My husband worked in Indonesia the first 10 years of our marriage, he rotated working 28 days on and 28 days off, but he had to travel on his days off. In the years he worked there, I went and visited Indonesia three times. The first time I went I was seven months pregnant with daughter #3 and took daughter #2 with me, she was 11 months old at the time. Our oldest stayed in California with my mom.
My second trip to Indonesia I flew to Jakarta with all four of our kids. We used my husband’s frequent flyer miles, so we basically flew for free. The trip was a blast, we stayed three days in Singapore before heading over to Jakarta. While in Indonesia, we visited the Taman Safari. The safari is a drive through, you stay in your own car and drive through all the exhibits. At the end of the drive, you have the chance to interact with animals.
Taman Safari Indonesia
These pictures are from my second trip to Indonesia when I took all four kids with me.
My son with a real tiger cub.
Daughter #3 with a leopard.
Daughter #2 with an elephant.
Daughter #1 with a baby orangutan.
My husband had a short term consulting job in Jakarta in 2012. He was staying in a really nice hotel apartment so I went over and stayed with him. We got the chance to go to the Taman Safari again.
My husband and I sound like total dorks in these videos.
This hippo was hanging out in the road begging for carrots.
I’m participating in the A to Z Challenge. This Indonesia’s Taman Safari post is my “I” post.