Sunday, September 25, 2016

Joko's Java Journey 8: Dieng Sunrise

Sunset at Dieng

As much as I do this motorcycle touring and international travel thing, I'm still not very good at it. It's not from lack of planning time. In the weeks leading up to my trip, I spent hour after hour online, researching my route, considering accommodations and activities. Despite the planning, there's always little details that you can't anticipate and perhaps it's better you don't. Spontaneity and all that.

It's in the details that mistakes can occur, and whereas I really enjoyed my time up on the Dieng Plateau (that zipline was incredible), I missed an opportunity to see something that is reported to be one of the greatest sights on our planet - sunrise at Cikunir. A simple error caused this failure. 

I ended up here---> 

<-----When I wanted to be there. 

Enjoy the video. 


Discovering Northwest Myannmar 13 - To Burmese Days

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