Travel Blogs from Banyuwangi, Indonesia

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Coffee Plantations and Sulphur Lakes, Sempol, Indonesia travel blog

Coffee Plantations and Sulphur Lakes

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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DOMINIQUE HERE : Day : 114 Temperature : 24 degrees Weather : Cloudy, intermittent rain, some sunshine We left Bromo at 6am on Sunday morning and made our way back to Probolinggo. After catching an extremely busy, hot and overloaded public bus ...

Die Wunder der Natur, Banyuwangi, Indonesien travel blog

Die Wunder der Natur

A travel blog entry by sibyllejuerg


... Thema "Turtlebay", ein Schildkrötenstrand, welcher nur mühsamst und zu hohem Preis zu erreichen ist. Bei Ankunft in Ketapang/Banyuwangi fragen wir deshalb auf gut Glück nach, wie/wo eine solche Tour zu organisieren ist. Und siehe da: in ...

Nusa Lembongan, Banyuwangi, Indonesia travel blog

Nusa Lembongan

A travel blog entry by devcgw1


Nusa Lembongan is a small island about 30 minutes by fast boat off the coast of Bali. I found Bali's Kuta Beach to be overly touristy so I decided to spend several days in Nusa Lembongan. I was glad I did because I thoroughly enjoyed this side trip. ...

Back breaker, Kawah Ijen, Indonesia travel blog

Back breaker

A travel blog entry by fergalokeeffe


... Ijen on the Ijen Plateau. This is yet another of the many volcanoes defining the spine of the island of Java and much of Indonesia but with one small difference - the is a small sulphur vent which is mined manually by local men and carried painstakingly, ...

The Itchy and Scratchy Show, Banyuwangi, Indonesia travel blog

The Itchy and Scratchy Show

A travel blog entry by worldsteps

... Asia. I accepted it, as I sat there sweating from every pore. Six miserable perspiration-filled hours later, I finally arrived in Banyuwangi, where I had planned to stay the night. Rejecting offers from locals to leave the bus at various "hotels" along ...

plateau d'Ijen, plateau d'ijen, Indonesia travel blog

plateau d'Ijen

A travel blog entry by marco-2010


Après une route assez chaotique et le réveil à 4h me voilà au pied du plateau d'Ijen. Cette zone volcanique comprend plusieurs volcans dont celui d’Ijen qui est réputé pour son lac et ses ramasseurs de souffre. Une montée de 3km pour se ...

Ijen, Giri, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by grainofsand


So we arrived at our home stay in Ijen at a much better time than Bromo - some of the guys headed off to the hot springs down the road and the rest of us sat by the pool with some beers and enjoyed the evening. The home stay was the only thing around and ...

Dzien 13 Bromo, Kawah Ijen, Indonesia travel blog

Dzien 13 Bromo

A travel blog entry by yaco

Dzisiejszy dzien chcemy rozpoczac od podejscia na wschod slonca do jednego z punktow widokowych Semeru i Bromo zwanego Pananjakan, a potem wejsc na Bromo. Wczoraj w hotelu powiedzieli nam ze to trudne, nie zdazymy ze wszystkim, ze dojscie do Pananjakan ...

Ijen Volcanic Region, Banyuwangi, Indonesia travel blog

Ijen Volcanic Region

A travel blog entry by devcgw1


Today was the second day on a row that everyone had to wake up at 3am and you could tell because on the bus ride to Ijen volcanic range it was dead silence in the minibus. Too bad the weather didn't cooperate. Like the day before at Mt Bromo, it was ...

First time overnight on pos paltuding, Banyuwangi, Indonesia travel blog

First time overnight on pos paltuding

A travel blog entry by anugrah

It's 5 am, the morning was breezing. "Are you ready", my friend, a local ranger asked me to start to head up to Paltuding. Yes, I ...

Ijen Plateau and Kawah Ijen, East Java, Sempol, Indonesia travel blog

Ijen Plateau and Kawah Ijen, East Java

A travel blog entry by jon_and_liz


... it was time to bid farewell to Bali and move on to the island of Java.  Of the thousands of islands that comprise Indonesia, it could be argued that Java is the heart of the country.  Here you will find the bustling capital city of Jakarta ...

Seminyak Day 3 - Ijen Tour, Banyuwangi, Indonesia travel blog

Seminyak Day 3 - Ijen Tour

A travel blog entry by cam_and_leah


... I use facebook to do a connecting thing and give him a paclet of my rolling tobacco as he can only find marlboro reds in Indonesia I get some Minion hat shots and we scramble back down. I had envisaged this being easier but it's so steep that it just ...

Ijen, Kalipuro, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by n-p


Morgengymnastik für eingefrorene Glieder, Situbondo, Indonesien travel blog

Morgengymnastik für eingefrorene Glieder

A travel blog entry by sibyllejuerg


Nach einer klaren und sehr kühlen Nacht sind wir fast schon froh, können wir früh raus. Wir sind auch froh, dass wir nicht wie andere Touristen auf einen Jeep steigen müssen und frierend zu einem Aussichtspunkt für den ...

