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us at the Jagir Falls  

us at the Jagir Falls

The coolest coffee shop in the world and no Mount Ijen for us

December 27th 2019
So our quick but so worthy stopover in Probolinggo was over and once again we took the train for our ongoing journey. We organized a grab to go the the train station. Have we mentioned in our blogs that travelling in South East Asia is now so easy with grab or gojek? No hassle with annoying taxi drivers, just use the app and have a cheap taxi drive in a decent car - reliable and fair. And what we ... read more
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Indonesian Flag The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more
29th March 2020

I know of an unusual site in Java
If I ever manage to visit Java again I am going to visit the Sidarjo Mud Flow. It is the largest mud volcano in the world. When tey bored for gas or possibly oil the struck a gigantic reservoir with mud. When tehy removed the drill rig thousands of cubic meters of mud rushed out of the hole each day. They haven't managed to stop the flow so still today, 14 years later, mud is spewing out of the hole. OK, I am strange to actually enjoy these kind of things. I know that. /Ake
30th March 2020

unusual sight
At least it sounds really exciting. Would love to see it one day. Well, Java will hopefully see me again. The vulcanic landscape is simply too fascinating.... :-)

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