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The spectator waiting on top of the ferry for the next eruption
Festival Krakatau 2008 - Encounter with Volcano

November 22nd 2008
I stare in disbelieve as the giant dark thing blows dust to the air above. Still disbelieve that we are only few hundred meters from the giant that rock the world more than a century ago: Krakatau Volcano. We were aboard KMP Windu Karsa Pratama, a big ferry chartered by the local authority for trip to Krakatau Volcano, as part of annual Krakatau Festival 2008. On board are ambassadors from 21 c ... read more
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