Travels with a Gourmet

a food lover's travels, memorable meals, culinary trials and gastronomic experiences

Borobudur stupas before and after sunrise The phone rang for our wake-up call at 4:00 a.m.  It was quiet and dark outside when we walked up to the bar for a light breakfast of coffee, orange juice and a croissant before we were driven to Borobudur.  We arrived there in about twenty minutes and were …

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Scenes from Prambanan Our first morning in Jogjakarta was spent at the Prambanan – a 10th century Hindu temple – which is the largest in Indonesia.  Situated inside an archaeological park, Prambanan is composed of several tall, jagged-like sculptures built around 850 AD.  There are three main temples for three Hindu divinities: Shiva the destroyer …

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