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Indonesian Photos 04


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Indonesian Photos 04

  1. 1. INDONESIAN PHOTOS Collection - 04
  2. 2. Lake Gunung Tujuh Lake Gunung Tujuh, Jambi. Climbing Mount Kerinci (3805 m - the highest volcano of Indonesia and highest peak in Sumatra) in Kerinci Seblat National Park is a great experience for professional climbers but it's hard to climb for amateurs. Near to Mount Kerinci, there is mountains called Mount Tujuh (Seven Mountains). It has seven (tujuh) peaks, of which only three have been climbed. Mount Tujuh has a large caldera lake at its centre, Lake Gunung Tujuh. Lake Gunung Tujuh is Southeast Asia's highest Lake. This beautiful lake, makes your hard effort to climb worth it.
  3. 3. White peacock in Bali Bird Park White peacock in Bali Bird Park, Bali. White Peafowl actually comes from India, and a variation of Indian Peafowls. Bali Bird Park itself, has the largest and finest collection of Indonesian birds in the world plus fantastic birds from Africa & South America. Encompassing two hectares of botanical landscape, the park provides sanctuary to almost 1000 birds of 250 different species. The park accommodates an amazing display of flora with more then 2000 tropical plants including 50 varieties of palms alone and attracting numerous butterflies. Incorporating a breeding, research and veterinary facility within the complex, the park has a high success rate in the captive reproduction of exotic birds such as the Bird. of Paradise and Hornbill.
  4. 4. Bromo Mountain: Sea of Sand Bromo Mountain: Sea of Sand, East Java. The Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park covers some 800 square kilometers in the centre of East Java. At its northern end is the spectacular Tengger Caldera, Java's largest, with its 10 km barren desert-like sea of sand of Bromo. Within the caldera rise the deeply fissured volcanic cones of Batok and Bromo, the latter is still active with a cavernous crater from which smoke blows skyward. Temperatures at the top of mount Bromo range about 5 to 18 degrees Celsius . To the south is a rolling upland plateau dissected by valleys and dotted with several small scenic lakes, extending to the foot of Mount Semeru, a towering grey forest-skirted cone dominating the southern landscape. Tengger sandy area has been protected since 1919, and its believed to be the only conservation area in Indonesia, even probably in the world possessing a unique ocean and sand at the attitude about 2000 m above sea level.
  5. 5. Uninhabited island Uninhabited island between Sumbawa and Flores, Nusa Tenggara Timur. The area of East Nusa Tenggara Province (NTT) spreads out between 8 -12 South Latitude and 118 -125 East Longitude. It comprises approximately 566 islands, consists of large and small islands. As much as 42 islands are inhabited. There are so many islands that still uninhabited like this island, even some are unnamed. This province has total are of 47,349.9 km2, including + 200,000 km2 waters area. The largest region is Kupang regency with 7,178.26 km2areas, while the smallest region is Kupang city with the area of 160.34 km2. This region has semi-arid climate, with the relatively low rainfall and the low vegetation of which is dominated by savannah and steppe.
  6. 6. Floating Market Pasar Terapung, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan. In Barito River of Banjarmasin, when it still in the morning, lots of boats form a market and the buyers must go to the seller's boat using a boat too. There are some floating markets in Banjarmasin, like Pasar Kuin. It is one of the two such marketplace in Southeast Asia.
  7. 7. Mount Rinjani Mount Rinjani and Segara Anakan lake, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. At 3726m, it is the second highest volcano in Indonesia. The perfect cone of Gunung Baru (New Mountain), which erupted in August 1994, sits in the turquoise crater lake of Danau Segara Anak (Child of the Sea). While the volcano casts a strong shadow in the morning sun in the background.
  8. 8. Oehala Waterfall, Oehala Waterfall, West Timor, East Nusa Tenggara. Oehala Waterfall is around 10 km from Soe city, on route to Kapan. From the main Soe-Kapan road it is a pleasant 2 km stroll down a shady path to the cascade at the base of which is a pool where it is possible to swim. The best viewing spot from where you can see the largest number of 'steps' of the waterfall is around halfway down.
  9. 9. Pulau Run (Run Island), Pulau Run (Run Island), Banda Islands, Maluku. The beautiful island was very famous for spice fleets from the 10th century onwards, starting with early Arab traders, followed by the Chinese, supplying the Venetian traders with Nutmeg via the Silk Route, the inspiration of Marco Polo’s travels and the incentive for the European voyages of exploration as well as for several colonial wars by Portuguese, Spanish, English, and Dutch.
  10. 10. Ria Bintan Golf Course Ria Bintan Golf Course, Bintan Island, Riau Islands. Mature woodlands and windswept beaches - Golfers will be captivated by two 18-hole championship Ocean and Forest courses designed by Gary Player. Completing the world class golf facilities available is the well-appointed clubhouse atop a knoll, commanding panoramic views of the sea.
  11. 11. Pasir Padi Beach Pasir Padi Beach, Bangka Belitung Islands. Pasir Padi beach located near the capital of Bangka Belitung province, Pangkal Pinang. The sand relatively white and the sea waves is calm. Near the beach, there are some uniquely formed red and yellow rocks.
  12. 12. Kuta Sunset, Kuta Beach, Bali.
