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... was on. Result!
The room was small, basically designed around the bed, but there was a tv, the mini bar was free (only cool drinks and water, but still free), a fancy mini coffee maker and we were given a wifi password that could be used for 3 devices. There was a space under the bed for our bags and we had 2 pillows. Cat swinging was not possible, but it was an amazing little hotel.
We had a quick shower, changed and met Edd’s school ...
... s this exhausting! We stop only a few times for quick breathers before we arrive for a much needed hot soup with noodles lunch at around 1,600m, already experiencing significantly cooler air when in the shade, and intense heat in the direct sunlight. After an hour we carry on through the jungle, I am genuinely not sure by this point if I will make it to the crater rim at 2,600m, let alone the summit! We emerge from the forest as the incline somehow keeps increasing, and ...
... Him - hmm...me no no
Me - America
Him - America! How many gun u have?
Me - several
Him - here?
Me - no, not here
Relieved, he rambles on about how most Indonesians only know Americans through TV shows and movies. His impression is dead on in the movie sense, but very inaccurate in reality. I have suspected this for some time during the trip, and it finally comes to fruition. It's quite frightening, ...
... for the day: lunch on the floor, and not much else. It’s all made to look decadent and delicious in its simplicity, and that’s the point. She was discovering the sweetness of tasting nothing more than the moment at hand (yes, with a side order of a fat book advance from her publisher that enabled her to do so at will).
Gili Air, where I’ve just spent close to two weeks, boasts a local population of less than 2,000 and takes an hour to circumvent on foot. There ...
... such a profound impact, but who cares, it did. This trip was my first chance to test it out, although I hadn't realised quite what a test it would prove to be.
We went with Rudy Trekkers http://www.rudytrekker.com/contact_us.h tm. We had 1 guide and two porters to ourselves, so we were able to move at our own slow pace. Well...to be fair it felt slow to us, but it turned out we did everything at an average pace.
The most intimidating thing for us (well ...