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Indonesian grandparents travel Asia and Europe using a car for eight months

Traveling does not limit the age and has been proven by the grandparents Teddy Unggul Wicaksono (55) and Yana Kusryanti (55) from Indonesia where they both travel around Asia and Europe using a car for eight months. They are eager to see the world closer and drive the car enabling city to city in different countries of the world.

"Want to see the world in a different way. Using aircraft only comes to big cities, but by car we have to pass through borders, small towns, forests before to big cities," said Wicaksono.

Xvlor Indonesian grandparents travel Asia and Europe using a car for eight months

They say searching city after town will give a strong impression where geographical and natural differences are felt. Place is not a destination, but the process of going through the journey and the challenge is the goal that brings pleasure.

They pass through Siberia past the unknown Tundra until they touch directly as they get out of the car. The couple arrived in Indonesia on 5 January 2018 after passing 60,000 kilometers on the route Indonesia - Singapore - Malaysia - Cambodia - Laos - China - Russia - Norway - Sweden.

"Each country has its own uniqueness, enjoys culinary from every country, unique buildings and interacts with local residents," said Kusryanti.

Wicaksono and Kusryanti said interaction with local residents provides an impressive experience where challenges in some countries are unusual in English, but couples are deeply helped by translation technology and local guides.

Xvlor Indonesian grandparents travel Asia and Europe using a car for eight months

"Europe is generally English, but in Russia we use Google translate, in China there is a local tour guide to come in our car," said Wicaksono.

They use Instagram @indoasiaeuro_bycar to document every moment on every trip. Now the couple is planning to invite some colleagues, local and international tour agents to explore Indonesia.
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List of airports in China

China is generally a land country where almost all areas have connected transportation systems, but air transport is the best choice for travel efficiency, except for travelers who seek adventure along the rivers, ferry to reach several small islands and overland journeys.

Airports are spread over many where they have two types of services. International airport to serve international and domestic routes, while domestic airports only serve inter-regional routes in the country. Below is a list of active public airports in China. This list may increase considering that many new airports are still under construction or reduced due to many relocation plans.

= City, airport name, IATA

Anqing, Anqing Tianzhushan Airport, AQGChizhou, Chizhou Jiuhuashan Airport, JUHFuyang, Fuyang Xiguan Airport, FUGHefei, Hefei Xinqiao International Airport, HFEHuangshan, Huangshan Tunxi International Airport, TXNWuhu/Xuancheng, Wuhu Xuancheng Airport
Beijing, Beijing Capital International Airport, …

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Odzala-Kokoua is managed by the African Parks in collaboration with the Ministry of Forest Economy, Sustainable Development and Environment of the Republic of the Congo in 2010. The park has retained the old rainforests and terrain that vary from 350 meters (1,150 feet) to forest bushy and lots of glade. The area also includes dry forests, savannahs and rainforest ecosystems.

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This beach consists of two parts where the first part of the east is the white sandy beach and many pandanus plants around it, while the second part to the west is a steep hill rock that directly borders the sea and has great views of the island or a large rock offshore.

The island gets its name as Long Rock or Long Island…