The Beauty of Komodo National Park World Heritage Sites

TRAVELNESIA – Komodo Island is located in the Nusa Tenggara Islands. Komodo Island is known as the original habitat of komodo animals. This island is also the area of ​​Komodo National Park. Komodo Island is located west of Sumbawa Island, which is separated by the Sape Strait, including Komodo District, West Manggarai Regency, East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia. Komodo Island is the westernmost tip of East Nusa Tenggara Province, bordering the province of West Nusa Tenggara.


Komodo Island, where komodo animals live and breed well. Until August 2009, on this island there are about 1300 tail dragons. Coupled with other islands, such as Rinca Island and and Gili Motang Island, the total number reaches around 2500 birds. estimated about 100 Komodo dragons in the Wae Wuul Nature Reserve on the mainland of Flores Island but not including the Komodo National Park area.


In addition to dragons, this island also keeps the exotic flora is diverse, wooden tree that is by the local people used as medicine and clothing coloring, nitak tree (sterculia oblongata) is believed to be useful as medicine and seeds tasty and tasty like peas Komodo Island is very impressive, exploring the exotic island, dive into the blue of the sea, and bathed in sunlight while looking at the traces of a preserved past life and will be part of the beauty of Indonesia.


Komodo National Park.

kmd park

Includes Komodo Island, Rinca and Padar, plus other islands covering an area of ​​1817 square is the original habitat of dragons. Komodo National Park was established in 1980 to protect the preservation of dragons. Not only these endangered animals, Komodo National Park is also to protect various kinds of plants and animals, including marine animals. UNESCO recognized as a World Heritage Site in 1986. Together with two other large islands, namely Rinca Island and Padar, Komodo Island and several small islands in the surrounding area are kept as the original habitat of reptiles dubbed “Komodo”.




Komodo dragons called Komodo dragons or Varanus Komodoensis or local names “Ora”, this giant lizard according to the story was first published in 1912 in the national daily Indies. Peter A. Ouwens, director of the Zoological Museum in Bogor is one who has introduced the Komodo to the world through his paper. Since then, expeditions and research on this rare species continue to be done, even rumored to have inspired KingKong Film in 1933. Recognizing the need for protection against Komodo in the midst of human activity in its natural habitat, in 1915 the Dutch Government issued a ban on hunting and killing dragons. Komodo Island entered the 28 finalists selected by a panel of experts from 77 nominations. Previously there were 261 locations in the world that were nominated to be one of the seven wonders of the world.


Komodo Island, which became the mainstay of Indonesia in the event New7Wonders of Nature have advantages compared to other locations, especially if not komodo, rare animals believed to be ‘the last dinosaur on earth’. This campaign is expected to increase knowledge about nature, not only in our environment but also around the world. as well as dedicated to future generations.   Komodo is known by the scientific name Varanus komodoensis is the largest species of lizards in the world that live on the island of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang, and Gili Dasami in Nusa Tenggara.


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By the locals, dragons are often called Ora. Including members of the Varanidae lizard family, and klad Toxicofera, komodo is the largest lizard in the world, with an average length of 2-3 m. This large size is associated with island gigantism, which is the tendency of meraksasanya body of certain animals that live in small islands associated with the absence of carnivorous mammals on the island where the life of the dragons, and the rate of small Komodo metabolism. Because of its large body, this lizard occupies the position of the top predator that dominates the ecosystem where he lives. Komodo dragons were discovered in 1910. His great body and terrible reputation make them popular in zoos.


The habitat of dragons in the wild has shrunk and hence IUCN incorporates Komodo as a species susceptible to extinction. The large lizard is now protected under Indonesian government regulations and a national park was established to protect them.   Actually the attraction of Komodo National Park is not solely by the presence of Komodo alone.


As I quoted from the official website of the Ministry of Forestry who manages the Komodo National Park site, the panorama of savanna and underwater scenery is a potential advocate attraction. Marine tourism for example, fishing, snorkeling, diving, canoeing, boating. While on the mainland, the potential of nature tourism that can be done is the observation of animals, hiking, and camping. Visiting Komodo National Park and enjoying a very charming landscape is an experience that will never be forgotten.


The beauty of Maldives Island, Maladewa

TRAVELNESIA – A small country that looks like paradise, the Maldives is located in the South Asian region adjacent to the country of Sri Lanka. The potential of tourism in the Maldives is more dominated by marine tourism but unlike the beaches in general, here you can see underwater scenery with the naked eye because the water is very clear.


