2016
06.12
SUNRISE

SUNRISE

SYNOPSIS:  About sunrise at the Borobudur, a day spent amidst foreigner-hunting mobs, and an afternoon spent at the pool — thanks Jamal!  A joint-venture report.

NICOLA’S PORTION OF THE REPORT:

Yesterday Jamal arrived astride the Mad Buffalo at 4.30am and took us to join the rest of the eager punters awaiting the special sunrise visit to the Borobudur. After paying a hefty entrance fee we were given torches (flashlights) to take us up the steep steps of the Eastern gates to the monument. We waited near the top and watched a row of encircling stupas silhouetted against the predawn sky.… VIEW PHOTOS AND READ THE WHOLE STORY