JAVA: Ijen...Danger, Poisonous Gas May 6th 2012 JAVA: Ijen...Danger, Poisonous Gas.
My image of Ijen is a turquoise crater lake with sulphur workers extracting that noxious yellow element...as Ali captured in his blog .
But in true travelling, everyone's experience is different, notwithstanding we may visit the same locales, or even the same paths & lookouts.
And when we visited Ijen...that is how it was for us. ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Java » Ijen Plateau The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more