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Kawah Ijen: Where the Fire Burns Blue Posted by on May 24, 2017 in Uncategorized

Of all the adventures that await you in Indonesia, perhaps none is more spectacular than a visit to Kawah Ijen. Deep in this volcanic crater, in the middle of the night, you can see the famed blue fire. It’s not lava, but a result of the combustion of sulfuric gases. You’ll also see the sulfur miners hard at work, hauling baskets full of the heavy rocks up the mountain.

Kawah Ijen: Where the Fire Burns Blue

One amazing adventure.

A visit to Kawah Ijen is something you’ll never forget. Check out some highlights in this short video and start planning your trip there:

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About the Author: sasha

Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.