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Madakaripura: The Hidden Legend

Madakaripura Waterfall, Probolinggo, East Java, Indonesia

Madakaripura waterfall located in Sapih village, Lombang district, it is not far from Bromo area. Madakaripura is a sacred visiting area comprising lines of waterfalls where its center reaches a height of 200 meters from the bottom. This waterfall has related historic with a great Prime Ministry, Gajah Mada, who strongly struggled to unify the whole teritory of Nusantara under span of control of Majapahit, and said as "the last residence for Gajah Mada".

   

This spectaculer waterfall lies hidden at the end of a deep valley in the foothills of the Tengger range. The water has cascades from the dense forest above. The primary attraction is its natural environment that is enciecled by 7 waterfalls and caves. The facilities, which are available, include; parking lot, food stalls, resting place and security post.

   

The fatigue and exhoustion one undergoes from climbing the peak of Bromo, would immediately gone after getting a bathe with the holy Tirta Sewana so to comtinue the travel to other visiting points in Probolinggo area. (From Java Tourism)

 

This is the only decent photo i took from my very short visit to Madakaripura waterfall last year ..not even close to the quality i want. Any constructive critiques are welcome. Thank you :)

 

Canon EOS 50D + EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM

EXIF: 0.2 sec • f/14 • 10 mm • ISO 100

Exposure Mode + White Balance: Manual

Filters: I don't remember :)

  

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Thanks everyone for your visit, comments, critiques, fave,invite..etc. I really appreciate it.

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Taken on June 15, 2010