Nusa Barong Island, One of the Outer Island In Jember – East Java

Nusa Barung Nusa Barong Island is located in Jember regency, East Java, and this island is one of outstanding natural charms in Java. The island is similar to Phi-phi Island in Phuket. The beach and the nature is very amazing, as there is no limits to its beauty. It may less famous than Sempu island or Karimunjawa island, but the charm of Nusa Barong island is can not be underestimated. It is located in the south of the island of Java and be a part of Jember regency. This island…

The Legendary Rumah Singa, Pasuruan

  Located  on Jl. Hasanuddin, Pasuruan, Rumah Singa is one of the oldest buildings in Pasuruan and it becomes one of cultural heritage building that still cared for by the city government and the its foundation. At early begin, Rumah Singa was built by the wealthy merchant from China named Kwee Sik Poo since the 19th century ago, with Indische Empire architectural style, which was the most popular style in the Indies at that time. Some characteristic of China is also can be seen on the roof that resembles a…

The Sulfur Miners at Ijen Crater – East Java

Beside the mountain itself, the most amazing thing in Ijen is about the sulfur lake. This “Green Crater” has a lake made of 36 million cubic meters representing a solution of sulfuric acid and hydrogen chloride, the most powerful existing acids. When visiting Ijen Crater, we can see the sulfur miners that collect and carry huge loads of pure sulfur up from the crater floor along a steep, rocky path in the middle of clouds of sulfur dioxide gas. On the edge of the lake, therer are 4 tons of…

Meru Betiri National Park, Banyuwangi – East Java

  Meru Betiri National Park Meru Betiri is a national park area that covers mangrove, swamp forest and lowland rain forest in Java, which is located in the administrative region of Jember and Banyuwangi. To access this national park can be achieved by 2 routes, from Banyuwangi in the east, or through Jember in the west. The routes are: Banyuwangi – Jajag – Pesanggaran – Lembu River – Sarongan – Kandangan – Rajegwesi Beach (the gate to national park) – Sumbersuko – Sukamade. Sukamade is a famous beach area as…

Puger Beach, Jember – East Java

Puger is a tourist site which lies 36 km southwest of Jember. This beach is famous for auctioning and selling fish. Not only enjoy the beauty of the sea but the visitors can also see the traditional wooden ship ‘prau’. They also can buy the fresh fishes from the fishermen around the beach or try to fishing at the sea, using a canoe. It will be become an interesting activity. Every year, the people around the coastal area celebrate the traditional rite of “Larung Sesaji”. These activities are performed in…

The Majestic Kedung Tumpang at Tulungagung – East Java

Kedung Tumpang  Kedung Tumpang is one of attractions in Tulungagung, East Java, precisely located in Pucanglaban village. To go to this site is can be reach either from Kediri or Blitar, but taking Blitar route is somehow better. The situation at Kedung Tumpang is quite different with other common beach that has long line of white sand along the shore; Kedung Tumpang is just a group of rocks with some naturally occurring pools. Those natural pools formed because of the strong  waves from the southern ocean, so that perforate the…

Bukit Jamur, Gresik – East Java

  Mushroom hill is a natural phenomenon which is called Mushroom Rock, which is a phenomenon where the stone eroded by the wind which will carry and dispose of materials smaller than the stone. because the top of the rock is stronger and denser than the bottom, the bottom of the stone will be quickly eroded to form a rock similar to mushrooms. Mushrom usually occurs in dry areas, such as desert sand. And impression of this unique step and we can meet if we went to the Mount of…

Ngagelan Beach – Banyuwangi

Ngagelan Beach Ngagelan beach is breeding area. It is located 7 km to the west of Trianggulasi Bay. It is also the hachery for the baby turtles. There are some biology students do the research here. Ngagelan beach has much kind of turtle, such as Lepidochelys olivaceae, Eretmochelys imbricata, Dermochelys coreacea, Chelonia mydas, etc. Lepidochelys olivaceae is the most available here. Ngagelan beach can reach by any vehicle from Rowobendo post through west direction or it can be reach by foot through the beach that about 8 km. www.eastjava.com

Loka Jala Crana Museum, The Witness Of The History

Navy Seal Museum Loka Jala Crana At early begin, Loka Jala Crana Museum was built on September 19 1969 by the name of Navy Museum, which is legalized by Mrs. R Mulyadi. According to its name, the navy museum was dedicated to the navy cadets as a history lesson to study for. As the time goes by, the museum change becomes TNI-AL Museum or Navy Museum on July 10, 1973. Finally, on the last changes this museum is already change to be Navy Loka Jala Crana Museum on October 6,…

The Color Slight On Bratang Flower Market – Surabaya

Bratang Flower Market Bratang flower market is traditional flower market in Surabaya, precisely in Bratang street. At early begin, it was just small area that inhabited by 5 sellers from kayoon market, fortunately, this small area become large and develop since 1990s. Today, the market is already organized; the cleanliness is already maintained and this make convenient for the visitors who want to buy flowers. Moreover, the facilities in the market are getting better, like the parking lot that is relatively safe and nice. Do not worry about the criminality…