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The Incredible Orangutans of Kalimantan

26 November 2012

Categories : Travelings - Adventure

The Incredible Orangutans of Kalimantan

To the world it is known simply as Borneo. It’s the third biggest island in the world and home to the famous gentle man of the forest—the orangutan. To Indonesians, it is Kalimantan—the Indonesian part which makes up the majority of the island’s land area. The rest of the island is diffused into Sabah and Sarawak, the provinces of Malaysian Borneo, as well as the Sultanate of Brunei. Last year I visited these parts of Borneo, but wanted to...

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Tag : Tanjung Puting National Park : Re-introducing Orang Utans to the Wild, Camp Leakey

Borobudur Temple : The largest Hindu-Buddhist Monument in the world

22 November 2012

Categories : Culture and Heritage

Borobudur is one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, located in Central Java, near Magelang, or forty kilometers west of Yogyakarta. This magnificent monument is the largest monument in the southern hemisphere and the greatest single piece of classical architecture in the entire archipelago. This...

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Tag : Borobudur, Understanding the Thousands of Relief Panels of Borobudur

Amazed by the Sunrise in Ciater, Subang, West Java

20 November 2012

Categories : Travelings

Amazed by the Sunrise in Ciater, Subang, West Java

Tatar Pasundan (The Sundanesse Land) really deserves to be called the land of Parahyangan (The Land of God), because of its natural beauty. Piece of its natural beauty can be viewed in Ciater, Subang, West Java which presents incredible mountain scenery. The magnificent scenery of Ciater would be perfect if we enjoy it in the early morning. The beauty of the sunrise with a spectacular landscape will make you very amazed. You don't need to bring a backpack filled...

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Tag : Ciater's Revitalizing Hot Springs, Bandung Culinary Guide

City I Love: Yogyakarta, I'm in Love

20 November 2012

Categories : Travelings - Culture and Heritage

City I Love: Yogyakarta, I'm in Love

Yogyakarta is a popular destination for both domestic and international tourists. It’s a special region located in the island of Java. The city is full of five stars hotels to comfort your sleep, top notch services to ease your travel, a haven for the shopping fanatics and fancy restaurants to satisfy your tongue. Stop right there. Yes all those mouth-watering offers might let you enjoy Yogyakarta, but the best way to embrace the city is to do what the...

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Tag : Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta's Dining Guide, Meetings and Conventions in Yogyakarta

Food Diary #1 in Yogyakarta - Temptation

20 November 2012

Categories : Travelings

Food Diary #1 in Yogyakarta -  Temptation

For my 3.5 weeks trip back home, I decided to start a food diary to show you all the hard and heavy temptations I encountered during this trip. So it started today. It was a beautiful and surprisingly cool morning in Yogyakarta. As everyone in the world acknowledge that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, people in Yogyakarta also take that seriously. I decided to treat myself sop ayam (chicken soup) with rice, chili sauce (sambal sop), empal, and...

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Tag : Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta's Dining Guide