Alex Block

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Day 277: Toraja and it’s rituals

Toraja, Indonesia

Reminder: this post contains sensitive materials! In some cultures death is a celebration of a new period of life, in others it’s the worst that could ever happened. Toraja in Indonesia got it’s own absolutely unique way to interact with […]

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Day 276: Going to Toraja

I love scenic flights! You know, the one when you don’t need any entertainment system, because the view from the window is so stunning! This shot was made during Makassar to Toraja flight. It is only 45 minutes long, so […]

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Day 275: Exploring Yogyakarta

I seriously loved Yogyakarta so much! The city is full of nice elements, street art and beautiful corners with flowers, bird cages, coloured houses and traditional architecture. This mix was so nice that i was charmed from the first moment […]

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Day 274 pt2: Culture in Java

Java culture is said to be one of the strongest symbol of #WonderfulIndonesia and everyone here is very proud of it. To learn more, our #TripOfWonders team headed to the Pentingsari Cultural Village at Yogyakarta. Normally it’s not the kind […]

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Day 274 pt1: Borobudur

It’s time to explore one of the major bucket list places in Asia – Borobudur temple. The largest buddhist temple in the world, it was lost for centuries, but now it’s fully restored and included in UNESCO World Heritage list. […]

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Day 273: Travel day

Today was a travel day as we are leaving Jakarta and heading to Magelang, the base city to explore famous Borobudur temple. I’m very excited about it as I’m a big fan of quintessential Asian temples and that’s the one i have […]

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Day 272: Cultural Jakarta

Culture is the main topic of my current #TripOfWonders to Wonderful Indonesia. Indonesia got a big variety of different culture branches. There 300+ ethinical groups, 200+ languages, so every place is not the same. To see what’s cool in Jakarta […]

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Day 270-271: Good morning, Indonesia

Today is travel as I’m changing continents and heading to #WonderfulIndonesia to be part of #TripOfWonders. My flight by Qatar with connection in Doha went very smoothly: I really love how they do everything on board, minimum noise and annoying […]

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Uzbekistan: results

Georgeous architecture, colourful patterns, tasty food, warm locals and strong culture makes Uzbekistan amazing destination to explore. It happened to be more exotic, than i was expecting. Not only people here still are wearing traditional clothes on daily basis, not […]

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Day 269: Exploring Khiva

Khiva is not only about browsing around it’s fort, but also it is possible to get inside of the most historical buldings. Some of them have huge walls around with only one tiny entrance. When you enter, there is a […]

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