Category Archives: Papua Island

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The Wonderful Biak

Biak Biak is a small island located in Cenderawasih Bay near the northern coast of Papua, and it is just northwest of New Guinea. Biak is the largest island in its small archipelago, and has many atolls, reefs, and corals. … Continue reading

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Manokwari

Manokwari Manokwari is a city and capital city of West Papua province. Manokwari is located on the north coast of the Bird’s Head area of Papua Island. This city is one of the historic city for the Christian community in … Continue reading

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The Exotique Jayapura

Jayapura Jayapura is the capital and largest city in Papua, Indonesia. The city has also been known in the past as Hollandia (1910-1962), Kota Baru 1962-1963) and even Sukarnopura (1963-1968). The northtern part of Dutch New Guinea was occupied by … Continue reading

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Sorong, Papua

Sorong Sorong is a city and regency in West Papua. The name Sorong comes from the word Soren. Soren in the Biak Numfor language, means the deep and bumpy sea. Soren word was first used by tribes Biak Numfor who … Continue reading

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