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Samalona Islands, Simply Stunning

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Samalona Islands is a circular-shaped cluster of coral islands with an area of about 2.34 acres. This small island is one of the many marine tourist destination visited by local and foreign visitors. The combination of white sandy beach and crystal clear water make this island a perfect place for …

Togian Islands, Unforgettable Diving

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Togian Islands is one of the islands included in the Tojo Unauna district, a fraction of newly formed Poso regency in early 2004. The keywords for this islands are: Diving & Snorkelling.

Togian itself has been declared as a National Park based on the Decree of the Minister of Forestry No. …

The Beautiful Islands of Kofiau

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Kofiau Island is an island in the Raja Ampat, West Papua, which saves one of sea tribe civilization in Indonesia. Before the 18th century, Kofiau became a colony area of Kingdom Ternate. Local legend called the origin of the word ‘Kofiau’ was from the story of King Jailolo cap(‘kopiah’ in …

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 …

Palung Mountain National Park

[18 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 621 views]

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 …

Tongkonan, Toraja Traditional House

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Toraja traditional house is called Tongkonan, derived from the word ‘tongkon’ which means ‘to sit together’. Tongkonan always built facing north, which is considered as the source of life. Based on archaeological research, the Toraja came from Yunan, Tongkin Bay, China. These immigrants from China then acculturated with the indigenous …

Beras Basah Island, Truly Evocative Beauty

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The lighthouse is still standing upright on Beras Basah(eng: wet rice) Island. Soft sandy beaches are still fascinating with crystal-clear water. Any photography enthusiasts would regard it as an inviting target scene. But will it last forever?
Beras Basah Island, also known as Sand Island, listed as one of the well-known …

Muara Kuin Floating Market In The city Thousand Rivers, Banjarmasin

[26 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 7,972 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 …

Walk Along Tablanusu, The Tourism Village of Papua

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Jayapura, Papua Province, famous for its Sentani Lake. In fact, if you want to digg deeper, the area also offers many village-based tourist attraction. Many villages in Jayapura offer natural and cultural tourism.
One of them that is being worked on and used as a tourism village model is Tablanusu, Deprape …

Bunaken Marine Park, Manado, North Sulawesi

[25 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 683 views]

Talking about Manado, certainly can’t be separated from Bunaken Marine Park. Not only in Indonesia, that maritime tourism object is already famous all over the world. It’s the paradise for diving and snorkelling enthusiasts.
Visiting Manado, North Sulawesi, is not incomplete, if you don’t visit the Bunaken Marine Park. Although separated …

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