Indonesia Photos in National Geographic


Photo: Misty clouds floating past a series of volcanoes

Mount Semeru and Mount Bromo

Photograph by John Stanmeyer/National Geographic Stock

Some Indonesians believe that belching volcanoes such as Mount Semeru (in background) and Mount Bromo (in foreground) are portals to a subterranean world that has shaped not only Indonesia’s landscape but also its beliefs and culture. A long exposure time captured stars in this photo—and the brief balanced light from both a fading moon and a brightening eastern sky.

Photo: Peaks of a Buddhist temple silhouetted before a predawn sky

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