Thousand Islands, They Have More

Thousand Islands Thousand Islands or Kepulauan Seribu is an administrative district in the Special Capital Region of Jakarta, Indonesia. Its area covers the archipelago in the Bay of Jakarta. Thousand Islands is an archipelago located in the north of Jakarta, directly facing the bay of Jakarta. The number of the island is not exactly 1000 but only about 342 islands, including the sand island and coral reefs. The Sand island and the coral reef itself is around 158. Not all islands which included in the Thousand Islands group are inhabited.…

Bidadari Island is the Angel itself

Bidadari Island Bidadari Island is one of resort in Thousand Islands regency or Kepualuan Seribu, Jakarta. Before it known as Bidadari Island, it has two names, which was, Sakit island and Purmerend island. Bidadari in Bahasa Indonesia means Angel or fairy. In the 17th century, this island was an island of Onrust supporting activities because it is situated not far from it. Since becoming supporter, it was built on the island some supporting facilities. For instance, in 1679, the VOC was build a hospital for leprosy which is the transfer…

Bangka Island, An Exotic One

Bangka Island Bangka is an island which located in East side of Sumatra Island and part of Bangka Belitung archipelago (Babel) Bangka according to Bangka people’s daily language means “old man” or “very old”, so the island of Bangka can be interpreted as “the old island.” When referring to the mineral sources, this island is very rich with Mineral of Tin, that is why people called this island as Bangka, taken from Wangka, which means Tin or Timah (Indonesian language) According to folklore, Bangka Island has no indigenous people, all…

Another Paradise Is In Belitung Island

Belitung Island Belitung, or Belitong, the local language, taken from a species of sea slug, formerly known as Billiton is an island off the east coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, flanked by the Gaspar Strait and Karimata Strait. This island is famous for its white pepper (Piper sp.) Which in local language called sahang, and mineral-C type minerals such as tin (Stannuum), quartz sand, white clay (kaolin), and granite. Well lately become an alternative tourism destination. Other natural resources that more important to the lives of tBelitung people is tin. Tin…

Heaven Is In The Path of White Sand on Bintan Island

Bintan Island Bintan island is a part of Riau archipelago and this is also part of Riau province with the capital city of Tanjung Pinang. Bintan, is the largest among the 3,200 islands of Riau Archipelago Dated back to the history, Bintan’s history is traced to the early 3rd century. The island flourished as a trading post on the route between China and India, and over the centuries it came under the control of the Chinese, the British, and then the Dutch when it was declared part of the Dutch…

Everything On Batam

Batam Batam is the largest city within the Riau Islands. Batam is an island that very strategically located in the international cruise lines. The city has close proximity to Singapore and Malaysia. Batam is one of the fastest growing cities in Indonesia. Batam is the third most populous city in the Sumatera after Medan and Palembang. Batam island was first inhabited by Malay people who called themselves as strait people since the year 231 AD. This island was become a field of struggle of Admiral Hang Nadim in fighting the…

Heaven On Ubud

Ubud Ubud is a village in Bali island, with a height of about 300 meters above sea level, Ubud has a cooler air from the plains region of the original south Bali. Village of Ubud has a population of about 9800 inhabitants. With an unspoiled environment, this area is a popular source of inspiration for artists, including foreign artist. Ubud is a remarkable town in the middle of the island of Bali. For more than a century, it has been the island’s preeminent centre for fine arts, dance and music.…

Raja Ampat, Paradise Is Here

Raja Ampat Raja Ampat is regency that located in tip of Bird’s Head Peninsula on the island of New Guinea, in Indonesia’s West Papua province. Raja Ampat has 610 islands, which is only 35 islands that have been inhabited, the rest are inhabited and even nameless. The famous islands in Raja Ampat are Misool island, Salawati, Batanta, and Waigeo island. The inhabitant of Raja Ampat Islands are generally traditional fishermen who resided in small villages which are located far apart and in different islands. They are such a friendly community…

The Endanger And Beauty Yali

Yali People Yali people, is the other Papuan tribe who inhabited the southern part of the border Wamena and Merauke. Their major towns for living are Angguruk and Kosarek, and which are isolated by challenging geography. The major access to their territory is by air. Their territory is known collectively as Yalim. The Yali speak a language that is similar to that of the Dani, although it has distinct differences. The language is in the Ngalik-Nduga subfamily. Since it is more difficult to get there, the Yali are much less…

Palembang, City Of Million Charm

Palembang Palembang city, is one of Indonesia largest city in Sumatra island after Medan city and officially the capital of South Sumatra province. Palembang was formerly known as the capital city of the ancient Kingdom of Srivijaya before it went to Jambi. As we know that Srivijaya or Sriwijaya was a powerful ancient Malay kingdom on the island of Sumatra. Palembang is considered as the eldest city in Indonesia based on the inscription of Kedukan Bukit, which stated about the establishment of the city and the capital of Sriwijaya kingdom…