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Travelogs II: Quick Trip South East Asia

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A trip to Java and Bali Islands in Indonesia and KualaLumpur in Malaysia
So after a quick trip to Himachal Pradesh with friends, it was time to pack up bags for a tour to distant lands - Indonesia and Malaysia for a 9 day trip (14/4/2011 - 22/4/2011). Here are the highlights of our amazing trip!!!

Reaching There: With bags packed and all documents (visas, passports and air tickets) ready, we left from Mumbai CSIT for Surabaya (East Java) via KualaLumpur. The 10 hours travel time (including transit time at KL) left us a bit tired and drained but we had the entire trip to look forward to. We checked in at Family Guest House in Surabaya at around 1 AM local time.

Day 1: Surabaya and Batu Sleeping well to compensate for the Jet Lag, we left the hotel at around 11 AM to visit around Surabaya and nearby areas. Our first destination was the House of Sompoerna in Surabaya. It is a cigarette production facility set up in 1932. The adjoining museum gives a good description of the history of tobac…