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The Beauty of The Most Active Volcano in Java Island

September 2010, the most active volcano in Java Island erupted. It kill hundreds, and destroyed thousand houses. The closest villages were swept away by pyroclastic ash which can be reach hundreds kilometers per hour. 469 more words

Tourism

The Painful Price for the Perfect Travel Photo

Last year I wrote about several deaths caused by people taking travel selfies in dangerous situations. Unfortunately, this problem only seems to be getting worse. The… 216 more words

People

9 of Indonesia's Finest Volcanoes

We have a confession to make.

We here at 9Stein are nature fetishists. We love all things colossal, powerful beyond human measure and which remind us of our minute place on this planet. 1,706 more words

Indonesia

Lava Tour (Photo Journal)

I wanted to climb Mount Merapi with my friends, but the area was closed due to an accident at the crater. Lava Tour was the closest to exploring Merapi, the active volcano in Jogjakarta. 728 more words

Travel

If you're not at the top, don't stop!

Standing at 4450 ft tall, Mount Merapi, translating literally to ‘Fire Mountain’, is known as the 6th most dangerous volcano in the world. Based on the border between Yogyakarta and Central Java, it’s one of the worlds most active volcanoes. 1,893 more words

3 Favourite Sunrises of Mine

Sunrise vs sunset: It is said that those who prefer sunrises are optimists who look forward to the start of a new day, while those who prefer sunsets are pessimists who brood over the events of the past day. 345 more words

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