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Private Full-Day Bandung Tour from Jakarta
"A full day scenic sightseeing tour to Bandung the capital city of West Java province. A pleasant drive through mountain paddy fields and tea plantations gives you beautiful panorama. Visits will be made at Ciater Hot Spring the Tangkuban Perahu Creater (the only crater in Java accessible all the way by car as far as its rim) the handicrafts center and the famous Cihampelas street a commercial area which offers a huge jeans collection."
From $153.00
 
Ijen Blue Fire Trekking Tour
"Your tour begins at 12am (midnight) depending on where you are staying. You will be picked up from your accommodation in Banyuwangi City by your driver in a 4WD vehicle.The journey to the departure point of your trek will take approximately 1 hou torchlight gas mask mountain shoes gloves hat and trousers. Your trek will take between 1 – 2 hours to reach the top. The route is approximately 3 kilometres which is divided into 3 parts being 800 meters slightly uphill
From $126.00
 
Mount Ijen Blue Fire Trekking Tour from Bali
"Your tour begins around 4pm - 4:30pm (depending on where you are staying) when you are picked up from your Bali Accommodation by your driver and driven to West Bali harbor/Gilimanuk harbor by vehicle. You will arrive at the harbor around 11pm -11:30pm an East Java. It will takes 30 minutes in the ferry to cross the sea. After you arrived at Banyuwangi harbor around 12am -12:30am you will go directly to the starting point of Mount Ijen trekking. When you arrive at the starting point around 1am - 1:30am you will then be given a briefing and your safety equipment including a torchlight and gas mask. Trekking to the top of mountain will start at 1:45am. Your trek will take between 1 – 2 hours to reach the summit. The route is approximately 3 kilom 1 kilometre uphill and then 1.2 kilometres flat. During your trek you can meet some of the strongest men in the world who are sulphur miners. These minors carry the sulphur which weighs around 60 to 80 kilograms with bamboo's sticks in their shoulder.  Upon arrival at the summit around 3am - 3:30am if the weather is clear you can see the blue fire and also the Milky Way. You will be guided down to see the blue fire for the best photographs depending on the weather conditions and wind direction as your safety is paramount. From the viewing points
From $150.00

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Safety is not an issue

Despite traveling through the not-so-nice neighborhoods on the way to my job sites, I saw lots of poor neighborhoods and people living very meager lives, however, I was treated very well and always...
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Corrupt people at the Juanda Airport

This is relatively a small airport but trust me when I say alot of corrupt officials. I went to check in my luggage at the checkin counter and because my luggage was over weight the guy who took my...
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Personal Safety

This tip actually applies to most developing cities in Asia, but for the benefits of those who seldom travel to the region, i'll just highlight it. While travelling, please be aware of your...
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Don't travel at night !!

Don't travel at night to BROMO. While at BROMO avoid scrolling alone at night. For the mountain climber and hiking activities,do at the day time. Try to hired guide for this activity....otherwise your...
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CHEAP LOCAL BEERS!! Make sure...

CHEAP LOCAL BEERS!! Make sure to remember your limit and watch your consumption, otherwise you'll end up like me in the photo (taken on my bday at Desperado's), pissed drunk!
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Chinatown

The Red Bridge, Jembatan Merah, was the site of some of the fiercest fighting in the struggle for independence. When we were there, it was the site of constant toing and froing of becaks (bicycle...
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Hotel Majapahit

The Majapahit was built in 1910 by the Sarkie brothers who designed the famous Raffles Hotel in Singapore. We've come across lots of their hotels on our travels such as The Eastern and Oriental Hotel,...
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Cheng Hoo Mosque

This beautiful mosque is built in Chinese style. We bumped into a group of kindergarten students and their very friendly teachers outside the building and they happily posed for photographs for us....
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Kalimas Harbour

This is a very busy working harbour with lots of lorries coming and going. It is very good for taking pictures of ships being loaded or unloaded. A lot of the ships are quite colourful and...
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Pasopati Submarine

This Russian submarine is well worth a look. You can wander around inside after paying around 5000Rp admission fee. It is open from 9am - 9pm. It is quite interesting inside and takes a good...
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