Flying in to Yogyakarta in central Java, Indonesia.

Flying in to Yogyakarta in central Java, Indonesia.

 An active Mt Merapi looms over the central Javan city of Yogyakarta. 

An active Mt Merapi looms over the central Javan city of Yogyakarta. 

 A local trishaw driver waits for some business in Yogyakarta. 

A local trishaw driver waits for some business in Yogyakarta. 

 A local man selling newspapers in Yogyakarta.

A local man selling newspapers in Yogyakarta.

 In the eruption zone of Mt Merapi, 3 smiling locals in Cangkringan village.

In the eruption zone of Mt Merapi, 3 smiling locals in Cangkringan village.

 A local Javan lady making fried bananas for workers cleaning up the destruction near Cangkringan village.

A local Javan lady making fried bananas for workers cleaning up the destruction near Cangkringan village.

 Workers clean up debris and collect rocks from the Mt Merapi eruption in central Java,

Workers clean up debris and collect rocks from the Mt Merapi eruption in central Java,

 A young boy rests while his parents work on the Mt Merapi eruption clean up.

A young boy rests while his parents work on the Mt Merapi eruption clean up.

 Ash, burnt trees and gloomy skies surround the summit of Mt Merapi after the large 2010 eruption. 

Ash, burnt trees and gloomy skies surround the summit of Mt Merapi after the large 2010 eruption. 

 Tourists trekking around Mt Merapi after its largest eruption in over a century.

Tourists trekking around Mt Merapi after its largest eruption in over a century.

 Clouds and gloomy skies surround the summit of Mt Merapi after the large 2010 eruption. 

Clouds and gloomy skies surround the summit of Mt Merapi after the large 2010 eruption. 

 Panorama  showing the landscape and lava flows around Mt Merapi in central Java after its largest eruption in over a century in late 2010.

Panorama  showing the landscape and lava flows around Mt Merapi in central Java after its largest eruption in over a century in late 2010.

 A burnt view looking towards the central Javan city of Yogyakarta from Mt Merapi.

A burnt view looking towards the central Javan city of Yogyakarta from Mt Merapi.

 Trekking guide Christian explains Mt Merapi's history to tourists after a trek up the volcano.

Trekking guide Christian explains Mt Merapi's history to tourists after a trek up the volcano.

 A Javan women carries a load of wood down the mountain through the eruption zone of Mt Merapi.  2013 International Loupe Awards - Open photojournalism, bronze award.

A Javan women carries a load of wood down the mountain through the eruption zone of Mt Merapi.

2013 International Loupe Awards - Open photojournalism, bronze award.

 Documentation of previous Mt Merapi eruption victims, photo showing badly burnt man.

Documentation of previous Mt Merapi eruption victims, photo showing badly burnt man.

 Seismic activity as recorded during the Mt Merapi eruption.

Seismic activity as recorded during the Mt Merapi eruption.

 Seismic activity on Mt Merapi continues after the eruption.

Seismic activity on Mt Merapi continues after the eruption.

 Riding with a load of grass down a lava flow from Mt Merapi.

Riding with a load of grass down a lava flow from Mt Merapi.

 A burnt view looking towards destroyed houses from Mt Merapi's 2010 eruption, the largest in over a century.

A burnt view looking towards destroyed houses from Mt Merapi's 2010 eruption, the largest in over a century.

 A view looking towards destroyed houses from Mt Merapi's 2010 eruption, the largest in over a century.

A view looking towards destroyed houses from Mt Merapi's 2010 eruption, the largest in over a century.

 A view looking towards destroyed houses from Mt Merapi's 2010 eruption, the largest in over a century.

A view looking towards destroyed houses from Mt Merapi's 2010 eruption, the largest in over a century.

 Interior of a house in Cangkringan village on the flank of Mt Merapi after the 2010 eruption.

Interior of a house in Cangkringan village on the flank of Mt Merapi after the 2010 eruption.

 A Cangkringan resident cuts some wood during the cleanup after Mt Merapi's 2010 eruption

A Cangkringan resident cuts some wood during the cleanup after Mt Merapi's 2010 eruption