Dear Runners for Borobudur Marathon: Don’t Register Until You Have Understood These 11 Things

Medal Borobudur Marathon
Medal Borobudur Marathon

When I heard that Stamford Raffles (British Governor and founder of modern Singapore) in 1814 went to look for this sanctuary deep in the island of Java and how serene the picture of Borobudur in front my coffee table travel book ‘The Road Less Travelled‘, without much delay I signed up the full marathon 42.2kmRead more

Mount Agung The Great – Bali Must Do

Sunrise on top of Mount Agung

No wonder it is called Agung – literally translated as ‘greatest’ in Bahasa Indonesia. And guess what, this is the first activity SOTG did in Bali straight from the airport – a rough start to a weekend on first visit to the magical island.  So why Mount Agung? The volcano last erupted in 1963 isRead more