Month: June 2015

Kawah Ijen | Indonesia

It has been quite awhile since my last post so here we go! Kawah Ijen is my second destiny after trekking at Mount Bromo. At first Kawah Ijen wasn’t on my bucket list, i wasn’t sure that i would be able to climb such a mountain because everybody said it was a bit tricky to trek, but since we are here so why don’t i give it a try then.          We all started trekking (actually more like climbing with a combination of hiking, trekking, running and all the other exercise skills) since approximately 1am. The journey took us around 4.5-5 hours to reach to the top of the mountain. It was a rough and tough journey, i spent hours and hours walking up the steep slope but then we finally made it to the top! I could scent the sulfur odor. It was pretty strong so I recommend you to bring the proper gas mask (or you can rent it up there, but no guarantee that it will be sufficient enough for all the trekkers). …