Mansinam Island, Where The Gospel Began

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Mansinam Island is an island covering an area of about 410.97 acres located in the Gulf Doreh, south of Manokwari, West Papua Province, Indonesia. About 154 years ago two evangelist from Germany, CW Ottow and Johann Gottlob Geissler set foot on this island. Those missionaries arrived after a long journey …

La Petite Kepa, The Getaway

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La Petite Kepa or ‘small Kepa’ could have two meanings. First, Kepa island is indeed a small and tiny island. Minimal population, very quiet, and filled with goats here and there. Second, La Petite Kepa is the name of a homestay with a thatched house style owned by a French …

Aketajawe-Lolobata National Park

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Aketajawe-Lolobata is a National Park that combines two separate core area (Aketajawe and Lolobata block area) which has a wide series of habitats and species of Halmahera and is managed in one management unit located in three districts / municipalities, namely Central Halmahera, East Halmahera, and Tidore City Islands
Aketajawe-Lolobata was …

Mountain Leuser, Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra

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Mountain Leuser National Park is located at Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam and North Sumatera, Indonesia. It’s perfect example of coastal forest ecosystems, and tropical lowland and mountain rain forest.

The rock types consist of volcanic rocks, limestone, sedimentary rocks, plutons, and alluvium, the terrain is dominated by a complex of brown podzolic, …

Palung Mountain National Park

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Palung Mountain National Park is one of nature conservation area which has high biodiversity value, and various types of ecosystems including mangrove forests, swamp forests, peat swamp, freshwater swamp forests, tropical pamah forest, and montane forests that are always covered with fog .
This national park is the only tropical forest …

Siberut Islands, The Asian Galapagos

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Siberut Island is one of the Mentawai islands in West Sumatra that have high value of ecosystem. The island is located about 100-155 km from the western city of Padang, separated by the Mentawai Strait, 60% of the area is covered by primary dipterocarp forest, mixed primary forest, swamps, coastal …

Manusela National Park, Maluku

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Manusela National Park is a perfect representative type of swamp forest ecosystem, coastal, lowland rain forest and mountain rain forest in Maluku. Vegetation types found in this national park is the mangrove, beach , swamp forest, river bank, pamah tropical rain forest, mountain forest, and sub-alpine forest.
Some plant species in …

Simple Travel Tips in Indonesia

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And in any other places in the world.
Travelling around beautiful places in every part of Indonesia is a pleasant thing especially if you are accompanied by family, close friends or partners. Tips for those who want to travel or is travelling in Indonesia:

Consult with your family / friends about your …

Bidadari Island, The Heavenly Nymph

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Bidadari(Heavenly Nypmph) Island is one of the resorts in the Seribu(A Thousand) Islands District, Jakarta. The island was previously knwon as Sakit(Sick) Island and Purmerend Island.

Transportation
It does not require a long time to travel to this island since it’s still adjacent to the Jakarta mainland. From the dock marina Taman …

Karapan Sapi, Madurese Bull Racing

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Karapan Sapi is a prestigious event for Madurese people, a very popular sport and spectacle, in Madura, Indonesia. The event was firstt popularized by Prince Katandur from Sapudi Island in 13th century as an expression of joy for the abundant harvest. Today, Karapan Sapi is regularly held at least twice …