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Running last part to Ngudel beach as part of training for the Bromo marathon 2018, group picture - Malang regency, East Java, Indonesia

Smartine team camped on Ngudel beach. Team building as well as preparations for the 10 km run at Bromo, 23 September 2018.
Watch our video! And get an impression of Malang's exotic beaches.

Paragliding in Batu - mount Banyak, Malang, East JavaStaying in Malang? Traveling to Malang? There are plenty of reasons to stay longer than just one night. One of the reasons could be Batu. Check out these jolly fun activities. Not yet famous....

Tutul shark in the background of this Selfie - Bentar beach, Probolinggo, East JavaSwimming together. Or just looking. The Tutul sharks swim at Java's northeast coast from January till April. About 50 sharks. How many you will see depends on your luck.

Mount Bromo - regular day during the raining seasonThe raining season offers awe-inspiring scenes, if you are ready for an adventure... Meet the raining season from October or November till about March. As actually no one recommends to travel during the wet season, I certainly can..... Here is why.

Kasada festival at mount Bromo is also held in 2017The offering as part of the Yadnya Kasada Festival is held around 7, 8 or 9 July 2017. The Yadnya Kasada festival lasts about a month. On the fourteenth day of the Kasada month according to the traditional Hindu lunar calender, the Tenggerese make the journey to Mt. Bromo and offer rice, fruits, vegetables, flowers and livestock.

Cultural heritage tour by Pauline van Roosmalen - Java"Traveling to experience the places, artifacts and activities that authentically represent the stories and people of the past. It includes cultural, historic, and natural resources." That is the definition of heritage tourism.

Waterfalls in Malang city and regency - East JavaIn the surroundings of Malang & Batu there are many waterfalls. As many as 27 are visitable, some are easily accessible while others are a little harder too reach. But, certainly there are many more waterfalls which aren't "unearthed" yet. Take some time, travel slowly, get to know Malang, its inhabitants, nature and culture.

Kampong Warna-Warni in Malang - a tourist's destinationOnce a slum, now a colorful tourist destination: Jodipan. Jodipan is an area in Malang caught between the railroad, the river Brantas and the main road Jl. Gatot Subroto. All houses are coloured and many houses are ornamented with paintings by artists. It was a student's initiative.

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