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Mount Bromo

Listed under Active Volcanoes in Indonesia.

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Gunung Bromo is part of the Tengger mountains, not the highest point, but because it's an active volcano it's one of the best known. Ibromo is often photographed smoking, or emitting sparks of ash. Despite the danger, two people were killed on the volcano in 2004, it's a popular tourist destination because it's such a beautiful place to see the sun rise over the Semeru volcano to the south and see the bright green jungles and strange sandy tracts lit up in between the peaks.

Written by  Hamish Holl.

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“Mount Bromo: Waking for Sunrise, and Hiking the Crater”

After 15 minutes of twisting and turning in the dark, we reached the parking area at the foot of a dirt path leading further up Mount Penanjakan (2,770 meters). From here, we were on foot. It was hard to see in the pre-dawn hours, but the entire path at… Read more...

Written by  David Lee. Read more on Dave's Blog

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If an exciting adventure is what you’re searching for in a travel destination, what better place to seek it than at the site of an active volcano? Although not the tallest peak in the immediate area, this still imposing formation is surrounded in a misty haze that lends to its mystique.

For the most stunning views, check it out at sunrise or sunset.

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