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Bill Dalton’s ‘Archipelago’ Book Review

In this final saga of the author’s three books about his 30 years in Indonesia, Ian Burnet combines his love of adventure and travel with his knowledge of the region’s history to take us on a personal journey through geographic … Continue reading

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A Little Flight Reading

Archipelago: A Journey Across Indonesia Ian Burnet, Rosenberg Press, $39.95 An article from ‘The Australian’ – January 16, Travel Section – Graham Erbacher Is your body back at work but head and heart still on holidays? Time for a good … Continue reading

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Archipelago – Book Talk at the SMSA

Ian Burnet – Archipelago Mitchell Theatre, SMSA Sydney, 280 Pitt Street Tuesday 8 September 2015, 12:30 – 1:30 Ian Burnet explores the most culturally diverse nation on earth, Indonesia, which comprises as many as 17,000 islands. Travelling by bus, plane, … Continue reading

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The Jakarta – Bandung Railway

I have always considered the Jakarta – Bandung railway to be one of the great railway journeys of the world. The line follows the northern coastal plains until turning south near Cikampek when our train slows to a crawl as … Continue reading

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A colourful Church in Semarang, Indonesia

This church in Semarang had the creative inspiration to decorate its exterior with colourful umbrellas strung on wire —- beautiful!

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