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Beautiful Semarang Indonesia

by WCC on February 28, 2013

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Semarang is the capital city of Central Java, which is located in Indonesia. The city itself is located in the Northern part of Central Java. The name of the city is derived from the Javanese words ‘arang’ and ‘asem’, meaning ‘scarce tamarind. Although the city is more of business destination than meant for tourism, it still manages to attract people with its own unique charm, its modern mid-rises and Dutch Colonial architecture.

The city of Semarang has many monuments and museums that attract tourists. The most popular monument is Tuga Muda, which is one of the city’s landmarks. It is a commemoration of the Japanese soldiers and the

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Indonesian freedom fighters that had lasted for five days. There are many Dutch buildings around the monument that may equal interest for tourists, including Lewang Sewu, meaning ‘thousand doors’. The main attraction of

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Bromo, Indonesia

by WCC on June 13, 2012

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The Bromo ( indon. Gunung Bromo) is a composite volcano on the Indonesian island of Java . The 2329 m high volcano is the youngest crater of the Tengger volcanic massif and one of the most active volcanoes on Java. He is in the National Park Bromo-Tengger-Semeru and is a popular tourist destination. During an outbreak on 8 June 2004, two people died.

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On 23 November 2010 began a new eruptive phase a radius of 2 kilometers around the crater has been temporarily blocked . The airport lies near Malang was to take special care and called on the inhabitants of the region were dust masks distributed. A particularly popular lookout point on Mount Bromo is Gunung Penanjakan . Lying behind the Bromo Semeru sent several times within an hour his recurring small and occasionally larger eruptions. [click to continue…]

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Lake Toba, Indonesia

June 13, 2012

The Lake Toba ( Indonesian : Danau Toba ) is a 87 km long and 27 km wide lake in the north of the Indonesian island of Sumatra in the province of North Sumatra . The Lake Toba is a volcanic-tectonic intrusion boiler, 77 km south of the provincial capital of Medan . The level of […]

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Rinjani, Lombok

June 13, 2012

Rinjani is a composite volcano on the Indonesian island of Lombok and after the Carstensz Pyramid and the Kerinchi the third highest volcano in the country. Rinjani is an island arc volcano and is one of the volcanoes of the Sunda arc . The island arc was formed by the subduction of oceanic crust, to […]

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Malang, Indonesia

June 13, 2012

Malang is the eighth largest city of the Indonesian island of Java . It is located in the eastern part of the island. Malang is surrounded by the regions Tumpang, Batu Singosari and doors. At the time of Asian crisis , the city remained largely unscathed by the effects and could develop unhindered. During the Dutch colonial […]

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Medan, Indonesia

June 13, 2012

Medan (also: Kota Medan ) is the capital of the Indonesian province of Sumatra Utara (North Sumatra).The city spreads out on a coastal plain in the north-east of the island of Sumatra, where the city center about 20 km from the coast and the Strait of Malacca is located. On the coast is the port […]

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