Archive for January 2015

Gunung dan Danau Batur

Gunung dan Danau Batur

Gunung Batur is an active volcano located in Kintamani, Bali, Indonesia. The mount has one of the world biggest calderas found by van Bemmelen in 1949. Inside the caldera, there is a lunate lake which is about 7,5 km length, 2,5 km width, 22 km periphery, and 16 km2 total area which is called Danau Batur or Batur Lake. There is an underground drainage flowing the water from Danau Batur which spli...

Angkut Museum

Angkut Museum

This museum is a must to visit. Here you can see all of the transportation used in Indonesia from different era. There are carts pulled by cows and horses, bicycles used by scholars, merchants and even fireman! Of course old and classy motorbikes and cars are also presented graciously. Be prepared though, if you are late you’ll have to wait in a long line before you can buy a ticket. After...

Water City: Muara Teweh

Water City: Muara Teweh

This town can be accessed through land, air and,  the most adventurous of all, water. You can here from Banjarmasin by using ship sailing along the Barito river.  The towns people are mainly fishermen, miners, plantation workers and government officials. Here you can see the coal miners working and delivering the coals to their camp.

Interesting Places and Sites: Central Borneo

Interesting Places and Sites: Central Borneo

Water City: Muara Teweh

Komodo Island

Komodo Island

Komodo, the living ancient dragon that can only be found in Indonesia and only in Komodo Island. This large reptile is unique, big, old, poisonous and majestic. Feast your eyes on this ferocious beast in its natural habitat. Be sure too have a ranger with you when you plan to pay a visit. Aside from the “cute” komodo, in this island you can also enjoy the view of blue sea and a lot of...