobudur Posted by on Apr 7, 2015

Located in Central Java, Borobudur is the largest Buddhist temple in the world. It remains an important pilgrimage site and is one of the most popular places to visit in all of Indonesia. Here’s a rough guide to this incredible temple to give you some background info before you visit:   History Built in the…

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