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nature beauty + locals' kindness

I went here as part of my journey to run in the ultra-trail-run from Semeru to Bromo (bromotenggersemeru100ultra.com). in summary: "experience of a lifetime"..  you can read... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2013
Handy T
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Banyuwangi, Indonesia
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2015

I'll tell you about my first experience to coming on this place. From Bromo Area, (I stay on Bromo Permai Hotels), me and my 6 guest coming to this place and ready to camp there. In my opinion, i'm imagine that i can relax there, take a shower into the (legend) lake and having a barbeque party! But..... haha... okay,... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2013

I went here as part of my journey to run in the ultra-trail-run from Semeru to Bromo (bromotenggersemeru100ultra.com). in summary: "experience of a lifetime"..  you can read from other reviews about how beautiful the place is.. so, I'll tell you something else. It took me only 1.5hrs of easy jogging from Ranupani , because i only packed a small backpack, hydration... More 

1 Thank Handy T
Fullerton, California
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2013

Beautiful lake especially during the sunrise. Really basic camping area. No decent "toilet" or running water, so be prepared for the worst. But the lake itself is beautiful and made up for it. It was raining most of the afternoon/early evening. Good thing I was prepared for dry pitching my tent (rain cover first). Can be cold and windy. Unfortunately... More 

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Bandung, Indonesia
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 18 July 2012

if you want to see the most beautiful lake in east java, I think that is Ranu Kumbolo lake. The very nice place. Very cold and very natural...

Thank RobertBandung
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2012

I tell you for sure... that is not easy to see this lake... because this lake is hidden on mountains. You need you walk, hiking for 5-6 hours to reach this place. Just before your legs won't move again, you will see the huge water on bettwen mountains. So fantastic to see that scenary. When you get there... somehow you... More 

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