Shankari'S Bali Retreat
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Banquet room
- Babysitting service
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... him how old he is and he replied with "I'm fine!" then a moment later "eight!". And a old man with a soft, warm handshake stopped cycling down the street to say hello to us and introduce himself toothlessly, and then cycled off. Pepe, the guy who gave us the Ceville business card, and who apologised for talking too much - he's an ex rapper - came to see us shortly after we arrived to tell us about the Ijen Crater tour running tonight. So most of the day we've ...
Up for yet another 1am start and Selemat dished out our packed lunch breakfast which comprised 2 boiled eggs and some sweet bread and then we were off on our 2 hour trip to the base of Mt Ijen. Didn't really get much sleep on the way there and soon we were out of the car walking up the 3km to the Ijen crater. It was a bit steep in places and pitch black but there was quite the precession of people so it was easy to follow the trail. It was hard to know where exactly we were ...
... out and I had a cocunut which we took down from a tree it was delicious!
Dinner is at a local cafe where they bring lots of dishes and we help ourselves costing 25 rupiah.
Back at hotel by 6.30pm to do whatever you like but there is nothing to do except use the wifi and update your blog as I do now.
Well tomorrow we hit Bali... hoping it is more fast paced than this journey so far ...
... chatted to 3 young Indonesian ladies on work experience whilst studying English at university. After bit of local jibber jibber with Tripno, one of the girls started jumping up and down shrieking with excitement. Tripno had told her should could join our tour to practice her spoken English. Visiting the Kawah Ijen volcano (the sole reason for our visit to Banyuwangi) has many contrasting reports on the net, so we did not know what to expect. Reports ranged from a ...
... lake in the centre of the crater and the steep crater walls around it everything looked magical and eerie. It was a strange place to be in the late hours of the night and with no other tourists down at the lake accept us it was a really bizaa experience, nice but strange. I felt like I had been sucked off the earth and put inside a book of bizaa world's like I was inside someone's imagination. There were Indonesian workers near the sulphur vents. They chip sulfur off ...