December 19, 2014

December 19, 2014

From the Top

Photograph by Hendra Gunawan, National Geographic Your Shot

Sulphur streaks the rocky, lake-filled Ijen crater in East Java, Indonesia. Your Shot member Hendra Gunawan captured this shot after climbing to the crater in the early hours of the morning. “I went to the top,” he says, “and found a beauty I cannot write in words.”

Gunawan's picture was recently published in Your Shot's Daily Dozen.

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5 comments
emma bail
emma bail

Awesome and amazing click i must say.view is so beautiful with all the blue water and mountains..hats off..  I am planning my trip for this Christmas in Boston http://goo.gl/KphvJW but after having seen this photograph i am thinking to go here and enjoy some time with such a beautiful nature..

John MN
John MN

This can be a wonderful place to come in life. Thanks! 


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