The complete 2015 guide to travel through Indonesia from East to West

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Here is what we’ve learnt about the country, crossing it from East to West for 7 weeks. There won’t be any spoilers. We don’t want to say too much, because like us, im sure you would like to discover Indonesia for yourself. However we…

1- East: Indonesia’s doorstep: Kupang

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-The arrival  Getting there: on a sail boat from Darwin If , like us, you’re lucky enough to do the crossing Australia-Asia on a sail boat, you’re probably  going to end up in Kupang, on the closest foreign Island to Australia. Your captain will…

2-From Ende (Flores island) to Lombok (Bali’s little sister)

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Ende to Labuan bajo on Flores island, Indonesia: Getting there: On a Pelni ferry from Kupang (how? follow this link) You will still be on the boat when already the first lot of men will come to you and ask where you’re going and…

3-Lombok and Bali

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Lombok: Getting there: On a boat from Labuan bajo (organise a tour around Komodo at the same time!). See our post on this The arrival: Bangsal harbor: If you got there on a tour from Labuan Bajo, you’ll wake up in the morning in…

4-Java: getting there and away

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Ok, you spent some good time in Bali (see our advice for this island here), now you want to go west: Java: Getting there: The best way overland is to get a bus from Ubung bus terminal in Denpasar. It will drive onto the…