The remains of a closed coal mine, as seen from the air. As you can see, it has been fully restored to its natural state by flooding the pits with water and turning them into beautiful lakes. Good as new!
Ayam Goreng -- Indonesian Fried Chicken, a Yogya specialty. The crispy topping is fried cocunut flakes.
Vivian rubbing the Budda's foot for good luck
Each one of the stupas has a Budda inside -- this one was one of two left uncovered during the restoration
This is what much of our visit to the holy temple was like
The four levels of the temple are set carved with increasingly simple depections of the Budda's life story --- the higher you go, the less depections you need becuase you are reaching enlightenment.