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Matantimali, World’s Best Paragliding Site

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If you’re addicted to adventure or extreme sports, especially paragliding, then Matantimali is the best place for your hobby because the location is known as one of the best paragliding sites in the world. No, it’s better than that, it’s a sanctuary for paragliders!.

Matantimali located in the village Matantimali in …

Karst Maros Pangkep, Second Largest Karst

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Karst Maros Pangkep region is the second largest and most beautiful in the world after the Karst region in South China. This clustered karst in Maros and Pangkep regency, South Sulawesi, Indonesia is partly included in Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park area which spans over 43,750 acres.

The uniqueness of Karst …

Togian Islands, Unforgettable Diving

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Togian Islands is one of the islands included in the Tojo Unauna district, a fraction of newly formed Poso regency in early 2004. The keywords for this islands are: Diving & Snorkelling.

Togian itself has been declared as a National Park based on the Decree of the Minister of Forestry No. …

Gangga Island, Not Just Another Diving Site

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No. It’s not the same as Gangga river in India.
Gangga Island Marine Park is one of the marine park among the islands in North Sulawesi. This marine park is less than 6.1 kilometers from the city of North Minahasa Islands, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
This island with white sand has thousands charm …

Olele Beach, Glimmering Garden of Paradise

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If you travel thru the south coast of Gorontalo, you will see stunning scenery, the calm blue sea in Tomini Bay, full with with fishes and the views of white sand beaches and fishing boats lined up beautifully. If you stop by at Olele beach and diving, you will see …

Banggai Island, The Exotic One

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Banggai Island is one island in the Banggai Archipelago, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. The island is located on the south of Paleng Island, north of Salue Besar Island, and northeast of Labobo Island.

Like many other places in Indonesia, not many people know about Banggai Island, whereas this small island has extraordinary …

Lore Lindu National Park

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Lore Lindu National Park is an Indonesia national park located in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Lore Lindu National Park is located about 60 kilometers south of Palu . This national park was officially included 217.991.18 acres area (approximately 1.2% of Sulawesi region which covers about 189,000 km² or 2.4% of the …

Lembeh Strait, Muck Diving Paradise

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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 …

Tongkonan, Toraja Traditional House

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Toraja traditional house is called Tongkonan, derived from the word ‘tongkon’ which means ‘to sit together’. Tongkonan always built facing north, which is considered as the source of life. Based on archaeological research, the Toraja came from Yunan, Tongkin Bay, China. These immigrants from China then acculturated with the indigenous …

Palu Bridge, One of the Most Beautiful Bridges in Indonesia

[13 Jun 2010 | No Comment | 758 views]

Palu Bridge IV is a bridge located in the city of Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. The bridge was inaugurated in May 2006 by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. The bridge that extends over the Talise Gulf is located in the village of Besusu and Lere, which connects East Palu and West …

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