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Wed, March 29, 2017 | Salatiga, Jawa Tengah Faculty of Language and Arts Live In 2017 (FLALIN) offers a chance for FLA UKSW students to have a retreat in the village of Ngaduman, by separating themselves from the hustle and bustle of a city life. But what makes this particular life in a village different…

Benign Ascent on Mount Prau

A sight of parked motorcycles, small shops selling warm food and all kinds of hiking gears welcomed us, enticing the cold stomach of the newly arrived hikers, and those who are resting after combing down Prau’s. We rested our cumbersome carriers and stiff bottoms after almost five hours ride from Salatiga to Dieng area, a…

Reflective Journal: A Travel to Mount. Prau

Reflective Journal Travel Writing – Mount. Prau Question-answers type. Q: 1. Iyer wrote that we travel to initially lose ourselves and later to find ourselves. Have you experienced both the losing and discovering of yourself? Please answer with examples. 2. What new experiences have you earned so far? 3. “What gives value to travel is…

Benign Ascent on Mount Prau (Rough Draft)

On Friday, May 12, 2017 me and seven others went hiking on Mount Prau, located in Dieng, Wonosobo, Central Java. From our town, Salatiga, it took approximately four hour ride through Ambarawa. When you enter Dieng, if you look touristy, you will be charged fifteen thousand rupiah for a motorcylce of two persons. Later, in…