A Majestic Tourist Destination – Thousand Islands National Park Indonesia

  In a nutshell, Indonesia is an archipelago nation. That means it holds tons of islands. The options are limitless for travelers. The local name is “Kepulauan Seribu”. Tourists also call it Thousand Islands Regency. The combination of islands makes a perfect Thousand Islands National Park. The location is about 45 km from the capital of Indonesia, Jakarta. Why is it popular among tourists? All the islands offer great nature attractions. These include beaches, underwater scenery, trees, and much more.   In terms of beauty, Thousand Islands Regency is considered…

The History Hidden On Onrust Island

Onrust Island Onrust Island is one of islands in Kepulauan Seribu, Jakarta, which lies near to Angel Island or Bidadari Island. In the period of Dutch colonial, the people of this island was called Ship Island or Pulau Kapal, because the island was frequently visited by Dutch ships before heading to Batavia. In addition, Onrust Island was a place of repair and ship building, which was indeed the island is very busy at that time. It is relatd bt the name ‘Onrust’ was taken from the Dutch language, which means…

The Hidden Palace Of Ayer Island

Ayer Island Island is one cluster of islands located in the Thousand Islands. Administratively included in the Thousand Islands district of Jakarta province, Indonesia. Pulau Ayer is known as the Pearl Islands. The extent is less than ten acres, situated near to the Marina Beach, Ancol. In ancient times, this island was the private recreational retreat of the former kings of the Thousand Island. The island was welcoming visitors since 1950. Even during his lifetime, former President Sukarno made Pulau Ayer as a resting place. Former President Sukarno had also…

Thousand Islands, They Have More

Thousand Islands Thousand Islands or Kepulauan Seribu is an administrative district in the Special Capital Region of Jakarta, Indonesia. Its area covers the archipelago in the Bay of Jakarta. Thousand Islands is an archipelago located in the north of Jakarta, directly facing the bay of Jakarta. The number of the island is not exactly 1000 but only about 342 islands, including the sand island and coral reefs. The Sand island and the coral reef itself is around 158. Not all islands which included in the Thousand Islands group are inhabited.…

Bidadari Island is the Angel itself

Bidadari Island Bidadari Island is one of resort in Thousand Islands regency or Kepualuan Seribu, Jakarta. Before it known as Bidadari Island, it has two names, which was, Sakit island and Purmerend island. Bidadari in Bahasa Indonesia means Angel or fairy. In the 17th century, this island was an island of Onrust supporting activities because it is situated not far from it. Since becoming supporter, it was built on the island some supporting facilities. For instance, in 1679, the VOC was build a hospital for leprosy which is the transfer…