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The beauty of Maldives makes this country as a honeymoon destination for all brides in the world. Some activities that are very identical to Maldives Island are snorkeling, diving and enjoying the surrounding scenery. Another uniqueness that exists in this place is a resort built on the sea water is certainly not dangerous because it has been carefully calculated about the current wave when tide.


The waves in the Maldives are quite calm and the place consists of 26 coral islands is a quiet and very beautiful place. For those of you who want to do dinner under the sea then you can try it at Condrad Underwater Restaurant, this place is never quiet enthusiasts even you have to make a reservation a month before coming to this place. To get to Maldives Island it takes about 4 to 7 hours, this long time because the flight you pass through must transit first in Colombo, Sri Lanka or in Singapore.

Rice terraces Ubud, Bali

TRAVELNESIA – Rice Terraces Ubud Vacation to Bali, certainly would be fun and many people who like. One of the must-visit tourist attractions in Bali is Ubud tourist attractions. In Ubud tourist attraction, many things you can do. The favorite of tourists is when the tour to Ubud is to see rice terraces Ubud.



Save Beautiful Scenery of Green Paddy field.


Want to see the beautiful green rice field scenery? Rice fields Ubud Tegalalang, one of the places you should visit while on holiday in Bali. The island of Bali, many have rice fields, but not all areas in Bali, has terraced rice fields. To see the terraced rice fields in Bali that have nice scenery, there are in some places. Namely Jatiluwih Tabanan, Pupuan Tabanan, Antosari (Soka beach), Busung Biu Buleleng, Tirta Gangga Karangasem and Tegalalang Ubud.


Favorite Tourist Objects.


At this time, you must ask in Ubud which side, to see the terraced rice terraces? Its location is named Tegalalang village. Located north of Ubud. Tegalalang Ubud is very popular among tourists and a favorite tourist object. Because of its location is very close to other attractions in Bali, such as Goa Gajah, Tampak Siring and Kintamani.


On the roadside in the village of Tegalalang Ubud, you will see a stall, a restaurant that offers views of rice terraces Ubud. The view of Ubud’s terraced rice fields is not as extensive as those in Jatiluwih. But offers the most unique view, because the slope is very sloping. To enjoy the scenery of rice terraces comfortably.


You just need to buy food or drink at one of the food stalls overlooking Ubud’s terraced scenery.

Waterfall Mananggar Enchantment Seindah Niagara in West Kalimantan

TRAVELNESIA – This Waterfall has many names. Banangar Waterfall or often called also Breaking, Mananggar, and Menaggar is a fault River Landak which became a natural tour in the form of waterfalls located in the District of Great Water, Landak district. The location of this waterfall is located in the upstream of Landak River, about 290 kilometers northeast of Pontianak, the capital of West Kalimantan Province.


Some say that Mananggar Waterfall (often also called Falling Falls, Breaking, or Banangar) is Niagara from Borneo. The Breaking Waterfall has a height of about 60 meters and a width of more than 60 meters which presents a very beautiful natural charm. Access to the base of this waterfall is still very difficult.


The path that is just the path is covered in a thicket so that tourists prefer to enjoy the charm from the top of the waterfall. To enjoy its beauty, you must have patience. You will cross a long, far, and winding journey. To see this waterfall, you need six to seven hours drive from Pontianak to District of Air Besar.


From there, you have to travel again by boat. However, the long and tiring journey will be paid when you see the beauty of scum water scattered around the area, not to mention the cool atmosphere provided will make the fatigue immediately disappear. There is no facilities and infrastructure in the water location, so it is expected to bring enough supplies during the trip. The uniqueness of this Banangar Waterfall is a lake that is wide enough under a waterfall that is round and can be used for bathing, swimming and fishing fish or shrimp.


While at the top left there is a place to beg for sustenance to God the Creator, an activity that has been done hundreds of years ago until now this. Furthermore, at the top there is Mount Pejapa with a height of 1,019 meters surrounding this waterfall. Surrounding the location is still protected with dense wet Borneo forest that is still intact. And lastly, across the river is the Sanjan Cave with small waterfalls and small rivers.

Looking back at the tragedy of the Aceh tsunami disaster at the tsunami museum


TRAVELNESIA – Perhaps still remembered in your mind a devastating disaster that devastated Banda Aceh in 2006 ago. Yes, the Tsunami with its dashyatnya has shaken the province of Aceh and West Sumatra. Not only Banda Aceh was hit by the devastating Tsunami, other countries in the Indian Ocean region were also affected. To commemorate the Tsunami, it was built in a museum in Banda Aceh called the Tsunami Museum. The museum was officially opened at the end of February 2009 then. The building of this museum is unique, the design of this building is selected through the audition which finally won by Mr. M. Ridwal Kamil, who is a lecturer of ITB.


