Labuan Bajo

Labuan Bajo, The Gateway To Komodo

Labuan Bajo is a small town on the western most tip of Flores. Visitors to this town are usually here for one thing only and that is adventure. Labuan Bajo is a great jumping off spot for the islands of Komodo and Rinca where you will be greeted by these huge dragons roaming freely around[…]

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Komodo Airport, Labuan Bajo

Komodo Dragons Trip – Day 03

DAY 3 : Labuanbajo (Flores Island) – Denpasar (Bali) Breakfast… The story remain the same as I told you at the beginning of day 2. We going nowhere this morning, only to the airport to catch up our flight to Bali. We have lots of free time. After breakfast, we walk down to the garden,[…]

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Local Market Labuanbajo

Komodo Dragons Trip – Day 02

DAY 2 : Labuanbajo (Flores Island) Today is more relax, since we don’t have to go to Komodo Island. If we still plan to Komodo Island, we should have to wake up early morning at 4.30 am in order to enable us to arrive at Komodo island at 8 p.m where the weather is not too[…]

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Loh Buaya in Rinca island

Komodo Dragons Trip – Day 01

Day 1:  Denpasar (Bali) – Labuanbajo (Flores) – Rinca (Komodo National Park) – Labuanbajo. Today plan, we will go by flight from Denpasar – Bali to Labuanbajo – Flores, then continue journey by boat to Rinca Island inside of Komodo National Park, and return to Labuanbajo to stay at Hotel Bintang Flores – Labuanbajo. Why[…]

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Komodo Island Trip

Komodo Dragons Trip

This is my trip report to see Komodo Dragons in their habitat, the Komodo National Park. I have been to Komodo National Park many times… but I am still excited to go there again and again.. Actually our plan to explore two main islands of Komodo National Park, Rinca Island and Komodo Island. On the[…]

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Mesa island, The bajo villages

Komodo Liveaboard

Do you still remember the Indonesian Cruises of Ombak Putih Vessel? Well, this one of the trips of Ombak Putih Vessel, Komodo Liveaboard. It takes 5 days. Departs from Labuanbajo and at the fifth day, the cruise ship will arrive back to Labuanbajo. The first destination is uninhabited Island of Sabolon, a few hours of[…]

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Cunca Wulang waterfall, West Manggarai

The Revitalizing Cunca Wulang Waterfalls Near Labuan Bajo

A visit to the hot and dry habitat of the Komodo dragon is not complete without finishing it with a revitalizing dip into the cool Cunca Wulang Waterfalls. Located at the foothills of Mount Mbeliling some 30 km, or about one hours drive from the town of Labuan Bajo in western Flores, the romantic Cunca Wulang waterfalls offer a refreshing environment[…]

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Kanawa island, East Nusa Tenggara

Swimming And Snorkeling in Kanawa

The island of Kanawa, only some 15 kilometers from the growing fishermen’s town of Labuan Bajo on Flores, is fringed with a bed of coral reefs teeming with colorful fish all around. Its turquoise water is exceptionally calm and clear. Swimming and snorkeling are most popular family activities here. Dive down the sea from the jetty, and[…]

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Diving in the island of Komodo

Diving Around Komodo Island

The sea around Komodo Island offers vibrant colors and exotic marine life which will enchant divers and snorkelers alike as endless schools of fish ride the waterways rushing up from deep sea vents, below them the seabed is covered with a thick carpet of florescent corals and marine invertebrates, an underwater photographers paradise. The waters[…]

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The giant lizard, Komodo

The Wonders Of Komodo National Park

Real dragons spurt no fire, have no need to fly and cast no magic spells. And still, one look from them might render you speechless. These komodos, the real life dragons, are a sight indeed. Gigantic, the lizard-like creatures are about two or three meters in length. They can easily weigh about 165 kilograms. Despite[…]

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Mirror Rock cave, Labuan Bajo

Batu Cermin Or Mirror Rock

Batu Cermin, or Mirror Rock, is actually a tunnel or cave in a dark stone hills of Labuan Bajo, West Manggarai, Flores, East Nusa Tenggara. Sunshine comes in through a hole in the tunnel and then bounces on the stone walls that again reflect small lights to other areas inside the cave like a mirror. That’s[…]

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Labuan Bajo, Manggarai

The Town Of Labuan Bajo, Flores

On the westernmost tip of the Island of Flores, the town of Labuan Bajo, or also spelled Labuhan Bajo sits peacefully: a small fishing site with surprisingly comprehensive tourist facilities. The central logic for its wide range of amenities is the extraordinary interest of travelers to the existence of the Komodo dragon, locally called ora, if not for its superb national[…]

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