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Flores Hobit

Flores Hobit

Homo floresiensis (“Flores Man”, nicknamed “hobbit”) was a possible species, now believed to be extinct, in the genus Homo. The remains were discovered in 2003 on the island of Flores in Indonesia. Partial skeletons of nine individuals have been recovered, including one complete cranium (skull). These remains have been the subject of intense research to […]

July 5 2010 | Posted in About Indonesia Islands, Flores Island, Indonesia Culture, Indonesia History, Indonesia News, Islands of Indonesia | Read More »

Biorock In The Gilis Islands Lombok

Biorock In The Gilis Islands Lombok

The three Gili islands are located of the northwest coast of Lombok, a little over 37 miles (60km) from Padangbai harbour in Bali, and 20 miles from the most easterly cape of Bali. They were first discovered by back-packers in the 1970’s, and soon became a popular if not well-kept secret among an adventurous crowd […]

June 8 2010 | Posted in 03 Gili Islands, About Indonesia Islands, About Lombok & Gili Islands, Gili Islands Lombok, Indonesia News, Islands of Indonesia, Lombok & Gili Islands | Read More »

Gili Matra Marine Natural Recreation Park – West Nusa Tenggara Province – Indonesia

Gili Matra Marine Natural Recreation Park – West Nusa Tenggara Province – Indonesia

History of Gili Matra Marine Natural Recreation Park Gili Matra Marine Natural Recreation Park has a total area of approximately 2,954 hectares, consists of 3 islands namely Gili Meno (± 150 hectares), Gili Air (± 175 hectares), Gili Trawangan (± 340 hectares), and ± 2,289 hectares of marine area. In 1993, Gili was designated a […]

June 8 2010 | Posted in 03 Gili Islands, About Indonesia Islands, About Lombok & Gili Islands, Gili Islands Lombok, Indonesia News, Islands of Indonesia, Lombok & Gili Islands | Read More »

Lombok Surf Packages

Lombok Surf Packages

For the Season 2010, The Chillhouse got something to play with: a 24,5 meter long wooden Pirate Boat from Sulawesi. Pirate Surf n’ Treasure – be a Pirate & feel at home! Bali-Nusa Lembongan-Gili Islands–Lombok–Sumbawa-Bali * 7days / 6nights * full board (three meals per day) * all drinks (excluding alcohol) * surfguiding, * surfboard […]

May 12 2010 | Posted in Bali Island, Bali Surfing, Islands of Indonesia, Lombok & Gili Islands, Lombok Surf Packages | Read More »

Musi River – Largest and Longest River in Sumatra Island Indonesia

Musi River – Largest and Longest River in Sumatra Island Indonesia

Musi River Tours of Palembang You will find something missing if you visit Palembang without taking a Musi River tour. This famous river is the longest in Sumatra at 750 kilometers long. Taking the Musi River tour is a must for visitors who wish to know the Palembang of the past. Long ago, the native […]

April 24 2010 | Posted in About Indonesia Islands, Indonesia Adventures, Indonesia News, Islands of Indonesia, Sumatra Island, West Sumatra | Read More »

Lake Ranau, Second Largest Lake in Sumatra Island Indonesia

Lake Ranau, Second Largest Lake in Sumatra Island Indonesia

Lake Ranau – Located in Lampung Province of South Sumatra Island Lake Ranau is the second largest lake on Sumatra. It was formed by a major earthquake and vulcanic eruption. A big river which previously flowed at the foot of the vulcanic mountain then filled the ravine. Various types of plants incuding bushes locally known […]

April 24 2010 | Posted in About Indonesia Islands, Indonesia Adventures, Indonesia News, Indonesia Trekking, Islands of Indonesia, Lampung, Sumatra Island | Read More »

