Sunday, November 28, 2010

Amazing Places, You Couldn’t Believe Exist On Earth

1. Mount Bromo

Mount Bromo is one of the most famous and most beautiful volcanoes in Indonesia. It is located in Tengger, in East Java. The best views from Mount Bromo  to the Sand Sea below and the surrounding volcanoes are at sunrise.
mount bromo

closer view of mount bromo
mount bromo at the time of sunrise

2. Bledug Kuwu

It is located in Kluwu village, kradenan district, Grobogan province. It is named Bledug Kuwu because of its sound that periodically make an explosion sound like Bledug (like an explosion of an artillery from the distance), from the mud bubble together with the coming out of the smoke, gases, and salty water.
bubbles at bledug kuwu
bursting bubbles at bledug kuwu

3. Komodo Island

Komodo is one of the 17,508 islands that make up the Republic of Indonesia. The Komodo dragon, the world’s largest living lizard, takes its name from the island. A type of monitor lizard, it inhabits Komodo and some of the smaller surrounding islands.
komodo island
komodo dragon
the largest monitoring lizards

4. Lake Toba

Lake Toba is a lake and super volcano. It is the largest volcanic lake in the world. The eruption is believed to have had a VEI intensity of 8. This is the largest known eruption anywhere on Earth in the last 25 million years.
lake toba, the largest volcanic lake

5. Lombok

waterfall at lombok
aerial view of lombok

6. Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat or the Four Kings is located off the northwest tip of Bird’s Head Peninsula on the island of New Guinea. Raja Ampat’s beauty, both above the water and below the water, is truly amazing.
raja ampat
a beautiful view of raja ampat
people enjoying at raja ampat
underwater beauty of raja ampat

7. Lake Saiful Muluk

Lake Saiful Muluk is a lake located at the northern end of the Kaghan Valley. There is a story about this lake that prince of Persia fell in love with a fairy princess at the lake. The impact of the lake beauty is of such extent that people believe that fairies come down to lake in full moon.
mountains with their images in lake saiful muluk
amazing view of lake saiful muluk
lake saiful muluk

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