Disaster Tourism in Indonesia


People sit on motorcycles as they visit the Lapindo mud field in Sidoarjo, October 11, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Beawiharta)



A ruined two-storey factory building is seen submerged in the Lapindo mud field in Sidoarjo, October 11, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Beawiharta)



A woman holds her child as they stand on dried mud at the Lapindo mud field in Sidoarjo, October 11, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Beawiharta)



Tourists walk on dried mud at the Lapindo mud field in Sidoarjo, October 11, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Beawiharta)



Villagers walk beside a dam, which was built to protect the village from the mud flow, at the Lapindo mud field in Sidoarjo, October 11, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Beawiharta)



Women take pictures between stone sculptures of half-buried people at the Lapindo mud field in Sidoarjo, October 11, 2015. Disaster tourism has become more common in Indonesia, where visitors are drawn to sites of earthquakes, floods and volcanic eruptions to witness the aftermath of catastrophes or simply do some soul-searching. (Photo by Reuters/Beawiharta)





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