Category Archives: Holidays

Albany

It’s been a couple of years since I’ve been camping in Albany… *cough* 21 *cough* and it’s somewhere I’ve been wanting to take the kids so we booked into a park on Emu point for mid January. We had a … Continue reading

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Upcoming trip to Jakarta

We have a minor dilemma with our upcoming trip to Jakarta and it’s got nothing to do with the bombings at the Marriot and Ritz Carlton last week and the subsequent (and highly predictable) travel warning issued by the Australian … Continue reading

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Camping Holiday

When I was younger my mates and I used to hop on our bikes and head off camping. We went down south and up north but our final trip was a big one to the next major city, Adelaide, some … Continue reading

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Bali – Pre-honeymoon Pt 3

On Friday we were picked up at our hotel by Popie and Ari and headed up to the mountains to visit a palace there. Unfortunately we got well and truly lost on some back roads and spent ages stopping and … Continue reading

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Bali – Pre-honeymoon Pt 2

Lia’s friend Popie flew out from Jakarta on a later flight and arrived in Bali the same day as us. She had her own reasons for wanting to travel to Bali and Lia made a convenient excuse to travel there. … Continue reading

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Bali – Pre-honeymoon Pt 1

Seeing as we had to go to Jakarta to sort out some paperwork, and seeing as it’s usually cheaper to fly Garuda Perth – Denpasar and then catch a local flight to Jakarta we decided to do exactly that and … Continue reading

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Bangka Island

We weren’t the only ones heading to Jakarta from Australia. Lia’s father flew out from Sydney as well and he wanted us to go to the island where Lia was born to visit the cemetery where her mother lies. He … Continue reading

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Jakarta Shopping

One of Jakarta’s upmarket Malls The great thing about Jakarta is the shopping is cheap and the malls are abundant. We took the opportunity to get things for the wedding, including both the dress for Lia and for Emily. We … Continue reading

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The Starbucks tour of Jakarta.

It’s been two years since I was last in Jakarta and it did not take me very long before I ended up in the large shopping malls there. It seems like every time we stop in the malls Lia asks … Continue reading

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