Shankari'S Bali Retreat
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Banquet room
- Babysitting service
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... time until our pick up at 1am. Yes... that isn't a typo. 1am... so we had a nap and woke up to the sounds of the mosques, a food stall on a bike ringing his bell outside the window and fireworks. I can say that it has taken me two good meals and a nap but I feel far more acclimatised now and my Carrie spirit is kicking in. Ask me again after a 2am hike up a volcano. Much love, Andy (and Martijn) p.s. Photos will follow when I find better wifi (or wifey like they say ...
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 ...
... contains a one-kilometer-wide turquoise-colored acid crater lake. The lake is recognised as the largest highly acidic crater lake in the world and also boasts the site of a labor-intensive sulfur mining operation. It was a 45 minute climb down inside the crater to the bank of the lake and we bizarrely took a break at the 'danger no tourists past the point' sign. Our guide gave us head torches and we started our decent with great care. Even at the top of the crater, ...
... Kirsty just climbed directly up being that its our 5th volcano so we are now volcano climbing experts and it was not to steep. Plus there was no sign saying not to and the English do not respond unless there is a sign hehe. At the top everyone was lined up for sunrise but I noticed 2 white tourists heading off around the crater rim. Me and Kirsty are terrible for the unknown. Were always like I wonder what's round that corner or over there, we want to survey ...