Posted on February 22, 2012 | No CommentsLondon Zoo was founded in 1933 in connection with the Bandung Scince CenterPateur institutions including the famous Bandung and Bandung Institute of Technology. Zoos in the Castle along the River BandungTerletak Cikapundung and offer different types of animals including tigers beloved elephant, monkey birds, and reptiles.Bandung Zoo is a popular tourist attraction where visitors can picnic on the basis ofthree full grass and buy souvenirs charming handmade in Bandung Zoo. Covering an area of only about 14 hectares, Kebun Binatang Bandung (Bandung Zoological Park or Bandung Zoo) is not very big, but it is very historical and popular. The zoo was officially established in 1933 when two previously existing zoos (Cimindi in the western part of the city and Dago Atas in the northern part of the city) were merged and their animal collections were moved to the current location at Taman Sari street near the campus of Bandung Institute of Technology. Prior to the establishment of the zoo, Taman Sari was a botanical garden. This garden, named "Jubileum Park", was established in 1923 to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, the then colonial ruler of the Indonesian archipelago. Bandung zoo currently has a collection of 218 species with nearly 1600 individual animals. In addition to the animals, the zoo also offers a variety of other attractions, such as this elephant safari ride. I'm going to post some more pictures and stories about this zoo later.
Posted on February 1, 2012 | 2 CommentsUbud Village is a traditional village supervising 13 Banjar (group of community) and 6 custom countryside. It is located in Ubud sub district, Gianyar Regency and about 20 km from Denpasar Town. Ubud Vilage can be reached within 30 minutes or 15 minutes from Gianyar Town and this place is situated in the high land about 300 meter above sea level. Ubud is surrounded by the good temperature compare with other regions in Bali where the temperatures are relative cool that is ideally for everyone to stay in this beautiful place. This village is occupied 9.800 peoples which most of them are Hindu. bud Bali offers a range of outdoor activities. Its rivers, valleys, rice fields and hills provide a stimulating landscape for the adventurous tourist. Tour operators offer white-water rafting, cycling, trekking, bird watching, elephant rides, kayaking, as well as other activities. Rafting provides an excellent opportunity to check out the natural scenery and wildlife of Ubud. The midday sun can still be scorching though and the humidity often relentless, a murderous combination for temple tramping which, in hilly Ubud, usually requires climbing up and down staircases. (Head out early to beat the heat and the crowds.) If there is a time to avoid, it would be the ( Read More )