All the #FamilyHoliday goals: Obamas enjoy Indonesia as 'luxury trip ruffles democrats'

2017-06-28 11:24
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Yogyakarta, Indonesia  — Former President Barack Obama and his family have wrapped up their five-day vacation on Indonesia's resort island of Bali and headed to the historic city of Yogjakarta.

Yogyakarta's air force base commander says Obama, his wife Michele and daughters Malia and Sasha drove to a luxury hotel in downtown Yogyakarta on Wednesday after arriving at the city's military airport.

Base commander Novyan Samyoga says the Obamas have been planning to visit the 9th century Buddhist temple at Borobudur and the Hindu temple of Prambanan during a two-day holiday.

Obama's mother Ann Dunham did her anthropological research in Yogjakarta.

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has invited the Obamas to visit the Bogor Palace in West Java during their nine-day trip in Indonesia, where Obama lived for several years as a child.

Reports have been circulating about about how upset the Democratic base is about the former US president's actions after leaving office - over a "seemingly endless tour of millionaire and billionaire luxury retreats"- but the Obamas are all, "Ain't nobody got time for that." Take a look. 

Former US President Barack Obama, center, his wife Michelle, center front, talk to his staffs during they visit at Tirta Empul temple in Bali island, Indonesia, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (Photo: Firdia Lisnawati, AP)

 Obama and his family arrived last week on the resort island for a vacation in the country where he lived for several years as a child. (Photo: AP) 

Former US President Barack Obama, left, his wife Michelle, rear left, and daughter Sasha, right, raft on the Ayung River in Badung, on Bali island, Indonesia, Monday, June 26, 2017. (Photo: AP)



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