Furniture tourists take side trip to Indonesian volcano
October 12, 2012,
The sun rises over Mount Bromo, an ancient volcano in an Indonesian national park.
During a trip to Indonesia in August, Furniture/Today Associate Editor Tom Russell and industry sourcing expert and consultant J. Jewett took a side trip to Mount Bromo, an ancient volcano. The two left the Shangri-La Hotel in Surabaya at midnight and arrived at the national park about 3:30 a.m.
From there, dozens of Jeeps took tourist s up to a viewing area from which they watched the sun rise. This also provided a spectacular early morning view of the volcanic range, which includes the dormant cone of Mount Betok. From there, visitors took the Jeeps back down the mountain to a volcanic sand floor, where they rode horses to the other side of the mountain.
|Industry consultant J. Jewett tries
to keep warm in a small outpost
while waiting for the Jeeps to
take visitors up the side of the
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