Maratua Island, Berau – East Kalimantan

  Maratua island is one of the outer islands in Indonesia that located in Sulawesi Ocean and it bordered with Malaysia. Maratua island is administratively located on Berau regency, East Kalimantan. Maratua is a small and long island, and it has sharply curve at the edge and it located at the south side of Tarakan city. Maratua Island is also part of Derawan Islands.   By the strategic location and the richness of its marine, Maratua island is now popular by the Travelers from many countries. The tourists who give…

Kancet Papatai, Dayak Traditional War Dance

Kancet Papatai Kancet Papatai is kind of Tari Perang or War Dance is a traditional dance from Dayak tribe, East Kalimantan. This dance is telling represents the heroic act of Dayak Kenyah hero that fought against the enemy. The movements of this dance is very lively and energetic and it follows by the squeal of the dancers. At this dance, the dancers are wore the traditional Dayak Kenyah clothes, and it completed by the traditional war equipment like Mandai, shield and armor. Moreover, this dance is also followed by traditional…

Derawan Island Is The Hidden Treasure Itself

Derawan Island Derawan Island is located in Derawan Islands, Derawan District, Berau Regency, East Kalimantan. Derawan Islands has three districts namely, Derawan Island, Maratua, and the Biduk biduk, Berau. There are at least four famous islands in this Archipelago, which is Pulau Maratua, Derawan, Sangalaki, and Kakaban. In addition to its coral and fish diversity, the Derawan chain contains Indonesia‚Äôs largest nesting site for endangered green sea turtles, which emerge from the sea every night to lay their eggs on the white sand beaches of Sangalaki and Derawan Islands. Another…

The Rich Province of East Borneo

East Kalimantan East Borneo is the second largest province in Kalimantan. This province is ao rich with its natural resources that coming from two main cities of Samarinda, which is the capital and the center of timber product, and Balikpapan as a petroleum center with oil refinery. Since Indonesia start the mineral and natural resources for foreign investment in 1970s, East Borneo become the center area for those exotic forest products like timber and petroleum. Moreover, the existence of Pertamina as an oil refinery company from the Royal Dutch Shell…

Blue Sky Hotel, Balikpapan

The BLUE SKY HOTEL is located in the west side of the Oil City of Balikpapan, five minutes drive from Major Oil Company offices and twenty five minutes drive from Sepinggan International Airport, which makes it the perfect location for our business or pleasure trip to Balikpapan. The BLUE SKY HOTEL has a luxurious and modern interrior elegantly finished in a soft color scheme, which creates a feeling of warmth and welcome the minute you step through our doors. You will feel safe and secure at the BLUE SKY HOTEL…