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Jun 11, 2017 - Mount Ijen

Next stop on our trip was Mount Ijen. This involved a 6 hour car journey from Mount Bromo. Fortunately our hotel here was much nicer than the previous evening with a swimming pool and being right next to the beach (albeit with black sand which was a sight in itself). This time we had to wake up at 12.15am to begin our ascent up the mountain side. It started with a 90 minute drive up steep mountain roads in the dark and rain. Once we arrived at the base camp, it then involved a 2 hour very steep walk to reach our first viewpoint, the blue...

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