The construction of the museum spends a considerable amount of about Rp 140 billion, therefore it is no wonder if this museum is very grand. Tsunami Museum Architecture Style is very unique and claimed as anti-tsunami building. The Museum’s foundation is a combination of a raised stage building up the hill. If we see this Museum from the top of the shape of this Museum resembles the wave form of a rotating Tsunami. However, if looking from below or next to this museum will look like a very large cruise ship. As you enter the Tsunami Museum through the main entrance you will be greeted with dark alleys with water effects falling from the top, as if you are in a Tsunami wave. After that you will arrive at the exhibition hall. This exhibition space is dominated by dark colors. In this room you can see the photos after the Tsunami incident.



There is also God’s Light Room, here you can test yourself against the Tsunami waves against the waves, and if you succeed you will go to the Bridge of Hope, this bridge as if it will help you towards the high place to get away from the Tsunami. In this place you can also see a documentary film about the tsunami that lasted about 15 minutes. So, take your time to visit this Museum, because in addition to traveling you can also get education about how to prepare for the Tsunami danger.


Access transport


Because it is located in the middle of the city of Tsunami Museum is easy to find, this museum is located at Jalan Sultan Iskandar Muda, Banda Aceh. You can use private vehicles to this Museum, or use public transportation such as angkot or called labi-labi, bentor or taxi.


If you use a private vehicle from Sulaeman Street, turn left at Jalan Nyak Adam Kamil 5, turn left again towards Sultan Iskandar Muda Street, follow this path to find Tsunami Museum which is right on the roadside. If you use Labi-Labi (angkot) you can use the number 05 labi-labi majors Punge-Ulee Lheu Terminal. You can find labi-labi, at the base located at Keudah Terminal near Baiturrahman. The rate is around Rp 4,000 per person


If you use Bentor or becak montor you have to pay tariff around Rp 15.000 to Rp 20.000 per pedicab.


Opening hours hours Monday to Thursday at 09:00 to 12:00 pm and reopen 14:00 to 16:30 pm. Jumâ € ™ s Holiday, Saturday and Sunday at 09.00-12.00 WIB and reopen 14.00-16.30 WIB. Ticket is free

Tourism Object Mount Bromo Beautiful Place In East Java

TRAVELNESIA – Who does not know the beauty of tourist attractions in East Java this one. Mount Bromo is an active volcano located on the border of Lumajang, Malang, Pasuruan and Probolinggo districts. The mountain that has a height of 2392 m above sea level is very fascinating for anyone who comes to visit it, supported by several tourist attractions around it make this mountain as a unique and cool sights.


Bromo Mountain itself is much spelled out by many people as Iconnya East Java, is physically this mountain is not as big as other mountains in East Java, such as Mount Semeru, Mount Argopuro, Mount Arjuno and other mountains, but its beautiful charm has echoed not only in Indonesia even to foreign countries.


Tourism destination in Mount Bromo most of the mountain nature, there are some tourist attractions that will make you fascinated with the natural beauty of Bromo, usually the tourists who come to travel to Mount Bromo will start their tour in the early evening at around 03:00 pm with using means of transportation Jeep Hardtop or Motor.


Why is that? because if you start the tour at those hours, you will be able to see the beauty of Sun Rise from the top of the hill. As for places and activities that can be done in tourist attractions in East Java is as follows:


1. View Point.

Gambar Gunung Bromo

As we have previously seen that View Point is a place that can be used to see the view of Mount Bromo from a height, but tourists can also see the sun rising in the morning. There are several places you can visit the Pananjakan, Seruni Point, Bukit Cinta, Bukit Kingkong and Peak B29 Bromo.


2. Crater of Mount Bromo.

Kawah Bromo

Mount Bromo Crater is the second destination that is usually visited by tourists who go to Mount Bromo, the crater that has a diameter of 800 meters is very unique, to be able to visit the crater of Mount Bromo tourists usually do it by horse or walking, and then followed by climbing the ladder with the child the stairs number 250. the view at the top of the crater of Bromo is indeed very beautiful, with dihiasai views of tengger mountains and mount Batok that form the steep lines that are beside the crater of Mount Bromo.


