Tanjung Karang Beach


Tanjung Karang beach is located 3 KM north of the city Donggala and within 34 km northeast of Palu, Central Sulawesi (Sulawesi). Many of the beauty that can be enjoyed on the beach of Tanjung Karang this. One is white sands and coral reefs are very intriguing. Our eyes immediately fell on the white sand beaches that adorn the lips. From the top of the street on the hill Donggala obvious overlay, also a collection of merchant ships and fishing boats in the Port of Donggala. Beautiful and amazing! That's the right phrase to describe it. About 20 years ago, Tanjung Karang beach is only known as a place to rest after a weary while the fishermen go to sea. At that time, there were no roads into the Tanjung Karang beach, whereas the white sand on the beach was wonderful. Coconut plantation owned by the community also thrives around this beach. But now, Tanjung Karang beach has turned into a favorite tourist attraction for the citizens of Palu and surrounding areas. In the holiday season, the beach is crowded with local tourists, even foreign tourists.
The Beach is famous as a paradise of divers and snorkeling enthusiasts. The trip to Tanjung Karang beach does not seem boring because a lot of beautiful scenery along the way. In Tanjung Karang beach we can find a beach with a natural atmosphere. Without a row of shops and shopping centers. Tanjung Karang could be an option for those who want to enjoy a holiday in the wild. Arrive at Tanjung Karang beach, feet straight up the whiteness of white sand. While the eyes staring at the clear blue sea water due to hit the sky reflection. Coast of Cape Coral has a unique landscape. On the one hand, there is a gently sloping beach with white sand with shallow water. On the other hand, there are high cliffs with the sea is quite deep. This section is a magnet for divers and snorkeling enthusiasts. They do not need to bother to dive to the bottom and swim up into the middle of the ocean. Just walked three meters from the beach, snorkeling lovers can see the various collections of pristine coral reefs.
Coast of Cape Coral has a unique landscape. On the one hand, there is a gently sloping beach with white sand with shallow water. On the other hand, there are high cliffs with the sea is quite deep. This section is a magnet for divers and snorkeling enthusiasts. They do not need to bother to dive to the bottom and swim up into the middle of the ocean. Just walked three meters from the beach, snorkeling lovers can see the various collections of pristine coral reefs. Although saving potential is so great, attention and concern the government of this attraction has not been seen, visitor facilities, structuring, and management is still very minimal, therefore, one of Anwar Andi environmental activist in Donggala expect the government to give more attention on the development potential of cape coral.
The Cape Coral is one of the greatness of God is very beautiful. Its beauty is also not inferior to Kuta beach, because the Cape Coral can also attract tourists from various countries. For those of you who enjoy a vacation to the beach or snorkeling, Cape Make up the place. You will not regret it.

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Komodo Island is an island located in the Nusa Tenggara islands. Komodo Island is known as a habitat for native animals dragons. The island is also the Komodo National Park which is managed by the Central Government. Komodo Island in the eastern island of Sumbawa, separated by Sape Strait.

Administratively, this island including the District of Komodo, West Manggarai regency, East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia. Komodo Island is the most western tip of East Nusa Tenggara province, bordering the province of West Nusa Tenggara.

On the island of Komodo, Komodo animals live and breed well. Until August 2009, on this island there are about 1,300 Komodo dragons tail. Coupled with the other islands, such as Island and Rinca and Gili Motang, their numbers totaled about 2500 tails. There are also approximately 100 individuals dragons in Wae Wuul Nature Reserve on the mainland island of Flores, but not including the Komodo National Park.
 Besides Komodo, this island also store a variety of exotic flora that Sepang wood by local people used as a medicinal and dye clothing, nitak tree Sterculia oblongata in this or believe to be useful as medicines and seeds are tasty and delicious like peas.

