dominates the landscape on the small Indonesian island of Lombok.
It is also called the Child of Rinjani as it sits within the Mount Rinjani
on the nearby island of Lombok has been spewing ash since last weekend.
Reuters has quoted local officials in Bali as saying that a total of 692 flights to and from the island have been cancelled because of the ash coming from Mount Rinjani
Located on the Indonesian island of Lombok, the Mount Rinjani
National Park is an important ecosystem for numerous endangered plants and animals.
A common metaphor is that Mount Rinjani
'holds' (megang) Lombok, just like Mount Agung 'holds' Bali.
Blessed with spectacular white beaches, turquoise waters, coral reefs teeming with marine life, and picturesque silhouettes of Lombok's Mount Rinjani
mirrored on turquoise waters, Gili Trawangan is easily reached by speedboat from Lombok.
Lombok is dominated by Mount Rinjani
, a volcano that towers over the island at over 12,000 ft.
45am at the top of Mount Rinjani
, looking down at the lava pouring out of the central cone, I got chatting to a charming middle-aged American who it just so happens owns a Las Vegas casino.
In the introduction we learn that the Puspakrema is a text from a remote village on the slopes of Mount Rinjani
in north-eastern Lombok; that it is a Javanese 'song' or narrative poem written in metrical verse form comprising 520 stanzas in 14 cantos; and that the work was apparently unknown outside Lombok, where the number of extant manuscripts indicates it enjoyed widespread popularity.
A trek to the 3,736-metre high volcanic Mount Rinjani
takes three days and is accompanied by guides, porters and park rangers for security.
, which hasAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA erupted several times since Tuesday morn has the potential to erupt again, Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said.