Thursday, March 31, 2011

Come and visit to Bali Buleleng Festival

For the first time, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism held a People's Buleleng Arts Festival (Festival Kesenian Rakyat Buleleng), the City of Singaraja, Buleleng, Bali, on 31 March to 2 April 2011. The event will be opened immediately the Minister of Culture and Tourism Jero Wacik.

So far only focused tourists in the southern region, such as Badung, Gianyar and Denpasar. Tourists prefer to Kuta, Jimbaran, Nusa Dua, or Ubud.

In fact, the northern part of Bali also has a tourism potential that is not less interesting. One of them is Lovina Beach which is also the natural habitat of dolphins and have a charming view of the sea.

Pesta Kesenian Rakyat Buleleng Folk Arts Festival will also be opened Capital City artists such as Anang and Ashanti, Cokelat Band, and dangdut singer Yan Velia. Although folk art show, party, judging from the composition of the event, the appearance of a typical local arts of Buleleng in fact minimal. The committee further highlight the appearance of a music band or solo singer.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Today Tour to Mount Bromo has Opened for Visit East Java 2011

Mount Bromo tourist attraction re-opened to the public, after closing for five months due to an increase in volcanic activity.

Head of the Division of Administration Taman Nasional Bromo Tengger Semeru (TNBTS), Suwasto, in Malang, East Java, on Tuesday (3/29/2011) said reopening Bromo tourist area for tourist visits, conducted on Wednesday (30/03/2011) .

"The opening of Bromo tourist areas have been considered carefully, and there are three things that are considered by us to reopen the tourist area, "he said.

Three points to be considered is the decrease in eruptive activity after a burst of volcanic material was not as frequently occurs during the early days of eruption. In addition, many residents around Bromo who lost their livelihoods as a provider of tourism services since shut down tourist areas and associated with the program "Visit East Java 2011"which made ​​Mount Bromo in East Java as a tourism icon.

"Mount Bromo has been established as an icon 'Visit East Java in 2011'. So, to attract tourists, the tourist area of ​​Bromo must be opened again," he said.

Meanwhile, although in general has been opened, the tourists remain banned from approaching the crater up to a radius of two kilometers. TNBTS has posted warning signs at some point of view as a safe distance. "We have been installing signs warning tourists and officials to supervise in violation of safe distance," he said.

Until now, a volcano located on the border of Probolinggo, Pasuruan, Malang and Jember the standby status (level III). Until now it was raining ash still thin which leads to the three villages, namely Ngadisari, Ngadirejo, and Wonokerto, District Sukapura, Kabupaten Probolinggo.

Based on visual observation post officer Volcano Monitoring petugas Pos Pemantauan Gunung Api (PPGA) Bromo in Hamlet Cemorolawang, Ngadisari Village, on Sunday (27/03/2011) at 00.00 until 06.00 am visible smoke thick brownish-gray crater with moderate to strong pressure-altitude 400-800 meters.

At that period there has been an earthquake tremor continuously with a maximum amplitude of 1-25 mm, six times the eruption with an amplitude of 30-40 mm for 17-32 seconds, and lava from the crater lip was also observed with the clamor weak to moderate.

Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG) urged the public to prepare a mask covering the nose and eye protection.

In addition, the roof of the house affected by heavy rain of volcanic ash, to be cleaned immediately to prevent the collapse of roof due to heavy load. Masyarajat also be wary of collapse under the weight of ash trees that can trigger a landslide, so that will threaten human settlements and road users.

For people who disrupted by the rain of ash, especially children and other vulnerable people until raining ash evacuate immediately subsided.

Bali is The Best Tourist Places in Asia Pacific

DestinAsian tourism magazine awarded the sixth time to Bali as the best tourist destinations in Asia Pacific. This award is given in the event of The Sixth DestinAsian Reader's Choice Awards.

Tourist island of Bali to maintain the predicate as the best tourist destination, which is generated through survey of readers of both print and online.

"The award is given to Bali to motivateother regions in Indonesia to develop its tourism destinations , " saidSaptaNirwandar Director General of Marketing The Ministry of Culture and Periwisata when found Okezone Friday ( 03/25/2011 ) .

Sapta added, before bali also get two other awards for the category of Best Spa Resort in Asia Pacific who received Ayana Resort and Spa and The Legian as the best hotel retreat.

Brenda Rumahlewang GM of Operations Magazine DestinAsian's say, from the Survey that we conduct as many as 1,500 respondents in Asia Pacific and around the world choose Bali as an attractive tourism destination to visit, to rank second destination to Phuket to attend.

"The survey includes service hotels, resorts, and flight services, he said.

"With the award that shows the consistency of Bali in maintaining the quality of the tourism minister for foreign tourists,"he concluded.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Air Terjun Bantimurung Waterfall National Park at South Sulawesi

Bantimurung Waterfall National Park, located in Makassar, South Sulawesi, is still a favorite of local and domestic tourists. Just need an hour drive from the airport, you and your family will find the area full of shady trees. Cool air and rustling waterfalls make want to linger in this place. Moreover, while mengelar mats and picnic with family. The atmosphere was more exciting.

