Pantar Strait Marine Park

The beauty and uniqueness of the underwater world is amazing Pantar Strait. Even if compared with the Komodo Marine Park in East Nusa Tenggara, Berau in East Kalimantan, Bunaken in North Sulawesi and Raja Ampat in Papua, Pantar Strait still remains the best. Despite all this time for diving, Komodo marine park, Bunaken, Berau, and Raja Ampat more popular, but in the eyes of the world-class diver Pantar Strait marine park which is located in Alor, East Nusa Tenggara Province, is superior because of its beauty is stunning. (more…)

March 26, 2011 at 11:49 am 1 comment

Raja Ampat Island

Located off the northwest tip of Bird’s Head Peninsula on the island of New Guinea, in Indonesia’s West Papua province, Raja Ampat, or the Four Kings, is an archipelago comprising over 1,500 small islands, cays and shoals surrounding the four main islands of Misool, Salawati, Batanta and Waigeo, and the smaller island of Kofiau. It encompasses more than 40,000 km² of land and sea, which also contains Cenderawasih Bay, the largest marine national park in Indonesia. It is a part of the newly named West Papua (province) of Indonesia which was formerly Irian Jaya. The islands are the most northern pieces of land in the Australian continent. (more…)

March 24, 2011 at 8:30 am 1 comment

Kebaya, Indonesia Cultural Heritage

Indonesia has a cultural heritage that is priceless. With ethnic diversity that exists and each has its own customs, making Indonesia a diverse work culture. One of them, such as kebaya, which has become the national dress. Kebaya present as a manifestation of cultural creations that high. Decades ago, the model kebaya looks “normal”, more so if you see the past, like in the era of Kartini. At that time, the kebaya was more like clothes that use common areas aligned with long-patterned fabric that is generally derived from Java. Overall performance even without using a lot of detail, so impressed “ancient”. (more…)

March 23, 2011 at 3:19 pm 2 comments


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