INDONESIAN PHOTOS<br />Collection - 03<br />
Jatiluwih Rice Terraces, Bali<br />Jatiluwih Rice Terraces, Bali. Jatiluwihisi famous for the beautiful rice terraces unfo...
Bidadari Island<br />Bidadari Island, Nusa Tenggara Timur. Bidadari Island is only few kms away from Komodo island. It is ...
Sipisopiso Waterfall<br />Sipisopiso Waterfall, North Sumatra. Sipisopiso located near Tongging, on the northwestern tip o...
Fatahilah Museum<br />Fatahilah Museum, Jakarta. Fatahilah museum is located in Jakarta&apos;s old town (Oud Batavia). The...
Wayag Bay<br />Wayag Bay, Raja Ampat, West Papua. Many tiny islands and blue lagoons make up this great island group calle...
NgaraiSianok (Sianok Canyon)<br />NgaraiSianok (Sianok Canyon) or Ngarai Sihanouk, West Sumatra. The 150 meter deep canyon...
Peucang Island<br />Peucang Island, Banten. Peucang island is a small but very beautiful, unique and pleasant tropical isl...
Istana Bogor (Bogor Palace),<br />Istana Bogor (Bogor Palace), West Java. Istana Bogor is one of 6 Presidential Palaces in...
The Ramayana Ballet<br />The Ramayana Ballet, Prambanan Temple, Yogyakarta. The Ramayana Ballet is a dramatic performance ...
BurungCendrawasih<br />BurungCendrawasih (Lesser Bird of Paradise Paradisaea minor ), endemic to Papua and Maluku. It is o...
Bidu Megalithic Statues<br />Bidu Megalithic Statues, Central Sulawesi. Nobody really knows how old the Bada megaliths are...
Halmahera Island<br />Halmahera Island, North Maluku. This island lies to the east of Ternate, separated only by a narrow ...
Dreamland Beach, Bali<br />Dreamland Beach, Bali. Dreamland Beach is located on the Bukit peninsula, in southern Bali. The...
Wonosari Tea Plantation<br />Wonosari Tea Plantation, East Java. This plantation pleasure gives a special and peaceful imp...
Crocodile farm<br />Crocodile farm, Papua. The crocodile farm was built in 1986 located in Abepura, a suburb of the capita...
Minangkabau cuisine<br />Minangkabau cuisine, originated from Minangkabau people in West Sumatra. Spiciness is a character...
Upper Kanyau River<br />Upper Kanyau River, BetungKerihun National Park, West Kalimantan. It is located inland, along the ...
Weh Island<br />Weh Island, Aceh. Weh is a beautiful island located at the north western tip of Sumatra. It presents the w...
Surfing in Nihiwatu<br />Surfing in Nihiwatu, Sumba Island, East Nusa Tenggara. Nihiwatu, is one of the most extraordinary...
Karnival Batik Solo<br />Karnival Batik Solo (Solo Batik Carnival), Central Java. Solo Batik Carnaval is an event which is...
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  1. 1. INDONESIAN PHOTOS<br />Collection - 03<br />
  2. 2. Jatiluwih Rice Terraces, Bali<br />Jatiluwih Rice Terraces, Bali. Jatiluwihisi famous for the beautiful rice terraces unfolding from the foot of mountain until the coastal side and its unique irrigation system or Subak. It is one of places to visit in Bali with the beautiful view as according to its name from Jati and luwih, where Jati mean really and Luwih meaning especial, good, and beautiful or the equivalent. The local paddies are planted in this place look typically of the high relative size plant if it is compared with other pre-eminent paddy planted by most farmers in Bali. Jatiluwih is also saving the cultural potency, especially history of the Petali Temple existence that is related to the power of Ida DalemWaturenggong King in KeratonGelgel (1460 - 1552). The distance from Denpasar to Jatiluwih is about 48 km and it is situated in upstate of Tabanan town (28 Km).<br />
  3. 3. Bidadari Island<br />Bidadari Island, Nusa Tenggara Timur. Bidadari Island is only few kms away from Komodo island. It is famous for its vivid blue waters, beautiful white sandy beach, and stunning scenery. Snorkeling is highly recommended here.<br />
  4. 4. Sipisopiso Waterfall<br />Sipisopiso Waterfall, North Sumatra. Sipisopiso located near Tongging, on the northwestern tip of Lake Toba, North Sumatra. The name Sipisopiso means &quot;like knives&quot; (ie. &quot;sepertipisau-pisau&quot; in Malay). Sipisopiso is visible from the vantage point at Tongging, where one can also enjoy scenic views of Lake Toba. Sipisopiso Waterfall emerges from an underground river in the Karo plateau and plunges 120 meters off a sheer cliff into the ravine below.<br />
  5. 5. Fatahilah Museum<br />Fatahilah Museum, Jakarta. Fatahilah museum is located in Jakarta&apos;s old town (Oud Batavia). The old colonial building was built in 1627 by the Dutch East Indies Company during the Dutch occupation in Indonesia. It was used as a city hall. The museum has underground prison cells, and during the 17th and 18th centuries had been used to held both criminals and indigenous people who opposed the dutch colonial.<br />
  6. 6. Wayag Bay<br />Wayag Bay, Raja Ampat, West Papua. Many tiny islands and blue lagoons make up this great island group called Wayag. Stunning Wayag is the ultimate “dream island” of jungle-covered rock outcrops and waters of every imaginable shade of blue and green. Diving here is also spectacular with excellent reef scenery and marine life around these small tropical islands.<br />
