Showing posts from May, 2016

2016 Calendar of Tourism Events in South Sulawesi

5 - 10        Festival of Sanrobengi Island - Takalar Regency
6 - 8          Adventure Tourism - Makasar City
7 - 8          Tourism and Art Market 1 - Makasar City
11 - 15      Celebes Beauty Fashion Week - Makasar City
12 - 15      Love Festival of Ainun and Habibie - Parepare City
18 - 21      Makasar Resort Festival - Makasar City
18 - 21      Makasar International Writer Festival 2016
20             Coast Tourism Camp - Takalar Regency
21 - 22      Creative Community Fiesta - Makasar City
28 - 29      National Photography Jamboree - Makasar City

4Gantarang KekeFestival - Bantaeng Regency
4               Bantimurung Culture Festival - Maros Regency
                 Tanjung Ringgit Festival & Fishermen Fiesta (Maccera Tasi) - Palopo City
                 Culinary Tourism & Bedug Festival - Palopo City
                 Pesta Adat Accera Gaukkang Bangkala - Jeneponto Regency

29 - 31      Tourism Awareness Competition - Makasar City
30 - 31       Ramang - Ramang F…

Visit Tourist Destinations in Ciwidey, Bandung, West Java.

Ciwidey is a district in Bandung, West Java Province, Indonesia.This district is located in the south of Bandung. It is adjacent to Cianjur, with an access road that penetrates the southern Cianjur area.Ciwidey known as a tourist destination, and also as a regional agricultural products and plantation. 

The most famous tourist attractions in Ciwidey is Kawah Putih or white crater in Rancabali. In fact,
It is not complete  visiting Ciwidey without a stop at the White crater. Now, at 44 km from Bandung, you can find Kawah Putih Ciwidey, precisely in Rancabali. With enchanting scenery, white lake water mixed with a slightly greenish white limestone is a soothing treat.Be prepared to pay Rp 15,000.0 per person for entrance ticket. And also Rp 15,000.0 for parking four-wheeled vehicles.Besides Kawah Putih, or white crater, her are  a number of other tourist attractions in Ciwidey :
1. Situ Patenggang If departing from the city of Bandung, then you at least had to be around 47 km from the tou…

Explore The Splendor of Surabaya, East Java: The 723rd Annyversary of Surabaya 2016 is coming around.

Surabaya anniversary is always held in May in every year. The annual even will be celebrated by the local government and the participants come all members of citizen and government staffs.

There will be parade for cultural and culinary events that can be attended in the venue. You can taste numbers of Surabaya dan East Java culinary menus, snacks and drinks.Many malls or plazas will hold Surabaya Shopping Festival with big discount on sales. This will be the most precious gift for shoppaholic.

The last but not least, there is festival on street like traditional fashion parade, Rujak Uleg festival as one of Surabaya traditional food, cultural night show and more.Here is the schedule of Surabaya anniversary will be held during May 2016 :

Health Surabaya Season 2016 (during May)Surabaya City Government will provide free health services to residents, such as eye examinations, laboratory tests. In addition, also provided nutrition consultation, blood donor, uric acid, cholesterol. Go…

Exploring Mount Dempo and Its Vicinity in the City of Pagaralam, South Sumatera.

Mount Dempo is administratively part of the City of Pagaralam, South Sumatera Province. As a destination of the natural tourism  in Pagaralam, Mount of Dempo  is the most visited site and accessible directly by car both from Palembang and Bengkulu. From Palembang, it takes approximately 6 hours more or less for about 295 kilometers. Direct flights of any air lanes are available daily from Jakarta to both cities to connect to Pagaralam.
Geographically positioned at 04° 02'' SL and 103° 08'' EL, Mount Dempo is the highest peak in South Sumatra and  has two peaks called Dempo and Merapi. The highest peak is Merapi with 3173 m high above sea level, while Dempo about 3049 m. Around the summit, there are seven craters found and A 400 m wide lake is found at the north-west end of the crater complex.

While climbing Mount Dempo, visitors are exposed to the beauty of Dempo Tea Plantation under management of PTPN VII (state-owned tea plan…

Visit Bandung, West Java: Saung Mang Udjo Preserving Sundanese Culture

Bandung is always the first choice for residents of Jakarta and surrounding areas. Not only close and cool, Bandung also has so many of tourism options that attract so many people in Jakarta, Bogor, Sentul, even Banten and Sukabumi come repeatedly to enjoy what so ever offered in this city including art and culture such as Saung Angklung Udjo or the House of Angklung Udjo. Saung Angklung Udjo (SAU) is an art and cultural destination of tourism in West Java Province. SAU was established by Udjo Ngalagena, well known as Mang Udjo or in Sundanese means Uncle Ujo, in 1966 with a view to preserving and maintaining traditional Sundanese arts and culture. Located at Jl. Padasuka No.118, Pasirlayung, Cibeunying Kidul, Kota Bandung, Jawa Barat, Indonesia.
SAU offers a complete set of art and cultural attractions from  the venue of performance, the center of handicrafts from bamboo, and bamboo musical instrument workshop. In addition, the SAU has a goal as educational laboratoryand learning cen…

Bogor Botanical Garden : A Legacy of British Colonization in Indonesia

Kebun Raya Bogor, or Bogor Botanical Garden, is a botanical garden  located in the city of Bogor in West Java. It covers an area of 87 hectares and has around 15,000 species of trees and plant collections. Currently, the Bogor Botanical Gardens is  well-known as a tourist spot, especially on Saturdays and Sundays.

According to the inscription Batutulis, Bogor Botanical Gardens was originally a man-made forests that had existed at the time of the Sunda kingdom with the king Prabu Siliwangi (1474-1513 AD). 

In the early 1800s the Governor-General Thomas Stamford Raffles, who inhabited the Bogor Palace and had a great interest in botany, interested in developing Bogor Palace yard into a beautiful garden. With the help of the Dutch botanist,RaffleschangeBogorPalace yard became a classic English-style garden.

In remembrance of the his first lady, Sir Thomas  Stamford Raffles, the lieutenant-governor of Java from 1811 to 1816, erectedLady Raffles Memorial.Olivia Mariamne Raffles died in 1814 …