  13. 13. Monumen Nasional, Monumen Nasional, Jakarta. The Monumen Nasional (or Tugu Monas, the National Monument tower or also Sukarno's last erection ) is a 450 ft (137 m) tall tower in Central Jakarta, symbolizing the fight for Indonesia's Independence. Its construction began in 1961 under Sukarno and was not finished until 1975 under Suharto. It is topped by a 14.5 tonnes flame-shaped bronze plated in 35 kg (1,125 troy ounces) of gold. The design based on Lingga-Yoni, the symbol of fertility in ancient Hindu-Javanese belief. The golden flame symbolize the spirit of freedom and the struggle for independence of Indonesian people. At night, lights are turned on, make Monas more beautiful.
  14. 14. Saman Dance, Saman Dance, from Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam. Saman Dance the most popular dance in Aceh and the dance that has become well-known abroad with the name quot;Thousand handsquot;. It has its origin from the Alas ethnic group and is normally performed to celebrate the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad S.A.W. and other important occasions. Eight to twenty male performers kneel in a row on the floor and make different kinds of torso movements accompanied by songs, clapping hands, slapping chests, slapping hands on the floor, etc. The songs are praises to Allah or prayers. The dance starts with slow movements and increases its tempo gradually to great speed and finally come to a sudden stop. There are many different regional versions of quot;Samanquot;
  15. 15. Jembatan Palu IV Jembatan Palu IV (Palu IV Bridge), Palu, Central Sulawesi. Palu s a city on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, located 1,650 km northeast of Jakarta. The city sits on the mouth of Palu River, at the head of a long, narrow bay. The river is crossed by some bridges. The Palu IV Bridge is the newest. This yellow bridge obviously is a new icon for Palu city. Because of its sheltered position between mountain ridges, the city climate is unusually dry.
  16. 16. Masjid An-Nur Masjid An-Nur (An Nur Mosque), Pekanbaru, Riau. With its unique and interesting constraction equipped with large and high tower symbolizing God's greatness, situated in downtown of Pekanbaru city, having complete facilities as Islamic Centre as well as equipped with a pond and beautiful and large park. The mosque lot was actually a sport center, but then it's bulldozed for the mosque and road enlargement. Pekanbaru city itself, is the capital of Riau province. The city is very clean, well planned, and also rich. Pekanbaru Thread
  17. 17. Rancabali Tea Plantation Rancabali Tea Plantation, Ciwidey, West Java. Located among Ciwidey’s tea plantations. A Plantations area that meets the need for recreation. There are swimming lake, bungalows and other facilites. There are lots of strawberry plantations and tea plantations in the area of Ciwidey which is only takes 1 hour drive from Bandung the capital of West Java province.
  18. 18. Gurame bakar (Roasted Gourami) Gurame bakar (Roasted Gourami) originated from West Java. The gouramis or gouramies are a family, Osphronemidae, of freshwater perciform fishes. The fish are native to Asia, from Pakistan and India to the Malay Archipelago and north-easterly towards Korea. In West Java, gouramis are served as food. One of them is Gurame bakar, or Roasted Gourami. The mixture of soy sauce, onions, pepper and another spices, absorbed by the firm and soft Gourami's meat and being roasted giving a seducing aroma.
  19. 19. Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave), Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave), Bali. Goa Gajah (the Elephant Cave), is located in a steep valley just outside of Ubud near the town of Bedulu. Built at least 700 years ago, the cave was rediscovered in the 1920s and fully excavated 30 years later. Goa Gajah is believed to have been carved from a hillside as a monastery in the 11th century, though it wasn't rediscovered until 1923. The name of this cave is probably taken from the nearby Petanu River, which at one time was known as Elephant River, or possibly because the entrance to the cave resembles an elephant. It is used by the Balinese as a holy place for worshipping the God Shiva and his elephant- headed son Ganesha. Buddha statues and fertility symbols can be found inside the cave, suggesting that it had a long history of religious use. Today, it is a cool, dark place to contemplate Bali's distant past.
  20. 20. Danau Sentani (Lake Sentani), Danau Sentani (Lake Sentani), Papua. Lake Sentani, near Jayapura at the northeastern extremity of Papua, lies at an elevation of 73 m in a fault-controlled depression mainly in Mesozoic mafic and ultramafic rocks of the Cyclops Ophiolite Belt. It is bounded by the Cyclops Mountains block to the north and the lower-standing terrain of the New Guinea fold thrust belt to the south. An irregularly shaped body with approximate maximum dimensions of 28 km (E-W) by 19 km (N-S) and a surface area of 10,400 ha, Lake Sentani is by far the largest of the Papua lakes. It is fed by a catchment area of about 600 km2 and has one outlet only, via the Jafuri and Tami rivers to the Pacific Ocean near the Papua New Guinea border.
  21. 21. Pulau Misool (Misool Island), Pulau Misool (Misool Island), Raja Ampat Islands, West Papua. Misool is a region with thousands of isle (the island itself is one of the four biggest islands of Raja Ampat) , which have been pushed up throughout the thousands of years and build a wonderful scene. You come across caves, or caverns everywhere. You´ll find rocks as big as cathedrals, over hangs that improve the dramatic sight of this breathtaking region. Of course these sights will continue in no less impressing views under water. Misool is one of the places on earth where you´ll find the most various species of fish, hard and soft corals, sponges, worms, nudebranches, shrimps, crabs and all kind of non-vertebrates, like cuttle fish and octopus.