The Area around the Dieng Plateau, the Abode of the Gods

high-definition creative commons photographs from the volcanic Dieng Plateau, Java, showing the magnificent sunrise, together with a map.

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Photographs of the approaches to and from the Dieng Plateau and the glorious sunrise that can be seen from there. The plateau is surrounded by active volcanoes, and the scenery is spectacular to say the least.

It is possible to trek up a mountain to see the sunrise (the middle mountain in photograph number 9). We approached the plateau via Wonosobo, but descended via a different route going through Ngadrejo.

 

Map of the Dieng Plateau
The Dieng Plateau area showing the Active Volcanoes from above and the routes in and out

 

Photographs by Anandajoti Bhikkhu and Leslie Shaw

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