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... While it is called bird market, the offer is not limited to birds but in general to animals. We saw all types, colors and sizes of birds, as well as cats, fish, hamsters, etc.
Next to the bird market there was a flower market. I found the flower market looked like a plants market in Colombia, although the size was bigger: The stands all displayed multiple shades of green, with colorful flowers in between the green.
On our way ...
... base of the volcano. It took 5 hours (3 up, 2 down) of hiking but the views from the top were pretty impressive.
The last bunch are mostly of Gunung Semeru, the 3 day 2 night trek I did with English Dave. It was a tough hike and even though the views from the top were nonexistant it was a great few days.
I'm currently in Lombok (the island just east of Java) but heading to the Gili isles for a few days tomorrow morning. The ...
Kertosono - Surabaya - Kuala Lumpur. Monday, 8 October 2012.
Today I begin my journey to South Korea. I can not tell you much, because this whole day, I will be flying with AirAsia. We should carry a neck pillow. So we can use that to reduce fatigue and can save more energy.
15-17 June 2012 - Ijen and Mount Bromo (Maxine)
With our time in Bali coming to an end, our next aim was to find transport to Java and we decided to book a tour which would take us directly to Jogjakarta in central Java, stopping at the Ijen Plateau and Mount Bromo.
The first day of the tour was taken up by a long drive, then a ferry from Bali to Java, and then a further long drive to the Ijen Plateau, and was notable only for the ...
I could enjoy some sunny weather and
nice scenery at the morning. Then afternoon everything came back to
normal and rain with clouds blurred everything out. I noticed that it
usually rains afternoon to late evening allowing the sun to get
through the clouds in the morning. The earlier I get up, the
Riding Java is like riding one big town, all time in
traffic. Today my bike started playing again. Something ...