Tanjung Puting, Orangutan’s Heaven

[17 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 496 views]

Indonesia’s Tanjung Puting is a national park located on Kalimantan or Borneo in the province of Central Kalimantan. The park is famously known as the biggest orangutan conservation in Indonesia or maybe in the world. The park is composed of about 400,000 hectares of peat swamp forest, heath forest, dryland …

Samosir Island, Beauty in the Midst of Beauty

[2 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 854 views]

Lake Toba is the largest lake in southeast Asia , with an area of 1707 km2 and a depth of about 450 m, situated close to the mountains make the area around the lake is very cool. Meanwhile, Samosir Island is located in the middle of the lake, a …

Lore Lindu National Park

[15 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 1,206 views]

Lore Lindu National Park is an Indonesia national park located in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Lore Lindu National Park is located about 60 kilometers south of Palu . This national park was officially included 217.991.18 acres area (approximately 1.2% of Sulawesi region which covers about 189,000 km² or 2.4% of the …

Muara Angke, Really in Jakarta?

[15 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 887 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 | 815 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 | 734 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 | 488 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 …

Nasi Kuning, The Food of Gratitude

[29 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Nasi Kuning, The Food of Gratitude | 634 views]

Nasi Kuning or Yellow rice is a typical Indonesian food. This food is made from rice cooked along with turmeric and coconut milk and spices.

With the addition of spices and coconut milk, yellow rice has a more savory flavor than reguler white rice. Yellow rice is one variation …

Biawak Island, The Virgin From North

[25 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 575 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 …

Gadang Clock Tower, Bukittinggi

[23 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 733 views]

Gadang Clock Tower is a tower clock located in the heart of Bukittinggi, West Sumatra, Indonesia. Gadang Clock Tower is the name given by the Minangkabau community, because it has a “gadang” or large size, gadang simply means large in Minangkabau language.

Gadang Clock Tower is so phenomenal since it …