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Muara Angke, Really in Jakarta?

[15 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 1,324 views]

Muara Angke Wildlife Reservation is a conservation area in the mangrove forest on the north coast of Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia. The reservation was originally established by Dutch colonial on June 17, 1939, with initial area of 15.04 acres. The are was later expanded and in 1960’s has about …

Mount Gede-Pangrango

[12 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 1,264 views]

Mount Gede-Pangrango is the one and only most frequently climb mountain in Indonesia by approximately 50,000 hikers per year although the regulations for hikers had been made as tight as possible. It might be because the location of the mount is near Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, and Bandung, the …

Peling Island and Sabang Beach

[7 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 1,198 views]

Not many people know Peling Island. But in fact, that pearl of Banggai Islands regency, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, has undiscovered natural charm. It seem that the problem of transportation is still a barrier to reach the small island.
To reach Peling Island, you can depart from Luwuk region, Central Sulawesi. …

Lembeh Strait, Muck Diving Paradise

[5 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 875 views]

Lembeh Strait is a strait hat separates the mainland of Sulawesi with the Lembeh island. A city named Bitung is located on one side of this strait. The Strait is known to have abundant marine biodiversity and becoming one of the main dive tourism in North Sulawesi.

This clear watery …

Biawak Island, The Virgin From North

[25 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 1,002 views]

Unlike the southern regions, the north area of Java sea is not identical with tourism. Even if there are points which is used as tourist attractions, the sights is still not as beautiful as the southern sea area. Such condition is also applied on Indramayu regency, West Java. Indramayu doesn’t …

Kotabaru, Pedestrian’s Heaven

[9 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 1,067 views]

A visit to Kotabaru always leave a lasting impressive. Lots of interesting objects for the eyes and camera. This city is located in a small island among the other islands in the south of Kalimantan(Borneo), Indonesia.
Kotabaru is a district whose capital is also named Kotabaru. Many interesting places worth visiting …

Fortress Fort de Kock

[31 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 1,126 views]

Fortress Fort de Kock was built in 1825 by Captain Bauer at the Mount Jirek Negeri, Bukit Tinggi, Sumatera, Indonesia. Until now, Fort Fort de Kock was a silent witness to the vanity of Dutch colonial that at that time ruled Minangkabau and the remnants of that arrogance is still …

Meru Betiri National Park

[30 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 1,902 views]

Meru Betiri National Park is a representation of mangrove ecosystem, swamp forest and lowland rain forest in Java, Indonesia.

This national park is the habitat of rare plants, such as Raflesia flower (Rafflesia zollingeriana), and several other plant species like mangrove (Rhizophora sp.), Api-api (Avicennia sp.), Hibiscus (Hibiscus tiliaceus), Nyamplung …

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