ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘altitude’

28Sep

Ijen. A sulfur mine on the top of a volcano on the East of Java. Men who excavate the sulfur from the crater have to carry baskets full of it that can be as heavy as 90kg! They make not more than 6 Euros a day…Continue Reading

24Sep

Just a bunch of pictures from an amazing place in the middle of Java – Mount Bromo.Continue Reading

28Jul

We left George Town with a plan to visit Cameron Highlands, a place famous for it’s altitude, jungle walks and tea plantations. Lying above 1800 meters the place is the only part of the Malay Peninsula, that guarantees a relief from the humid, tropical heat. A day after we said good bye to Penang, Mat […]Continue Reading

07Jan

The wildest, least explored of all Indian states is undoubtedly Arunachal Pradesh. To get there, one must get a very expensive permit valid only for one month (as expensive as an Indian visa). We never planned to visit the North East of India, but as soon as we read some articles on the internet about […]Continue Reading

14Nov

Here comes the second part of our great adventure in the Nepali Himalayas. One of the biggest concerns while doing the Annapurna Circuit is the relatively quick altitude gain. It is said that above 3000 meters one should not climb more than 500 metres a day to avoid Acute Mountain Sickness. In the little Town […]Continue Reading