Kawah Ijen

This volcano is situated in the very east of Java. The crater is filled by a greenish sulphuric acid lake. A huge sulphur body has formed near the shore, brown hot sulphuric steam rises hissing. When the wind carries the cloud towards you, breathing is almost impossible, the acid bites your eyes and nose. Some … Continue reading “Kawah Ijen”

Visa Run

Why not go for a tandoori chicken from Java to Kuala Lumpur? The real reason, of course, is that my Indonesia visa has expired. So I spend one night in a minibus from Yogya to Jakarta (the train was unfortunately fully booked), fly to KL and back the next day. One night on the train … Continue reading “Visa Run”