Tea Plantations @ Ciater, Indonesia

    While driving down from Tangkuban Perahu, you’ll pass by the Ciater district, which is famed for its vast tea plantations. Seas of green roll through the landscape, amidst a backdrop of deep blue mountains.  According to our guide, there are no ‘private’ tea plantations in the area, only government ones. They are usually open to visitors, so you can stop by the road and just hop on … Continue reading Tea Plantations @ Ciater, Indonesia

Sari Ater Hot Springs, Lembang, Indonesia

Nothing beats a nice soak in a hot spring, especially after you’ve been walking around a lot! After our visit to Tangkuban Perahu Volcano, our guide drove us downhill to Sari Ater Hot Springs Resort in Ciater district.  Sitting in the middle of a tea estate, the spacious retreat has dozens of natural mineral springs fed by heat from surrounding volcanoes. The water contains iodium and … Continue reading Sari Ater Hot Springs, Lembang, Indonesia