Culture & Design

Borobudur Temple

Borobudur Temple

December 14, 2011 No Comments »

Borobudur is one of the most famous Buddhist ruins in the world and Indonesia’s single most visited tourist attraction. This ancient Buddhist monument is located on an elevated plain, called... Read More »

Prambanan Temple

Prambanan Temple

December 13, 2011 No Comments »

Prambanan is the ruins of a Hindu temple complex located 17 km east of Yogyakarta, along the Yogya-Solo highway. It’s one of the two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Yogyakarta.... Read More »

Pura Besakih: the revered Mother Temple of Bali

Pura Besakih: the revered Mother Temple of Bali

December 8, 2011 No Comments »

Rising majestically on the western slopes of Mount Agung, and referred to as the Mother Temple of Hindu Bali, is Pura Besakih, or the Besakih temple, covering  a vast area... Read More »

Yogyakarta : A Modern Blend of the Ancient and the Arts

Yogyakarta : A Modern Blend of the Ancient and the Arts

December 8, 2011 No Comments »

Yogyakarta, together with its twin city Surakarta (Solo), is the cradle of civilization on Java. This city was the seat of power that produced the magnificent temples of Borobudur and... Read More »

Muara Jambi Temple

Muara Jambi Temple

December 8, 2011 No Comments »

Muara Jambi Temple is considered one of the richest archaeological sites on the island of Sumatra. The eight temple-like structures appear to be Buddhist, and were probably built around the... Read More »

Penyengat Island

Penyengat Island

December 7, 2011 No Comments »

A small island situated across Tanjung Pinang, capital of the Riau Islands Province, the island of Penyengat in the 18th century was the twin-seat of the Sultan of the Johor-Riau... Read More »

Sangiran Early Man Site

Sangiran Early Man Site

December 7, 2011 No Comments »

Sangiran Early Man Site is a Real Wonder of the World Site in Central Java, Indonesia. One of the key sites for the study of human evolution. A second occurence... Read More »

Komodo Dragon & Conservation

Komodo Dragon & Conservation

November 5, 2011 No Comments »

Realwonderoftheworld.com - Komodo Dragon is a vulnerable species to extinction, and is categorized as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List. Around 4000-5000 komodo are estimated to still live in the wild.... Read More »

The Behavioral Ecology of the Komodo Monitor

The Behavioral Ecology of the Komodo Monitor

November 3, 2011 No Comments »

Realwonderoftheworld.com - This book is not a novel. It is a detailed description of almost all aspects of the Ora (the Komodo dragon inhabitant’s name for the Komodo monitor), not... Read More »

Komodo Dragon: Eating Behavior

Komodo Dragon: Eating Behavior

October 7, 2011 No Comments »

Realwonderoftheworld.com - Komodo Dragon is carnivorous. Although they mostly eat carrion, studies show that they also hunt living prey by sneaking followed by a sudden attack against the victim. When... Read More »