Flowers and Family in Kupang, Indonesia

Berty and I are staying in Kupang, Indonesia with his family for a week. It seems that every island we go to, there is some sort of family connection. I especially, am having a lot of fun meeting Berty’s relatives and hearing about all his childhood stories. Berty and his brother, Robin, were born in…

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Sulphur Hot Springs and Waterfalls in Batu

Batu: Sulphur Hot Springs and Waterfalls in Batu, Indonesia We are spending the next two full days in a vacation town called Batu. I would compare this town to places like Lake Tahoe or Priest Lake in Idaho – a lot of people have second homes up here, but there are fewer who live here…

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24 hours on the Java Sea: Jakarta –> Surabaya

My family is in Indonesia for one more week! After spending our first week in Jakarta, we are now spending the remainder of their time here in Surabaya and nearby. Surabaya is on the same island as Jakarta, but on the opposite side. It’s where Berty grew up until he moved to Seattle when he…

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Taman Mini Park

Taman Mini (Mini Indonesia) with the Family It’s Friday and we have been in Indonesia for three full days now. So far, we’ve toured the city of Jakarta, spent all day at a theme park called Fantasy World, and experienced enough traffic for a whole lifetime. After all, there are 10 million people in Jakarta…

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Hurricane Ridge: The Ultimate Sunset Trip

Follow us on Bloglovin Nadine is still in town! While she has seen a ton of the Northwest, we couldn’t let her leave to Australia without taking her to the Olympic Peninsula first. This gave Berty and I a great excuse to go out and play tour guide once again. Our original plan was to…

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