Escaping Java

Location: Subang, Java – Merak, Java, Indonesia Distance: 314km The ride into Jakarta was memorable for all the wrong reasons. I had already planned it as a longish day but a wrong turn and 35km of cycling out of my way to the foulest smelling town I’d ever encountered. The main street a quagmire of sloppy brown mud, […]

Hot Spring In The Rain

Location: Cipatujah, Java – Subang, Java, Indonesia Distance: 137km The road continued along the coast,  the ocean crashing on the beach somewhere behind the scrub and with little traffic to speak of it was a nice way to start the day. But the pleasantness was soon to end. Up ahead a great hulk of a headland ended the […]