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The Mirror of Dual Taste Water

[14 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 1,380 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 …

Sentani Lake, The Place of Peace and Serenity

[29 Feb 2012 | One Comment | 2,069 views]

Sentani is the name of a lake located in Papua, Indonesia. Sentani lake lies under the slopes of Cycloops Mountain Nature Reserve which has an area of about 245,000 hectares. This lake lies between the city of Jayapura and District Jayapura, Papua. Sentani lake has an area of approximately 9,360 …

Tolire Lake, And The Legendary Tales

[12 Jul 2011 | Comments Off on Tolire Lake, And The Legendary Tales | 495 views]

Tolire is the name of a lake located in Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, lies at the bottom of Mountain Gamalama, the highest volcano in North Maluku. There are actually 2 lakes. Local people simply name ’em Big Tolire and Small Tolire. The distance between the lakes is only about 200 …

Samosir Island, Beauty in the Midst of Beauty

[2 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 860 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 …

Lake Napabale, Southeast Sulawesi

[14 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 884 views]

Lake Napabale is a brine lake lies at the foothill of Lohia village, Muna, Southeast Sulawesi. The lake is adjacent to the sea connected by a 30 meters long and 9 meters wide natural tunnel. Through this tunnel, Lake Napabale obtain water supply from the ocean.

The amount of water on …

Mount Kerinci, The Wasted Heaven

[24 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 732 views]

Indonesia’s Jambi province can be called the center of Sumatra Island. It’s located right in the middle of the island and also has Sumatra’s highest point, the top of Mount Kerinci with a height of 3805 meters above sea level and the lowest at 725 meters above sea level.
As the …

White Crater of Bandung, West Java

[16 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 5,420 views]

In Ende, East Nusa Tenggara, there is the three colored Lake at the top of Mount Kelimutu. The lake water color changes from time to time. A similar phenomenon occurred in the White Crater in Bandung, West Java. With the same cause, the changes of the mineral content in it. …

Bedugul, The Other Side of Bali

[8 Apr 2010 | One Comment | 756 views]

Mentioning Bali as a tourist spot, many are placing Kuta Beach as the most unforgettable place for swimming, surfing, or just walking along the beach waiting for the sunset. While others suggest Tanah Lot as the most romantic place to chat until the sun burst of orange on sunset.
Those …

Alas Purwo National Park, Banyuwangi

[30 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 1,192 views]

Alas Purwo National Park is one representative of lowland rain forest ecosystem in Java, Indonesia.

There are unique and endemic plants in this national park like kecik sapodilla (Manilkara kauki) and bamboo manggong (Gigantochloa manggong). Other plants are ketapan (Terminalia cattapa), nyamplung (Calophyllum inophyllum), kepuh (Sterculia foetida), keben (Barringtonia asiatica), …

Toba, World’s Largest Volcanic Lake

[24 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 1,714 views]

Those who have enjoyed the beauty of Lake Toba may not be able to imagine the horror it caused in the process of its “creation”.
Once across the street corner near Parapat, a resort town on the edge of Lake Toba, blue expanse of water and the panorama of Samosir Island’s …

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