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Face to Face with the Komodo Dragon

3 December 2012

Categories : Travelings - Adventure - Hiking, Trekking, and Eco - Sightseeing

Face to Face with the Komodo Dragon

Without a doubt, the Orangutan along with the Komodo dragon represents the wildlife highlights of Indonesia. They are unique to this geography. If you want to see them in their native habitat, you have to get on a plane (or boat) and travel here. That’s part of what makes a trip to Indonesia so rewarding. On paper, the Komodo dragon wowed me with its impressive traits. In real life, the Komodo captivated, entranced, and even frightened me. Basic Facts about...

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Tag : Komodo National Park, The romantic Pink Beach of the Komodo Islands , The Underwater Paradise at Komodo National Park

Komodo Dragons in the Wild

10 December 2012

Categories : Adventure - Hiking, Trekking, and Eco

Komodo Dragons in the Wild

The stories began on Rinca Island. A park ranger ambushed in his office when the door was accidentally left open. An elderly villager attacked. A local child killed. Our guides seemed to take it all in stride, having grown up amongst endangered Komodo monitors, the world’s largest living lizard, all their lives. As a visitor, I was both fascinated, and increasingly worried. The only tool guides carry to fend off aggressive Komodo dragons, as they are...

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Tag : Komodo National Park

Up Close with the Dragons

14 December 2012

Categories : Adventure - Sightseeing

Up Close with the Dragons

Komodo National Park is officially the 'New 7 Wonders of Nature'. The pristine beaches and crystal clear waters teeming with an´┐Żabundance of colourful marine life top the list of my favourite snorkeling sites anytime. Not to forget the world's largest lizards roaming on the islands - Komodo Dragons! The near-extinct species can only be found at Komodo National Park that consists of three main islands: Komodo, Rinca and Padar. Komodo island We flew from Bali...

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Tag : Komodo National Park