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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

As It Happens

Exploring Jogja

The streets and valleys of Jogja are full of surprises. From caged birds and market stalls to active volcanoes and ancient temples, this part of Java has it all. 496 more words


Mount Merapi- the Growling Beast

My mission for the third island of Indonesia we visited was to climb some of the world’s most active volcanos while for Joel it was to track down remote surf. 1,526 more words

Yogyakarta & Mt. Merapi

Merapi translates as fire mountain. It is Indonesia’s most active volcano and one of the most destructive cones on earth.

Steve made his base for exploring this 2900metre mountain at the hill resort of Kaliurang, staying with Mr. 479 more words