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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Photo of the Day: Water Lily

Water lily in a pond near Surabaya, Java, Indonesia.

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Gunung Bromo

Men with their horses are waiting to bring tourists down from Mt. Bromo.

Tourists at the crater rim of Mt. Bromo. Sulphur fumes from the active volcano are constantly exhausted from inside the crater.

The Sand Sea (Lautian Pasir) and Mt. Bromo in the Background. Gunung Bromo, East Java, Indonesia.

Camping near Mt. Bromo in the outer crater, just south of The Sand Sea.

The less traveled entrance road to Mt. Bromo from the south.

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Sunday, December 27, 2009

The Fishermen of Southeast Sumba

Fishermen with their nets at a beach on the southeastern coast of Sumba, Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT), Indonesia.

Fishermen with their nets and catch. Southeastern Sumba, Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT), Indonesia.

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Gili Trawangan

Gili Trawangan: A small but touristy paradise island off the north-western coast of Lombok, Indonesia.

Garbage on the beach of Gili Trawangan, with Gili Meno and Lombok in the background.

Sumba Funerals

Two down - three more to go; Ritual sacrifice of buffalo at funeral ceremony in western Sumba, Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT), Indonesia.

More than ten men are holding the Buffalo while one man kills it by cutting the neck with a machete.

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