Hotel Jayakarta Anyer Beach Resort
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... to have a whole greengrocer setup on the back of their bikes with various vegetables already bagged up and hanging from a large board on the back. Manna was a nice, single street town and our hotel was directly opposite a school which meant that getting in or out of it was a 10-minute exercise in high-fives and posing for photos with never-ending combinations of kids and camera phones. At one point, a whole class and their English teacher left the classroom ...
So today's itinerary reads as follows:
Start the trek by climbing slowly and after an hour and a half you cross a pass called Nindula (altitude: 3300 meters). We follow the river bank and after 2 hours, start ascending for 30 minutes to the Gengu village at 3350 meters and continue to walk to Merak for another 30 minutes. Merak is at a height of 3500 meters.
I had roughly calculated this walk as being 5 hours... it was longer... but the walk was ...
... teaching us how to get around. Problem solver.
Agus - pronounced agoose- Works concierge at our hotel. We are under the impression that most natives here can't afford a trip that far (anything outside of a 30 mile radius of where they live). Agus had never been to Krakatoa and likely couldn't without us. We believe he has never been to the beach either.
Chica told Jake that we couldn't make it on our own, but saw how persistent we were to go. Thus, she ...
Merak, a small town 90km west of Jakarta, on north-west tip of Java island this area is known as Banten ( the west most region on Java island ), Merak means Peacock in Indonesian language. This is the main port to ship to the Sumatra island ( the longest island of Indonesia ), all people from Java island to Sumatra by roadways+Sea must go through Merak, so this port is always busy. By bus ...
... the road near to the Krakatau Steel complex). A lot of heavy trucks; I believe trucks that made the road really bad.
The goal of the trip this time is more for family bonding. We do not know what we will do tomorrow, but I can imagine it will involve a lot of sand, saltwater, and sunburn. I am thinking of having simple games, but not sure what works best for the big group (will figure this out tomorrow).
time to sleep,... Zzzzzzz