Introduction of Bali
Bali is an Indonesian island located at the westernmost of the Lesser Sunda Islands, lying between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. It is one of the country's 33 provinces with the provincial capital at Denpasar towards the south of the island. Like many islands, Bali has developed a world of its own. It not only captures what is special about Indonesia but also has a uniqueness of its own.
Bali goes under many names. Some call it the "island of the Gods", others Shangri-La. The "last paradise", the "dawning of the world" and the "centre of the universe" are yet more names for this truly beautiful tropical island inhabited by a remarkably artistic people who have created a dynamic society with unique arts and ceremonies.
Bali is a land that seems to have a magnet at its very heart. It is a feeling that is difficult to understand unless experienced but once visited you are surely compelled to come back and you may even want to stay forever, such is its pull, could be its Baliís beauty, the friendly people, or even the influence from spirits that certainly abide in this place. Bali Island is the perfect holiday destination for all ages that offers something for everyone.
Bali as a tropical paradise has a unique blend of modern tourist facilities combined with wonderful shopping and a rich past and heritage, particularly for casual and tailored clothing, locally made jewelers, handicrafts, antiques and artifacts. Leather ware is one of the unexpected local bargains with everything from handbags through to tailor made leather jackets and coats, all at unbelievable prices. Bali has it all.
Introduction of Bromo
The island of Java in Indonesia is a famous tourist destination which attracts tourists from different parts of the globe. Mount Bromo which is also locally known as Kawah Bromo happens to be the most well-known volcano in the island of Java and a popular tourist attraction in Indonesia.
Mount Bromo happens to be the islandís highest peak and also the worldís most active volcano. But the reason why Mount Bromo has become popular all over the world is because of its easy accessibility. Another unique feature about Mount Bromo is that it is a volcano inside a volcano. The base of the mountain actually rises from an old volcanic crater of the bigger Mount Tengger. Even the journey to the crater is an exciting experience in itself.
Before arriving at the Mount Bromo one needs to get across the Sea of Sands (Lautan Pasir), another unique landmark of the national park. One can also hire a pony that will take you finally to the staircase that takes you to the craterís edge. Once you reach the edge of the crater you will be greeted by Mount Brome whose entire top has blown off several years ago. A deep vale of black granite is left inside. A sulphurous smoke eructs from the small opening of the Mount Bromo. Itís an absolutely mind-blowing experience to visit Mount Bromo. It is known for spectacular sunrises. The crater was transformed into a lake in 1838. Mount Bromo rises 133 meter above the ground and is almost 700m wide.
The journey to Mount Bromo is an adventure in itself. Visit to Mount Bromo is highly recommended for adventure enthusiasts. So when on a tour to Java make it a point to arrange a trip to Mount Bromo and have an experience of a lifetime.