3. Padang Savana (Bukit Teletubbies).

Bukit Teletubbies Padang savana Bromo

Padang savanna is a vast expanse of grass with an area of ​​about 10 Km square, this place is also called Teletubbies hill, cool and cool sauce you will feel when visiting this place, the location of this tour is in the southern crater of Mount Bromo, precisely in the region jemplang. You will find the uniqueness of Mount Bromo when visiting this place.


4. Sea of ​​Sand (Sand Whisper).

Padang Pasir berbisik-Bromo

This one place is also a favorite place for tourists who visit Mount Bromo, the expanse of sand that stretches to form a beautiful painting lines – lines. You will be able to feel a whisper when you close your ears near the sand. this place has also been used as a location shooting Pasir Berbisik film starring Dian Sastrowardoyo.


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The beauty of Tanjung Benoa Beach, Bali which is worldwide

TRAVELNESIA – Bali never runs out of charm. Visiting Bali, you will need a long time to live and enjoy every inch of its beauty. Hearing the word Bali, maybe that comes to mind you are Kuta Beach, Sanur Beach or Legian Beach.


What about Tanjung Benoa Beach? Tanjung Benoa Beach is actually no less popular than the three beaches. Tourist attractions located on the southern side of Bali Island has a uniqueness with a narrow beach ends. However, of course this does not reduce the beauty of this beach located in Bali.


The beach is located about 15 km from Ngurah Rai International Airport and is about 40 minutes drive from Denpasar. Tanjung Benoa Beach has not so big waves, so it is ideal for water activities such as parasailing, jet skiing, snorkeling and some other activities. In addition, for those of you who come with children no need to worry, playing sand on the beach is also a safe and fun activities. Like some other beaches in Bali, Tanjung Benoa Beach was once a fishing village and a trading port for Chinese merchants. In the 1980s, this beach began to be developed into a tourist attraction because it realized the potential of tourism is quite large.


With a stretch of white sand and natural beauty under the sea, Tanjung Benoa Beach is believed to be a favorite tourist attraction. Pratama Road which is the main road in the region becomes the most crowded streets. Along Jalan Pratama there is a row of inns, restaurants, souvenir shops and art galleries. For culinary problems, you need not worry. Here there are many food stalls at affordable prices up to a classy restaurant that equally delivers delicious seafood specialties.


What is interesting from Tanjung Benoa Beach?


This tourist attraction not only offers a beach panorama only, there are still places of interest that you must visit as follows:


1. The fishing village.


Developed into one of the mainstay tourist attractions in Bali does not mean the area of ​​Tanjung Benoa just off its history. Here, you can still visit the local fishing village located on the northern edge of this peninsula. Initially, most residents here are working as fishermen, until then the area of ​​Tanjung Benoa began to be developed into a tourist attraction.


Some residents switched professions by opening a business in tourism. Here, you can also visit Pakraman Village Market which is a traditional local market. In this market, fishermen sell their fresh catch fish with a more affordable price than buying it at the nearest supermarket.


2. Turtle Island.


Do not forget to visit Turtle Island which is a turtle conservation area in Tanjung Benoa. From the beach, you need to sail about 30 minutes by boat to reach Turtle Island. Boats used for sailing is quite unique. The bottom of the boat is made of transparent glass. This can make it easier for you to see the beauty of nature under the sea in the waters of Tanjung Benoa. Arriving at Turtle Island, you can see turtles ranging from still-shaped eggs, hatchling to adult turtles. Not only that, you can also buy turtle-themed souvenirs such as key chains, t-shirts and hats.


3. Night market.


Want to enjoy the different night atmosphere in Bali apart from bars and night pubs? Just come to night market located in Jalan Pratama. Here, you can enjoy a variety of typical Balinese cuisine with distinctive Balinese nuance. Please enjoy the typical hawker and brewed coffee accompanied by Balinese art performances. Do not forget to taste typical Balinese wine made using traditional recipes and ways that are still preserved to date.


4. Religious sites.


Besides known for its natural beauty, Bali is also popular with its thick culture. Here there is Beji Park and Caow Eng Bio Temple. Pura Taman Beji is one of the oldest Hindu temples in Tanjung Benoa area. This temple was used only by the royal family alone. In addition to the temple architecture, you also can still enjoy the beauty of the sea from here. Because of its function as a place of worship, you are not allowed to enter the temple if dressing less polite. Caow Eng Bio pagoda is the oldest temple in Tanjung Benoa and still works today. This pagoda reaches the peak of its hustle every celebration of Imlek and Waisak day.