Route Climbed: start treking in a town near Pandai Sikek Date Climbed: May 2004
The beautiful volcano of Mount Merapi located in Sumatera is a favourite mountain climb by the climbers every year round.Only recently the thick sulphur gas gushing out the hole of the craters at the peak hinder the climbers to reach the Puncak Garuda.Some manage to reach the Puncak Tugu and have to speed down to avoid the thick gas choking our breath
"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, which is the most horrible thing in the world."
--Oscar Wilde on Absinthe