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May 27, 2014 - Mt. Bromo

4 hours of sleep, 2:30am wake up, 3am on the road! We packed into 4 wheel drive jeeps and set out for our journey up the mountain for sunrise at Mt Bromo. Mount Bromo is an active volcano and the most well known volcano of the Tengger massif. Known locally as "Gunung Bromo" the name is actually derived from Javanese pronunciation of Brahma, the Hindu creator god. We arrived around 4:30 am and spent about 45 minutes watching the sun rise. It was pitch black when we arrived and sunny when we left. It was quite breathtaking watching the small...

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Mar 10, 2012 - Mount Bromo

Hi all, We had a great time here at Mount Bromo. The 15 hour minibus ride and 4am hike to see the sunrise was well worth it. Pictures soon. We stayed at a village next to the volcanoes and above the clouds which looked more like eastern Europe than the tropics. Were 2000 feet above sea level and my fleece and coat were on for the first time proper. Petrina gets cold very easily and has been wrapping up all over Asia. After the hike back to our accommodation it was time for some breakfast with veiws over our latest conquest. Anyway the...

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