Archive for September 2012

Ternate

Ternate

Location of Ternate city which surrounded by sea and harbor facilities is one factor supporting the Portuguese to colonize the region. Ternate Islands area is surrounded by the sea with its unique geographical location is at position 0 ° – 2 ° north latitude and 126 ° – 128 ° east longitude. Ternate has land area of 162.03 km ², while the oceans is about 5547.55 km ². Ternate e...

Kutai’s History in East Borneo

Kutai’s History in East Borneo

Visiting Kutai Kertanegara is like come back to the past with long history.  Starting from Kutai Kingdom known as the oldest hindu kingdom in Indonesia. A  number of proof and silent witnesses of Kutai Kingdom history were stored in Mulawarman Museum. The building is clearly visible from the river Mahakam.It located in Jalan Dipenogoro No. 26 Tenggarong. The Presence of a name Mulawarman in In...

Bastiong Harbor

Bastiong Harbor

Bastiong harbor is the main port closest to the island of Tidore, Maluku, in the east part of Indonesia. Ports can be seen still packed with ferries and small boats moored at the dock. The harbor looks crowded with merchants and passengers, as well as the broker and owner of a small boat that offers a ride to cross.

Maitara Island and Tidore Island

Maitara Island and Tidore Island

Maybe not all people look at pictures of Indonesian banknote denomination of 1000 rupiahs. The front of the emissions in 2000 is illustrated Patimura, an Indonesian hero. At the back side of the banknote, there are two mountains in the background with the sea in front. A fishing boat carrying two pins is in the middle of the sea. In the description of the characteristics of money by Bank of Indon...

Bunaken

Bunaken

Bunaken is an island of 8 km², part of the Bunaken National Marine Park. Bunaken is located at the northern tip of the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia. It belongs administratively to the municipality of Manado. Bunaken has no doubt about the underwater beauty. Variety of small fishes running among the colorful corals become extraordinary sight. No need to rely on the ground floor of a boat fille...