Rafflesia Arnoldii or in Indonesia it’s been called as Padma Raksasa, is a flowes member of the genus Rafflesia. In Indonesia Rafflesia Arnoldii is one of the three national flowers in Indonesia, the other two being the white jasmine and moon orchid. It was officially recognized as a national "rare flower".
The naming of this giant flower is connected with the history of the first discovery in 1818 in the tropical forest of Bengkulu (Sumatra), somewhere near the river Manna, Lubuk Tapi, South Bengkulu. By this phenomenon, Bengkulu then became famous as The Land of Rafflesia.
This plant is an endemic plant in Sumatra, particularly in the southern part like Bengkulu, Jambi and South Sumatra. Kerinci Seblat National Park is an area of major conservation of this species. This species, together with the other members of the genus Rafflesia, threatened its status due to massive deforestation.
Danau Dendam Tak Sudah (DDTS), can be translate with Never Ending Revenge lake is one of famous destinations in Bengkulu. This lake is settle in Dusun Besar village, Singaran Pati sub-district, Bengkulu and has an area of 557 and 67 … Continue reading
Danau Tujuh Warna Danau Tujuh Warna or Seven Colors Lake is located in Sumber Bening Village, Rimbo Pengadan, Bengkulu. Lake of Seven Colors can be taken approximately 35 km from the town of Muara Aman. Along the road to the … Continue reading
Tikus Island Tikus island or Mouse island is a small island that located on Bengkulu coastal waters and it part of Bengkulu province. This island is precisely located in west side of Bengkulu town. To reach this island, the visitors … Continue reading
Enggano Island Enggano Island is about 100 km southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia. It is about 35 km long from east to west and about 16 km wide from north to south. Administratively, it located on the North Bengkulu Regency. The … Continue reading