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Crater White (Kawah Putih)

Crater White Gate

Patuha mountain, located approximately 2300 meter above sea level, the southern city of Bandung, save a mystery in the past. Mount Patuha community considers the area that is haunted, they are considered the peak of Mount Patuha former meeting place of the ancestors gains. However, the mystery that has become hereditary extinct after it was started by a German scientist Netherlands hybrid, Dr. Franz Wilhelm Junghun, who is also a Dutch planter who love nature preservation in the year 1837. Mountain valley Patuha conditions at that time still a dense forest, tree-lined type of local wood, such as Rasamala, Saninten, hurly, samida, and others.

Because it’s not and does not believe, Junghun penetrate the dense forest and finally found a crater lake that looks very exotic and very beautiful. Although discovered in 1837, but this area into a new object after the tour in 1987 was developed by PT Perhutani (Persero) Unit III West Java and Banten.

After entering the crater area of white, not fear that you will be natural, but you will be glued, and so stunned to see how their own and see the beautiful water of the white smoke that comes forth above. Water color in the crater lake and white is not always white, white is the color of craters found at the most visited, sometimes the water is green apple and bluish, when the blazing sun and fine weather, sometimes the color of milk chocolate.

Crater White

The less fun in this area is the smell of sulfur for some people because it can cause coughing smell, even not far from the tourist areas there is a cauldron of white-made cave 5 meters deep that he had first made as sulfur mine. When you go through the cave you will smell the sulfur smell sting. Because sulfur contents that it is very high, in the era before the factory was built with the name of sulfur Zwavel Ontgining White crater.

White craters caused the eruption of Mount Patuha centuries to occur around 10 s to 12 centuries. In addition there are also white crater crater, known as the crater now.

There are stalls that sell a variety of souvenir that can serve as by-by. In addition, many vendors who sell fruit typical Ciwidey of Strawberry.

Very be pitied if you travel to Ciwidey not descend to the crater White, you will miss the place that provides a very natural feel incredible. Especially on holidays, there you will see many people who visit the area this tour how to enjoy the beautiful paintings of the creator. The beauty of the will make you continue to remember some of the time.


How to Achieve Area Tourism crater White

Tourism White crater which is located approximately 46 km from the city could be using private vehicles and public vehicles. If you use a public vehicle you need not worry, there are transportation that will take you to the area tour crater White. Or you can also use the convoy with a motorcycle with your friends.


January 29, 2009 at 3:52 pm Leave a comment

Ketep Pass

Ketep Pass Gate

Ketep Pass or Ketep Hill, located on the height of 1200 dpi with the area around 8000 m2. Located in the Village Ketep, District Solo Sawangan path-Selo-Borobudur, about 21 km from the city Mungkid, 17 km and Blabak village to the east, 30 km from the City of Magelang, 35 km from Boyolali City and 32 km from the city of Salatiga Kopeng through. From this perspective relay tourists can see the Mount Merapi, Merbabu, Sumbing, Sindoro, Tidar, Andong.Selain that, visitors can see the Pengunungan Menoreh, agriculture carpet and glide hot lava of Mount Merapi.

Merbabu from KetepPas

The initiative of Central Java Governor H. Mardlyanto, selected this hilly land to be developed as a new tourist destination in the path Solo – Selo – Borobudur tour with typical mountain berapi.When inaugurated by Indonesian President Megawati on 17 October 2002, built two viewpoints and the sentry post. With panoramic views of the benefits of attractive Gn. Merapi – Merbabu, paving terrace farmland and cool air, Ketep Pass plateau attract many visitors, more on weekends and holidays. Early 2003, the Volcano Theater opened as a new facility that provides the film on Mount Merapi with various vulcanic activities. This building, which has a restaurant located on the top floor with a panorama to the Mount Merapi.

ketep volcano theatre

Besides Volcano Theater, now has been equipped by Keteppas Volcano Center. A building area of 550 m2 to display different information materials volcanoes with the main dish of Mount Merapi. Attendance Volcano Center stabilizing the unique character Ketep Pass sights as Mount Merapi. Entering Volcano Center Building, visitors will be invited to explore all rooms material flow between the one with the other, as if without dropouts. Starting and general information about volcanoes and geological information that tersaji in the form of images, photos and maps in the format of the next visitors are invited to enjoy interactive excavate and collection volcanoes through multi-media computer equipment. Example rock equipped with technical information into the next dish. Merapi in a variety of panoramic views will take visitors on the main dish of Merapi in miniature size is big enough. The last part of the course is a disaster volcano that will take visitors directly operate the equipment and monitoring pendeteksian symptoms and activities vulkanik. Souvenir unique in that only sell in the Volcano Center is available at the end of the trip visitors. At the gate, through a trap dihantar visitors to the highest yard PANCA Arga, here visitors can enjoy the panoramic natural course of five mountains in Central Java that Merapi, Merbabu, Sindoro, and Slamet Sumbing addition will also appear mountain – like other small mountains Telomoyo, Andong, Dieng Plateau and the hills Menoreh.Bukit Ketep has now become a tourist destination with interesting characteristics sajiannya the Mount Merapi. Attractions that are not only fun, but loaded with the actual education that is presented in attractive

my photo which has taken in KetepPass..
my photo..

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The Republic of Indonesia (pronounced /ˌɪndoʊˈniːziə/ or /ˌɪndəˈniːʒə/) (Indonesian: Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental country in Southeast Asia and Oceania. Comprising 17,508 islands, it is the world's largest archipelagic state. With an estimated population of around 237 million people,[3] it is the world's fourth most populous country and the most populous Muslim-majority nation; however, no reference is made to Islam in the Indonesian constitution. Indonesia is a republic, with an elected legislature and president. The nation's capital city is Jakarta. The country shares land borders with Papua New Guinea, East Timor and Malaysia. Other neighboring countries include Singapore, the Philippines, Australia, and the Indian territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.