Category Archives: Cemoro Lawang (Bromo)

The small hamlet where tourists would stay a night to explore Bromo volcano.

End of the trip, Back to the Start

Scary images in my head woke me up that morning. I only slept for a couple of hours. Staying at such a scary hotel, taught me to always check the room out before deciding to check in. Continue reading End of the trip, Back to the Start

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Day 3: A fortunate detour to Sempol

I was woken up by my ojek driver after snoozing my alarm 3 times since 3 am. I had a hard time sleeping on the flat mattress in my guesthouse. I could see that it was supposed to be thick but it got flattened over time. I wonder how many people had slept on it.
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Day 2: Explore Bromo!

My first attempt to get on an angkot (Angkutan Kota or public transport) was unsuccessful. I had to duck to get on board but my big backpack got stuck at the mini-van’s small door. The driver started to move off while my other leg was still on the ground. Welcome to Malang.

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