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About bagus70

I'm an adventurous railfans who love to seek out the world of railway, beyond the border of my office.

2019 Java Steam & Sugar Tour: The 5th Anniversary Part 7

I have to admit that I was initially daunted when I receive tour request from Germans. This negative feeling stemmed from my previous experience when I handled my first German customer, back in 2015. My customer at that time was … Continue reading

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2019 Java Steam & Sugar Tour: The 5th Anniversary Part 6

After a pleasant night sleep, I woke up to a very beautiful and cool morning. The weather is so cool that while I would normally get sweated upon leaving my air-conditioned room, in here I can still feel how cool … Continue reading

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2019 Java Steam & Sugar Tour: The 5th Anniversary Part 5

After 2 consecutive mishaps on the sugar mills that we visited earlier, we begin to wonder if our journey might be jinxed? We have high expectation over our journey, yet neither places deliver answer to our expectation. The trip to … Continue reading

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2019 Java Steam & Sugar Tour: The 5th Anniversary Part 4

After a peaceful night rest, Christian is finally recovering. Yesterday’s medication is working! Christian is now fit enough to do today’s activity. Dasha seems to be happy too. They also truly enjoy the breakfast.  I’m relieved that the health problem … Continue reading

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2019 Java Steam & Sugar Tour: The 5th Anniversary Part 3

After a pleasant night rest, I woke up to a beautiful morning. I opened my window and really amazed by the sight of the town of Jember with the backdrop of mount Argopuro complex in the far distance. Mount Argopuro … Continue reading

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2019 Java Steam & Sugar Tour: The 5th Anniversary Part 2

Christian arrived in Surabaya on 22nd June evening at Surabaya Gubeng station, and after getting acquainted I promptly picked he and his wife up from the station and took him to his hotel. It is the first time he came … Continue reading

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2019 Java Steam & Sugar Tour: The 5th Anniversary Part 1

Despite the fact that Java Steam & Sugar tour is a very specialized tour that naturally has very limited market, we’re very delighted to learn that every year since its inauguration in 2014 we always manage to run at least … Continue reading

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