Travel Blogs from Probolinggo, Indonesia

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Day 54: Gunung Bromo & Bus to Bali, Probolinggo, Indonesia travel blog

Day 54: Gunung Bromo & Bus to Bali

A travel blog entry by sirrocko711

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... in that much pain from that many different ailments before. The Mt Bromo sunrise was not only one of the main reasons I'd chosen Indonesia over Vietnam though, but also the main reason I came to urban industrial Java at all as opposed to going straight to ...

Cemoro Lawang (Gunung Bromo), Probolinggo,  Indonesia travel blog

Cemoro Lawang (Gunung Bromo)

A travel blog entry by faff

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... , cold shower and sometimes a shared bathroom. Standards vary widely but it has been getting better the further east we go. In Indonesia it seems that you have to pay an entry fee to almost everything, beaches, temples, volcanoes etc. Also you usually pay ...

On the edge, Cemoro Lawang, Indonesia travel blog

On the edge

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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We hopped off the bus from Bali at a town called Probolingo around 5:15 in the morning.  There we were met by an ambassador, who made small talk to establish rapport then collected commission on everything we did.  He even hopped on the bemo to ...

Off to Java Boats, Trains and Buses, Probolinggo, Indonesia travel blog

Off to Java Boats, Trains and Buses

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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08:26 Everything has sprung into action, at 3.30am I got of bed and went with David and Donnie to the bus station. We got a local bus (a nice air con bus with reclining seats and hardly anyone on it) from Denpasar to gilimanuk for only 30,000 each! I had ...

Moonscapes and volcanoes!, Gunung Bromo, Indonesia travel blog

Moonscapes and volcanoes!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... stunning volcanic landscape like something you've never seen before and to quote the guide book 'one of the most impressive sights in Indonesia'. It's so bizarre our photos don't even look real! The journey up there is one of the most steep & windy ...

That there volcano is active, Cemoro Laweng, Indonesia travel blog

That there volcano is active

A travel blog entry by pilgrim143

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... the clouds of smoke & ash got bigger as the sun came up. Eat your heart out health & safety & this being Indonesia we get shown the seismograph in the control centre & meet the monitors, the vulcanoligists, & the police team... Locals ...

Rafting plus city tour, Probolinggo, Indonesia travel blog

Rafting plus city tour

A travel blog entry by 1stclasscamping

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Alright, this post will have PICTURES!!!  Also, I added pictures to the album here. So on Friday of last week (9/30), some of the kids I knew took me to the cigarette museum.  Oh, I don't know if I mentioned it before, but everyone here ...

Mount Bromo: der wunderschöne Vulkan, Bromo, Indonesia travel blog

Mount Bromo: der wunderschöne Vulkan

A travel blog entry by annchristintour

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Hay, am nächsten Morgen ging es dann mal etwas später los, nämlich erst um 8.30. Wir genossen ein leckeres Frühstück in unserer Unterkunft und wurden dann abgeholt. Wir sind mit einem Minivan dann zum Vulkan gefahren bzw. in das Dorf, dass dort ...

A full moon and an early morning, Bromo, Indonesia travel blog

A full moon and an early morning

A travel blog entry by karen.gironr

... during a full moon and at 3 am made it all seem like a dream. Can something that beautiful feel true, I wonder? We left Probolinggo pretty early, got on a bus to Bali with the promise of getting there in time for the England game, which was broken about ...

lies and general dishonesty, Probolinggo, Indonesia travel blog

lies and general dishonesty

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

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So we booked ourselfs a nice comfy sleeper bus to probolinggo, we were told nice seats which recline all the way, A/C and toilets the whole thing. What we got was a lil mini van with some big fat loud mouth local girl who had to sit behind my seat (no ...

Vulkan Bromo, Bromo, Indonesia travel blog

Vulkan Bromo

A travel blog entry by andga

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Kurz vor vier Uhr morgens erfassten meine Ohren eine freundliche Stimme: Good Morning!!! Etwas frueh, aber mit der Vorfreude auf einen einmaligen Ausflug, kam ich leicht aus den Federn. Nach einen typischen Fruehstueck, Toast mit Ei oder Pancake und The ...

Gunung Bromo, Gunung Bromo, Indonesia travel blog

Gunung Bromo

A travel blog entry by thoooo

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Waren nun 4 Tage im Caco und haben nun wiedereinmal ein Internet-Cafe erwischt. In Yogjakarta haben wir ja eine Minibus-Tour gebucht um zum Mount Bromo (aktiver Vulkan) zu gelangen. Die Fahrt lief relativ smooth, allerdings etwas laenger als erwartet. ...

Volcanes... algo de frío después de 6 meses..., Probolinggo, Indonesia travel blog

Volcanes... algo de frío después de 6 meses...

A travel blog entry by clvillar

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... abeja descansada y con buen semblante!...ya nos conocemos mejor ya…. Descanso???...nada…arriba de la camioneta de nuevo, camino a Probolinggo, a los pies del volcán Bromo, ciudad a la cual llegamos a las 4pm… y de allí ducha y ...

starting spot for Mt Bromo, Probolinggo, Indonesia travel blog

starting spot for Mt Bromo

A travel blog entry by chrismcg

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The trip to Bromo proved a little more difficult than expected.  We ended up hiring an entire bus to take us here.   It only cost $25,but probably saved us hours of time.  The minibuses here wait until full before travelling.  On ...

