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Manupeu-Tanah Daru National Park, A Cultural Excursion

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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 …

Sawi Island, The Angel Island

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Sawi(eng: Green Mustard) Island is located in west Kalimantan, Kendawang, Ketapang district, Indonesia. This island is an ultimate tourism attraction object of west Kalimantan, because of its magnificent scenery and the abundance of marine life in it.

Ketapang district has many small islands. There are about 34 small islands in this …

Miangas, The Island of Palmas

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Miangas is Indonesia’s outer island located near the border between Indonesia and Philippines. The island is included in Miangas village, subdistrict Nanusa, Talaud Islands, North Sulawesi province, Indonesia. Miangas is one of the islands belonging to the cluster of Nanusa islands which directly adjacent to Philippines.

This island is one …

Salando, The Lamp Island

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Salando Island or known as the Lamps Island by the local community, is a very small island located in the Celebes(Sulawesi Sea, Indonesia. Within 1.18 nautical miles or about 2.13 kilometers of this island is directly adjacent with Malaysia and the Philippines. The island is inhabited by three lighthouse keeper …

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 …

The Exoticism of Kapoposang

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Kapoposang Island is a quite famous maritime tourism object. Besides enjoying the natural beauty, visitors can also dive, snorkel, and fishing. The fishing location around the island is one of the best in Indonesia.

Kapoposang Island is one of hundreds of small islands in the ranks spermonde of Makassar Strait. …

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 …

Sekotong, The Little Karibian Islands

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Indonesia has many gorgeous white-sand islands with amazing underwater sceneries, one of many of them is the island of Lombok in West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), you should never hesitate to visit this island, I personally always think that Lombok is better than Bali since Bali is IMO overrated. Perhaps it’s …

Adonara Island, A Piece of Heaven

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Adonara is an island located in the Nusa Tenggara islands, in the eastern island of Flores. Its area is 509 km², and its highest point is 1,676 m. The island is bounded by Solor Strait in the south (separating the island of Solor), the Flores Sea to the north, and …

Tanjung Kelayang, The Lost Paradise

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Tanjung Kelayang Coast which is located approximately 27 km from the town of Tanjung Pandan, is a perfect place for exotic travel and panorama. With flour-like white sand,this coast forms a gulf of of granite rocks on the west end and makes a very beautiful panoramas. On the beach, there …

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