Kelemar Island – Bangka Belitung

Kelemar Island Kelemar island is one the islands that located in Selat Nasik, Belitung regency, Bangka Belitung Province. This island is located at the outside of Gasper strait, at west side of Belitung island. The local inhabitants that live around the island using boat or ship for daily activities. It takes 4-5 hours drive to reach Tanjung Pandan, or the downtown of the area. Those who are visiting Belitung and Kelemar island, can also visit other islands that close to each other. The other islands that near to Kelemar are…

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…

The Hidden Paradise On Bangka-Belitung

Bangka-Belitung Island Bangka Belitung is an Indonesia province that consist of two main islands which are, Bangka and Belitung and some other small islands. The islands that already have known are consist of 470 Islands and islands that already been settled by the inhabitant are about 50 Islands. Bangka Belitung is located in the eastern part of Sumatra Island, close to the South Sumatra province. the governmental of Bangka-Belitung was legalized on February 2001, with the capital Pangkal Pinang City. The Flora and fauna on Bangka-Belitung are various. Especially on…