Mt. Bromo - volcanoes!


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May 8th 2018
Published: June 20th 2018
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Everyone knows I love a good volcano! We did the "typical" tour - aka, leaving the hotel before 4am, a slightly insane jeep ride to a viewpoint for sunset, and then driving down into the "sand sea" to park and hike to the top of the caldera.


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Random selection of colorful mosques on the road to Mt. BromoRandom selection of colorful mosques on the road to Mt. Bromo
Random selection of colorful mosques on the road to Mt. Bromo

I still can't believe the variety and flare!
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Mt. Bromo

Mt. Semeru, the volcano behind Mt. Bromo (and highest in Java) started erupting too
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Mt. Bromo

Did I mention it was cold? Really cold. Literally the only time I was cold for 6 weeks in Indonesia.
the climb involved some walking...and a lot of steps...and a LOT of peoplethe climb involved some walking...and a lot of steps...and a LOT of people
the climb involved some walking...and a lot of steps...and a LOT of people

Apparently in an eruption 5ish(?) years ago, the top blew off and the hike got quite a bit shorter and easier


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