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East Java at a glance
East Java, the rugged Indonesian province. It’s known for its volcanoes, including active Mount Bromo and Ijen Crater. Mount Bromo part of the vast Tengger Massif that falls within Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park at 2329 meters. And Ijen volcano spews blue fire in the middle of the night. A two-hour is required to reach the rim of the crater, followed by a 45-minute hike down to the bank of the crater. The blue fire is ignited sulfuric gas which emerges from cracks at temperatures up to 600 °C.
Location of Mount Bromo at around 4 hours drive from its capital Surabaya. The best viewpoint to see the sunrise over Mount Bromo is that of Mount Penanjakan. Jeeps and cars usually drop passengers off as close as possible to the entrance to the park, from where they have to walk all the way to the viewpoint. Once at the entrance of the park, a footpath leads all the way to a viewpoint, where the crowd cheerfully sits and waits for the sun to rise.
Ijen Crater is known for its Blue Fire phenomenon. The flames can be up to five meters (16 feet) high, some of the gas condenses to liquid and is still ignited. The sulfur, which is deep red in color when molten, pours slowly from the ends of these pipes and pools on the ground, turning bright yellow as it cools. The miners break the cooled material into large pieces and carry it away in baskets. Miners carry loads ranging from 75 to 90 kilograms, up 300 metres (980 ft) to the crater rim, with a gradient of 45 to 60 degrees and then 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) down the mountain for weighing.