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Indonesia Land: September 2009

Indonesia Land

September 25, 2009

7 Most Bali Beautiful Beach

The Bali tourism recognized by the whole world for the natural beauty and cultural richness that is very thick. Bali's beach is one of the 10 best beaches in the world. Where, and what are the most beautiful beaches in Bali?

Padang Bai

Padang Bai Beach is located in the port of crossing Bali - Lombok is Padang Bai, the beach is maintained cleanliness and beauty. For anglers and divers (diver) really loved this beach. Because even adjacent to the port but the sea biota are still very well maintained. But careful if you want to dive here, sometimes the current is very fast.

Legian dan Seminyak

It is located on the coast north of Kuta beach has the same atmosphere Kuta beach, but beaches at Legian and Seminyak are distinguished by Kuta beach is clean and the atmosphere is not so crowded. Legian and Seminyak beach is a favorite place of my sunset pictures, because the atmosphere of the sunset each day is never the same and very unique.

Dreamland Beach

This beach is very popular for foreign tourists, white sand stretches very wide. Coral reefs and beaches adorn this large, one white sand beach in Bali is very beautiful and exotic. Unfortunately only access to this place because it's rather difficult to enter the luxury housing complex and a very steep road down, so careful when rainy season.


Sanur area and the surrounding area one of the first developing tourism in Bali, we can feel the atmosphere of the village with the peace than other coastal areas. Since large scale renovation sanur beach today turned into a very beautiful beaches and friendly. Many activities and resorts areas that makes sanur Beach Sanur a decent alternative beach visit.

Amed dan Tulamben

Amed and Tulamben beach is adjacent beach. Both almost have same characters. But Amed beach still looks like a virgin and not much domestic tourists come here. Tulamben beach is favored by the Diver who want to dive here. Because here there are U.S. warship that foundered and not too deep. So that this beach is one of the exotic beach retreat,


This Famous beach located in the north island of Bali. The characters is slightly different sand beach bali because the sand here is black. Also very popular in this Lovina Beach is every morning we could see a bunch of Dolphin fish - dolphin who played on this beach, to see these dolphins dolphin we can hire a fishing boat that can be ordered directly to dihotel or fishermen. Do not forget to bring a telephoto lens and wide, because it could have dolphin dolphins suddenly appeared beside you.

Candi Dasa

At east island of Bali and 2 trip from Denpasar you will find a recreational area that is well-known temple Dasa, and the beauty of the beaches are very stunning. Many activities can be conducted on this beach, one of which is snorkelling and diving you can do here.


September 17, 2009

"Heart of Borneo" in Sentarum Lake National Park

Head Sentarum Lake National Park, Soewignyo, said in October 2009, will launch a promotional tour package Sentarum Lake National Park (TNDS) which has been designated as "Heart of Borneo", or the heart of Borneo.

"We focus on the promotion of ecological tourism around TNDS a very unique place to visit foreign tourists," said Soewignyo, in Pontianak.

He said the campaign plans TNDS tour package will attract tourist agents from Bali so that the target to attract tourists from Europe and the United States could materialize. "Many of activities of the surrounding TNDS interesting to be seen directly by tourists, such as landscapes, still unique, wildlife attractions, toman fish culture, traditional fishing, agriculture and various types of unique fauna and only in the lake," he said.

Soewignyo explained, there are some packages that will offer it to tourists, namely fishing, sow the seeds of kinds of fish. "For tourists who wish to bring back seeds kinds of fish, they have to buy two, only to be released and the other was taken to the country's tourists," he said.

He target, approximately 500 tourists in 2010 visited TNDS with an estimated turnover of about USD 5 billion. "Promotion is TNDS tour packages to support tourism visit to West Kalimantan 2010," he said.

TNDS been known as a representative of wetland ecosystem of the lake, freshwater swamp forest and tropical rain forest in Borneo. Seasonal lake in the TNDS lies in the Kapuas River basin, about 700 kilometers from the estuary to the South China Sea. The area was a water catchment area, their function as water for the river basin (DAS) Kapuas. Region located downstream of the Kapuas River is highly dependent on fluctuations in the amount of water deposited on the lake.