  7. 7. NgaraiSianok (Sianok Canyon)<br />NgaraiSianok (Sianok Canyon) or Ngarai Sihanouk, West Sumatra. The 150 meter deep canyon lies on the outskirts of Bukittinggi. It is an incredibly picturesque area, lush green with a river winding through the bottom of the steep-walled canyon. West Sumatrans claim it is unrivalled for natural beauty in all of Indonesia, and locals frequently take visitors and friends on outings here.<br />
  8. 8. Peucang Island<br />Peucang Island, Banten. Peucang island is a small but very beautiful, unique and pleasant tropical island with a white sandy beach, blue coastal waters and enchanting coral reefs. Various species of wild animals are found in its forest. Located northwest of Ujung Kulon National Park, some 77 km from Labuan in Pandeglang regency, Peucang island is one of the country&apos;s tourist resorts suitable for ecotourism and marine tourism activities, as well as adventure.<br />
  9. 9. Istana Bogor (Bogor Palace),<br />Istana Bogor (Bogor Palace), West Java. Istana Bogor is one of 6 Presidential Palaces in Indonesia. The palace is noted for its distinctive architectural, historical, features, as well as the adjoining botanical gardens. It was built in August 1744. The Bogor Botanical Gardens are located 60 km south of the capital of Jakarta in Bogor, Indonesia. The botanical gardens are situated in the city center of Bogor and adjoin the Istana Bogor (Presidential Palace). The gardens cover more than 80 hectares and are said to be the inspiration of Sir Stamford Raffles who was governor of Java from 1811-1816.<br />
  10. 10. The Ramayana Ballet<br />The Ramayana Ballet, Prambanan Temple, Yogyakarta. The Ramayana Ballet is a dramatic performance that tells the story of Ramayana, the classic Hindu tale of honour, magic and courage. Performed on various dates over a six-month period, the Ramyana Ballet involves hundreds of dancers and is performed in a wonderful outdoor setting within the country’s famous Prambanan temple complex. Built in the ninth century, the temple is the largest complex of its kind in Java and is famed throughout the whole of Indonesia for its spectacular beauty. This performance is able to unite various Javanese arts such as dance, drama and music on one stage and one momentum to present the Ramayana story, a legendary epos written by Walmiki in Sanskrit language.The entire story is presented in a series of dance movements done by beautiful dancers accompanied by gamelan music. There is no dialog among the dancers. The only storyteller is the sinden or the female singer who describes the coarse of the story through Javanese songs with her typical voice.<br />
  11. 11. BurungCendrawasih<br />BurungCendrawasih (Lesser Bird of Paradise Paradisaea minor ), endemic to Papua and Maluku. It is one of Birds of Paradise 45 species. Considered one of the most beautiful birds, the bird of paradise belonging to the family Paradisaeidae and the order Passeriformes. Birds of paradise live in trees in the forests of New Guinea, neighboring islands of Maluku Islands and eastern Australia. They are endemic to the their homelands; they do not migrate<br />
  12. 12. Bidu Megalithic Statues<br />Bidu Megalithic Statues, Central Sulawesi. Nobody really knows how old the Bada megaliths are, or who made them, or even why they&apos;re there. They probably date from the first millennium AD, but this figure is fairly debatable, depending on which scientist you consult. The locals don&apos;t have a clue – &apos;They&apos;ve always been here,&apos; is the most common response if you ask someone where the statues came from – and all this adds to a wonderful sense of mystery. Even more interestingly, all the objects in the area are made from a type of grey stone of which there are no deposits in the near vicinity, so work that one out; these megaliths are huge, heavy, and in the middle of nowhere, a long way from where they should be. There are 14 statues in total, plus many large stone vats scattered along the 15km valley.<br />
  13. 13. Halmahera Island<br />Halmahera Island, North Maluku. This island lies to the east of Ternate, separated only by a narrow strait. It is a mountainous island, still largely covered with forests. The coastlines are white sand and beautiful coral reefs are found in its waters. Offering a beautiful spectacle, Mount Mamuya (930 m) spews burning lava from time to time, adding to the allure of this island. Pearl oyster breeding farms on Mangaliho Island can be reach by motorboat. Around Halmahera there are 76 islands, 19 islands have no named. Almost, every island has its beautiful panorama. The small islands with its white sand beach, the beautiful sea garden with its various fishes, various flora and fauna and its culture, can also find the historical sites in World War II in this region.<br />
