Archive for April 2015

The Statue of Garuda Wisnu Kencana in Bali

The Statue of Garuda Wisnu Kencana in Bali

One of the icons of South Kuta Bali is a statue named Garuda Wisnu Kencana. The strong fierce looking statue is made by a Balinese famous sculptor, I Nyoman Nuarta. The statue is considered as an embodiment of God Wisnu which in Hinduism is known as the god of nature’s keeper. The statue should be formed as God Wisnu riding ¬†Garuda, a bird mounted by the God. However, on the monetary crisi...

Marikurubu Village

Marikurubu Village

To go to Marikurubu village you have to climb the Gamalama Volcano. It needs 4 hours but it is an easy climb. While on your way to the village or maybe to the peak of the volcano, you will have a good view of a clove plantation. In the plantation you maybe interested in looking for the oldest clove tree. It is said that the clove tree is older than 400 years old.

Sagea Cave

Sagea Cave

This cave which has a wide entrance 20 m2 and a length of about 30 km is located 5km from Sagea, District Vedas, Central Halmahera. In the cave, full of stalactites unique color and the air temperature reaches zero degrees. Outside of the cave, tourists can see the beautiful scenery and can visit the river called Kali Sagea. The cave Sagea can be reached via the coast by speedboat.

Tahai Lake

Tahai Lake

This lovely lake has a unique condition where the water is reddish. This naturally happens because of the surrounding dirt type. In this lake you can lounge in a traditional hut, walk on the wood bridges to the forest to see orangutan, fish or paddle a boat. So? What would you like to do first?