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Friday, 9 April 2010

The Beautiful Sun Rise in Bromo Mountain

Cold, so you'll feel when you first get out of the car. The temperature here reached 10 degrees to 0 degrees Celsius even during the night untill morning. So, you should prepare for cool clothes, kupluk hats, gloves, socks, scarves to cope. But, if you forget about the equipment, there are many sellers that offer merchandise such as hats, gloves, or scarves.

 The beautiful Sunrise view of Bromo
Regular visitors visiting this area since the early days with the aim of seeing the rising sun. To view them, you have to climb Pananjakan Mount which is the highest mountain in the region. The area which should pass to get Pananjakan Mount is a heavy field. To reach the foot of Mount of  Pananjakan, you have to go through the desert-like area that can make you get lost. We had to climb Mount of Pananjakan, narrow roads and lots of sharp turns would require a high driving skill. For that reason, many visitors who choose to rent a car Hardtop (jeep type) driven by the community. Surrounding communities come from Tengger tribe which so  friendly with the visitors.

above, there are many shops serving coffee or hot tea and a bonfire to warm our bodies while waiting for the sun. There are also stores that rent warm clothing. Watching the sunrise is an interesting event. The proof, the visitors are willing to wait since 5 o'clock in the morning facing east so as not to lose this moment. You were not always able to see this event, because if the sky is cloudy , the appearance of the sun is not seen clearly. However, when the sky is clear, you can see the roundness of the sun in the first place only as small as a match pins, slowly enlarge and eventually form a full circle and give information so that we can see mountains scenery in this area. Among others, Mount of Bromo, Mount of Batok, or Mount of Semeru is the highest mountain in Java Island.
Bromo crater and Ocean Sand

After  seeing the sunrise, you can go back down and headed Pananjakan to Mount of Bromo. Sunlight can make you see the scenery around. Apparently you go through the sea of sand which is for about 10 km ². Arid areas filled with sand and only a little overgrown with dried grasses. Gust of wind, making the sand fly and can be difficult for you to breathe.

To reach the foot of Mount of Bromo, you can not use the vehicle. Instead, you must hire a horse with a price of Rp 70.000, - or if you feel strong, you can choose to walk. But, it should be noted that walking is not easy, because of the scorching sun, long distance, the flying dust can make travel more difficult.

Now, you have to climb the stairs that number reached 250 stairs to see the crater of  Bromo. At the top of Bromo is 2392 m high above sea level, you can see the crater of Mount Bromo that emits smoke. You also can post your views down, and saw the sea of sand with a temple in the middle. It's really incredibly rare and unusual that we can enjoy.


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