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Biawak Island, The Virgin From North

[25 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 736 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 …

Angklung, World Cultural Heritage

[21 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 1,183 views]

Angklung art from Indonesia has just been ordained as one of the world heritage by UNESCO on a trial in Nairobi, Kenya, 16 November 2010. It was officially ordained as The Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

The word angklung is derived from angka(eng:number) that means the tone, …

Kampung Sampireun

[19 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 1,144 views]

Kampung Sampireun Hotel started to operate in January 1999 while the opening ceremony was held on September 4, 1999. Kampung Sampireun is Resort with Sunda atmosphere, located at an altitude of ± 1,000 meters above sea level, in the Kampung Ciparay, Garut, West Java Indonesia with an area of ± …

Goong Renteng, The Forgotten Heritage

[18 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 1,801 views]

Goong Renteng is Sundanse typical kind of gamelan(set of traditional musical instruments)which is quite old. Goong Renteng has been known since the 16th century, and spread in various regions of West Java.
According to Jakob Kunst (1934:386), Goong Renteng can be found in Cileunyi and Cikebo (Tanjungsari region, Sumedang), Lebakwangi (Pameungpeuk …

Pangandaran, The Second Bali

[11 Sep 2010 | Comments Off on Pangandaran, The Second Bali | 939 views]

As a beach that directly facing the Indian Ocean, Pangandaran was once hit by tsunami strikes back in June 2006. However, the main tourism object of Ciamis, West Java, is quickly recovered. Now the tourism activity on the beach also known as the second Bali has been re-bloom.

Moreover, it’s …

Kampung Naga, Traditional Village in the Middle of Modernization

[18 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 1,461 views]

The downside of technology and modernization is frenetic and the complexity of life. Those who wants to briefly leave the condition and enjoy natural life without a touch of modernization and technology can choose the Kampung Naga(Dragon Village), Neglasari, District Salawu, Tasikmalaya.
Unique. It could be the right word to describe …

White Crater of Bandung, West Java

[16 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 9,136 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. …

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