Showing posts with label indonesian landmark. Show all posts
Showing posts with label indonesian landmark. Show all posts

Monday, December 19, 2011

Enchantment in Danau Tiga Warna Kelimutu Lake Flores island

If your hobby is natural activity, do a trip to Lake Three Colors, Flores, who was in the northern island of Flores, precisely in the village of strikes, District Moni, Ende, Flores, East Nusa Tenggara. According to some sources encountered, the best time to enjoy the scenery in a natural lake that lies on top of Mount Flores it was early morning at sunrise.

Travel can be reached from the town of Ende which takes approximately two hours with a standard speed. To get an amazing view of sunrise, you have to leave at around 3:30 pm.

Transport access to the lake is not so easy, but local and foreign tourists usually prefer to hire a vehicle through local travel agents, or if the clever approach of local communities, not hard we can rent their bikes. But do not forget to check the condition of the vehicle before, do not let your tour plagued by technical problems resulting from our own negligence.

Or if we do not want to rush off early morning, may also choose to stay at some home stay run by local people with a range of Rp 25,000 to Rp 50,000. Or we can stay in cottages provided local governments with a range of Rp 50,000 to Rp 75,000. All depends on your needs.

Approximately two hours along winding roads, ravines and cliffs on its sides, as well as road conditions are not so smooth in some parts until we get to the village of Moni, the village is situated at the foot of Mount Flores. Stinging cold to the bone, heavy clothing becomes an obligation for this trip. Therefore, for those of you who have an allergy cold, it is advisable to wear thick clothing.

From the village of Moni, the lake has ever been nominated for the wonders of the world that live within 45 minutes travel alone. The road narrowed and began to climb. But the natural scenery on the left and right to be tired of drugs and make this challenging journey enjoyable.

To enter national parks Flores, we only pay a fee of Rp 2,000 only. To get to the lip of the lake, we still have to up the stairs and cobblestone streets about 20 minutes. The sound of birds chirping and forest insects accompany each step to the lake which is located 1690 meters above sea level until we get to the point of view.

Creation of the Almighty etched in front of the eyes, three separate crater-shaped lake on the left and right. If adjusted to the eye, the lake on the left or brownish-black in the local language is called Ata Mbupu Tiwu which according to local belief, the lake is a haven of old ghosts.

Who's who on the right, there are two separate lakes thin cliffs. A light-blue local call Tiwu Nuwa Muri Ko'o Fai or lake funeral spirits of young people, being the rightmost dark green Tiwu named Ata Polo, who is believed to be the wake wicked spirits.

According to local residents who had accompanied there, you include people who are lucky if the trip to see a monkey. Local people believe that the lake is a sacred lake and give fertility to the surrounding area, it is not uncommon ceremonies are often held at the lake where people make offerings to the spirits of the earth results in the lake.

Changes in the natural and eternal trust

Kelimutu had erupted in 1886 and left three shaped crater lake water color can change unexpectedly, according to the mineral content and the weather. Unexpected changes the color of lake water, it makes its own mystery is not able to solve until now.

It is worth noting, once the lake is never red, white and blue. Like two sides of a coin that could not be separated, to walk in harmony with the natural changes lasting trust of local communities to make a magic lake itself is an attraction for everyone, especially those of you outdoors enthusiasts and fans of natural scenery.


Monday, March 28, 2011

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.

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.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

There is no one of Komodo Being Stress

The number of tourist visits to Komodo Island is already governed by the manager of the Park. Head of Administration Division of TNK Heru Rudiharto disclose it to respond to the news about 24,000 foreign tourists visit the island of Komodo dragons that cause stress the komodo.

"There is no event that Komodo stressful to death"

Heru daily based in Labuan Bajo which is the entrance so they can better know TNK TNK situation. "We set the cruise ship, not direct thousands down all, but we gradually set of 40-50 people. Not all at once down," he said.

He said, if a cruise ship with a capacity of 10,000 people, then do pick-up 20-30 times. "Jetty is also limited in accommodating. Cruise ships can not be directly, so picked up by speedboat. There's no way 10,000 people can go straight down," he said.

He later said, the capacity of Komodo Island is only 40-50 people. Although the island of Komodo was able to accommodate up to 100 people per day. "This is not mass tourism. We can not accept at the same time thousands of people. KNP that eco-tourism. We are prioritizing habitat and ecosystem of the island of Komodo, not the tourism aspect," he said.

In 2010, according to Heru, the number of visits reached 44,000 a year. "Of course there are times when the peak in June-July. In a month could be 5,000 people," he said.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Monumen Nasional Monas, Indonesian Landmark in Jakarta

MONAS is the name of National Monument in centre of Jakarta. Monas is abbreviation from Monumen Nasional (in Indonesian). Monas or Monumen Nasional have become icon of Jakarta City. Monas located in the centre of Jakarta City, become Taman Wisata or Park and centre of education place. Monas was build in 1959 and inaugurated in 1961.

Monas was build with 132 meter in height and shaped with Lingga Yoni. Monas monument tower building as a whole coated marble. Monas' flame-shaped peaks are coated with a material with a weight of 45 kg gold.

Monas has a wide green garden, so often visited Jakarta residents to travel or recreation. Monas Park also has a feature that is maintained by the deer which were imported from the presidential palace in Bogor.

The entire building was designed by the architects Monas Indonesia namely Soedarsono, Frederich Silaban and Ir. Rooseno. On August 17, 1961, Monument was inaugurated by President Soekarno. And began to open to the public since July 12, 1975.

If you come to visit Jakarta a time to visit Taman Monument Monas. Here you can learn the history of Indonesia and see the sights of the city Jakarta.