  14. 14. Dreamland Beach, Bali<br />Dreamland Beach, Bali. Dreamland Beach is located on the Bukit peninsula, in southern Bali. The beach provides basic accommodation and cafes for surfers and day trippers. One of the most beautiful beaches on the island, it is also renowned for its dangerous shorebreak and surf spot.<br />
  15. 15. Wonosari Tea Plantation<br />Wonosari Tea Plantation, East Java. This plantation pleasure gives a special and peaceful impression, beautiful panorama of tea plantation. The plantation is situated at an area on the slope of mount Arjuno, it belongs to Wonosari - Toyomarto village, Singosari district. In this tourist object, visitors can watch and enjoy the special impression, processing of tea from the leaves taken to the tea ready to drink. The location is reachable, about 30 km away to the North from Malang.<br />
  16. 16. Crocodile farm<br />Crocodile farm, Papua. The crocodile farm was built in 1986 located in Abepura, a suburb of the capital of Papua province, Jayapura. It built to raise crocodiles for there valuable skins for export and to conserve crocodiles. The crocodile farm displaying several thousand crocodiles in varying stages of development waiting to become bags and shoes.<br />
  17. 17. Minangkabau cuisine<br />Minangkabau cuisine, originated from Minangkabau people in West Sumatra. Spiciness is a characteristic of Minangkabau food, and the most commonly used herbs and spices are chili, turmeric, ginger and galangal. Meals commonly consist of steamed rice, a hot fried dish and a coconut milk dish, with a little variation from breakfast to dinner. The uniqueness of Minang food is the use of coconut milk in almost 90% of the cooking. It makes the dish creamy and brings out the taste of the spices. Some famous Minangkabau foods are Rendang, Gulai, Sate Padang, SambalBalado, etc. Not recommended for sensitive stomach<br />
  18. 18. Upper Kanyau River<br />Upper Kanyau River, BetungKerihun National Park, West Kalimantan. It is located inland, along the Malaysian border. The park was established 1992, and has a total area of 8,000 km² (3,100 sq mi). BetungKerihun National Park is hilly and mountainous, with the highest peaks Mt. Kerihun (1,790 m/5,870 ft) and Mt. Lawit (1,770 m/5,810 ft). The park largely consists of two ecoregions, Borneo montane rain forests, which covers about 2/3 of the area, and Borneo lowland rain forests. In the lowland forests the dominant emergent tree is dipterocarp species, which are replaced at higher altitude with oaks (Quercus and Lithocarpus ssp.) and chestnut trees (Castanopsis ssp.). The fauna of the park is rich, with 300 species of bird (25 endemic to Borneo), at least 162 fish species and at least 54 mammals. The park is home to endangered Bornean orangutan and seven other primate species.<br />
  19. 19. Weh Island<br />Weh Island, Aceh. Weh is a beautiful island located at the north western tip of Sumatra. It presents the western most part of the Indonesian archipelago - the world&apos;s largest, stretching some 4.000 km to the east. The great attraction of this small island is its scenic beauty. Weh&apos;s rugged terrain, rocky caves, harbour views, hillside lookouts, marvellous beaches, and sleepy traditional villages all attest to these. The island of Weh is surrounded by other smaller islands including Klah, Rubiah, Seulako, and Rondo. Together, all these islands cover an area of 154 square kilometers with the population concentrated on the main island of Weh. Among the smaller island, Rubiah is the most well known. This small 17 Ha island was once the site of a special hospital for psychic therapy, and thereafter an important location of quarantine for Indonesian Muslims performing their pilgrimage of Hajj to Mecca. Since then this tiny island has been made famous by the spectacular coral reefs that surrounded it<br />
  20. 20. Surfing in Nihiwatu<br />Surfing in Nihiwatu, Sumba Island, East Nusa Tenggara. Nihiwatu, is one of the most extraordinary resorts in an archipelago of the extraordinary. Among travelers &quot;in the know&quot; who seek excitement with absolute privacy, Nihiwatu&apos;s reputation is unrivalled — for starters, world class fishing, surfing and diving are sensational and right outside your door, and not far away are unforgettable activities that are absolutely beyond compare. The property encompasses 175 hectares of tropical forest, rice terraces and grasslands, while its stunning two and half kilometers of beachfront are protected by headlands that ensure total exclusivity for guests. With an idyllic setting that is pristine, romantic and endlessly peaceful Nihiwatu is the perfect tropical retreat for honeymooners and couples.<br />
  21. 21. Karnival Batik Solo<br />Karnival Batik Solo (Solo Batik Carnival), Central Java. Solo Batik Carnaval is an event which is held yearly since 2008. The first Solo Batik Carnaval was in 12-13 April 2008. Solo is also known as one of Indonesia&apos;s best city for finding batik. There are 247 contestants, and there are 3 criterias of winning character, costume, stamina.<br />
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