Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park

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Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park, East Java, Indonesia
The national park is named after its two mountains, Mount Semeru (the highest in Java at 3,676 metres), Mount Bromo (the most popular) and the Tengger people who inhabit the area.

The park also includes large areas which are very lush and green fed by rivers from the high tops. The medium elevations are clad with much thinner forest before this gives way to the barren plateau and peaks.
When timing any activities in the area, bear in mind that sunset is soon after 5 PM and sunrise is correspondingly early at around 5:30 AM. This means you will usually need to get up by 3:30 AM or so to get to a watchpoint in time for dawn.
For the keen hiker, this park is a dream come true and you can make your own schedule.

If a landscape was ever needed to demonstrate the meaning of the phrase desolate beauty, then this is surely it. Rugged, barren volcanic peaks, gravel plains and that sea of sand. Truly unworldly.
(Wikitravel)

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Magnitude 7.0 - NEAR THE NORTH COAST OF PAPUA, INDONESIA.
2010 June 16 03:16:27 UTC

Canon EOS 50D + EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
EXIF: 0.125 sec • f/14• 12 mm • ISO 100
Exposure Mode + White Balance: Manual
Filters: Lee 0.6H+0.9S
Software: Digital Photo Pro + Adobe Photoshop CS3

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  1. Nico Scherer 33 months ago | reply

    Great Picture!!!! Indonesia is a beautiful Country!

    Nico

  2. - Ed Hollis - 32 months ago | reply

    WOW! Amazing shot.

  3. jaswalsunil 31 months ago | reply

    wow ! Amazing Dream

  4. elpaisajeperfecto.com 30 months ago | reply

    Wonderful landscape, great illumination.

  5. Adika Kharisma Diaken 30 months ago | reply

    I would I can be there someday , its too hard for me to hike in this time

  6. fstkkk 29 months ago | reply

    beautiful!

  7. Kryssia © ♥ 28 months ago | reply

    Maravillosa, excelente toma!

  8. Uwe Gräfe 22 months ago | reply

    Your photos very good. Fantastic work!
    Bebed has already told me she thinks you're a very good photographer, specially in landscape.

  9. Laurence  20 months ago | reply

    The light here is incredible. Love all of the contrast in the details. Gorgeous color. Like a huge bowl of cotton candy. You see some of the most magnificent things. Thanks for sharing. Your work is magnificent.

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  11. jeanmical 18 months ago | reply

    Un paysage idyllique baigné d ' une sublime lumière , quel spectacle ce décor naturel ! Fabuleuse photo.

  12. vladimir.servan 17 months ago | reply

    this is a combination of two exposures?

  13. runnincricket 7 months ago | reply

    Wonderful shot!

  14. asturiashoy1 5 months ago | reply

    Extraordinaria

  15. Cangkrukan Community 3 weeks ago | reply

    Fascinating image!

    I just now noticed an interesting website about Sewa Elf di Surabaya and it makes me really wish to visit Surabaya soon.

  16. Cangkrukan Community 3 weeks ago | reply

    Wonderful photo! I not long ago found an interesting article about Bromo History and it makes me beyond doubt want to go there soon.

  17. cafedimalang 2 weeks ago | reply

    Wonderfool Shoot
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