Kusuma Agrowisata Hotel
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25 May 2003, it was a special day for me and my nephew. I gave him a vacation to Mount Bromo as a present for his graduation. I booked ticket to Surabaya for us and also booked hotel at Cemoro Sewu Hotel closed to Batok mountain.
Reach at Juanda Airport, Surabaya then me and nephew catch an airport bus DAMRI to Purabaya Terminal to take a bus …
... She made her way to look at us, but she simply missed her chance of cutting us off. Typically she waits for trekking groups to come along. Her trap goes something like this...Her baby is seen swinging in the trees above to get the groups attention while Mina comes along from the trail ahead, cutting off the group and making the guides give her food. Sometimes she gets aggressive. In our case, we saw the baby above at which our tour guides started panicking slightly. At first ...
... left, the island was quiet. I was so relaxed I almost melted. I enjoyed reading my book, swimming in the lake and even danced the traditional dance (sorry, no pictures :p). One day we rented a scooter and drove around on the island. It is really beautiful! Because of the volcano, the soil is fertile and the grass greener. Unfortunately is was raining every afternoon, so I tried to adapt my daily rhythm, and do outside activities earlier the days. (I really tried, ...
... but the guides keep us safe.
It was a tough trek through the jungle, steep ups and downs and proves tiring day, I was with a group of another seven tourists who were also trekking for two days, and on arrival at our camp we all washed the days dirt off in the river before dinner was served. All the guides look after us and are fun company, our dinner was chicken, fish, vegetables, curries, rice, fruits you name it and ...
... there and did a little dance for me when they saw my camera!
On our way back Choite told us more about the palm oil plantations which were basically everywhere on our 2 hour drive. The government are cutting down the jungle to plant palm oil trees which make them money but the trees drink about 7 litres of water today and therefore kill off any surrounding plant life. It's really sad to see all the jungle being cut down, the village of Bukit Lawang is currently ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsKusuma Agrowisata Hotel Batu
This hotel is really big and have some fruit plant such orange, apple, strawberry and produce some juice and snack from those fruits.
It's good for family holiday, they have a lot of room, and beautiful park for playing the kid.
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