Exams are over (at least for me 💃🏽). Plans for summer are drafted and I’m ready to start posting on this blog, which has been pretty dead this year. Continue reading “Last summer: East Java”
Climbing an ancient volcano? Why not! Continue reading “Gunung Api Purba (Photo Journal)”
I wanted to climb Mount Merapi with my friends, but the area was closed due to an accident at the crater. Lava Tour was the closest to exploring Merapi, the active volcano in Jogjakarta.
I really wanted to see the iconic staircase in Taman Sari, the royalties’ recreational bathing place. So right after I completed the tour around Kraton, I asked for direction to the place and walked there. Continue reading “Taman Sari/Water Castle (Photo Journal)”
I asked people at the hotel and restaurant, even ojek drivers and street stall vendors about what to see in Banyuwangi. Every one of them told me to hike Ijen volcano, which I did yesterday. It seemed like there was nothing else to see in Banyuwangi. I was wrong. Continue reading “Day 5: Picturesque Banyuwangi”
I woke up at 1 a.m and got packed for Ijen and Banyuwangi. Our driver was so glad that I could speak Bahasa and asked me to get to the front seat. Continue reading “Day 4: Blue Fire of Ijen”
Continue reading “Day 3: A fortunate detour to Sempol”
Back then, in my childhood, I hated going to the Sipiso-piso waterfall. The memories that stuck in my head are those of me crying, either because I was not allowed to get to the bottom of the waterfall which involves going down hundreds of stairs, or because my parents scolded me for asking for piggyback on the way up to the starting point. Continue reading “Sipiso-piso Waterfall”