I shout quietly as he slides past me sideways.
There are four hours by taxi between the coastal village of Kuta and the mountain village of Senaru. For just under 45 euros has a nice Indonesian to ...
"One should be proud of the pain - every pain is a reminder of our high rank." The Steppenwolf
Recognition number 57: If the drinking water bottle is frozen next to the bed, it was cold at night.
Or: when luck and panic are very close together.
Susanne had set her mind on reading from Bali. Until she met Ketut, the receptionist of her Ubud accommodation.
Actually, I just wanted to visit the mosque in Bandung, and that is not without headgear. It has become a whole day in the city, covered with a headscarf. An experiment with surprising findings.
Lombok had been in my mind's eye for a while now. Three and a half years ago, I had been lying on the beach of Gili Trawangan, looking longingly at the island crowned by the Rinjani volcanic massif. But my journey was nearing its end. It was like so often: I had to go back, even though I wanted to see so much more, and vowed to come back.
On the Indonesian island of Madura, next to Java, the traditional bull race Karapan Sapi resembles a horse race.