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Manupeu-Tanah Daru National Park, A Cultural Excursion

[6 Mar 2012 | No Comment | 1,430 views]

Manupeu-Tanah Daru National Park is a remaining representative of lowland spring forest in Sumba, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Most of the forest area in the park is in the form of cliffs, which emerged to a height of 600 meters from the sea.

Manupeu-Tanah Daru National Park has high biodiversity value …

Ora Beach, Peaceful and Pretty

[6 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on Ora Beach, Peaceful and Pretty | 1,142 views]

Ora beach is a beach located on the island of Seram, Central Maluku. It’s the heaven on earth, a place with peaceful atmosphere and beautiful views of nature (especially the beach).

Ora beach offers unparalleled natural beauty, one more proof for the tourists out there that Indonesia is the home of …

Laiwangi Wanggameti National Park

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Laiwangi Wanggameti National Park is geographically consists of hills, valleys, and wavy regions, located in East Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia.
History

In the age of the Dutch colonial, this forest is already declared as protected area. The status of this forest then setbased on the Decree Hydrologisch Reserve Regent Regional …

Papuma, The Secret Beach

[10 Jul 2011 | Comments Off on Papuma, The Secret Beach | 561 views]

Papuma is a beautiful beach adorned with neat stones bordering ther soil and the white sand along the beach. Combined with the beautiful panorama and the soft sand, it’s the perfect place for sunbathing. There is also the forest with a variety of animals such as lizards, chicken, deer, armadillos, …

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

[18 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 592 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 …

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 …

Lorentz National Park, Papua

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Lorentz National Park is a complete example and representative of ecosystem and biodiversity in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. This area is also one of the three regions in the world that have glaciers in the tropics.

Stretching from the snow-covered mountain peak (5030 meters above sea level), …

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 …

Tanjung Puting, Orangutan’s Heaven

[17 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 466 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 …

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