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hello celeste11 ..
if you want to go to mount bromo this is a brief info. bromo is out of yogyakarta to the east of jawa. public bus (aircon) will bring you to malang (biggest and nearby city to bromo) in approx. 7 hrs. another 1 hr from malang to the feet of mount bromo. go up bromo by car will take you in 30 min, by horse riding in 1.5 hrs or just walking in about 2.5 hrs. so, at least if you a spartan, it needs 10 hrs from yogyakarta to mount bromo .. but, the sunrise seen from top of bromo will be once in a lifetime experience you won't forget. other option is go to malang by plane with one stopover in surabaya (no direct flight from yogyakarta to malang).
if you are not so much about the mountain (and spend 1.5 days out for travel to bromo only), i suggest you explore yogyakarta and surroundings area. it is a city very rich with traditional life style, batik and cultural heritage. as a "bonus" if you stay in yogyakarta, you may also like to go to solo .. another traditional city only 2 hrs away by car from yogyakarta.
welcome and enjoy ..

Address: all over yogyakarta
Directions: silverware @ kotagede
batik factories @ all over yogyakarta
batik museum @ kaliurang
crowded lively local street @ malioboro

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  • Written Apr 14, 2010
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