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

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... 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

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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

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... 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, ...

Kawan Ijen / Ijen vulkaan, Banyuwangi, Indonesië travel blog

Kawan Ijen / Ijen vulkaan

A travel blog entry by rolfbuitenkamp

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Gisteravond om 23.00 uur vertrokken wij met twee jeeps richting de Kawan Ijen. Een van de actieve vulkanen, net als de Bromo, op het eiland Java. Leuk om nu wel te weten is dat sommige van deze vulkanen op scherp staan. Totaal 3 in de regio. Maar wij ...

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

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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 ...

De geluiden van de nacht, Banyuwangi, Indonesië travel blog

De geluiden van de nacht

A travel blog entry by rolfbuitenkamp

Wat een nacht en wat een geluiden. Heerlijk hoor een guesthouse aan de rand van een dorp richting de jungle. Gelukkig sliep ik redelijk vroeg. Eerst natuurlijk de prachtige geluiden van de vogels, krekels, gekko's, kikkers en alle andere dieren. ...

Ijen, Giri, Indonesia travel blog

Ijen

A travel blog entry by grainofsand

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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 ...

Dokar tour door Kalibaru, Banyuwangi, Indonesië travel blog

Dokar tour door Kalibaru

A travel blog entry by rolfbuitenkamp

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Met paard en wagen door Kalibaru gereden, door kleine straatjes en langs diverse kleine arbeiders. Onze eerste stop was de blikslagerij. Alles van blik. Lepels voor in frituur, pannen, wokken, etc. Alles met de hand gemaakt en geslagen. Echt vakmanschap ...

Ijen Volcanic Region, Banyuwangi, Indonesia travel blog

Ijen Volcanic Region

A travel blog entry by devcgw1

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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 ...

Sukamade - Turtle beach en de plantages, Banyuwangi, Indonesië travel blog

Sukamade - Turtle beach en de plantages

A travel blog entry by rolfbuitenkamp

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Na een heerlijke nachtrust zonder al te veel wakker geweest te zijn gaan wij op weg naar Turtle Beach. Een trip van een dikke 4 uur door de bergen, jungle, plantages en langs prachtige stranden. Al snel slaan wij van de gewone weg af een zand weg op. ...

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 ...

Standing atop an active volcano, Banyuwangi, Indonesia travel blog

Standing atop an active volcano

A travel blog entry by jaqz_and_dave

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... - we felt right at home! There was a lengthy wait at the tour office before a full-size coach arrived to take us to Banyuwangi.  The only seats available to us were in the smoking area.  It seems strange that this felt no real problem in the ...

Return to Banyuwangi, Banyuwangi, Indonesia travel blog

Return to Banyuwangi

A travel blog entry by jaqz_and_dave

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... them, but otherwise the wildlife appeared to be seeking shelter from the hot midday sun. We arrived back at the hotel in Banyuwangi, and ate lunch in the restaurant there before sleeping the afternoon away in our stifling hotel room, waking only to eat ...

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

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... 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

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... 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

Ijen

A travel blog entry by n-p

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Morgengymnastik für eingefrorene Glieder, Situbondo, Indonesien travel blog

Morgengymnastik für eingefrorene Glieder

A travel blog entry by sibyllejuerg

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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

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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

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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

Banyuwangi

A travel blog entry by kevandhazel

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... 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 ...

Catching up with the folk back home, Banyuwangi, Indonesia travel blog

Catching up with the folk back home

A travel blog entry by jaqz_and_dave

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A lazy day at the hotel consisted of swimming, reading and researching the next leg of our trip: Bali. We finally managed to contact both Dave's parents and Jacqui's mum (her dad was still in South Africa) via Skype.  They'd been a bit out of the ...

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

Volcan Ijen et ferry pour Bali

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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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

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... 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

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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

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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 ...

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