Tagged: volcano

Amazing view from Mount Penanjakan 2

The volcano tour to Mt. Bromo and Ijen crater/plateau

After spending a few days in and around Yogyakarta I got on the train and made my way further east to visit some more volcanoes. The first one on the list was Gunung Bromo, Mount Bromo. There’s an extensive railway system running all the way across Java which makes it really easy to travel from city to city. No need for long distance buses and personally a really pleasant change of scenery as well. I was heading to Probolinggo from Yogyakarta, but had to transit in Surabaya. However, the connecting train was about 3 hours late which kinda ruined my...

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Peru – Lima / Cuzco / Puno / Arequipa

Out of all the South American countries, Peru is the first one I’ve done research on. Not because it’s my favorite or anything, but because I arranged my Salkantay trek in Cuzco way ahead of time and from there on I just kept going. I’ll be spending the new year in the magical Cuzco, probably not in Macchu Picchu but it’s close enough! Since I’ve already talked about the Salkantay trek in another post I’ll just describe the route I’ll take. Lima First stop, Lima! Capital of Peru and largest city. To be honest I’m going to be lazy about...