Belgica Fortress, Maluku

Benteng Belgica or Belgica Fort is a heritage fortress from Portuguese that been built in Bandaneira, Maluku Tengah. Bandaneira is a small town that also a heritage city from Portuguese and Duch colonization. This city became important city for Dutch and Portuguese since it produce some of important spices. Since Bandaneira was the center of trading, then the building of fortress is need to be built. This fortress was also play the role as a prison and the place for keeping the gun. At early begin, Belgica was named as…

Pampering Yourself At Liang Beach, Ambon

Beaches in Ambon are known well for their beauty. The visitors are not as crown as those who come to pulau Bali or Lombok, but that makes beaches in Kota Ambon still in original and natural condition. One of the favorites is Hunimua Beach. Though the facilities are yet not complete. This beach is also known as Liang Beach for it’s located in Liang village, Salahutu sub-district, Central Maluku district, Maluku Province. UN has stated this beach as the most beautiful beach in Indonesia in 1990, and always been target…

Sawai Village, Maluku

Village of Sawai, Maluku, is one of destinations in the Manusela National Park. The waters are calm and clean. This tourism village has the same beauty with other islands in Indonesia. This village is famous for its beaches and sea. Most of the sea in the this village is still natural and well preserved. Sawai village is including the oldest villages in Maluku and it has several small islands surrounding it. These islands are also adds to the beauty of the Sea of ??Sawai. What is unique of this village…

Bacan Island, The Marvelous One

Bacan Island Bacan is a group of islands in the Maluku Islands and becomes the largest island on the territory. The islands are mountainous and forested. The islands lie in south of Ternate and west of Halmahera’s southernmost arm. Bacan itself is the largest; while, the second and third largest islands are Kasiruta and Mandioli. The rest are about dozens of smaller islands in the group. Bacan Island is part of North Maluku province, precisely located in the Bacan sub-district. Bacan is an island that inhabited by any of the…

Leti Island

Leti Island Leti Island is the outer islands of Indonesia, it located in the Timor Sea and is bordered by the Timor Leste. Leti Island is part of the government area of ??Southwest Maluku regency, Maluku province. The nearest places to Pulau Leti are Luhulele (4 km southwest), Tombra (4 km north), Serwaru (4 km north), Nuwewan (6 km northeast), and Laitutun (7 km northwest). www.indonesia-tourism.com

Enu Island, The Home For The Turtles

Enu Island Enu Island is an island that located in the outermost Indonesia, which is in Arafuru Sea and it bordering with Australia. Enu Island is part of ??Southeast Maluku regency, Maluku province, Indonesia. The island is located in the south of Aru island. Pulau Enu is a small island in the Arafura Sea at the southeastern corner of the Aru group. Located on the south side of the island. Accessible only by boat. Site status unknown. Instead of the beautiful natural sightseeing, Enu island is also famous for the…

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,…

The Historical Tidore

Tidore Tidore is a city and archipelago in North Maluku,west of the larger island of Halmahera. This archipelago is famous since the colonialism era for its best cloves and nutmeg. Before Islam came to the archipelago, Tidore known by the name of Duko Kie, which means the mountainous island. The word of Tidore comes from the combination of two series of words and language, Tidore language and Arabic in Iraqi dialect. In Tidore, To Ado re, has meaning, ‘I have arrived’ and Arabic Iraqi dialect, Anta thadore which means ‘you…