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Sawi Island, The Angel Island

[27 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 1,581 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 …

Sebangau National Park

[27 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on Sebangau National Park | 834 views]

Sebangau is a national park in central Kalimantan, the area is located between Sebangau river and Katingan river, and lies Katingan District Administrative Region, Palangkaraya, Indonesia.
Sebangau National Park Authority (BTNS) is the institution responsible for the management of Sebangau according to the decree of Forestry Ministry No.P.59/Menhut-II/2006 dated June 2, …

Kayan Mentarang, The Challenging Adventures.

[29 Jul 2011 | Comments Off on Kayan Mentarang, The Challenging Adventures. | 580 views]

Kayan Mentarang National Park with an area of 1,360,500 acres, is the remaining area of the largest old primary forest and old secondary forest in Kalimantan(Borneo) and throughout Southeast Asia.

This national park has high value of diversity both rare and protected species animal and plant, and the diversity of ecosystem …

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 …

Muara Kuin Floating Market In The city Thousand Rivers, Banjarmasin

[26 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 7,838 views]

Banjarmasin, the capital city of south Kalimantan also known as the city of Thousand Rivers. There are many rivers in the city, and river has become part of everyday life of local communities. Including the market, and so there is floating market on the river.

Visiting Banjarmasin Would not be …

Three in One Tour In Bulusaraung Park, South Sulawesi

[18 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 585 views]

This is the tourist object that presents more than one attraction. Waterfalls, prehistoric caves, and butterflies. It’s called, Bulusaraung Park. The park is located in District Bantimurung, Maros regency, South Sulawesi Province, Indonesia off course.

From the ticket window, the roar of rushing river is loud and clear. Less than ten …

Tarusan River, Nagari Taratak, West Sumatra

[13 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 762 views]

Rafting that once categorized as extreme sport now become popular tourist attraction. Despite the challenge and adventure aspects, the water activities are increasingly in demand. More places offer the attractions. One of them is Tarusan Batang (River) in Nagari Taratak, Lundang River, South Coast District, West Sumatra.
Tarusan river is known …

Musi, The Lifeblood of Palembang

[14 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 757 views]

Musi River is a river located in South Sumatra, Indonesia. With a length of 750 km, this river is the longest river on Sumatra that split the city of Palembang in two. The Ampera bridge that become the icon of Palembang is passed over this river. Since the era of …

Limas House, Palembang Traditional House

[24 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 1,819 views]

The form of limas house is very unique. In terms of language, limas(eng:pyramid) in bahasa Indonesia consists of lima(eng: five) and emas(eng:gold). While the trademark is on its pyramid-shaped roof and a pole or houses on stilts. The type of stage house or house on stilts is suitable with the …

Green Canyon, Greener Green

[18 Dec 2009 | One Comment | 41,951 views]

Green Canyon is a natural tourism object located Village Kertayasa, Cijulang, Ciamis regency, West Java. It’s about 7-8 hours from Jakarta by car or 45 minutes from Pangandaran beach (we’ll write about this beach, later).
Previously, this tourism object is called Cukang Taneuh (Land Bridge), a place that has …

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