Bujang Juaro, Siti's brother, fights the Sultan and defeats him

Puyang Gadis Theater in Taman Mini

Saturday night was an interesting evening at Taman Mini, or Beautiful Indonesia Miniature Park, in Jakarta. The South Sumatra pavilion hosted a special performance of Puyang Gadis Theater – a theater performance about a legend in South Sumatra in which a girl whom has the favor of a powerful Sultan, chooses to marry her brother[…]

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Bajra Sandhi Monument in Denpasar, Bali

Denpasar, The Bustling City Of Bali

Denpasar is the capital city of Bali and translates as ‘by the market’. This being said it is a busy city with many of Bali’s people choosing to live and work there. Around 500,000 people live in Denpasar, including Balinese, Javanese and others from around the country. Denpasar is ‘local friendly’ in that rent, food[…]

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Gili Meno

Experience Island Life At Gili Meno

Gili Meno is situated between Trawangan and Gili Air. It is the quietest of the three islands and offers peaceful tranquility for those wanting to escape from it all. It is well known for accommodating honeymooners as well as beach lovers. The best beach on Meno is situated on the East coast offering spectacular views[…]

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Diving in Gili Trawangan

Gili Trawangan, Gili Paradise

Gili Trawangan is the largest of the three Gili islands and the most developed. Believe it or not but these islands were uninhabited up until 30 years ago when the seafaring Bugis tribe from Southern Sulawesi came along. Trawangan was soon after put on the backpacker trail as a great place to relax and party[…]

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Gili Air

Backpacking in The Gili Islands, Lombok

On the north western tip of Lombok lies three spectacular tiny atolls that are the Gilis – Trawangan, Meno, and Air. These three tiny islands are a world away from any hassle of major resorts of Bali. Once there you will probably never want to leave as Island life can really take a hold of[…]

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Bali Map

From Bali To Lombok

Bali, Lombok, and the three Gili islands of Air, Meno, and Trawangan form the nucleus of Indonesia’s tourism industry. This tourism area includes two provinces – Bali and West Nusa Tenggara. Just east of Java, Bali, with its legendary status, needs no introductions. Bali has held the imaginations of travelers captive for centuries with its exotic[…]

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Loka Camp, Bantaeng

Bantaeng, A Quiet Coastal Town With A Centuries Old Tradition Of Fishing

Head south out of Makassar following the coast road around the tip of the South Sulawesi peninsula, you’ll come to Bantaeng – a quiet coastal town with a centuries old tradition of fishing. In recent years, as the price of fish has declined, many of the fishermen have switched to harvesting seaweed, which is used[…]

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Bunaken National Park

Bunaken, Tropical Paradise With Picture Postcard Beaches And Quaint Island Villages

When we hear the words, The great wall, images are conjured in our minds of power, strength, beauty and a man made wonder. What makes Bunaken unforgettable are the hidden great walls that will leave you with images on serenity, beauty, diversity and a pure natural wonder. Literally, on the surface, Bunaken is a another tropical[…]

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Losari beach

Makassar City, The Hub For Eastern Indonesia

Indonesia’s 10th largest city – Makassar – is the capital of South Sulawesi province, and the largest city in the eastern part of Indonesia. Makassar has always been the prominent economic and transit hub it is today. Going back 700 years, it was called Ujung Pandang. At that time Makassar’s sea port was a beehive[…]

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Makassar

Welcome To Sulawesi

Sulawesi sprawls between Borneo and Maluku like a lazy sea serpent lying casually in the sea with its four huge tentacles stretched out for maximum relaxation. Formed by these four tentacles, four peninsulas framed by dramatic mountains make Sulawesi a decadent sight to behold, provide a sheltered environment for abundant marine life, create endless varieties of stunning[…]

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