Thursday, Oct 08, 2015
Access to the volcano's famous crater lake (and its sulfur mining area) has been temporarily closed by authorities. It seems that weak phreatic explosions occurred under the lake on 1 October, without causing damage or fatalities. ...
Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014
Impressions from our last expedition, which included a night-time visit at Ijen volcano to see the famous blue flames
Sulfur miner at Ijen volcano carrying baskets of solid sulfur up from the crater.
Ijen volcano tours:
(16-days study and photo tour to Java, Indonesia)
(17-days walking and trekking tour on Java)
(4 weeks round-the-world trip to Hawai'i - Vanuatu - New Zealand - Indonesia)
(4-5 days walking tour to Bromo, Semeru and Ijen)
(trekking tour to Semeru, Bromo, Ijen volcanoes (East Java))
Sulphur steam coming out from the pipes that collect sulphur steam
The acid blue crater lake of Ijen volcano
Gullied, eroded crater walls of Ijen volcano
Close up of the condensating and sublimating sulphur vapor
Sulphur quarry at Ijen volcano