Not only, waterfalls Bantimurung also famous for its butterflies. Do not be surprised when entering the area is full of traders souvenirs made ​​of preserved butterflies. Since it came to the waterfall Bantimurung in May. At this time, many emerging butterfly. The kids did not just play water, but also learn about the butterfly. If you want educational tours of the butterfly, just go to Butterfly Museum located in the same region.

To reach the waterfall Bantimurung, you must pass through Jl. Pioneer Independence towards Maros Regency. Well, do not forget to buy Roti Maros bread in travel.
Roti Maros bread is bread typical from Maros region. Appearance is very simple, like ordinary bread. Characteristic of this bread is sugar apple stuffing. It was a legit definite favorite of children.

1001 Fascination in Komodo National Park

Komodo National Park, one of the popular vote competition nominees "New 7 Wonder", invited the attraction of foreign and local tourists. The appeal of the Park was not solely due to the presence of dragons.

The park was established in 1986 by UNESCO as world heritage site is situated between the province of West Nusa Tenggara and East Nusa Tenggara. In it includes three major islands, namely Pulau Komodo, Rinca, and Padar, as well as some small islands with a land area covering 603 km ² and a total area of ??1817 km ².

Administratively, this region is located within the District Park, West Manggarai regency, East Nusa Tenggara Province. National Park covering an area of ??132,572 hectares had been designated as forest conservation area by the Minister of Forestry was initially formed with the purpose of preserving unique species and a rare Komodo dragon.

The controversy that accompanied the event voting no effect on the intensive efforts to continue to maintain its sustainability. Komodo is the largest lizard species in the world who live on the island of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang, and Gili Dasami in Nusa Tenggara. By local people, dragons are often called ora.

Komodo has an average length of 2-3 m. Large size is associated with symptoms of island gigantism, the tendency for body meraksasanya certain animals that live on small islands. The cause is due to the absence of mammalian carnivores on the island where dragons live and the rate of metabolism is small. Because of his body, dragons occupy the position of a top predator that dominates its place of living ecosystems.

Komodo dragons are found in 1910. Her body is great and terrible reputation made ??popular dragons at the zoo. Dragons in the wild habitat has shrunk and therefore the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) includes dragons as a species vulnerable to extinction. These large lizards are protected under Indonesian law and a national park was established to protect them.

The appeal of the Park is not solely because of the presence of dragons. Panorama savanna and underwater scenery is an attraction potential. Submarine tours, for example fishing, snorkeling, diving, canoeing, or boating. While on land, natural tourism potential that can be done is to observe wildlife, hiking, and camping. Visiting the Park and enjoy the natural scenery is very charming an experience that will never be forgotten.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Jembatan Suramadu Bridge The Landmark of Indonesia

Bridge is the longest bridge in East Java and including the longest in Indonesia. This is a giant project of Indonesia in the era of reform that has been successfully established. As we know, the longest bridge which has just inaugurated by the president last year, is a magnificent work in Indonesia, which connects the island of Java and Madura Island.

Suramadu is a word derived from Surabaya and Madura. Which means linking the island of Java and Madura through the city of Surabaya. This bridge connects and divides the Madura Strait.

You should know that the bridge has a length of 5438 meters. If you travel to Surabaya, it is not complete if you do not visit this landmark. The building that became the pride of the people of Surabaya.

OVJ Opera Van Java travel to Malang

Until the 519th episode aired the first time since December 12 two years ago, Opera Van Java finally held a roadshow to the town of Malang. For two days, (25-26/3) Trans 7 will be in Malang by presenting OVJ program, held at the (Universitas Negeri Malang) State University of Malang Graha Cakrawala Universitas Negeri Malang.

The presence of talent OVJ to his city, would not be left silent by the people of Malang city. Since the announcement, they continue to hunt for places where to get tickets were distributed for free.

No wonder in a short time these tickets sold out direbutkan. Even still many who do not get ration tickets to watch the show day or night.

"We did not expect so much public interest against OVJ arrival in the city of Malang. The number of 8000 tickets is the biggest attendance we've ever experienced during roadshows held in some areas,"explained Alung, Executive Producer OVJ.

"Therefore, we as providers of Trans7 apologize profusely for the prospective audience who did not get a ticket," continued Alung, responding to complaints viewers could not get tickets.

For those who do not get a ticket, the Trans7 provide big screen outside the building. As for people who can not come directly witness the hilarious action Parto, Nunung, Andre, Aziz and Sule, could see the broadcast on television.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Need Two Years, To Clean Dust Merapi in Borobudur Temple

Cleaning Mount Merapi volcanic ash at Borobudur Magelang regency, Central Java, has yet to complete and it took two years. Cleaning the outside of the initial extent and have not touched the inside of the stone structure of the temple.

Volcanic ash was still in the crevices of the wall drainage or waterways and the stupa of the temple. If left unchecked, sulfur-containing volcanic ash has the potential to make a stone temple mold.

To that end, in 2011, BKPB scheduled cleaning of volcanic ash in the crevices of walls, drainage, and the stupa with the funds of Rp 268.9 million. In the same year, BKPB conduct research on the effects of volcanic ash stone temples in cooperation with conservation experts from the United States and UNESCO.