Posted on September 22, 2012 | No CommentsBanyuwangi - For you traveler as well as surfing sports fans, G-Land in East Java is paradise. The waves here can reach a height of up to 6 meters. Bring your sled and taklukanlah! Grajagan, or better known as G-Land, is a bay located at the sobuying viagra in mexicoutheastern tip Alas Purwo National Park, Banyuwangi regency, East Java. This is the paradise of the surfers. The waves will be a fun playmate. Waves at this place is really great and consistent results influence Antarctic currents, carried by the Indian Ocean. With the right corner of the bay, the waves generated are perfect. Not surprisingly, the height of the waves at G-Land can reach 4-6 meters. Usually the waves will escalate from March to October. Therefore, omabk at G-Land to be one of the best waves in the world after Hawaii. Not only the waves, but a stretch of white sand on the beach will make you comfortable. The scenery and the green forests, will be for your own reflection. You can also explore the National Park Alas Purwo. The traveler can stay at the resorts are located on the seaside. Take it easy, here is not noisy resort and keep silence. So ( Read More )
Posted on February 29, 2012 | 1 CommentThe Natuna Archipelago is Indonesia’s most northerly islands in the South China Sea. If you are adventurous by nature and are looking for beaches that are free from other tourists, then the Natuna Archipelago could be the right place for you. It com sale viagra online prises some 270 islands and has amazing green-blue seas. Bunguran, Jemaja and Serasan are the three largest islands in this archipelago located in the South China Sea. Natuna is a district in the province of the Riau Archipelago with Ranai as its capital city. Ranai is often translated as “Rantau Nan Indah” (beautiful panorama) because of its amazing vistas. Natuna is surrounded by deep seas that border the waters of Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia and Singapore, and has many very beautiful white beaches to enjoy. Its beautiful pristine seas are ideal for snorkeling or diving . The Natuna Islands have a remarkable avifauna with 71 species of bird registered, including the near-threatened Lesser Fish-eagle, the Natuna Serpent-eagle or the rare Silvery Pigeon. Among other species endangered species, we find the Green Iora, the Brown Fulvetta or the Green Broadbill. Colorful coral reef is found in the neighboring waters. Natuna Banded Leaf Monkey is among the 25 most endangered primates ( Read More )
Posted on February 29, 2012 | 15 CommentsMentawai archipelago is a paradise for the surfer. Nowadays Mentawai archipelago has become a most wanted tourism destination to visit, especially for surfing. The waves on Mentawai archipelago are one of the greatest on the planet, bInternet-Based Business est for surf spots. The largest islands in the chain are Siberut, North Pagal, Sipura and South Pagai. They and others are not far from the coast, about 150 km away, and have two of the best surf spots worldwide. The relationship of the islands with the West began with the arrival of the Portuguese and then the Dutch in the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Modern tourism newly discovered them in the 80 century when the industry began to promote themselves but the surfers come past the 90s and hand a couple of Australians who were in great waves. Tourism Mentawai people are known starting in mid-1990, which is accidentally a surfer of Australia to find a good wave to Mentawai surfing. when it is visited by many tourists to surfing. Are waves in the Mentawai goods third world to surfing. Surfing activity is located in the 3 districts, which are Siberut Selatan District, District and Sub Sipora North Pagai entry in the ( Read More )
Posted on February 28, 2012 | No CommentsBintan Island is the largest island in the Riau Islands cluster, about 50 miles south of Singapore.The main economic activities bintan island, besides mining and trade between islands is tourism.The natural beauty, a shiny white sand, blue water, and thick trees, is a mix that makes the BintanIsland is so beautiful. The presence of Bintan island as one of Indonesia's tourism icons emerging in 1991. In collaboration with the Singapore government, the Indonesian government built a special tourism area with international standard. In 1996, Bintan Resorts officially opened. Manager of BintanResorts transform an area of ??23 thousand hectares of becoming a haven for tourists. Various potential tourist attractions in the area is managed very well. Eco-tourism lies at the heart of Bintan Island. Beautiful beaches and nature’s wonders are the order of the day when it comes to this amazing destination. The island also possesses historical significance which dates way back to the 16th century, when it became a main trading port in the South-East Asia region. Tales of conflict, piracy and power struggles colour its past, making the island all the more intriguing. Traditional villages are also aplenty, offering visitors a glimpse into the locals’ culture, which are as exciting as they are educational. Tourism on the Bintan Island, especially in the northern part of the island known as Lagoi. Lagoiarea very nicely arranged with maximum security to ensure safety for tourists. Lagoi arrangement is similar to the arrangement of Nusa Dua Bali, with some 5 star hotel, golf course and spa. Tosimplify foreign tourists, especially those from Singapore, deals in luxury hotels using the Singaporedollar or Us dollars. Although Bintan Island has no airport, but access, both from Batam andSingapore is very good. ot only natural beauty, Bintan Island also has a wealth of biodiversity to be proud of. As an island in the tropics, Bintan Island has a unique ecosystem with variety of flora and fauna. Monkeys, frogs,various types of snakes, fireflies, lizards, and various species of birds live in comfort on the island.Yet, exploring in the mangrove forest in which once Sebung River had broken. Along the RiverSebung we will find various types of mangrove forest quite unique as Pencil Avioennia Roots, RootsDanceInternasional.Stilt Rhizophora, Bruguiera Knee Roots, and Roots Xylocarpus Ribbon.
