Trekking in Nature
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Treks in West Java, Indonesia
Let's Go
Explore
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The Virus is stopping us from getting on
the plane and traveling far, but it doesnโ€™t
stop us from venturing out and
exploring new places closer to home.
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This is the right time to
really get up close and
familiar with the
surrounding areas, and
appreciate the beauty that
is only a car ride away...
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... not to mention savouring
all the important things
that we need to get us
through these challenging
times, namely Nature,
sunshine and fresh air in
our city lungs.
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All we need is a pair of
sturdy shoes, a sun hat,
walking sticks for those
uneven roads, and of
course some good friends
to socially distance with ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
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And off we go! To spots weโ€™ve never been
to in West Java, where the hills are
rolling and green, the trees are plentiful,
the paddy fields in abundance, and so
many other surprises to discover...
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Sentul
Sometimes the paths that we
follow are narrow though gentle...
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... other times they go up and
quite an effort to hike, especially
when the ground is uneven.
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Gunung Pancar Sentul
There are tiny paths that go down
leading us to a pristine stream...
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Megamendung
... and those that lead us into the
canopy of trees ๐ŸŒณ
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Other times, the path disappears
altogether, and weโ€™re just lost in
the middle nature.
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Geo Park Sentul Garunggang
And there are surprises too! Such
as when we encounter big rocks
amongst the green. How come?
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For these rocks are ancient with
water marks, telling us that once
they were under water.
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Geo Park Sentul Garunggang
It is as if giants once came and
turned the corner of this area
upside down...
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... scattering the rocks and placing
them randomly like toy building
blocks...
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... creating nooks and crannies for
us to hide in.
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Goa Supreme Garunggang
Thereโ€™s also a little cave to
explore. Be careful though, there
are some bats ๐Ÿฆ‡ on the ceiling
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The beauty about trekking in
nature is, there are so many
places to discover...
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... from bamboo groves and
bubbling brooks...
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Mega Indah Camping Ground
... to elegant and tall trees that put
us in awe...
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Bojong Koneng
...to spots that capture the entire
landscape...
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Curug Love
... and small water falls that are so
pretty to behold...
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... and where we can dip to cool
our bodies after a trek in the
warm mid morning sun ๐ŸŒž
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What a fine reward from Mother
Nature ๐Ÿ˜Š
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Mega Indah Camping Ground
Once a dog ๐Ÿ• accompanied us
and led the way ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
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We call him Bluey...
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Sentul
Sometimes a river helps us clean
our muddy shoes.
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Trekking in nature helps us regain
our balance, both physically and
mentally...
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... and reminds us that thereโ€™s so
much to be grateful for in this life
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CREATED BY

Senior Journalist/Anchor of CNN Indonesia and Host of 'Insight with Desi Anwar', Writer, Traveller, Photographer, and Nature lover. Latest book 'A Simple Life'

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