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... while huffing my way up the volcano me and Kirsty both walk really fast and cannot bear to go slowly, finding this harder work, and soon we were out in front with 2 dutch boys. At the top we could not be bothered to wait for our guide who must have been miles down with the others and there were enough tourists with other guides around that what could go wrong. As we looked down into the crater you could see patches of blue fire. This blue fire is created by the ...
... I had a headlamp so the darkness wasn't an issue, but it was still somewhat difficult to navigate the area. There were also many sulphur miners who were already awake and walking up the hill, so it wasn't a lonely walk. As I got closer to the top, all I could smell was sulphur. It was very strong and it kind of burned the lungs. Luckily, I also had a scarf with me, so I could somewhat protect myself. Along the lip of the volcano, ...
... when we reached the peak.
The hike up to the crater is taxing and challenging. It started with almost 70 degrees ascending elevation. If you are tired, all you have to do is stop, take a break and continue. It was pitch black because it's early in the morning, so headlight is a must! There are some "potholes" along the hike up, so if you are not careful, you may stepped into ...
... and are so eager to have their photos taken. Had a quick breakfast before we explored further.
We visited the first Blawan Falls. The waterfall is the continuation of Kali Pahit River, which
is also the disposal place of the water from Kawah (Crater) Ijen which contain sulfur and is not safe for drinking. We had to climb down a makeshift ladder to see the waterfall up-close.The ...
... tour, to a plantation that was right next door to the hotel. At the agreed time we got to the lobby and walked 2 minutes into the plantation area next door to the hotel. We had a local guide who showed us around: we learnt that there are two types of coffee (Arabica and supremo) and that in Indonesia there is also the Kopi Luwak. We saw pepper, ginger, cocoa and vanilla trees, and also got to taste coconut sugar. The farmers who produce the sugar were in ...