Krishna's Pictures and Notes

The volcano is known as Gunung Bromo or Mt. Bromo, which is located almost at the center of an old caldera of Tengger Mountains in East Java, Indonesia. Together with Mt. Semeru which stands not too far from the mountains, they form an area called Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. The name ‘Bromo‘, is said to be derived from Javanese pronounciation of ‘Brahma‘, the Hindu God that create the universe.


The Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park is a more than 58,000 hectares volcanic plateau. The Tengger caldera itself is located at the northern part of the National Park. It is the largest caldera in Java. The locals call the caldera as ‘Segoro Wedi‘ which mean the sea of sands because it is full of volcanic sands produced by the eruption of Mt. Bromo. So . . . no wonder that one will feel…

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