Cemara Indah Hotel
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Decisions, decisions, decisions. Java is famous for its volcanoes, so Manu and I want to get our crater fix. Vera came for some hard earned beach time. We are in the middle of Java and the options to move forward from here are many, confusing and of a wide range of travel cost and difficulty. Eventually, Vera books her flights to get herself to …
Direction SURABAYA et le volcan GUNUNG BROMO (09/11/10)
Après une journée de voyage, notre vol ayant été retardé de 2h30 (nous avons du coup profité d'un des salons de massage des pieds de l'aéroport avant de repartir), nous sommes arrivé à SURABAYA ou nous avons décidé de faire une pause d'un jour avant de …
This morning early start from Probolingo: we left the hotel at 2.30am to see the sunrise on fuming volcano Gunung Bromo, one of the main attractions on the island. Car ride, changed for a Jeep, walked up for a while and after almost 3h we managed to reach the top of the view point at 2700m full of Indonesians coming to celebrate their national day facing this epic landscape. We found a good spot and watched the sunrise on this misty volcanic ...
... br> So we opted for the cheap hotel in the mountains which wasn't too bad except for the flies everywhere in the restaurant and the sweet n sour chicken which was 4 scraps of bones in sauce. Wouldn't of given it to a dog. Off to the leaba to get 5 hours sleep as we were up at 3.00am to make our way to the viewing point to watch the sunrise over 3 volcanoes.
The Volcano & Sunrise
At around 3.30am everyone hopped ...
... there would be time to get clean later, albeit with sandals on in the filthy shower!
The jeep ride up to Bromo was another surprise as we stopped at a point where we had to walk in pitch darkness to get further up and that's where my trusty little torch in came in handy. There were rocks along the way so it was a necessity! Once there, there were a lot of tourists waiting for the sky to come to life and the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
You want to come here just for the view. Nothing else noteworthy. Simple place, not the dirtiest, but have seen cleaner. Blankets smell and feel like they could use a wash, so I recommend using a sleeping bag.
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