Essay #1 Final draft
October 24, 2012
The First Time Landing
One the way going to beautiful place one morning during our summer vacation on the high mountains in Indonesia, my friends and I encountered a very interesting place in a top of the mountain. We found some group of professional skydivers. They provided base-jumping by parachute from the peak. I never thought I could do it, but I finally conquered my fear of base-jumping. Base-jumping from the high mountain in Indonesia was one of the difficult things that I have ever had. I have had a nerve to do new situation even if it makes me a bit nervous. It is important for me to do new thing, even if it is an extremely dangerous maneuver. I learned this one day when I was 15 years old. There is nothing impossible in my life, and I do not look back. Obstacles cannot stop my ambitions or goals. At that place, I had to make a decision. Do I stay with my friends, or do I go and try my new adventure.
The weather in Indonesia is almost the same since that it is located on the equator. It was a nice sunny day, when my friends and I finished eating breakfast in the beautiful restaurant inside a huge tea farm. We could smell fresh air mixed with the tea tree while we were eating a delicious meals. I had a special breakfast that the restaurant provided every Saturday. As soon as we finished eating, we completed our plan. We had a plan to go really high in the mountains to see the beautiful nature. The mountains were very gorgeous and authentic, and you could see many flowers wherever you go. Indonesia turned out to be completely different from everything I had seen so far. It is extremely diverse and full of natural wonders that could take your breath away. I was very excited in that morning. Not only was I so excited, but also my friends were so excited.
Every day during our trip, we had to figure out new places that we had never been. In the afternoon, the...