The Incredible Kei – Maluku

Kei Islands Kai Islands (or Kei) in Indonesia is located in the southeastern part of the Maluku Islands, part of Maluku province. Locals call these islands as Nuhu Evav (“Evav Islands”) or Evav Land (“Evav State”), but it knows as Kei or Kai by the residents outer islands. “Kai” is actually the title of the colonial Dutch East Indies, and it is still written in old sources book. The archipelago is located in the south of the Bird’s Head Peninsula of Irian Jaya, west of the Aru Islands, and in…

Marsela Island – Southwest Maluku

Marsela Island Marsela Island is Indonesia’s outer islands in the Timor Sea and is bordered by the Timor Leste / Australia. Marsela Island is part of the government area of ??Southwest Maluku regency, Maluku province. Marsela Island has second largest Natural Resources in the World which is Marsela Oil Block. Marsela Island has some villages include: Ilbutung, Marsela, Bululora, Latalola Kecil (LTK), Serili, Latalola Besar (LTB), Uiwly, Nura, Lawawang, Iblatmunta, and Babyotan. www.indonesia-tourism.com

Damar Island, Maluku

Damar Island, Maluku Damar Island is an island that located in the northern part of the Southwest Islands of Maluku province. There are seven island villages which are concentrated in the north and west coast of the island. The topography of this region is undulating to the edge, and it low mountainous in the central part. This island produces coconuts, cashew nuts, coffee, cocoa, cloves, and nutmeg. There are also numbers of bird habitats that live in this island, like Ducula concinna, Ducula rosacea, Eos reticulata, Trichoglossus euteles, Chrysococcyx rufomerus,…

Buru Island, The Exotic Land Among The Historical Era

Buru Island Buru island is the third largest island within Maluku Islands, Indonesia. It lies between the Banda Sea to the south and Seram Sea to the north, west of Ambon and Seram islands. The island belongs to Maluku province and includes the Buru regency and South Buru regencies. Their administrative centers, Namlea and Nampole. Respectively, it has ports and the largest towns of the island. There is a military airport at Namlea which supports civilian cargo transportation. The island was first mentioned around 1365. Between 1658 and 1942, it…

Ambon Island, The Attractive Historical Island

Ambon Island Ambon Island is part of the Maluku Islands, Indonesia. The island is mountainous, well watered, and fertile. Ambon Island consists of two territories: The main city and seaport is Ambon, which is also the capital of Maluku province and Maluku Tengah. Ambon Island lies off the south-west coast of the much larger Seram island. It is on the north side of the Banda Sea, part of a chain of volcanic islands that encircle the sea. The Ambonese are of mixed Malay-Papuan origin. They are mostly Christians or Muslims.…

The Majestic Of Siberut Island

Siberut Island Siberut Island is the largest island in the Mentawai chain at the off the west coast of Sumatra. Muarasiberut is the port town on Siberut and the only town of significance on the island. The main reason for going to Siberut is for jungle trekking and meeting with the Mentawais people. Beside, the natural sightseeing around the island is adorably marvelous. You will need to catch a ferry from Padang across to the Pulau Siberut, which is a 15 hours trip, what a long yet exciting journey. Well,…

Kemaro Island, Where You Can Find Your True Love

Kemaro Island Kemaro island, is a little delta on Musi River, it is located about 6 km from Ampera Bridge. Kemaro island is located in the industrial area, between Sriwijaya Fertilizer Plant and Pertamina Plaju and River Gerong . Kemaro island is about 40 km from the city of Palembang. The island is a place of popular recreation along the Musi River. In this place there is a Chinese temple ( Hok Tjing Rio temple). Kemaro Island is also a home of Buddhist temples that frequently visited by Buddhists to…

Nias Island, The Beauty Beneath The Cultures

Nias Island Nias Island or known as Tan√∂ Niha, in Nias Island, is an island off the western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. Nias island is also the name of the archipelago, containing the Hinako archipelago. Nias is the largest islands off Sumatra that are part of North Sumatra province. This area consists of 131 islands and Nias Island is the biggest one. The population in this area is inhabited by some tribes, including Ono Niha, the native inhabitant of the Island, Malay, Batak, and Chinese. Isolated yet worldly, the Nias…

Mangkai Island

Mangkai Island Mangkai island is one of the outermost islands that located in the group of Anambas Islands. This hilly island is having white sandy beaches and rocky land. On the next to Mangkai island there is also a small Mangkai island in smaller size. The island is inhabited only by the lighthouse keeper and the Navy. Administratively, this islands are part to the area of Keramut village, Jemaja districts, Natuna Regency, Riau Islands province. The island is located in the Natuna Sea and it borders to Malaysia. To access…

Lingga Islands And The Charm Of Daik Mountain

Lingga Islands The Lingga Islands or Lingga Archipelago or Kepulauan Lingga is a group of islands that located in south of Singapore, along both sides of the equator, off the eastern coast of Riau Islands province and south of the populated Riau Archipelago. Lingga derives its name from the profile of Mount Daik; Lingam is the Sanskrit word for phallus. This mountain has three sharp teeth as peak, one of them seems to have broken off at its base, and it was immortalized by Malay poets as the symbol of…