If you ever go to Prambanan, check out Candi Sewu!
Candi Sewu is the largest complex of Buddhist temples within the Prambanan area. Its original 249 temples cover a total surface of 2,6Ha. It is believed to have been built in the late 8th century, which means 70 years before the Prambanan temple and about 40 before Borobudur, making it the oldest temple complex in the Yogyakarta area.
Oana enjoying Candi Sewu Prambanan on her own before we took a small group there 🙂
We said we have big plans for 2016/2017…We don’t know yet when exactly, but we will explore & investigate in one of the most remote places on earth, down in the Sulawesi forests in Indonesia to see this…”Easter Island” you said? We’ll see about that 🙂
Located 17 km (11 mi) northeast of the city of Yogyakarta, built in the 9th century, and re—discovered in 1811 by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, Prambanan is the largest Hindu temple compound in Indonesia. Much like Angkor Wat, Prambanan is the reflection of typical Hindu architecture with tall and pointed towers. Continue reading
Our guide Oana, overwhelmed by the young Egyptian kids we spent time with at the Luxor Temple. Pic taken during our last tour in Egypt, December 2015. We hope we’ll be able to spend such moments with you as well during our next tours!
In Yogyakarta – Java, Indonesia Oana, our super-duper friendly guide, being interviewed by local History students between our tours atBorobudur Temple, Java and Prambanan
This should be very interesting even with official academics involved!
The remains of a clearly butchered wooly mammoth in Siberia date to 45,000 years ago, 10 millennia earlier than when humans were thought to have crossed north of the Arctic circle. Our history puzzle is getting shuffled again! Or are the pieces actually getting closer to each other?
Busy weekend for our team. We are moving out and changing countries, so here is “only” a little something for you to think over.