Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Most Beautiful and Largest Indonesia's Prambanan Hindu temple


Hi travelers, had you been visited Prambanan Hindu temple in Indonesia? The temple located on the border of two provinces, Central Java and Yogyakarta. Precisely about 30 kilometers north-east of the city of Yogyakarta. According to locals, the Prambanan temple was built as a manifestation the love of Bondowoso against Rara Jonggrang. This temple was built in the 10th century, during the reign of two kings, King Pikatan and King Balitung. The temple area is the largest cultural heritage in Indonesia, which is shown by the many temples relics of past glory.


Prambanan temple discovered in 1733 by C.A. Lons VOC employees on the mass of the East Indies Dutch in Indonesia. When the Prambanan found, it was  in collapsed condition covered with soil and shrubs. In 1885 the temple area was cleared of the heaps of soil, digged and collected the temples stones those were buried and scattered. In 1918,  the restoration began by rearranging the Shiva temple which was completed in 1953. Then in 1978 continued the preparation of temples and it completed in 1993.


On the other hand, aside as a tourism asset, the temple is now also used for the purposes of science and religion. Prambanan temple has been recognized worldwide as one of Indonesia's cultural icons. Prambanan is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site with the number 349 and updated in 1998 to number 642. Currently, the Prambanan condition badly damaged due to the earthquake in Yogyakarta May 27, 2006. Jackjoe
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Wednesday, 14 December 2016

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Baikal Lake “Pearl of Siberia”

Baikal Lake dubbed as "Pearl of Siberia", the oldest natural lake then the deepest and most bargaining water in the world. This lake is located in the southern Siberian region of Irkutsk Oblast in the northwest and Buryatia on the southeast.


The lake is one of the largest lakes in the world with a surface area of ​​31 722 square kilometers, which is habitat to over 1,700 species of animals and plants. Baikal Lake has variety temperatures, in winter minimum temperature of -19 degrees Celsius and maximum 14 degrees Celsius in summer.


Almost of the lake completely surrounded by mountains. It has 27 islands and 330 rivers. The largest island in Baikal is Olkhon island with a length of about 72 km. The waters lake is very clear. It indicated the blue expanse water is very subtle. Baikal is the fifth container fresh water in the world that can still be drank directly because it has not been contaminated.


For those who what to visit the Baikal lake can use the plane or train to Irktsk or Ulan Ude, the journey continues using bus or taxi afterward. Baikal lake is located about 65 kilometers from Irkutsk and 250 kilometers from Ulan Ude. 


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Sunday, 20 November 2016

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Tracing the Wonderful of Water Village Giethoorn in Dutch

Giethoorn is a small village in Overijssel province, Dutch. The water village located at north of Zwolle city about 110 km to the northeast Amsterdam. Giethoorn placed away from pollution and noise. This village known as the "Venice of the Netherlands" or "Venice of the North", which is almost the entire regions surround by branch canals into small rivers flow.


It was hard to find out vehicles that passing around, people in this village using electric boats that called punters as their transportation. 


Giethoorn most visited by travelers during the summer because the scenery is very beautiful. Visitors can rent punters to get around through the whole canal. The visitors also can drive punters by themselves within Giethoorn areas map. When driving around overland it would seem some people who walk or ride a bike there.


Giethoorns’ Water Village populated roughly equal 3000 people. Almost all of houses area surround by canals with a depth of about 1 meter. There are many houses built on small islands that connected by small wooden bridges.


This village was built by fugitives from Mediterranean around 1230 years ago. They found a jumble of wild goat horns were supposedly extinct due to flooding around the year 1170, and for that reason they call this area Geytenhorn which is later after many years changed into Giethoorn.



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Tuesday, 4 October 2016

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Tangsi Pink Beach on East Lombok

As usual while surfing beautiful places in Indonesia on Mr.Google. Got what a wonderful place, its name Tangsi Beach or also known as Pink Beach. It is one of Indonesia charming that truly unfortunate if you miss it when you have opportunity to visit East Lombok. Actually, Tangsi’s sand color is white as common another beach, but the special things of pink sand is because it mixed with fragments of coral reefs fine reddish color. its pink sand clearly visible when the weather clear and the sand exposed by seawater. Unusual colors that make Tangsi beach really unique and interesting place to visit.


On the other hand, the uniqueness  of  Tangsi’s sand beach,  it brings  other natural beauty such as the cliffs that can be used  by visitors  to watch the pounding  waves closer, calmness  of  the sea with the relatively small wave. its also attract tourists  who love the beauty of beneath sea, visitors can snorkel to watch coral reefs and marine life which is captivating.

Location, it located in the village Tangsi Sekaroh, District Jerowaru, Lombok Timut. This beach is one of the few pink beaches in the world. In Indonesia, another pink beach sand color can be found on Komodo Island in East Nusa Tenggara.

Accessed Location, From Mataram, Tangsi Beach located take about 2 hour drive. The condition of the road to the beach, according to several bloggers who had been to the Pink Beach is still fairly poor condition. Stretch of rocky gravel extremely difficult journey to the beach area. But the panorama while access will make visitors forget the poor of road conditions. We recommend that visitors use private vehicles because there is no public transportation served. Lodge, none in coastal areas, the adequate lodge can be found in around Mataram..

Culinary, you'd better prepare yourself mainly drinks from home or buy at the nearest district, because there rarely sell along the way to the beach. Similarly in beache areas are also difficult to find who sell food or beverages.

Who intending to Tangsi Beach, give my regards to the creation of God on this one. God has created it so beautiful, our task are to keep it beautiful. Allah has bestowed a beautiful nature, our task to keep it together.


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