For those living in Saigon the last several years, it is becoming a norm to deal with rising air pollution as Autumn arrives. This year, in particular, the levels of PM 2.5 have risen significantly with a thick haze that covers the city all day. This haze started to show up last Friday in Saigon. With the haze came higher levels of PM 2.5. Normally with a rise in PM 2.5, … [Read more...] about Indonesian forest fires creating haze in Saigon?
Malioboro Street in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, is one of the main reasons many Indonesians tourists visit Yogyakarta. In fact, towards the evenings, this street with be packed with Indonesian tourists looking for good bargains. It is also a backpackers paradise. The thing that struck me was the amount of motorbikes, they were equal to the number of motorbikes I have seen in … [Read more...] about Malioboro Street – Yogyakarta
This is my final Prambanan post from my Indonesia trip last summer. More Yogyakarta posts will come this week. Enjoy the remaining photos from my trip: … [Read more...] about Prambanan Temple (Part 3)
Continuing from yesterday's Prambanan post, here are some more pictures from my visit to this Hindu temple site outside of Yogyakarta. … [Read more...] about Prambanan Temple (Part 2)
Edit 1: I mistakenly called this Borobudur, I just made the corrections. Well, this week I will do more posts from my Summer, 2014, trip to Indonesia. Today's post will focus on Prambanan, the Hindu Temple a couple hours outside of Yogyakarta, Again, my friends from VMT recommended I visit Yogyakarta when I got to Indonesia. I am glad I did. Prambanan is a really nice … [Read more...] about Prambanan Temple – Yogyakarta (Part 1)