Posted on February 17, 2012 | No Commentswhat we can find in derawan, to satisfy us as a backpacker, here it goes. BOAT RENT Remember: regular boat has longer time to reach the island than speedboat, so the spots to be visited are less than taking speedboat. The capacity of regular boat is obviously small. Regular Boat Cost : Rp500.000 – 1.000.000,00 (capacity: approximately 8 persons) Speedboat Cost : Rp 1,5 million. Capacity: 5 persons (2 days) or Rp 7,5 – 9 million. Capacity: 14 million(3 days) FOODS There are food stalls in Derawan and Maratua Island range from Rp 10.000,00 – Rp 25.000,00 SNORKELLING+FIN In Derawan and Maratua Islands, Rp 50.000,00 per day. INN Inns are only in Derawan and Maratua Islands. The range of inn per night starts from Rp 100.000,00 (Derawan) and Rp 150.000,00 (Maratua).
Posted on February 17, 2012 | 3 CommentsTHERE ARE TWO harbors that can be used to get to Derawan Island, which is Tanjung Batu harbor in Berau and Tengkayu harbor in Tarakan. That is why we need to reach Berau or Tarakan first. Berau can be reached within the land or sky meanwhile Tarakan can only be reached through sky. Land way is much cheaper but takes a long time. On the other hand, sky way is much expensive yet faster. This information could be change at anytime, especially the price. TO TARAKAN Air Lane 1. From Balikpapan: take Batavia Air (1 hour ride). 2. From Jakarta: take Lion Air or Sriwijaya Air. 3. From other cities: transit in Balikpapan and take Batavia Air. TO BERAU Air Lane Can only be reached from Balikpapan with Batavia Air, Sriwijaya Air, Kalstar plane and Trigana Air (1 hour ride). Land Lane Rent a car from Balikpapan, 3-4 million Rupiah (back and forth, driver included, price and capacity is according to the kinds of car). 22-30 hours of ride even more, depend on the road’s condition. Straightly taken to port Tanjung Batu. TO THE HARBOR From Tarakan From airport to Tengkayu Harbor take a taxi approximately 15-20 minutes ride. From Berau From airport to Tanjung Batu Harbor take a taxi (2–2,5 hours ride). TO DERAWAN ISLANDS From Tengkayu 1. Regular boat: 5-6 hours 2. Speedboat: 2-3 hours From Tanjung Batu 1. Regular boat: 1-2 hours (around Rp 400.000 back and forth for 5 ( Read More )
Posted on February 17, 2012 | 1 CommentDERAWAN ARCHIPELAGO, WHICH is located in Berau district, East Kalimantan province, consists of many small islands. The popular ones are Derawan Island itself, Kakaban Island, Maratua Island, and Sanglaki Island. There are four main islands in Derawan Islands: Derawan Island, Kakaban Island, Sangalaki Island, and Maratua Island. Several tourists are sometimes also going to other islands such as Nabucco Island, Samama Island, Panjang Island, Labuan Cermin a. Derawan Island: This is the most populous island among Derawan Islands. Many housings, lodgings, hostels, resorts, restaurants, merchandise shops, and other facilities were built in this island. Here, you can see dozens maybe hundreds turtles (even some of those are very big and benign), stingrays, lionfish, and other submarine lifes underwater easily. It’s really surprising me while i was walking on the piers, many giant turtles and stingrays were swimming under my feet. Derawan island has a beautiful white sandy beach. Other tourist attractions in this island are volley ball, banana boat, and other beach activities. b. Kakaban Island: The saltwater lagoon inside the island has become an inhabitation of thousands of stingless jellyfish. FYI, there are only two places in this world where this kind of jellyfish lived, in Palau Islands and in Kakaban Island as well. Surrounding this island, the ( Read More )
Posted on February 16, 2012 | No CommentsBali is a tropical island in Indonesia, which is renowned for its beautiful landscapes. You can choose to explore the island at your own pace, or join a guided backpackers’ tour. These organized treks enable you to take part in authentic village activities, including cooking and farming. To get into the backpacking mentality, you have to think longterm. Backpackers are often on a year long, around the world trip. All over the world, guesthouses and youth hostels are the places backpackers aim for, simplicity and cost being the key. Even as I get older, I still feel most comfortable checking into a cheap guest house in Bali, as its low stress, and I feel as though I have the time to take it easy, explore, and do whatever without the meter running to fast. FOOD AND ACCOMODATION Bali has numerous inexpensive accommodation options for backpackers, both in coastal areas and in the cities. These include hostels, bed and breakfast accommodation, or lodging with a local family. Low-cost meals are available from small restaurants known as “warungs,” and fresh produce can be bought from street stalls. Fly into Ngurah Rai International airport. TRANSPORTATION Bali is accessible by air via Ngurah Rai International airport, or by ( Read More )
Posted on February 15, 2012 | No CommentsBali is an extremely popular destination for the budget traveler. Flights to Bali are quite affordable, and a traveler’s budget can stretch remarkably far, but there are ways to make a budget stretch to extreme lengths. Many of Bali’s unique and memorable attractions and sights are completely free. Travelers will not even need to open their wallets to have a great time. Below are the top five free attractions found in Bali. 1. Bali’s Beaches The beaches are free to all, and with beaches come beach activities. Travelers can swim, surf, build a sand castle, or lie in the sun. Bali is home to the most beautiful beaches in the world. For the budget traveler, there is no better way to save money while having a great time than a day on the beach. 2. Visit the Night Markets People watching is a great free activity, and the night markets of Bali are a perfect environment for a traveler to immerse himself in the Balinese culture. Travelers should be wary. The smell of Balinese food could prompt them to open their wallets, but it is not a requirement. 3. Take In a Festival The Balinese culture is one of celebration. There seems to be a ( Read More )