Monday, 25 June 2012

Alor, Indonesia's beauty and rare diving site

Alor regency in East Nusa Tenggara Province (NTT) is an archipelago and formed by 20 islands. Nine of the island has beeninhabited by residents, such as Alor Island, Pantar island, Pura island, Tereweng Island, Ternate, Kepa, Buaya Island,kura Island and Island Kangge. Another 11 islands are uninhabited.There are two main islands, the Alor island and Pantar Island. This district is located directly adjacent to the state of Timor Leste. Because this location was on eastern Indonesia, the island is not as popular as Bali and Lombok. Whereas nature, especially the beach is no less captivating. Most of the beaches in Alor is still relatively quiet because of the access leading to it is still quite difficult.

 As a district, surrounded by the sea, visitors can enjoy diving on the island of Pantar which can be reached by speed boat ride from Kalabahi. Around the Pantar island, there are 18 diving points, known as the "Baruna's Dive Sites at Alor".For every divers, Pantar Strait is a paradise on Earth. Fish species diversity increase appeal in Alor. You can find a variety of sea creatures, from the largest like the Pope, the Sharks, Pari, Mola mola to small-like Mantis, Napoleon fish, and much more. Coupled with the clear and the coral reefs, is guaranteed the time seemed to stop while diving here.

 Its Recorded, there are 26 diving points that stunning many of traveller there. All-26 point of diving is Fallt Line, Peter's Prize, crocodile Rook, Cave Point, Baeylon, The Edge, The Arch, The pacth, Nite Delht, Kal's Dream, The Ball, Trip Top, The Mlai Hall, No Man's Land, Half Moon Bay, The Chatedral, School's Ut, Coral Clitts, and Shark Close.

In addition spoiled by the beauty of marine parks, they also discovered by the rare phenomenon and very attractive sea parks in Alor. So, it's a normally, if marine tourism with spefisik submarine panoramic view of Alor in the Strait of Pantar being an excellent and the teaser for the world-class diver from all over the world like the United States, Australia, Austria, Britain, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Canada, New Zealand, and several countries in Asia . One proof that you can seebecause the underwater beauty panorama Pantar strait is the availability of agency services such as Dive Alor diving experience ( and Alor Dive (

  How To Get There

Air transport to Alor.
We can use the flight from Jakarta to Kupang in order, to get to Alor. Arriving at El Tari Airport,Kupang, we can proceed to use a flight to Mali Airport Kalabahi City, the capital city of Alor. Only, flight routes to Kalabahi still very limited because there are only a few airlines have flights that serve there. From the airport of Mali,we are able to travel overland to the city center which is only about 7 km .

Transportation during the Alor. Public transportation is only in Kalabahi. For all other districts are usually people use a small boat or car passengers. Oto is the designation for trucks converted into passenger transport. The cost of the car ride to the Kalabahi East  Alor for about Rp 30,000. While for transport in the village or between villages, travelers can use a taxi for Rp 10,000 to Rp 30,000 depending on the distance of the field. As a suggestion, visitors can familiarize themselves with local residents. If you are already familiar, local residents will usually offer help with free transport.

Saturday, 23 June 2012

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There is a lot to experience in Indonesia with much to enjoy and an awful lot to learn. Indonesia is known as the country with many ancient cultures, court dances and mysterious shadow puppet plays.Too many foreign tourists equate Indonesia with Bali, our major tourist destination with its wide and relatively quiet beaches and its magical dances. Through Enjoying Indonesia 2012 you will discover that Indonesia is very much an OK country, especially so because Indonesians are easy going and amicable people, interested to know you and very much worth your visit.
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Friday, 22 June 2012

Hoga Island , Indonesia best reef island

WAKATOBI. The best Indonesia islands near the island of Buton island which is touted as "the heart of the world's coral". In these waters that did appear a natural wonder of underwater ecology. Best cluster coral island stretches about 48 kilometers, with an area of ​​90 thousand hectares, which makes it the longest reef in the world. Hoga Island is one of the islands in the cluster of Wakatobi island, Southeast Sulawesi province, Indonesia, which is also a tourism island's with most beautiful underwater world scenery.The island is located in the eastern of Kaledupa island. Hoga Island located in the Ambeua Village, who is also an activity center Operation Wallacea since 1995 until now. Have the infrastructure that detailed supporting activities such as diving, snorkeling and research. In addition, there are ± 100 local community-run homestay located just behind the white sand beaches along the ± 1 km. Area of ​​marine tourism on the island of Hoga can be reached by speed boat from the Capital District of ± 10 minutes. Activities to do is dive, snorkeling, sunbathing, and research.

The land of Hoga island that looks greenish and beautiful with white sand surrounded by the sparkling sunlit, can pamper you who want to feel the sensation of natural beauty of a tropical island on the southern Sulawesi. Hoga island has an area of ​​approximately 1.3 million acres and which is a combination of several islands. The island has about 750 until 850 species of coral in the world. Hoga Island is one of the favorite places of professional divers and abroad. and there are so many visitors in June to August, especially students from Europe and America where doing some research of marine life. There are about 200 specialty simple, shaped house with small wooden stage, spread over most of the island.

