14.05.2010 - 14.05.2010
Early visit of Prambanan. As we are here at 7 am, there is nearly nobody else but our group. It's beautiful and serene.
We continue in the direction of Mount Bromo, which is supposed to be one of the highlights of our trip, with the sunrise on the volcano.
On the way, we make a stop in a village.
The kid, here, is playing with a kite (watch closely for the thin wire).
The road starts to climb and narrows; there are more than 200 hair-pin bends. Our destination is now 17 km away, but the bus will not pass: we switch to minibusses and we finally arrive at the hotel at 8.15 pm. We didn't expect a very good hotel, and we are not disappointed: the waiter bringing the welcome drinks does not make us feel very welcome; the restaurant is closed; our room is very basic and we hear everything from the next room. We go to sleep, as the night will be rather short: we have to wake up at 3.30 am, for the famous sunrise on Bromo. But it is raining ...