Beaches on Balikpapan, Cheap And Fun

[9 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 541 views]

Segara Sari Manggar beach, often just called Manggar Beach, is number one tourist attraction in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan. The location is a bit on the edge of town. But, no worries. The distance is only 9 kilometers from International Airport Sepinggan, gate of East Kalimantan.
To reach it is also easy. …

Singang Gila Waterfall, Tiu Kelep, and Batara Lenjang, North Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara

[7 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 840 views]

Hilly topography makes the island of Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, has many waterfalls. Among many, there are three of the most famous waterfall in North Lombok regency. Namely, Singang Gila, Tiu Kelep, and Batara Lenjang, located in the Village Senaru, Bayan district.
Although derived from the same source, the Lake Segara …

Baturraden, Place of Pleasure with Natural Air

[6 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 478 views]

Global warming makes some areas -which used to be cool-, hotter. Cool tourism places become the most sought for pleasure and recreation. One of them is Baturraden, in Banyumas region, Indonesia.
Geographically, Baturraden located on the slopes of Mount Slamet. The main attraction is a mountain tour. Pine forest and lush …

Muara Kuin Floating Market In The city Thousand Rivers, Banjarmasin

[26 Sep 2010 | 5 Comments | 6,477 views]

Banjarmasin, the capital city of south Kalimantan also known as the city of Thousand Rivers. There are many rivers in the city, and river has become part of everyday life of local communities. Including the market, and so there is floating market on the river.

Visiting Banjarmasin Would not be …

Most Western Mainland of Indonesia, Zero Kilometre Monument, Sabang

[19 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 470 views]

A national anthem describes the territory of Indonesia consists of thousands of islands that line from Sabang to Merauke. The marker is Zero Kilometer monument that stands firm in Sabang.
Sabang is the center of activity on the Weh Island, which is the largest among the small islands at the western …

Three in One Tour In Bulusaraung Park, South Sulawesi

[18 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 481 views]

This is the tourist object that presents more than one attraction. Waterfalls, prehistoric caves, and butterflies. It’s called, Bulusaraung Park. The park is located in District Bantimurung, Maros regency, South Sulawesi Province, Indonesia off course.

From the ticket window, the roar of rushing river is loud and clear. Less than ten …

Goong Renteng, The Forgotten Heritage

[18 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 1,421 views]

Goong Renteng is Sundanse typical kind of gamelan(set of traditional musical instruments)which is quite old. Goong Renteng has been known since the 16th century, and spread in various regions of West Java.
According to Jakob Kunst (1934:386), Goong Renteng can be found in Cileunyi and Cikebo (Tanjungsari region, Sumedang), Lebakwangi (Pameungpeuk …

Londa Cave, Natural Cave Used For Cemetery

[17 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 524 views]

Traveling to Tana Toraja is not complete if you haven’t visited Londa Cave because the burial area in the caves and cliffs is one of the unique tourist attraction that is hard to find in any other place.
Londa is a natural cave used as a cemetery. The cave is …

Tips on Plane Emergency Landing

[16 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 721 views]

Traveling is fun, and using airplane is a quick way to reach the destinations.
If the airplane you’re on experiencing emergency situation, such as landing on water or ditching, what should you do? It’s best to be calm and obey the orders of trained crews. Including when you’re told to go …

Tarusan River, Nagari Taratak, West Sumatra

[13 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 646 views]

Rafting that once categorized as extreme sport now become popular tourist attraction. Despite the challenge and adventure aspects, the water activities are increasingly in demand. More places offer the attractions. One of them is Tarusan Batang (River) in Nagari Taratak, Lundang River, South Coast District, West Sumatra.
Tarusan river is known …