Very beautiful white sandy beaches, and it has a very cleary water, until you can see the fish were swim in the depth of water. A dive site is located between the islands of Hoga and Kaledupa have a very panoramic underwater views. Dive to a depth of 20 meters at the Hoga Channel by using the wet suit, fin, mask, and tubing oxygen, or simply snorkel goggles with tubes sticking up will appear "paradise" under the sea became the target of every diver. Colorful corals gather here and there. Anemone fish or clown fish playing on the sidelines of soft corals anemones which use as home.

Besides Hoga Channel, there are about 20 dive sites scattered in Wakatobi waters. Pinnacle site, near Hoga Island. There are called Kaledupa Coral, coral table (table-shaped rock) and sized 2-3 meters in Tomia Island there were Hangover Reef. Each dive site has a unique Characteristic. The structure of coral Pinnacle's most beautiful, mountainous coral, as the name suggests, Pinnacle or "peak". this location also a home for typical barracuda fish habitat. Fish-shaped oval like a bullet and can glide very fast, barracuda fish swarming life. also found pygmy, sea horses which is so small.

Hoga beach-Wakatobi as a tourism object of Southeast Sulawesi never empty from tourists. Other than domestic tourists are also always traveling to this island every holiday season arrives. For lodging, the Hoga Island have some comfortable lodging and adequate. Most of them here has a range of Rp 200000-300000 per day. Mostly, the inn which is made of wood and no air conditioning or fan. This will also make you more naturally to enjoy every minutes on the island of Hoga. In addition, there are also Hoga Island dive center that can help you if you want to dive. But the source of fresh water on this island does not exist, just a well of brackish water and fresh water from the distillery's local manager.

How to get there

for those of you who want to go there, to reach the Hoga Island can be reached via two paths with some alternative way, which is:

1. By sea, there are two options. From Kendari through Baubau in Buton, or directly Kendari to Wanci. Baubau may be an alternative stopover for those of you which have not too strong enough from a hit by the waves. Understandably, long way from Wanci to Kendari cruise about 12 hours. If passed Baubau, you can take a break while enjoying the famous Buton palace in Baubau. Kendari-Baubau normally taken within 6 hours, then Baubau-Wanci taken within 8 hours.

2. By air, there are planes that connect Kendari from the airport Matahora in Wanci, as the capital of Wakatobi. Susi Air is the one airline that provide this air transport, the travel distance is less than 1 hour. There also actually has an airport pioneer on the Tomia island owned by some resort. If you are interested, these all you can get from booked some room at the resort, but this step has little bit more expensive.

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Tanjung lesung, West Java Indonesia

Tanjung Lesung is not as famous as Carita Beach or Anyer Beach who previously has always been a mainstay destination for coast traveling in Banten , West Java. But now after seeing the immediate beauty of natural scenery in Tanjung Lesung, it has become a favorite destination for every traveler. Tanjung Lesung is not only have the complete and representative facility , but also has a beautiful exotic nature. The beach is located on the west Pandeglang, Banten, and has an area of about 150 ha, officially opened in mid-January 1998. Although relatively new, support facilities in the area is relatively complete and representative. Moreover, the government has committed itself Pandeglang develop it as one of the leading marine recreation in Indonesia.

This place is within 3-4 hours drive from Jakarta by the distance of about 180km. Tanjung Lesung has its own charm. Cleanliness and condition of unspoiled coast, and have wide beach that is less than 15km. This condition is able to provide beautiful scenery at sunset and sunrise. Tanjung Lesung has a stretch of fine white sand and gentle, too wide and sloping. It is suitable to perform activities such as football, cycling along the beach, playing beach volleyball, building sand castles, with the motor ATV Offroad available (leased), or just sunbathing on the beach.

 For lovers of Nature, you can enjoy the wealth of biological and natural charm of the sea coast. Diving is an opportunity to witness the beautiful coral reefs, jellyfish, small snails that look shyly hiding behind the coral reefs, as well as various types of fish that chased each other and occasionally went over. You can also learn how to transplant coral reef conservation sites in the middle of the sea.

 In addition to marine tourism, the benefits of the location Tanjung Lesung is close to Krakatau and Ujung Kulon. On the island covering approximately 50 hectares and is said only inhabited by married couples (the grandparents) for decades, we can enjoy the beauty of the Sunda Strait, the exoticism of Mount Krakatoa, and see the conservation of coral reefs in the middle of the ocean. Therefore, a travel package tours to Krakatau and Ujung Kulon very much available. The tour package is a package that is in demand by tourists Tanjung Lesung .

 How To Get There: 

 To go to Tanjung Lesung is not too difficult. Lots of traffic sign provided by the local government as a signpost to the tourists who want to visit the site. First, take the route Jakarta-Merak toll road, then out through the toll gate East Serang. After passing through theSerang City, proceed to the City of Pandeglang and Labuan, and ending in Tanjung Lesung.

 In Tanjung Lesung there are alots place to stay with a variety and types, such as hotels, villas, resort to homestay with many range of prices. For home stay tariff of Rp 100,000 per night while staying at the villa, hotel, or resort to the tariff of Rp 500,000 to Rp 2 million per night, depending on the day.
 Have a nice trip...
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