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Mount Merapi, Jogyakarta, Java (30 - 31 Aug 2014)

From Mendut we drove up to Kaliurang, the nearest large village to Mount Merapi which is the world’s most active volcano. Christian Awuy runs Vogel’s hostel in Kaliurang and is also one of the rangers involved in coordinating rescue effort in the event of an eruption. 1,168 more words



If the temples in Java are brothers, then Borobodur is the Big Brother to Prambanan.

Borobodur a buddhist temple dating from the 8th Century is a truly remarkable place, so unique. 491 more words


Selo, Menjelang 17an


Selo, apa lagi yang butuh diceritakan? Kalau tidak salah sudah ada tiga artikel tentang Selo, ada yang ‘clockwise’ dan ‘counter-clockwise’, atau apa lah. 522 more words



We started the day by heading to a viewpoint to catch the sunrise. Despite the fact that the place was crowded, it was indeed extremely alluring. 220 more words


Ditch the guide: Solo hiking the mountain of fire Merapi

Feeling supremely confident after Mt. Lawu, I decided to tackle the most active volcano in Indonesia – Mount Merapi, an hour west of Solo. I’m not in reckless things, but you have to agree that the title certainly adds a lot of excitement and thrill to the hike. 1,333 more words

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