Mt. Bromo – A trek under the Milky Way

A solid 12-hour bus ride along the crazy streets of Java, waking up at 2:30 AM, braving the bone-chilling air that drops to 5 degrees, hiking in the dark for 1.5 hours – only a few places could ever be worthy of such lengthy effort for a day of experience. As I braced myself and … Continue reading Mt. Bromo – A trek under the Milky Way

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Catching the sunrise at Borobudur

I've arrived in Indonesia for the 2nd country of my SEA trip and I couldn't think of a better way to start my adventure in Yogyakarta than to catch the sunrise from the country's most famous temple - Borobudur! Overview of Borobudur Temple Borobudur, located in Central Java, is the largest Buddhist temple in the … Continue reading Catching the sunrise at Borobudur