Java trip – wrap up

I know, I’ve been writing about Jogja trip more than I thought I would. But I wrote lots of notes in my notebook during the trip, for personal documentation purpose. So, I proceed, with another post. ;p As this is a wrap-up, I prefer to put it in point form. Few anecdotes, few facts, few […]

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Tricky Surabaya Part 3

OK, I better make this the last Surabaya post. I like Surabaya the least, from my overall 10 days trip to Java. (But I write about it the most..heh). So this gonna be a long post. And lots of photos too. One of my nieces said “Put more photo of you in your blog”. Well, […]

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Tricky Surabaya Part 2

It was about 5am in the morning and the hostel staff already knocked my door to call for breakfast. Only about 6am I got myself ready and went out of my room. Those cats at the stairs looked creepy..like saying I know what you did last night..hi hi hi..I managed to ignore them I went […]

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Tricky Surabaya Part 1

When I was first arrived in Surabaya Bus Station called Purabaya, I was kind of shocked. Few taxi drivers already waited in front of the bus door. All of them asked where I wanted to go. FYI, there were not a single taxi driver or ojek driver or becak driver inside Probolinggo bus station. I […]

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* Bromo & Ijen – tips & tricks

Mount Bromo view from Mount Penanjakan As I didn’t found enough information before I went to Bromo, I ended up paying more. Well just a little bit more (than the rest of the people I met). But, then, it somehow matter, because I traveled on tight budget that time (actually, almost everytime). Well, that’s all […]

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Kawah Ijen in photos

I went to Kawah Ijen on 9th day of my Java trip. I love it there. Maybe more than Bromo. It was more than a tourist stop. It has stories, about the sea-green crater, the yellow sulfur, and men with the 70kg loads on their shoulders.  So, lets explore Ijen.   We arrived at the […]

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Bromo in photos

Bromo is one of the places in Indonesia that I always wanted to go. I tried to find on how to go there by myself (instead of tour package), but can’t find much information on the internet, so I I made decision to choose tour package and booked it online for 3 days 2 night […]

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Solo (or Surakarta)

I was told that train from Jogja to Solo will only cost Rp10000 one way. I was told that there are trains at 5.35, 8, 1230 etc, etc. But that were all wrong. Well, it was not the fault of the informer because I know their intention was to help. Blame on me for not […]

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Dieng in a day

“Expressi…”said Mas Kabul to me every time, before he pressed the camera shutter. I think that was funny. At first I thought it was a joke, but then, when he said it every time, I know its not a joke. Just a word like ‘Say Cheese’ or ‘Smile…’. Early morning at Sikunir Mountain. He was […]

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from jogja to dieng

My itinerary was mostly based on internet info. I don’t know why I chose Dieng, but I did. It was in my itinerary. Luckily, the hostel staff where I stayed in Jogja, Uki, knew how to get there, backpacker style. Awesome! So he helped me booked the travel bus to Wonosobo and from there I […]

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