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Indonesia’s Prambanan, Surviving After The 2006 Java Earthquake

After sunrise at Borobudur, Jan and I headed over to the Hindu Temple of Prabanan. The temple’s design and construction is a stark contrast to the looks of Borobudur. Although the main temples still stand, Java’s 2006 earthquake destroyed almost all of the peripheral temples, leaving only foundations. Reconstruction efforts continue, and we were lucky …

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Ubud’s Monkey Forest

In the heart of Ubud, Bali, a group of Macaque Monkeys lives in the sacred monkey forest. More on the Monkey Forest from MonkeyForestUbud.com: The Sacred Monkey Forest of Padangtegal is owned by the village of Padangtegal. Village members serve on the Sacred Monkey Forest’s governing council (The Padangtegal Wenara Wana Foundation). The Padangtegal Wenara …

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