Lunar Loons, Bromo, Indonesia travel blog

Lunar Loons

A travel blog entry by operationwalrus

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... it was instantly worth the early morning wake up. Afterward there was to be no rest for us, as we had an early afternoon to our final destination in Indonesia; the city of Yogyakarta. Almost three and a half months in, and still seeing unrivalled ...

Gunung Bromo Day 122 (19th Sept), Probolinggo, Indonesia travel blog

Gunung Bromo Day 122 (19th Sept)

A travel blog entry by leehorscraft

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... the national park of Bromo and relax with a nice breeze hitting me, not a bad view for dining!! Next I got a public bus down to Probolinggo, which took an hour and a half. Then after deciding to get a train to near the ferry port went astray I went to ...

Brilliant Bromo, Cemoro Lawang, Indonesia travel blog

Brilliant Bromo

A travel blog entry by triss68

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... few Bintangs (the beer of choice in Indo) on the terrace together and bundled up in long pants and sweaters since our first time in Indonesia. Though it was dark out when we arrived, I could tell that the view had to be amazing and the next day, as I ...

Mt Bromo, Probolinggo, Indonesia travel blog

Mt Bromo

A travel blog entry by devcgw1

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After finishing my trip last year to Bhutan and Nepal which included a couple sunrise treks, I told myself, no more sunrise tours, no more sunrise anything. Well, guess what I did? Yes, a sunrise tour. Mt Bromo is in eastern Java and is an active ...

Sunrise at Bromo volcano, Bromo, Indonesia travel blog

Sunrise at Bromo volcano

A travel blog entry by witek

Beautiful vista over Bromo and other volcanoes in Tengger massif. ...

... i wulkanu Bromo, Probolinggo, Indonesia travel blog

... i wulkanu Bromo

A travel blog entry by camer

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... po 19tej, od razu z lotniska wzielismy autobus na dworzec autobusowy, tam dosc szybko znalezlismy transport do Probolinggo, z ktorego pozniej chcielismy dostac sie do wulkanu Bromo. Na Javie zostalismy milo zaskoczeni porzadkiem i dobra organizacja - nie ...

Looking into Volcanoes, Probolinggo, Indonesia travel blog

Looking into Volcanoes

A travel blog entry by littleboylost

... with some very funny Greeks and a random night out with a Dutch guy, had met a grand total of zero fellow 'backpackers'. I'd chosen Indonesia to avoid the Full Moon orgies of Thailand, but this was a step too far... the odd 50 year dressed head to toe in ...

Gunung Bromo...not quite, Cemoro Lawang, Indonesia travel blog

Gunung Bromo...not quite

A travel blog entry by jeneggener

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... the volcanoes, but of course they were completely booked with the next round of package tours coming in. Next we were brought to Probolinggo, the nearest town, where we were joined with about 30 other travelers on a large bus to take us to the east coast ...

Stunning Sunrise & Volcanic Bromo!, Bromo, Indonesia travel blog

Stunning Sunrise & Volcanic Bromo!

A travel blog entry by kaydeetravel

We set out on our journey to the area of Bromo hoping that our 11 bus trip wouldn’t be too bad…..IT WAS!! It all started off ok we were comfy enough in our little mini van and had stopped a couple of times for food and drink. We were then ...

Probolinggo, Solo, and not a Tourist in Sight, Probolinggo, Indonesia travel blog

Probolinggo, Solo, and not a Tourist in Sight

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

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... don't surf and caught the bus to the ferry terminal at Gilimanuk, Bali.  Caught the ferry to Java and a bus to Probolinggo, famous for mangoes. There were absolutely no tourists in Probolinggo, a city of at least 100,000.  A hardcore traveler ...

Change of temperature, Bromo, Indonesia travel blog

Change of temperature

A travel blog entry by karen.gironr

... gateway to the Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park. The ride on that minibus after a mildly uncomfortable bus ride from Yogya to Probolinggo, was just beautiful. Words, betray me, I can't describe you how relieving the sight of all those mountains, all ...

Volcano, Probolinggo, Indonesia travel blog

Volcano

A travel blog entry by maz360

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After visiting Amelia in Jakarta, I really wanted to see some volcanoes in Indonesia so I was happy to find that a popular route to Bali goes via the active volcano Mount Bromo and this is all sold as a package for just 25! This includes minibus to Bromo, ...

Geography field trip extraordinaire, Gunung Bromo, Indonesia travel blog

Geography field trip extraordinaire

A travel blog entry by chris-zoe

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To break up the long journey between Jogja and Bali we made an overnight stop near Gunung Bromo, an active volcano. For the final stretch up the mountain Zoe had her nails digging in my arm as our lunatic driver threw the minibus round hairpin bends ...

Breathtaking Bromo, Probolinggo, Indonesia travel blog

Breathtaking Bromo

A travel blog entry by teambrazier

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We arrived by train to Problingo and we weren't really sure what we needed to do! We knew the name of the town nearest to Bromo but had no idea how to get there! As usual we got off the train ans we were mobbed by people asking where we wanted to go, we ...

Here be giant [volcanoes], Probolinggo, Java, Indonesia travel blog

Here be giant [volcanoes]

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Up and hiking before Dawn!, Cemoro Lawang, Indonesia travel blog

Up and hiking before Dawn!

A travel blog entry by chrismcg

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Up at  4.00am for a jeep ride inside the old volcano to see the sun rise over the whole range.  The jeep jumped all over the road, I think it just as well Arthur couldn't see the road at that stage.  We then walked another absolutely ...

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