Articles for the Travelogue @ Prambanan Category


Travel Guide@Borobudur, Travelogue @ Prambanan

Alluring sister cities

Alluring sister cities

By QISHIN TARIQ Catch a glimpse of the past and a peek into the future while in Yogyakarta and Solo. FROM the outside, the humble single storey Adi Sucipto International Airport in Yogyakarta seemed more like a bus station. “The airport will be expanded if there is a need to,” said one of the airport […]

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Travel Guide@Borobudur, Travelogue @ Prambanan

Ancient marvels in Yogyakarta

Ancient marvels in Yogyakarta

I’m in a minivan travelling along a gravel road just outside the heart of Yogyakarta, and things are getting decidedly, shall we say, rustic. The sound of cicadas chirping accompanies a chorus of bullfrogs. I stare out of the window tentatively, my eyes adjusting slowly to the fading light. I think: This can’t be where […]

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Travel Guide@Borobudur, Travelogue @ Prambanan

Sacred in the sun

Sacred in the sun

By Budsarakham Sinlapalavan, The Nation, ANN There’s plenty to see in Yogyakarta town but it’s the temples of Prambanan and Borobudur that really enthrall visitors to Central Java. Sitting in the centre of Indonesia’s Java island, Yogyakarta, or Yogya as it’s affectionately known, is the heart and soul of ancient Javanese culture. The centre of […]

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Travel Guide@Borobudur, Travelogue @ Prambanan

Three peaks of interest

Three peaks of interest

Yogyakarta’s wonders show might of nature and faith by Chen Fen Updated 12:48 PM Mar 24, 2011 Gunung Merapi was billowing smoke. It looked benign, almost like a giant gently breathing, beckoning from a distance. The volcano made a pretty picture framed by the glass windows of the cafe on the top floor of my […]

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Travelogue @ Prambanan

Do: Dancing with Rama

Do: Dancing with Rama

| | | | | | | At the Prambanan Temple complex near Jogjakarta, SHARON NG KOOI KIN is enchanted by warriors, mythical creatures and demonic kings. WHEN the hotel tour desk suggested the Ramayana Ballet, my immediate thought was of ballet dancers in pointy shoes. I couldn’t have been further from the truth. The […]

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