Photo: Temple incense.

Things to see and do



East Java's Trowulan

Approximately 60 kilometres southwest of the bustling port city of Surabaya lies the dusty town of Trowulan. What on the surfaces appears to be just another bland and nondescript rural village among a long line of others in East Java is in fact a town that hides a beautiful secret. The secret is that this entire area housed the capital of the incredibly powerful and influential Hindu-Buddhist ... Read more about East Java's Trowulan .

Surabaya's sights in a day

Many travellers we here at Travelfish.org speak with during their trans-Java journeys like to take in the main Java attractions of Borobudur, Gunung Bromo and Kawah Ijen before making a beeline to Bali. Fewer stop to take in cities such as Bandung, Malang and the capital of East Java, ... Read more about Surabaya's sights in a day .





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