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Museum in North Sumatera, Indonesia

Posted on January 25, 2013 | No Comments

makara State Museum of North Sumatra province was inaugurated on 19 April 1982 by the Minister of Education and Culture, Dr.Daoed Yoesoef, but the laying of the first collection made by the first President of the Republic of Indonesia, Ir. Sukarno, in 1954 in the form of makara. Therefore, the museum is known as the House Arca. State Museum of North Sumatra located at Jalan HMJoni no. 15, Medan. Distance from Polonia Airport about 3 miles, and from seaports Belawan about 25 km. While the central government of North Sumatra governor's office about 3 miles. The museum stands on an area of ??10,468 square meters, consists of two floors of the main building which serves as a permanent exhibition hall, temporary exhibition space, space audio-visual/ceramah, head of museum space, administration, guidance section of space, a library, a micro- films, computer rooms, and warehouses. In architecture, form the main building of this museum illustrates the traditional home of North Sumatra. At the front of the roof is filled with ornaments of ethnic Malay, Batak Toba, Simalungun, Karo, Mandailing, Pakpak, and Nias. Based on a collection owned, the State Museum of North Sumatra province is categorized as a public museum. Most of the collection ( Read More )
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Brastagi Plateu

Posted on February 29, 2012 | 5 Comments

worthwhile destination, orchards, volcano, headdress, karo, beautiful scenery Berastagi is situated in the upland of North Sumatra Province. Wedged between Mount Sibayak (2,049 m) and Mount Sinabung (2,451 m), it has cool climate, beautiful scenery, and several tourist attractions. With a well-developed infrastructure, the city is perfect for weekend getaways or longer holidays. Berastagi has always been a favorite weekend spot for Medan’s citizen since the 1.5 hours trip from Medan (Capital of North Sumatra Province) is relatively shot. The city, however, can also be a worthwhile destination for Jakartans. It only takes a total of 3.5 hours to reach: 2 hours of Medan Berastagi drive. There are vast forest along the road from Medan and occasionally, you can see buildings with unique Karo (a tribe from Batak ethnic) ornaments, a sign that you have entered their domain. Women wearing the distinctive Batak headdress can also be seen from time to time. Mejuah-juah, welcome to the land of Karo! On the road between Medan and Berastagi, lies Sibolangit Botanical Garden, which houses several kinds of local vegetation. Next, it goes winding and sloping upward, going through Penatapen. If you want, you can stop here briefly to enjoy the cool air or a clear view to the plains below. Near Berastagi, there ( Read More )
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Lake Toba and Samosir Island

Posted on February 28, 2012 | No Comments

lake toba, tomok, catastrophe theory, island of sumatra, samosir island 70,000 years ago, this was the site of a massive supervolcanic eruption. The impact was catastrophic. Severe environmental and climate changes rendered many life forms to the verge of extinction and changed the course of human evolution (Toba catastorder generic cialis ukrophe theory). The resulting Lake Toba is the testament to the event but its association to the violent past is not readily evident today. Visitors to Lake Toba and Samosir Island within the lake are charmed by the scenic beauty and tranquility that the heartland of Batak people has to offer. This hidden island within the island of Sumatra is definitely a gem worth going for. The beautiful Scenery of Lake Toba.Lake Toba is a volcanic lake with a length of 100 kilometers and 30 kilometers wide, located in North Sumatra Province, Indonesia. This lake is the largest lake in Indonesia and Southeast Asia. In the middle of this lake there is a volcanic island called Pulau Samosir.Lake Toba has long become an important tourist destination in North Sumatra in addition to Bukit Lawang and Nias, attract domestic and foreign tourists. The beauty of Lake Toba was amazing. The lake is surrounded by hills, so that in the vicinity of ( Read More )
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Lake Toba, Beautiful lake in North Sumatera

Posted on February 9, 2012 | 7 Comments

caldera, beautiful sunsets, car lake, north sumatera, volcanic island, samosir island Toba Lake is a volcanic lake located in the North Sumatra province, Indonesia. This lake is the Indonesia largest lake with 100 kilometers length and 30 kilometers wide. In the middle of this lake there is a volcanic island called Samosir Island. Toba Lake was formed during the approximately supervulcano eruption 73.000-75.000 years ago. This eruption occurred during 1 week. After the eruption occur, formed a caldera that later filled with water into a lake is now known as Toba Lake and magma pressure that has not exit causes the emergence of Samosir Island. Toba Lake is very beautiful because it is surrounded by hills. The atmosphere at around the lake is comfortable, the air fresh and cool. The visitors can enjoy the beauty of Lake Toba with a swim or rent a motor boat to surround the lake. The beauty of Lake Toba was amazing. The lake is surrounded by hills, so that in the vicinity of the lake was very comfortable, the air fresh and cool, where visitors can enjoy its beauty with a swim or rent a motor boat to circle around the lake. In the afternoon visitors can enjoy a more quiet atmosphere with views of beautiful sunsets. To reach the tourist sites, visitors can mealaui route Medan – Parapat ( Read More )
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