Natuna Islands, Hidden Beauty offshore islands of Kalimantan Borneo

Natuna Islands, Hidden Beauty offshore islands of Kalimantan Borneo

Natuna Archipelago If you are an adventurer who looking for a natural beach which has not been overly exploited by the tourist trade, then the Natuna Archipelago could be the right place for you. It is an archipelago with some 270 islands and amazing greenish blue water. Bunguran, Jemaja and Serasan are the three largest […]

April 24 2010 | Posted in About Indonesia Islands, Indonesia Adventures, Indonesia Diving, Indonesia News, Indonesia Sailing, Islands of Indonesia, Kalimantan Island, Sumatra Island | Read More »

Surfing at Cimaja Beach, Palabuhan Ratu-West Java

Surfing at Cimaja Beach, Palabuhan Ratu-West Java

Surfing Paradise at Cimaja Beach The Palabuhanratu area, a favorite weekend surfing destination for expatriates and a growing number of Indonesian surfers based in Jakarta, is the most crowded of West Java’s surfing grounds due to sheer ease of accessibility. Most of the surf pounded beaches in the Palabuhanratu resort area-also called Samudra Beach are […]

April 24 2010 | Posted in About Indonesia Islands, Bali Surfing, Bandung and Vicinity, Indonesia Adventures, Indonesia News, Indonesia Surfing, Islands of Indonesia, Java Island, Ujung Kulon National Park and Tours, West Java | Read More »

Pantar Strait, Alor Archipelago

Pantar Strait, Alor Archipelago

Pantar Strait, Alor Archipelago Indonesia has many famous diving sites. For professional divers, Pantar Strait Marine Park is one of the most beautiful in the country and comparable only with that of the Caribbean Sea near Central America. This Marine Park has its own unique characteristics and beauty. This strait is located between Alor and […]

April 24 2010 | Posted in About Indonesia Islands, Alor and Lembata Islands, Alor Diving, Alor Diving Liveaboards, Indonesia Adventures, Indonesia Diving, Indonesia News, Indonesia Sailing, Islands of Indonesia, Lapetit Kepa Island | Read More »

Dayak Tribe of Kalimantan Borneo Indonesia – Unique Culture Lives in the Jungle of Indonesia

Dayak Tribe of Kalimantan Borneo Indonesia – Unique Culture Lives in the Jungle of Indonesia

Do It The Dayak Way When visiting Palangkaraya, just look outside of your aircraft window and you will see the green field of nature below cut by a small river with slow course twisting to the downstream passing the mangrove forest. The flow is similar to the head of dragon with endless body. When forest […]

April 24 2010 | Posted in East Kalimantan, Islands of Indonesia, Kalimantan Island | Read More »

The Amazing Umang Island Resort – Offshore Islands of Jakarta in West Java Indonesia

The Amazing Umang Island Resort – Offshore Islands of Jakarta in West Java Indonesia

Umang Island, situated in Banten province, is a small island perfect for your tropical getaway. Especially when you’ve done some business in Jakarta, since Umang Island is only 4,5 hours away from the bustling city. The five-hectare private island is maintained by a single management, Umang Island Resort and Spa, which offers the same comfort […]

April 24 2010 | Posted in About Indonesia Islands, Indonesia Adventures, Indonesia Diving, Indonesia News, Islands of Indonesia, Jakarta City, Jakarta Hotels, Java Island, West Java | Read More »

Pulau Weh, World Best Diving and Snorkeling in Indonesia

Pulau Weh, World Best Diving and Snorkeling in Indonesia

Weh Island is often referred to by the name of its capital, Sabang. It is the westernmost island of the Indonesian archipelago. Situated at the mouth of the Malacca strait is a sea passage for many yachts and cruise ships. Diving in Weh Island is a well-established recreational activity. Dive masters and dive instructors are […]

April 24 2010 | Posted in About Indonesia Islands, Aceh-North Sumatra, Banda Aceh, Indonesia Adventures, Indonesia Diving, Indonesia News, Islands of Indonesia | Read More »


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