Prehistoric Animals Who Survived

First World War, the scientific expedition, which aims to conduct research Dragons. An expedition, consisting of several dozen people were arrested for 27 animals Dragons. If viewed from far away, like a language applies to fire, because the Dragons are often stuck out his tongue, as a snake.Komodo also experienced hunters. As a carnivore, and Scavenger (scavengers), Dragons only found the island of Komodo, Rinca, Padar, Gili Motang Owadi Samiin.Komodo and Dragons, also known as a champion of animal swimming. This means that the Dragons have ever inhabit the Australian continent at the pre-historical times.

However, researchers are still puzzled by Komodo Dragons Talk fossil from Australia. Geological history of Earth, however, shows that the former Australia and some islands of Indonesia in one plate, but the Komodo Island is expected to be formed about 1 million years ago.
Based on the research, prehistoric Dragons are extinct at least 30 million years ago, before the Komodo Island is underway. Why Komodo Dragons can be found only in island and its surroundings? Since when inhabit the island of Komodo Dragons?Despite the fact that it is never found traces of other rawhide Dragons (except Australia). Komodo birth mother “Virgin” Only 18 days ago waiting for Zoologists at zoo for Chester Zoo, Manchester, England, today. Natural event that shocked the World of Animal Science. Female Komodo Dragons still intact and able to lay eggs Hatch five of them.Based on the information according to Associated Press, Flora name – so successful that the female gave birth Dragons five Dragons baby without the participation of male residents of the island of Komodo in the process of fertilization.In mid-January 2007, after the egg starts to break eight-month term containing a peak on January 23, 2007, birth of five Komodo Dragons. This again, size dragon babies is between 16 inches (40 cm), up to 18 inches (45 cm) and weigh between 3 ½ – 4 ½ ounces (100-125 grams).

In 1910 the Dutch named the island on the south side of East Nusa Tenggara province is the nickname of the island of Komodo. This story begins with Lieutenant Steyn van Hens Broek who tries to prove statements about the presence of Dutch troops large animal resembling a dragon on the island. Steyn then kill a dragon and bring documentation to the Museum and Botanical Garden in Bogor to be investigated.
 In 2009, the Park has been named a finalist in the "New Seven Wonders of Nature" that the new announced in 2010 by online voting at


Ijen Crater

Mount Ijen Crater (or commonly abbreviated to Ijen Crater) is one of the active volcano in East Java. This mountain is part of the National Park Purwo Alas, the national park located in the District of Banyuwangi, East Java. However, administratively, Ijen Crater is divided into two districts, namely District Bondowoso and Banyuwangi, East Java.

Ijen Crater has a height of about 2443 meters above sea level (asl) and has erupted several times, namely in 1796, 1817, 1913, and 1936. As a result of eruptions, a crater lake wide open with the magic of sulfur (sulfur) in it. That said, because the vast capacity of water and sulfur in the crater, Ijen Crater is one of the world's largest crater lake.
The size of the caldera about 20 miles. Size of the crater itself is around 960 meters x 600 meters with a depth of 200 meters. The crater is located at depths greater than 300 meters beneath the caldera wall.

Why Ijen Crater is one of the most acidic crater in the world? Do you know how many degrees of acidity (pH) of this crater? This crater has a very high level of acidity that is close to zero so the human body can dissolve quickly. In addition, the temperature of the crater that reached 200 degrees Celsius increase will be amazed at this huge crater. However, behind the numbers that make these fears, it presents the enchanting beauty of this crater is also amazing. The beauty of what you can get at the Ijen Crater?

The beauty charm Ijen Crater

Ijen enchanting beauty looks very beautiful. This crater lake is a large green with a bluish haze and sulfur fumes are very charming. In addition, cold air with a temperature of 10 degrees Celsius, and even can reach temperatures of 2 degrees centigrade, will add its own sensation. A variety of plants that exist only in the plateau can also be found, such as Flowers Edelweis and Pine Mountain.

In the morning, when the sun began to shine Ijen Crater region, beautiful scenery you can enjoy. Ijen Crater is bluish green in color will be added to the golden sunlight bounces in the crater. Stunning scenery you can also get by watching the enchanting beauty of Mount Merapi adjacent. Mount Merapi has similarities with the shape of Mount Ijen. The best time to witness the beauty of Ijen is in the morning.

