Ijen “blue fire” Crater temporary Closed

Tourists visiting Mount Ijen

Even though there have been banning entered the crater tourist areas, some tourists from Malaysia seemed to be there. They argued that the prohibition of climbing Mount Ijen, Banyuwangi, East Java, only applies on the evening. The tourists chose climbing/hiking in the morning dawn, even though they done this activities in secret to avoid a the forest/mountain police checkpoint guards. Always available ways to enjoy the breathtaking mountains in this region.

The local farmer in Mount Ijen

"The air was cool, the scenery is also beautiful. Perfect, " and they are still trying to find a way to see the famous blue fire phenomenon there. Tourists are always tempted to try something new.

Ijen Crater

Indeed climbing activity has been limited by night time from 5 pm to 5 am, due to a toxic gas hazards incurred around Mount Ijen, citing news from a portal website, Kompas.com, Friday, May 9, 2014.

(Source Ira Rachmawati - Kompas /Images M Kretyawan, Pemkab Banyuwangi)


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