On The Road Again #3 : Something Happened from Mestia to Usghuli

After some deep research…. aka reading Caucasus-trekking carefully (com’on, i can not find any better resouce at that time), i decided to go on classic Mestia-Usghuli trail. There are many mountain open for hikking in Georgia, they are Svaneti, Kazbegi, Tusheti, Khevsureti , Racha, and Samegrelo. For some reason,  Svaneti is the most popular one….

On The Road Again #2 : Why Georgia?

  To be honest, i’m not really aware of this country, until a Thai friend posted her Georgia photos on her Facebook. At that point my sense about Georgia was awaken!! It was bit sad that i’ve known Azerbaijan – the country next to Georgia – long time ago, but i have no idea about…

On The Road Again #1 : The Route

So….. after 2 years no big traveling, i mean….. 4 weeks is consider as big to me, i managed to travel again!! Still some part of europa, plus Georgia and Turkey. Both Georgia and Turkey are trying to get into EU, actually, but geographically i think both are not in European continent. Before i went…

#14 Europe Chapter 2 : Bus Problem in Munich

I was less than 24 hr in Munich. Actually, i kind of avoid Germany on this trip, but at the end i visited Munich and Nuremberg. I have a friend studying in Nuremberg, I haven’t seen her for quite a long time. We were not really that close, when she was still in Surabaya. But…

#13 Europe Chapter 2 : Sketching along the way

Actually, i’m kind of proud of myself. I make it to sketch a long my way! Seriously, even my sister think i drew a lot more in that 30 days of traveling, than the days i’m at home!! This is the luxury of traveling alone. I can sit and draw wherever i want, and for…

#12 Europe Chapter 2 : Belgian Waffle Myth

I think, the whole world believe that waffle is the Belgian national food, well….. at least the most popular snack in Belgium.  That’s why, the tour-bus people would ride the bus from Amterdam to Paris, trough Brussels. So they can stop by for a few hours to make photo of pee-pee boy (Manneken Pis) and…

#11 Europe Chapter 2 : Passion, Blessing or Curse?

This is one things that circling around my head, looking at those talented street performer during my trip in Europe. In Indonesia, being street performer means being the second class or even the third class in the society. They are consider as the fail one. The “normal” people would work in the office, behind the…

#10 Europe Chapter 2 : Joining Granny Squad in Santorini

No, i don’t mean it literary…… No, there are no squad of granny in Santorini, don’t ever try to find them. What really exist in Santorini is : Bikini troops!! Seriously! In Santorini, all tourist, OK i exaggerate it, but well….. most of them are wearing bikinis no matter what, or where. Including in the…

#9 Europe Chapter 2 : Dachstein ice cave, is it worth?

This is the reason i brought 2 bulge things in my backpack. 1# is my hiking booth, and 2# is big heavy jacket. I want to visit Dachstein ice cave!! According to the web, i need to wear robust shoes and warm clothing, as the temperature would go from below 0 to maximum 4 Celsius….

#7 Europe Chapter 2 : Survive in expensive-touristic area

I’ve never been to Scandinavian countries, but….. it is well known as expensive tourist hell. And i believe it! That’s why, i keep those northern lights temptation on the very end of my list. I would go there, for SURE!! I mean…..not sure when, hahaha! Some tempting places come with very high price tag,  indeed….