"1st Visit of Ijen Crater" Kawah Ijen by whahaha

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Review of Ijen Crater

Ijen Crater is a giant sulphur mine also. The lake is in a beautiful milky tosca color. You will meet so many sulphur miner there, all of them are friendly. Here i have some note when you going to visit this beautiful place

- bring masker, and soak with water (but not very wet), use it when necessary
- come early when its still dark, you could see the 'blue-fire'
- bring some nice biscuits and snack, and you may enjoy them with the miners
- trekking the first 2km from Paltuding tests your stamina
- use a better trekking shoes
- Have fun and Respect nature and people :D

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  • Pros:Unique place, great view, great poeple
  • Cons:Road condition, cold on morning, medium trekking
  • Last visit to Kawah Ijen: Oct 2011
  • Intro Written Oct 18, 2011
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