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Samosir Island, Beauty in the Midst of Beauty

[2 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 1,407 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 …

Muara Angke, Really in Jakarta?

[15 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 1,090 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 …

Peling Island and Sabang Beach

[7 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 919 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 | 653 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 …

Biawak Island, The Virgin From North

[25 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 765 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 …

Beras Basah Island, Truly Evocative Beauty

[16 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 884 views]

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 …

In Gura Ici, No Fisherman Returned Empty Handed

[24 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 851 views]

This article is a part of this one.
Gura Ici is also known as the paradise for fishing. In fact, even for those who don’t like fishing or don’t know how to, the archipelago’s water offers an unforgettable fishing experience.
In Gura Ici, also Makayoa Islands in general, fishermen are guaranteed …

Gura Ici, Makayoa Islands, Halmahera

[21 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 11,271 views]

Gura Ici, Makayoa Islands is another tourism potential of North Maluku. Late last month, Makayoa islands was introduced through Gura Ici Festival. There, visitors can find dozens of tiny islands surrounded by white sand, soft and hard coral, and also ghost stingrays.
Gura Ici is a small island among dozens of …

Tidung Island, New Paradise

[7 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 4,569 views]

Tidung Island is one of the villages in the Seribu Islands. The island is divided into two, namely, Tidung Besar(Big) and Tidung Kecil(Small). The island also has a considerable population. Tidung Island is a unique place, especially for marine tourism and diving. Coral reef ecosystems in this island is still …

Sikuai Island, Where Dream Becomes Reality

[21 Jun 2010 | No Comment | 1,130 views]

Sikuai Island located in Bungus Gulf, 23 km to south of Padang, West Sumatera. Bungus Gulf can be reached by taxi or public transportation stopping at the port of Kadung Gulf, continued with motor boat across the sea for 20 minutes to the Sikuai Island. An alternative way is from …

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