To reach Ijen Crater, you have to down a path along the cliffs of the caldera. Do not forget to bring the lid of life because sometimes the fumes of sulfur in the wind passes through. You can also surround the caldera in this area that takes up to 8 to 10 hours on foot.

Sulfur Miners Traditional
 One of the attention of visitors in the area of ​​Ijen Crater is the traditional sulfur miners. They boldly approached the lake to dig sulfur with simple equipment and then carried to the basket.

The miners are taking sulfur sulfur from the crater bottom. Here the smoke is quite thick, but with nose cover to the degree necessary equipment such as gloves, they are still looking for the molten sulfur. Molten sulfur obtained from the pipe toward the source of volcanic gases that contain sulfur. This gas is then piped out in the form of molten sulfur red. Once frozen sulfur yellow.
After sulfur is cut, the miners would carry it through the path. The burden is quite heavy between 80 to 100 kg. The miners are used to carry this heavy burden as he walked along the path on the caldera cliffs down the mountain as far as three kilometers. 

Tanjung Bira Beach

Tanjung Bira is located in the southernmost tip of South Sulawesi province, precisely in the District Bonto Bahari, Bulukumba. Tanjung pleased with the famous white sand beaches are beautiful and fun. The water is clear, both for a place to swim and sunbathe. Here we can enjoy the sunrise and sunset with a gleaming light nenbersit on the white sand along tens of kilometers.
Already famous beaches pleased to foreign countries, has now been laid out nicely into a tourist area patutu in the count. Various facilities are available, such as hospitality, restaurants, and telecommunications facilities, evenly spaced beach located about 41 km to the east of the city Bulukumba. crossing by ferry to the port that connects the mainland with the island of South Sulawesi screen.
Beach beauty
 Tanjung Bira is a white sand beach which is quite popular in South Sulawesi. This beach including beach clean, neat, and clear sea water. The beauty and comfort of the beach is famous for up to foreign countries. Foreign tourists from many different countries who visited this place for a vacation.

Tanjung Bira beach is very beautiful and spectacular with white sand as soft as flour. At the site, visitors can swim, sunbathe, diving and snorkeling. The visitors also can watch the sunrise and sunset in a similar position, and can enjoy the beauty of the two islands in front of this beach, which is Liukang Island and Goat Island.

Underwater beauty
Tanjung Bira offers a somewhat different kind of dives than anywhere else in Indonesia. This type of underwater adventure full of challenges, with dive sites accompanied by fast-flowing type of white tip sharks and black tip bersliweran around peselam. Part of the point of diving here is recommended for experienced peselam peselam-type who likes dives at risk due to current conditions which are sometimes quite strong. However, there are also several dive points that can be easily accessed by peselam beginners. Bira is one place that you can easily interact passively with sharks where a place like this is very rare in Indonesia.

Snorkeling in Liukang
 Loe Liukang location right in front of Tanjung Bira. From the beach, this island was evident. And, to achieve Liukang Loe, you can rent a motor boat. The rental fee is usually around Rp 250,000. The boat is able to carry about ten people. Travel to Liukang Loe is only about 10 minutes to 15 minutes. The island is only inhabited by some families this is actually normal. It features lies precisely in the waters around the island.

Yes, the waters around Liukang Loe is very clear. Not only that, beneath the surface of the water, you can find an amazing sight. You can see pretty coral reefs, starfish and colorful fish. Very beautiful.

Surface dive snorkeling alias becomes a fun activity to enjoy the underwater scenery. You can rent snorkeling equipment in Tanjung Bira. To rent a set of diving equipment is the cost of Rp 25,000.

For those of you who do not swim very well, no need to worry. Because, you will be equipped with life jackets so it is guaranteed not to sink. Compared to foreign tourists, local tourists are rarely attracted to snorkeling, "said Mansyur, one boat driver who often take tourists to Liukang Loe.


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