From the data the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Kalbar, TNDS have hundreds of species of fauna, including mammals (Mamal) as many as 147 species, nearly 64 percent of mammal found in Borneo in TNDS, as many as 31 species of reptile (reptile) crocodile one frog ( Crocodylus raninus) in Asia has been declared extinct since 500 years ago, the fauna of aves (birds) as many as 310, and as many as 265 species of fish, with the number of fish species in more than all the freshwater fish species in the entire European continent.

Kapuas Hulu District has an area of protected areas, national parks and protected forests around 1,626,868 hectares or 54.59 percent, forest cultivation area of about 764,543 hectares or 25.65 per cent and agricultural cultivation area rather than 588,481 hectares around the lake, or 19.75 percent, and the area around 17,925 hectares of the lake.

Head of Culture and Tourism of West Kalimantan Province, Kamaruzzaman said it could target to attract foreign tourists to the province as much as 26 thousand in the year 2009. "Our target is raised slightly from foreign tourists visit as many as 22 thousand per year. We are optimistic that foreign tourists to visit West Kalimantan increased. We must prepare for the visit of West Kalimantan tour 2010," he said.

This year West Kalimantan has been set up at least 30 activities and 36 leading attractions to lure foreign tourists through the program Visit Indonesia Year 2009.

Tourism activities were spread over 12 districts / cities (except district delopment-ed) with different time frame. Among other things, Cap Go Meh is celebrated beginning of each year, the culmination of events in the solar Equator monument Pontianak every March and September, Gawai Dayak, the Earth Festival and Cultural Festival Calcium carbide cannon on Happy Idul Fitri.

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September 10, 2009

Minangkabau, Favorite Destination Malaysian Tourist

Number of visits of foreign tourists (tourists) through the Airport (Airport) Padang Minangkabau, West Sumatra, in July 2009 of 6872 people or up 101.56 percent compared to the same period in 2008. Management Center and Data Network System (P2DSJ) Ministry of Culture and Tourism said, of that amount, as many as 4991 people or 73 percent are tourists from Malaysia.

Besides Malaysian tourists, tourist from Singapore, Australia, and the United States enough to go through Minangkabau Airport. The amount of each reached 557 people, 157 people, and 118 people.

Meanwhile, during January-July 2009, the number of visits of foreign tourists entering through Minangkabau Airport reached 36,287 people or 81.49 per cent increase occurs over the same period in 2008. From the number of foreign tourists visit these, some 70 percent or 25,520 people are tourists Malaysia.

The high number of Malaysian tourists to visit West Sumatra, in addition, because of the close relationship of culture, history and the easy accessibility of air transportation, especially the big cities in Malaysia to the Minangkabau, as well as vigorous promotion of tourism to the neighbor country.

Department of Culture and Tourism with the tourism businesses including airlines lately promotion tour package "Home Basamo" to Malaysia and Singapore. In the long holiday season such as Idul Fitri and Idul Adha and Christmas and New Year, many tourists from Malaysia and Singapore on vacation in West Sumatra.

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September 08, 2009

Tomohon Presents Nature of Paradise

Not just Bunaken sea garden, Manado has beautiful mountains landscape so amazing. God has created the ground for this Kawanua full potential, especially in the tourism sector. One of tourism places that become a mainstay is Tomohon City or known as Gardenia.

Revo, Public Relation Gardenia, say, land which was originally intended as the beginning of land settlement and agricultural plantations are designed so as to be a fun place for tourist attractions.

"Gardenia is nature tourism. Presents a panorama of natural beauty Tomohon and sustainability," he said in Gardenia room Kitchen, Kelurahan Kakaskasen II.

"We planted many types of flowers. Various types of plant like a Condyline fruitcosa, Spathoglottis plicata, lavender. Anyway, all the flowers are named so that visitors know," he explained.

In fact, other creatures, like birds, do not hesitate visited Gardenia locations. Cheerful chirp of a bird indicates comfortable in Gardenia.

In addition to presenting natural treats, Gardenia provides residential accommodations natural concept. Any visitors who want to stay no need to worry about looking for food and drink for all available in full. "Lodger might well feel the natural slope and the edge of Mount Lokon Tomohon City," said Revo.

For culinary, Revo explains, food ingredients directly taken from existing plantation in Gardenia. Plantation did not use pesticides because it prefers nature value . "Food is the lodging house food menu of organic materials with different variations. We're really looking health," he said.