Archive for the ‘Indonesia’

  • Exotic Pleasures from Jakarta

    Posted in Indonesia | May 3, 2012
    Come to the land of excitement and thrill and experience the pleasures of being in a totally different land of absolute thrill and delights. Come to Indonesia the land of beautiful locales and absolutely enchanting sights. With the dry season from May to September, tours to Indonesia are surely enthralling and awe inspiring. While here a visit to Jakarta becomes obvious. So come here and enjoy the pleasures of being in a land of great pleasures and get the best in your travels to this part of the world. Attend the Jakarta fair which is sometime in June and is a three week affair. Then there are other celebrations like the Jakarta International Cultural Performance, the Jalan Jaksa Street Fair and many other events. Today Jakarta has turned  [...]
  • Yogyakarta in Indonesia

    Posted in Indonesia | November 1, 2010
    Yogyakarta happens to be one of the most popular tourist destinations in all of Indonesia.  This city is located in Yogyakarta in the special region of Indonesia and this place is renowned for its natural beauty.  Also this place is quite famous for the cultural heritage and the historical background that this place has.  You may be able to see May different tourists coming here. Yogyakarta in Indonesia has lot of attractions. There is a lot of art, and exhibitions of the Javanese and the Batik cultures. There are music and dance performances and puppet shows which are some of the attraction that you be able to witness during the whole Yogyakarta travel. There is the famous Botrobudur temple which is one of the best things to see while you  [...]
  • Komodo Dragons – The uncrowned rulers of Komodo

    Posted in Indonesia | August 19, 2010
    When we talk of Asia, two places strike our mind faster than anything else – Malaysia and Indonesia. It’s a cool fact that the wild life of both there places is rich, various and exotic. The black and yellow striped tigers, though diminishing, are a huge contribution to the beauty and content of the Asian wildlife. But, we are here to explore some more of the wild life of Indonesia -the Komodo Island and its dragons. The komodo dragons are, without question, the world’s largest lizards. They survive on the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rinca and areas surrounding them, and in the west most parts of Flores. Komodo lies to the east to Sumbawa, west of Flores and north of Sumba. An ordinary person can get to Komodo only by boat. But rich  [...]
  • Tropical Rainforest of Sumatra

    Posted in Indonesia | March 30, 2010
    The tropical rainforest of  Sumatra, a site listed in UNESCO World Heritage in 2004, comprises three national parks on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia, namely, Gunug Leuser National Park, Kerinci Seblat National Park and Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park, and covers an area of 25,000 square kilometres. The tropical rainforest of Sumatra is a place of great biodiversity and scenic beauty. All the national parks that make up the forest site are located in the Bukit Barison Mountains range, called the ‘Andeas of Sumatra’. The blending of the beautiful lake Gunung Tujuh (the highest altitude lake in Southeast Asia), the splendid Mount Kerinci volcano besides numerous small volcanic, coastal and glacial lakes make the tropical rainforest  [...]
  • Brief about the top five Volcanoes in Asia

    Posted in Indonesia , Japan , Philippines | March 23, 2010
    Asia encloses 60 % of the total population of the world as well as a number of the most active volcano on earth. The Asian expanse has a wide-ranging geography starting from the dense jungles in Indonesia and going up to the deserts in Saudi Arabia. Volcanoes in Asia have fashioned some of greatest eruptions in the history of volcanic eruptions. Krakatau in the year 1883, Tambora in the year 1815, along with Pinatubo in the year 1991 were bulky as much as necessary to have an effect on universal climate. If surfing through the World Wide Web, you will come across over 1500 active volcanoes in the world. These volcanoes have erupted in the preceding 10,000 yrs, as well as have a sensible probability of erupting in the near future. Volcanoes in  [...]
  • Cool Facts about Komodo Dragons

    Posted in Indonesia | March 23, 2010
    There are many cool facts about Komodo Dragons. This article highlights some of the cool facts about Komodo Dragons. The Komodo dragon is the largest lizard in the world. The largest dragon reached a length 10.3 feet and weighed nearly 366 pounds. These pounds may have included a lot of undigested food. The average weight of a komodo dragon is 154 pounds. The dragon can run at an average speed of 20 kph. Its hunting prowess rests on guile and power. They spend several hours at a single spot waiting for deer, boar, goat, or other prey. They can see objects as far as 985 feet. The Komodo dragon is able to focus on moving prey rather than stationary ones. In poor light, their vision is not the best. The dragon’s retinas are only made of cones.  [...]