Gunung Banda Api, Banda Neira

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The small island of Banda Api is an active volcano in the Banda Sea, at the center of the Banda Islands group. It has been known to Europeans since the Age of Exploration, when the Portuguese Empire and the Kingdom of the Netherlands competed in the area for spice trade. A 7 km wide and mostly submerged caldera is located at the northwest corner of the volcano.Further reading.
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  • A short boat ride and then a brisk walk towards the top of this volcano. Don't forget to bring water when there is little shade while walking
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  • Dont get tricked by the view from the bandaneira. The trek itself is quite hard, especially if you are first after few days. Cautions & problems 1) Tons of moving rocks below your feet makes you slipp...  more »
  • Beruntung sekali bisa berkunjung kesini, lokasinya cukup dan sangat terpencil, berada di Pulau Banda Neira, perjalanan cukup melelahkan, tapi semua akan terbayar dengan keindahannya.  more »
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  • Lovely place seems to go back in time
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  • Yg sgt photos interesting objects. We can get around the island by boat and will discover the stunning natural beauty of yg
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