Back to Java, Banyuwangi, Indonesia travel blog

Back to Java

A travel blog entry by pilgrim143


Onward from Bali & a 2 hour drive over the mountains via Lake Bratan to the north coast & the ferry port at Gillmanuk. Straight on to the ferry although Jacqueline & Liz had to rush as they wanted a loo stop first. The ferry was full ...

The Best Time to Visit, Bondowoso, Indonesia travel blog

The Best Time to Visit

A travel blog entry by anugrah

The best time to visit around Ijen plateau is between May to September. But it is possible all year. The wheater is nice during these months considered as dry season. However in the night the temperature goes down accordingly. It can reach up to ...

Definately worth the effort to get here!, Kawah Ijen, Indonesia travel blog

Definately worth the effort to get here!

A travel blog entry by richierich33


The French couple were also heading to the Ijen Plateau so the next morning we all caught the minibus to Sempol (35,000INR & 3 hours) which is close to Pos Paltuding from where you walk up to Ijen crater lake. In Sempol there's an ojek (motorbike) ...

Arrival in Java, Banyuwangi, Indonesia travel blog

Arrival in Java

A travel blog entry by silverlining

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Banyuwangi, Banyuwangi, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by kevandhazel


... friends. The heat and humidity took its tool and we opted for an early night. The next day they showed us around Banyuwangi where they run a aerobic and fitness studio (although we were already constantly sweating just from “existing” - so it ...

Volcan Ijen et ferry pour Bali, Sempol, Indonesia travel blog

Volcan Ijen et ferry pour Bali

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci


Me leve a quatre heures ce matin, dur encore, mais bon il fait moins froide que la veille. Je prends une bonne douche, me rase, et vais petit dejeuner, du the avec un oeuf dur et un espece de sandwich toast beurre et granules de chocolat degeulasse, ...

Cheeky Monkeys, Banyuwangi, Indonesia travel blog

Cheeky Monkeys

A travel blog entry by canuckdive


... arranged a couple of kids on motor bikes to drive us the last 15km over rough terrain into the park. This park unique to Indonesia has a savanna very close to those found in east Africa. As we rode it looked a lot like the Serengeti. Wild peacocks, ...

Kawah Ijen, Kawah Ijen, Indonesia travel blog

Kawah Ijen

A travel blog entry by aguas


EN: We were picked up at our hotel by a minibus to take us to the travel agent office where we would get on the minivan for our trip, the guy from the agency also came to the hotel so we tried to discuss the slightly higher price we had paid him for the ...

on the road, Banyuwangi, Indonesia travel blog

on the road

A travel blog entry by ireneandjason


we waited in the bus station for a long while because we had chosen to take the long haul bus instead of one just to the ferry crossing. we tried to figure out during this time if the stares we are getting are because the men find my uncovered hair ...

Eastern Java by night., Banyuwangi, Indonesia travel blog

Eastern Java by night.

A travel blog entry by cimek


Hostel I stayed over night was like a resort, very nice and cheap one. Had exactly what I needed – bed, internet, bucket of water and parking by the door. And additionally at the morning when I start my daily motorbike's check someone brought me ...

Into Thick Air, Banyuwangi, Indonesia travel blog

Into Thick Air

A travel blog entry by timreis


... ; We needn't have worried about being late at the station since we had plenty of time to buy our onward tickets to Banyuwangi - Executive Class, again (it's just too hot for anything else).  The train left on time but then developed a problem an ...

Volcanoes and rainforests provide a perfect tonic, Sempol, Indonesia travel blog

Volcanoes and rainforests provide a perfect tonic

A travel blog entry by david_indonesia


Man and Nature have fought some titanic battles over the years and, more often than not, Nature gets the upper hand. After seeing the bad side of humanity on our journey to Bromo it was refreshing to realise that Nature managed to prevail again on my ...

Vulkan Ijen, Kawah Ijen, Indonesia travel blog

Vulkan Ijen

A travel blog entry by gypsylifeagain


Ziv ziv, ljubcki, sva ful vesela vseh vasih komentarjev, ampak plis ne jih posiljat preko facebooka. Midva jih tam ne morva videt, pa tut vc al mn nimava cajta za fb, kr nama ga ze blog vzame kr dost - racunalnicarja pac :) Torej, na Javi sva se povzpela ...

Bei den Schwefelminen des Ijen-Kraters, Sempol, Indonesia travel blog

Bei den Schwefelminen des Ijen-Kraters

A travel blog entry by sonjamargarethe


In der Dunkelheit ging es auf der holprigen Strasse zum Fusse des Ijen-Vulkans. Ijen bedeutet einsam - hier kommen nur die Leute hin, die sich den Vulkan mit seinem himmelblauen See und dem gelben Schwefel ansehen wollen, und die Schwefeltraeger, die den ...

Off to Bali, Banyuwangi, Indonesia travel blog

Off to Bali

A travel blog entry by liz_turner


Last evening I loved he sound of the different mosques and their calls for prayer, many in unison, all in harmony, lovely voices, just peaceful...... ......At 4am I did not feel quite the same, if someone didn't hear it at the beginning, they would still ...

Ijen, Ijen, Indonesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by valerwan

To clinb to the Ijen park and see sunrise the following morning. An amazing scenery with the turquoise blue lake and the sulfure fumes. Was impressed with the people working there and carrying so much weight (sulfure blocs).  If you go, take ...

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