Archive for October 2011

North Sumatra Museum

North Sumatra Museum

President Sukarno laid the first stone building of the statue on 28 Okober 1954. This statue of the building which is now a Museum of North Sumatra (Museum Negeri Sumut) which is less than 5 km from Polonia Airport. The museum is located at H.M. Bill No. 51 Medan and it looks more hip and modern. Computer-based museum that presents the contents of any mulimedia applications can be utilized by vis...

Gili Trawangan

Gili Trawangan

Gili Trawangan (Gili-or island) is located outermost of the three islands located at the northwest side of the island of Lombok. Symbol of occupation by Japan was seen from a cave or tunnel under the ground (in the Indonesian language is called tunnel) in Gili Trawangan. Tunnel that is what inspired the name of Gili Trawangan. Mataram was under the authority of the kingdom of Karang Asem Bali...

Medan Great Mosque

Medan Great Mosque

Masjid Raya Medan (Medan Great Mosque) also known by the name of Al-Mashun Mosque was built in 1906 at the time of the Malay Muslim Deli Kingdom. This grand mosque is one omission of Sultan Ma’moen Al Rasyid Perkasa Alam which was in power from 1873 until 1924. This unique form of mosque which is a circular shaped octahedron with four main foyer on each side of the main door to enter a mosque....

Samosir Island

Samosir Island

Samosir Island is located in the north of the island of Sumatra in Indonesia. Samosir Island which is right in and surrounded by Lake Toba, is a part of Samosir District. Samosir Island is a popular tourist destination due to its exotic history and the vistas it offers. The tourist resorts are concentrated in the Tuktuk area. The island is the centre of the Batak culture and many of this people&#...

Losari Beach

Losari Beach

Losari beach is one of interesting tourism place located in the west of Makassar, South Celebes. This beach is a very nice place for enjoying beautiful sunrise in the morning, and the very beautiful sunset in the evening. Once in a while, there is a festival in Losari Beach called Festival Bahari. In this festival, there is a very interesting boat race Called Ketinting Boat Race. Ketinting boat i...