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Mar 8, 2012 - Borobudur our 3rd Wonder of the World

We had a great day today at what is the third Wonder of the World we have seen on our travels. It was truly beautiful in glorious greenery with mountains and volcanoes for an awesome panoramic background. Check the pics, look carefully and you'll see the volcano poking through the top of a cloud. Much love C & P xx

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Asian Adventure 2011

Dec 18, 2011 - Indonesia - Borobudur

Borobudur, or Barabudur, is a 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist monument near Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia. The monument comprises six square platforms topped by three circular platforms, and is decorated with 2672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues

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Gray Owl Trips

Feb 19, 2009 - Borobudur et Prambanan

Alex Beauvais et les Temples Maudits!! Je tenais mordicus à visiter le temple de Borobudur, le plus important vestige bouddhiste de l'Indonésie et je crois le plus gros temple bouddhiste du monde en fait. Le temple possède plusieurs étages concentriques dans lesquels se trouvent des bas reliefs relatant l'histoire de Bouddha. Il y a un sens précis dans lequel on doit le montrer. Au sommet, il y a de nombreuses stupas, des cloches à l'intérieur desquelles se trouve une statue de Bouddha. La vue était magnifique, car nous sommes arrivés et le...

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Petit tour d'Asie!!!

Oct 12, 2008 - Borobudur

by Lora We awoke at 4am to take a sunrise tour of Borobudur - a large Buddist monument about an hour outside of Yogyakarta. It was constructed around 800 AD, and was re-discovered in 1800s. We had the fortune of having Fatah as our tour guide - he grew up right in front of Borodudur and it used to be his playground as a child! The stupa has 9 tourable platforms, which are viewed in a clockwise fashion. Each level has various reliefs which depict the life of Buddha. Fatah told us that when Buddist pilgrims come to Borobodur and climb each...

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Jan 13, 2008 - Borobudur

Usually we avoid package tours like the plague, but in this case we went with it and it turned out well. For 75,000 rupiah ($8), we bought a trip to the Buddhist temple of Borobudur and the Hindu temple of Prambanan, instead of the cheaper but much more hassle do-it-yourself public transport version. Plus, the tour got us discounts on the temple entry fees, which are usually over 100,000 rupiah each. We were up before the sun, walking through the alleys around our hotel in a light rain, hoping it would clear up. We met our driver in the...

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