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| An Amazing Odyssey to the Hidden Exaltation
“And I watch as the cold winter melts into spring, and I’ll be remembering You
Oh and I’ll smell the flowers and hear the birds sing, and I’ll be remembering You…” — a Steven Curtis Chapman’s lyrics from Chronicle of Narnia just won’t go from my mind, as it became an escort during my walk.
An afternoon of a Wednesday became an extraordinary one, due to the comming of my fellas – 4 dudes from Jakarta — , asked me to bring them to ‘anti-mainstream’ travelling destination. So I decided to introduce them to the magnificent hidden exaltation on which not too far from my house, named Curug Lawe. It’s a gorgeous water fall within a woodland located on Kalisidi Village, Gunung Pati, Ungaran – Indonesia. Approximately 20 minutes drive crossing the ridges from my abode, you’ll find cloves plantation. The enormous sequences of clover trees – endowed with it’s magical smell – along the passage greeted us to enter the “gate” led to another world.There are actually two falls within this area which are Lawe and Bedono. Since we came there not so early, we had to decide that we would only visit Lawe.
Me and the dudes took a deep breath for a while, either because we were quite exhausted or because we found “the attraction” of the nature drew our attention. My footstep was stopped, as my pair of eyes gazed at couple of long tailed monkeys swung along the branches, while I tried to inhale fresh air into my lungs exhaustively. It was like they threw their chuckle back at me as I laughed at them.
It was like we were entering to the district of the elf.The deeper we walk, the denser of humidity were. There are many small rivers and slippery tracks to be crossed. When we touched the water, it felt like we were being purified. Foot-step by foot-step we took along the path not only gave us beautiful scenery, but I felt that it also taught us many lessons. When we crawled and bent for once or two , it told us not to be pompous, because we’re nothing without natural resources. When we held to the roots and stem of the trees, we were being told that it’s inexorable to keep them safe if we want to remain safe. When we plunged our feet to the river, we were told to be grateful that mother nature still produce water to drink and fresh air to breathe for human being FREELY.
After 30 minutes walking, the sound of the falling water were evoking our spirit to speed up our steps. Then ,… there it was. The magnetizing scenery right before our eyes, seduced us to encase our body with it’s purity of water. Gigantic mossy stones and decayed wood acted as natural furniture endowing the surrounding space below azure sky. We got drench, thanks to the heavy torrent from the fall splashing us. Silence remains our complex wording as no words could actually explain how awesome of such affluence. Thunderous shots of one dude were cracking the silence, said thank to the power who create that beauty . He said, “Subhanallah, Alhamdulilllah, Allahuakbar!” After couple of photographs taken, we had to say good-bye to Lawe. As the mist got thicker and the night were crawling, we went out from the woodland and leaved Lawe. We were bedraggled and exhausted, but we smiled….
Well, it ain’t good-bye. I’ll keep coming back there anyway…
Note: Photo by Eddy, Muslih, and Bohemira