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The Mirror of Dual Taste Water

[14 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 1,134 views]

Have you ever heard of a lake which has dual taste of water and as clear as glass? Pay a visit to Labuan Cermin Lake in East Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Labuan Cermin is located at Labuan Village, Biduk-biduk, East Kalimantan, which can be reached for about 6-7 hours by land from the …

Sawi Island, The Angel Island

[27 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 1,454 views]

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

[31 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on Miangas, The Island of Palmas | 1,082 views]

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 …

The Beautiful Islands of Kofiau

[19 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on The Beautiful Islands of Kofiau | 1,476 views]

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

[18 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on Sekotong, The Little Karibian Islands | 957 views]

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 …

Padaido, The Inexpressible Beauty

[28 Jul 2011 | Comments Off on Padaido, The Inexpressible Beauty | 1,237 views]

Padaido is a small archipelago consists of 30 small islands and is located along the southeast side of the island of Biak, Papua, Indonesia. Formerly, this archipelagi was named Schouter, derived from the name of the leader of a Dutch sailors who first discovered the islands in 1602, William Schouter. …

Siberut Islands, The Asian Galapagos

[17 Jun 2011 | Comments Off on Siberut Islands, The Asian Galapagos | 631 views]

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 …

Bidadari Island, The Heavenly Nymph

[1 Jun 2011 | Comments Off on Bidadari Island, The Heavenly Nymph | 1,073 views]

Bidadari(Heavenly Nypmph) Island is one of the resorts in the Seribu(A Thousand) Islands District, Jakarta. The island was previously knwon as Sakit(Sick) Island and Purmerend Island.

Transportation
It does not require a long time to travel to this island since it’s still adjacent to the Jakarta mainland. From the dock marina Taman …

Most Western Mainland of Indonesia, Zero Kilometre Monument, Sabang

[19 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 560 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 …

Gura Ici, Makayoa Islands, Halmahera

[21 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 3,709 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 …

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