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Indonesia's Magical Island of Java

My Photo scholarship 2010 entry

In an effort to 'appease the Gods', locals sell bunches of flowers to tourists atop the still-steaming, active volcanic rim of Mt. Bromo. As the legend goes, throwing the flowers into the volcano acts as a sacrifice and keeps the volcano from erupting again.

INDONESIA | Tuesday, 5 October 2010 | Views [453]

In an effort to 'appease the Gods', locals sell bunches of flowers to tourists atop the still-steaming, active volcanic rim of Mt. Bromo. As the legend goes, throwing the flowers into the volcano acts as a sacrifice and keeps the volcano from erupting again.

Tags: asia, indonesia, java, mt. bromo, volcano, locals, flowers, gods

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