The Easter weekend 2012 was all about team building. I left with my working colleagues for a 2 day trip to Indonesia. Our goal was to reach the summit of Mount Gede, a volcano not far from Jakarta. We started hiking up through dense forest for several hours until we reached our camp site for our overnight stay. (Actually, overnight is not really accurate. Is there a better word for a few hours sleep from around 9pm to midnight?)

In the early hours of the second day we then attacked the last (and steeper) part until we reached the crater rim at around 4am. At 3’000m altitude and exposed to the wind, it was very chilly and the time until sunrise felt very long. The stunning view that came with the gorgeous sunrise made me however quickly forget anything else. It was so exciting to gradually be able to see the surroundings!

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