Java Banana Bromo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking rooms
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... So it was that we found ourselves looking for a place called Bentar, which supposedly every Jan-March hosts a migrating mob of whale sharks in search of grub! We unfortunately fell foul to Probolinggo bus stations scamming scoundrels... After ignoring the many 'hey misters' and 'where are you goings' and declining offers to travel to numerous East Java destinations we found the Bentar bus. We were quite pleased with ourselves as we sat ...
Our last couple of nights on Java have been spent at a beautiful hotel/cottage complex. I spent an hour in the late afternoon swimming with swallows diving and gliding all around me. Yet another surreal experience I've had on the trip. We also got given a wonderful little tour around a tiny plantation that is next to the hotel. They grow various fruits and things here and the chaos taking ...
... on motorbikes and horses, I ended up opting for a horse. The poor thing was tiny and it struggled a little getting up the slopes towards the crater after we crossed the caldera. But it was a surreal experience, knowing that there was a huge magma chamber below our feet somewhere. After the brief horse ride we made our way up a final set of stairs to the lip of the crater and what a view from up here. Behind us was the huge expanse of the caldera, ringed by mountains ...
... the hotel and got some nasi goreng for lunch.
The afternoon saw us saddle up once more with Eric and his 2 friends to explore the local villages a bit. We headed out on the back of the motorbikes, driving past the local farms and rice paddies, even catching glimpses of Borobudur temple from different angles – eventually arriving at our first stop, a tofu making 'factory’ (room). Inside the tofu room was like a sauna as there was a fire roaring in ...
... goods, no one harassed us to take their transport, and everyone was very respectful. It was amazing! The place we were staying had a pool, so after wondering around, we went back and had a swim before having dinner and calling it an early night. Our flight back to Bali was early in the morning. This time we triple checked the flight time and made sure we got to the airport extra early. It worked. We made that flight with plenty of time to ...