Posted on July 10, 2014 | No CommentsGoing To Banyuwangi? Do not forget to stop by the Red Island. Yes, the Red Island beach can be a list of your holiday visit when in Banyuwangi. The beach is located in the Village District of Pesanggaran Sumberagung this did hold tremendous potential and is on the rise today. Characteristic that is easily recognizable from brownish white sandy beach with a coastline ± 3 km This is the towering hill at the end of its shores. This hill is filled with rock underneath. At sunset glow that will look reddish orange of the hill behind it. That is why the so-called Red Island. What is special of red island is the high waves in April until September, but not seExtrim waves at G-Land. For the fans of photography, sunset red island is one of the best sunset spots in Banyuwangi. Not many hawkers who met here so this beach looks clean and beautiful. At the time of this vacation spot will be crowded with visitors. Red Island dinail like a mix between the beach of Seminyak, Kuta and Legian in Bali. Every visitor who visited on the red or on holidays will be charged entry fee, in addition ( Read More )
Posted on July 3, 2014 | No CommentsAlfred Russell Wallace in the 19th century marked the transition region of flora and fauna that exist in the West and East Indonesia by the name of Wallace Line. This line serves as the boundary of West Nusa Tenggara which includes the island of Lombok and Sumbawa. In the northern part of West Nusa Tenggara region is mountainous and covered by tall trees and dense bushes. While in the south, and the arid region filled meadows. West Nusa Tenggara has no Asian mammals, but have marsupials, lizards, parrots and parrot. These differences became more pronounced at the more east, where the dry season is longer, sago and maize became the staple food of the people of West Nusa Tenggara and not rice. history Not many people know about the general history of West Nusa Tenggara. During the 17th century the Dutch occupied the region. Community West Nusa still live like their ancestors by fishing and farming. West Nusa Tenggara became famous when Komodo Island and surroundings began much visited. Currently known as West Nusa Tenggara exotic place to travel, especially Lombok and Komodo Island. On the island of Lombok, Sasak kingdom to dominate the region and the people of Bali Lombok Makassar ( Read More )
Posted on July 3, 2014 | No CommentsGorontalo province largely consists of mountainous area that stretches from the north to the south of the province. Panorama Mountain Gorontalo is amazing. The mountains and forests are homes to unique flora and fauna. Anoa, tarsier, maleo birds, deer and pigs are one of the rare species that can be found here. Maleo, for example, is a species of bird eggs larger than their own bodies. While Tarsier is the smallest primate in the world, but it has a length of about 10 cm. You can find ebony tree, lingua, Nantu, meranti, and rattan in the forest Gorontalo. In the southern part of the sea Gorontalo, ie Tomini, there are several small islands scattered. The islands are uninhabited and very beautiful white sand surrounds. Tomini crossed by the equator and is naturally inhabited by a wide variety of marine animals. Therefore, Tomini is a paradise for divers. Swimming Pool Potanga You can also visit a Swimming Pool Potanga located about 4 km from the center of Gorontalo city. Cold and fresh water pools, derived from natural mountain springs. In addition there Pentadio Resort in Lake Limboto north, 12 kilometers from the center of Gorontalo. The resort has a full spa, cottages, swimming pools, ( Read More )
Posted on July 3, 2014 | No CommentsWeh Island (or We) is the island of volcanic small island located in the northwest of Sumatra . The island was once connected with the island of Sumatra, but later separated by sea after the last volcanic eruption in the days of the Pleistocene .  The island is located in the Andaman Sea . The largest city on the island of Weh, Sabang , is the westernmost city located in Indonesia . The island is famous for its ecosystem. The Indonesian government has set a 60 km ² area of the island edges either inside or outside as nature reserves. Megamouth shark can be found on the coast of the island. In addition, this island is the only habitat of threatened status frogs, Bufo valhallae (genus Bufo ). coral reefs around the island is known as a habitat for many species of fish. Flanked by vibrant coral reefs and charming, Pulau Weh has not touched even though the size is not so widespread and easy access. This island is a park that is often forgotten. The location is at the westernmost island of the Indonesian archipelago. Located on the entrance road waterway, the island is generally a part of the ( Read More )
Posted on September 22, 2012 | 3 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 | 2 CommentsThe 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 | 25 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 | 1 Commentwhat 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 | 5 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 )