Yearly Archives: 2011

Cendrawasih Bay National Park: Playground of the spotted Whaleshark

Cendrawasih Bay National Park: Playground of the spotted Whaleshark

December 5, 2011 No Comments »

The large Cendrawasih Bay National Park in the north of the island of Papua, otherwise known as Teluk Cenderawasih, includes Indonesia’s largest marine national park, and is one of the... Read More »

Belitung: The Island beyond the Rainbow

Belitung: The Island beyond the Rainbow

December 5, 2011 No Comments »

Off the eastern coast of Sumatra, flanked by the Gaspar and Karimata Straits, lies an enchanting island with beautiful beaches and fascinating scenery called:  Belitung Island. Its unique landscape, decorated... Read More »

Five Ultimate Wildlife Holiday

Five Ultimate Wildlife Holiday

December 5, 2011 No Comments »

Realwonderoftheworld.com – Planning the ultimate wildlife holiday in Indonesia? Get up close to some of the most weird and wonderful species in Indonesia at one of these wildlife destinations. Here... Read More »

Diving with school of Barracudas in Wakatobi

Diving with school of Barracudas in Wakatobi

December 4, 2011 No Comments »

Wonderful Wakatobi: Diving with school of Barracudas (Photograph by Meity Nadia for The Real Wonder of the World) Read More »

Melasti in Bali

Melasti in Bali

December 3, 2011 No Comments »

Melasti (three days before Nyepi) is meant to clean the pratima or arca or pralingga (statue), with symbols that help to concentrate the mind in order to become closer to God.... Read More »

Banten Ancient City

Banten Ancient City

December 2, 2011 No Comments »

Banten is a very interesting place to visit. It has the remains of old palaces, a beautiful mosque, and an old Dutch fort and a harbour. In the sixteenth century... Read More »

Tongkonan Rumah Adat Toraja

Tongkonan Rumah Adat Toraja

December 2, 2011 No Comments »

The Toraja are an ethnic group indigenous to a mountainous region of South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Their population is approximately 650,000, of which 450,000 still live in the regency of Tana... Read More »

The Secrets of Selayar Island, South Sulawesi

The Secrets of Selayar Island, South Sulawesi

December 1, 2011 No Comments »

“Once you have travelled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers.  The mind can never break off from the journey” –... Read More »

5 Reasons Why ‘Komodo is Dangerously Good Food’ For You

5 Reasons Why ‘Komodo is Dangerously Good Food’ For You

November 16, 2011 No Comments »

Realwonderoftheworld.com – The Komodo dragon, a species of giant lizard predominately found in Komodo National Park in East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. The Komodo dragon, or varanus komodoensis, the largest of... Read More »

The History of Komodo National Park

The History of Komodo National Park

November 15, 2011 No Comments »

Realwonderoftheworld.com – Administratively, Komodo National Park (KNP) is located in the area of Komodo sub-district, West Manggarai regency, East Nusa Tenggara. Labuan Bajo is a small yet charming harbor at... Read More »