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Misi Gunung

List of mountains (DONE)
#30mountainsin2017
#20mountainsin2016
#10mountainsinJapan
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Afeeqah | Arif | Anis
Fajar | Hani | Akmal | Ajiq


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Recent Posts

Trans Java Misadventure
#40mountains2018
Because Antarctica is calling and I must go!
#10mountainsin2014
#30mountainsin2017
To more mountains!
#20mountainsin2016 (updated)
Done and dusted!
10. Mount Fuji
6. Mount Takao, 7. Mount Kobotoke Shiroyama, 8. Mo...





Archieves

April 2008
May 2008
September 2010
April 2011
November 2011
April 2012
June 2012
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June 2013
July 2013
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December 2013
January 2014
March 2014
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July 2015
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November 2017
March 2018
June 2018

Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 5:50 PM
Trans Java Misadventure


An Introduction Won't Hurt

         


          A wise man said, “Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of your passport.” And I could not agree more.

          I’ve been eyeing Indonesia (focusing on Java) as my next target for #10mountains mission right after I got back from Japan. It took me a year to prepare, from reading the trails of selected 10 mountains in Java, to finding guesthouses and outdoor shops nearby. I was pretty excited to begin the journey as this would be the longest backpacking journey I’ve ever done - a month. And because it was another 10 mountains mission after two years.

          At first, I wanted to make it two months as I wasn’t confident enough to hike all 10 mountains within 30 days. I’ve prepared all the documents needed for visa application. But sadly, my documents weren’t good enough to convince them, so I had to proceed with Plan B, to hike in a month.

With everything’s packed and checked, then off I go.

         But sometimes, hard work does not guarantee you a success. And who would have thought that the failure of my mission somehow turned into a great adventure that I could ever dream of.


To be continued….


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