Sunday, May 22, 2011

Gunung Merbabu of Indonesia

 A center of art and education at Jogjakarta. Built in 1790, it is a model of traditional Javanese architecture.

Do click here to view complete photo album by courtesy of Banjamin Ong. Captions here are extracted from the photo album.

 Along the way to Borobodur, Candi Pawon. It is located between two other Buddhist temples, Borobudur and Mendut.

 Borobudur, located about 40 kilometers northwest of Yogyakarta and about 45minutes drive. It is surrounded by several mountains, Sundoro & Sumbing and Merbabu & Merapi, It is built between 750 to 850AD. Borobudur is one of UNESCO designated world heritage site.

 At the height of 2889m at around 5:30am; the photographer is waiting for the sun to rise around 6am.

Breathtaking, beautiful, and serene scenery

View towards the south, Gunung Merapi, 2968m. It is the most active volcano in Indonesia and has erupted regularly since 1548. It is located approximately 28 kilometres north of Jogjakarta city. The last eruption was in October 2010.

Do click here to view Ladakh India trek by Banjamin also... this posting is repeated, do scroll down the pages.

Posted by KC Leong

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