Tag Archives: Central Java
Dieng Plateau – Colorful Lake and Sunrise Posted by sasha on May 27, 2015
Take in the amazing sight of the Colorful Lake and a stunning sunrise over the mountains in the Dieng Plateau with this short video:
Dieng Plateau Video – Arjuna Temple and Sikidang Crater Posted by sasha on May 21, 2015
“Our journey across Java rolls on with a motorbike trip up to the Dieng Plateau. Located 2,000 meters above sea level, it’s much cooler up here than in the lowlands. On the way there, we got a taste of things to come with stunning views off to the side. It was a long ride, with…
Cool Off in the Dieng Plateau Posted by sasha on May 18, 2015
If the scorching heat of Java gets to be too much, just head for the hills in the Dieng Plateau. At 2,000 meters (6,600 feet) above sea level, it’s much cooler up here than in the lowlands. The name comes from two Sanskrit words – di (abode) and hyang (gods), making Dieng the “Abode of the…
Sunset on Borobudur Temple Posted by sasha 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…
All Alone on the World’s Largest Buddhist Temple Posted by sasha 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…
A Video Tour of Borobudur Temple Posted by sasha 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.
Ramayana Ballet Video (2/2) Posted by sasha on Mar 25, 2015
Check out the second half of the Ramayana ballet highlights. An army of monkeys does battle with the evil king and his forces, with the monkey general even burning down the entire kingdom. Is there a happy ending? Find out by watching!