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The Resurrection of Krakatau

When Krakatau erupted in 1883, it became the most powerful volcanic eruption in recorded history.  Scientists stationed in Batavia (Jakarta) used seismographs to...

Don’t be Fooled by Mount Agung’s Calm Exterior, Official Says

The residents living around Mount Agung has been told not to be fooled by the mountain’s seemingly calm appearance of late, as more tremors and volcanic ash could...

Bali Airport to Re-open Despite Mt. Agung Turmoil

Bali's international airport will re-open at 15:00 on Wednesday after a nearly three-day shutdown, Indonesian airport authorities said. Ash and smoke columns are...

Mount Agung Alert Status Lowered

The alert status of Mount Agung in Bali has finally been lowered after authorities announced a decrease in its volcanic activity, which had forced around 133,000...

The Rumble in the Jungle

The great Gunung Agung is awakening Bali residents with over 650 seismic activities per day since September 21. What are local priests and spiritual leaders doing about...

Helping the Evacuees from Bali’s Mount Agung

Assistance comes in many forms for the evacuees from Mount Agung in northeastern Bali. The Indonesian government, local non-profit organizations such as Aksi Cepat...

President Widodo Gives Rp7.2 Billion in Aid for Mount Agung Evacuees

President Joko Widodo has delivered humanitarian aid worth up to Rp 7.2 billion for the evacuees of the Mount Agung disaster, according to the State Palace. “The aid...

Bali Tourists Brace for Agung Eruption, Disruptions

Tourists around the world are hoping their dream holidays are left unaffected by the impending eruption of Bali’s Mount Agung, with international airlines fielding...

Mount Agung Eruption Fears as BNPB Tips Possible Evacuation

Authorities have extended the no-go zone surrounding Mount Agung volcano in resort island Bali and raised its alert level for the second time in just a few days, local...

Climbing Java’s Capricious Gunung Slamet

Never again. That’s the last time I ever scale one of these bloody volcanoes. Those were my pitiful sentiments after the long and gruelling climb of Gunung Lawu,...

Indonesia’s Mountains of Fire

With approximately 127 active volcanoes spread across the country, it can be difficult to know where to begin if you haven't climbed one before. Many great Indonesian...

Kerinci Calling

Sumatra is sprinkled with volcanoes, thirty-five to be exact, and all sitting on the Barison Mountain range in the western half of the island. One of these volcanoes is...

Education Guide 2017

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