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Swell is here!!!

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Finally the swell came to Batukaras and surfing is a lot of fun! If you decide to go around lunch-time, you find the waves for you alone! Stefan had some very good sessions and he is smiling all day long. For dinner, we usually go with some new friends (Claude, Gilles and Christian), who are very nice guys. As it is dark at around 6pm, we normally go sleeping at around 9:30 pm and get up at 6:00 am. If the swell is really good, even earlier. I love to do Yoga Sessions in the mornings, when i am alone. So the last days were mostly about surfing. Beside that, there was a huge earthquake near Jakarta and we also felt it a bit. Since there was this terrible tsunami here, the people are very scared about earthquakes. We had a tsunami alert, but only for a few hours. Batukaras has a lot of emergency places! We are still at Java Cove because it is the best place to see the waves and just one minute from the spot away.

There are some things you can visit nearby, one of them is the Green Canyon. You can choose to go there by boat and just move a bit around through the jungle, or you go for a 4-hour-Body Rafting Tour, which we really can recommend! This was one of those experiences, we will never forget. We had a lot of fun and action and a really beautiful surrounding! You swim through the river in the middle of the jungle, then climb around, go through rapids, see some caves, water snakes, lizards and colourful birds. Don't be scared about millions of small crabs! Some stones look like they are moving :) Besides that: the tour we did is not for kids under 14!

After that great day, we were invited by an Indonesian family for dinner. Deni and his family own the Lagoon Bungalows in Batukaras and also the best Warung in Cijulang. It was very nice and delicious.

Bad news at the end: Stefan got sick this night. Fever and shaking, but as he feels better this morning, we hope it was "only" a sunstroke! And tomorrow he will be on his surfboard again!

Sampai jumpa lagi!

The Soulfeeders

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Posted by The Soulfeeders 20:33 Archived in Indonesia Tagged indonesia java surfing batukaras greencanyon cijulang bodyrafting

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