Monthly Archive March 2016

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Borobudur is the largest Buddhist temple in the world

A great work of the ancestors of Indonesia, was built around the year 800 AD during the reign of the Sailendra dynasty. Borobudur is the largest Buddhist temple or shrine in the world.

The location of the temple is approximately 100 km southwest of Semarang, 86 km to the west of Surakarta, and 40 km northwest of Yogyakarta

Borobudur TempleBorobudur consists of six square terraces on which there are three circular courtyard, the walls are decorated with 2,672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues are originals. Borobudur has the most complete collection of Buddhist reliefs in the world. The main stupa in the middle teletak once crowned this building, surrounded by three rows of circular 72 perforated stupas in which there is a statue of Buddha sitting cross-legged in the lotus position perfectly with mudra (hand gesture) Dharmachakra mudra (turning the wheel of dharma).

According to historical evidence, Borobudur was abandoned in the 14th century as the weakening of the influence of Hindu and Buddhist kingdoms in Java as well as begin the influence of Islam. The world began to realize the existence of this building since it was discovered in 1814 by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, who was then serving as the British Governor General of Java. Since then Borobudur has suffered a series of rescue and restoration efforts. The restoration project was held in the period 1975 to 1982 for the efforts of the Government of the Republic of Indonesia and UNESCO, and the historical sites included in the list of World Heritage Sites.

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Coban Rondo Waterfall

Coban Rondo waterfall 84 meters high as it comes from springs Cemoro Dudo. Coban Rondo waterfall is opened to the public since 1980. The classic Panorama tejun water wrapped in natural beauty and refined with mountain air is still very natural.

The origin of Coban Rondo Waterfall originates from a romance newlyweds named Dewi Anjarwati from Mount Kawi and Raden Baron Kusuma from Mount Anjasmoro. The age of marriage to 36 days, Goddess Anjarwati invited him to visit his in-laws in Mount Anjasmoro. However, based on the Javanese custom that the bride is still the age of 36 days has not been allowed to leave the house too much. Therefore, they are forbidden to go to Mount Anjarwati by parents of Raden Baron.

Coban Rondo

However, they insist will visit Mount Anjasmoro with all the risks that exist. On the way suddenly appeared Joko Lelono which turned captivated by the beauty of the Goddess Anjarwati. Finally Raden Baron ordered his men to hide the goddess Anjarwati to a location where there Waterfall (in the Java language called Coban). Raden Baron and Joko Lelono great fight until they fall. As a result of the death of her husband Dewi Anjarwati, then they were transferred to Janda (in Javanese: Rondo). Since then the waterfall is called Coban Rondo waterfall.

For those who are interested to come to this beautiful waterfall please come to the village Pandansari, Pujon, about 12 KM from Kota Batu, Malang, East Java.

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Tidung Island

Tidung Island is one of the villages in the district of South Thousand Islands, Thousand Islands regency, Jakarta, Indonesia. Tidung island is divided into two, namely, Pulau Besar and Pulau Tidung Small Tidung. Use of territory on the island evolve toward marine tourism such as diving and research on coral reefs.

Tidung consisting of Tidung Large and Small Tidung connected by a long bridge called the Bridge of Love (Jembatan Cinta) by locals is located in the western part of South Thousand Islands, with the distance of approximately 3 hours drive from Muara Angke with passenger ships.

Tidung Island Jembatan Cinta

As one of the favorite destinations travel packages, Tidung island can be found villages and a few stalls that provide food and soft drinks, then a footpath that this length will pass through public facilities, such as police stations, schools senior high school for students from islands around , a collection of stalls and headed to the bridge connecting the island Tidung love Big with Small Tidung island without inhabitants.

At the beginning of a bridge, it will encounter a bridge high enough to go through a sea basin rather deep, where many small local residents demonstrated diving from the bridge as a means of playing them, quite entertaining tourists and very inviting desire to join with them do diving in blue beach with no waves.

At the end of a bridge, up the coast of New Small Tidung which is an area of mangrove breeding, still performing beautifully traced by cycling through a path that is filled with weeds and empty beaches are white sand soft, very beautiful scenery.

There are so many wonderful stories that you will get when being traveled in Tidung. There is warmth, there is unity, there is no joy and pleasure of an experience that is also reasonable to achieve together your family, friends, colleagues and even friends taulan / coworkers though.

Tidung Island is an island that is suitable to serve as a tourist destination for several reasons below:

  • There are many options travel packages
  • Not too far from Jakarta
  • The location is very romantic
  • There is a game of beach attractions
  • Windsurfing beautiful
  • Accommodation is also quite comfortable
  • Facilities are on offer could correspond with the wishes

 

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Dangar Ode Island

Dangar Ode Island is located in the north of the Gulf of Saleh (Teluk Saleh). Administratively, this island is located in the village of Ai Limong, District Moyo Hilir, Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara Province.

Dangar-Ode Island

Most of the land in Ode Dangar Island is dominated by the weeds which dominate all land cover so that it appears as a savanna. Other vegetation that grows in Dangar Island Ode in an amount not much like palm trees, banana trees, tree Mariga, Java timber trees and several species of urdu.

Ode Dangar Island on the Gulf of Saleh (Teluk Saleh) save the marine tourism potential and the potential to be developed. It is powered by a high-seas biodiversity and environmental services owned by Saleh Bay. Based on research that Saleh Gulf waters inhabited by 59 species of coral and 405 species of reef fish. Saleh Bay has also been named as the aquarium world by the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI). Various species of fish ranging from grouper, mackerel, snapper, scallops and even a whale, can be found in this bay. Moreover, it is interesting that you can also find is the dolphin.

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Tumburano Waterfall

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Tumburano Waterfall coming from inside the mountain forests on the island Wawonii. Water waterfall coming down rapidly to a tiered stone steps which have a height of 60 m. Even If you climb to the top, there is a basin that formed the lake with crystal clear water, coming from the area around the tree roots.

Locations :
Located in the village of North Wawonii, District Wawonii, Konawe, Southeast Sulawesi Province.

Accessibility :
To achieve this waterfall should use a fast boat about 1.5 hours from the city of Kendari. Further down the forest to the waterfalls are located.

Tumburano