Mt. Papandayan: A 2D/1N adventure March 27th 2016 "I love to climb mountains you know? I can learn so many, many things doing so," said Eiger excitedly.
To which, I readily replied: "Yes, totally agreed, me too!"
This was 1 of the many conversations I had, during the supposedly solo trek up to Mt. Papandayan, a mountain so unique and hugely popular with the locals, yet still pretty much unheard of to foreigners. Neither did I know of it, pr ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Java 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
Coming through the standard education that pushed myself to seek for academic excellence, I never really knew what I wanted to do, and no aspirations on what I really want to be in the future. Growing up from a not so well-to-do family (but a very blessed one), I had little opportunities to travel, hence making my every journey on the plane/cruise/train a precious one. With every trip, I grew to like, then love the idea of just packing a bag, fly and go. An immense sense of satisfaction from understanding more about an unknown place, interacting with the locals from a ... full info