Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Beauty of Bunaken Marine Park


friends world tour, after browsing the North Sulawesi region rich with natural scenery, one of the most popular and became the pride of North Sulawesi is a garden of Bunaken Sea. Lots of foreign and domestic tourists visiting Bunaken.


Bunaken Marine National Park is one of the most beautiful marine park in the world with a variety of beautiful coral and attract tourists to enjoy.

If you're not a Swim, you can explore the beauty and uniqueness of the mountainous area of North Sulawesi with cultural attractions Minahasa.

Kakadu National Park


Discover the magic of Australia's Kakadu National Park on this full day trip from Darwin.
Cruise along the famous Yellow Waters, while looking out for crocodiles on the riverbank and visit Nourlangie Rock famed for its ancient Aboriginal rock art. Top it all off with an optional scenic flight over the remote Arnhem Land Escarpment, giving you a birds-eye view of the spectacular Northern Territory wilderness.

Kakadu National Park is a national park located in northern Australia, 171 km east of Darwin. Kakadu National Park is located in the Alligator River area in northern Australia. Kakadu National Park covers an area of 19,804 square kilometers, stretching nearly 200 miles from north to south and more than 100 kilometers from west to east. This National Park of Israel, about a third of Tasmania, or half of the big Swiss.

Sydney Harbor Bridge


The tourist track in the world we can also see the splendor of the Sydney Harbor Bridge.

Sydney Harbor Bridge is the main route across the harbor connecting the Sydney central business district of Sydney (Sydney CBD) with the region north of Sydney (North Sydney). On it there is a railway, motor vehicles, bicycles, and sidewalks. Along with the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbor Bridge is an icon for the city of Sydney and Australia.

This bridge is the widest in the world, as well as berkerangka steel arch bridge in the world with the highest peak standing 134 feet above the harbor. The bridge was also noted as the longest steel arch bridge number four in the world.

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Seri Menanti Royal Museum


World tour went to the country nine, there is an attractive tourist, this is Seri Menanti Royal Museum

The Seri Menanti Royal Museum was built in 1902 - 1905. It was originally a palace for the Negeri Sembilan Royal family. It is situated in the Royal town of Seri Menanti, about 50 km from the capital, Seremban.

This five storey wooden palace, was built using no nails or screws. The carpenters at the time used wooden pegs so that the palace would be able to withstand the times.

It also uses 99 solid timber pillars, soaring 65 feet. Black in colour, the palace also has intricate flower motifs beautifying the regal palace.

Visitors can find costumes, weaponry, bed chambers as well as documents on the royal lineage on display in the museum

it is a bit of Seri Menanti Royal Museum ,if my friends who've visited and want to share stories, please in the comments

Petronas Twin Towers


On the occasion of this fine morning tour of the world let's take cruise malaysia ..
here we will talk about petronas twin towers,

petronas twin towers were two skyscraper towers located in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, which had been in the record of the world's tallest building
The tower is designed by C├ęsar Pelli with 88 floors in 1998, standing as tall as 452 meters or 1483 feet measured to the top

This tower is very beautiful when viewed at night, when what a friend who visited malaysia please share the story via the comment yes

Monday, December 14, 2009

Singapore Botanical Gardens

Heloo friends tour the world .. let's walk to the attractions Singapore Botanical Gardens

This forest is located in the middle of town. This small forest located right next to Gleneagles hospital. Singapore Botanic Gardens has a collection of plants is quite complete. Plants are almost gone or going extinct direservasi here. Similar to the Taman Bunga Nusantara or Cibodas Botanical Gardens in West Java. To enter the Singapore Botanic Gardens is not charged a fee.

This garden has an area of about 64 hectares, here you can enjoy the scenery of green trees and lush. There is also a swan lake (Swan Lake), located not far from the entrance. The scene is really hard to find in the city of Singapore.

This place made perfect picnic spot. You can come along with your family and bring food and your whole family can enjoy lunch here under rimbunnya trees in this park. If you continue to follow the road in this park, this road will lead to the National Orchid Garden (National Orchid Garden).

Price entered the Orchid garden is being charged in S $ 5, free for children and S $ 1 for visitors aged 60 years and over. At the entrance to this park there are souvenir shops which sell souvenirs typical of many Singapore..

From the exit of this orchid garden, look toward your left. You can see the kind of concert halls in the middle of a small lake. This place is called the Symphony Lake.

The park is big enough, if you want to come to this park comes in the morning or afternoon so the air is fresh and not too hot. Prepare well for your drink for a walk in the park because there is rarely drink shop.

Singapore Zoo

Friend of all the world tours, on this sunny morning jog finished, my fingers, too, visiting the streets with interesting tourist in Singapore is singapore zoo .. looks beautiful and it felt like to visit ... but .. Let us first learned that there ..

Singapore Zoo
Singapore Zoo was opened on June 27, 1973 by Dr. Koh Heng Swee. Since then, the Singapore Zoo won several awards and trophies from The Best Leisure Attraction of the Year Award to Top 5 Most Popular Family Experiences. Singapore Zoo is located in dense forest areas, thus making such animals in their natural habitat.

Singapore Zoo is a good place to learn a variety of animals. By visiting the zoo, where visitors can see and interact directly with various types of animals. In addition, the zoo is also intended to get the hang of the public about animal behavior and raise awareness to protect wild animals.

Singapore Zoo is now a habitat for animal 2530. There are approximately 315 species of animals placed here, where 16% of them are kind of wild animal. Singapore Zoo is one of the major tourist destinations visited Singapore which approximately 1.5 million visitors each year.
Privileges
Singapore Zoo using the concept of `Open` Zoo, where animals kept inside a large area of carpet-covered garden. Area between animals and visitors are separated by dry or watery ditch. For dangerous animals such as leopards and jaguars, they were placed in a beautiful plantation land and surrounded by glass. This is to provide an atmosphere that seems open.

Singapore Zoo offers some interesting programs, such as photos along with animals, show animals, and animal feeding schedules. This zoo has won several trophies and is widely recognized as an attractive place for tourists and a place of learning.

Location
Singapore Zoo is located on the Mandai Lake Road. 80, Singapore 729826, on the northern part of Singapore. The location is easily accessible by various means of transportation.

Ticket prices
based on his official website there are several ticket service packages such as:

Park Hopper 3-in-1 (Admissions only)
- Bird Park, Night Safari and Zoo (Adult) ==> $ 45.00 Save $ 13.00
Park Hopper 3-in-1 (Admissions only)
- Bird Park, Night Safari and Zoo (Child) ==> $ 22.50 Save $ 6.50
Park Hopper 3-in-1 (Admission and panorail / tram)
- Bird Park, Night Safari and Zoo (Adult) ==> $ 65.00 Save $ 13.00
Park Hopper 3-in-1 (Admission and panorail / tram)
- Bird Park, Night Safari and Zoo (Child) ==> $ 32.50 Save $ 6.50

for those who have enough money is relatively cheap price: D, but for me might need to save first

Sambisari Temple

Sambisari Temple found a chance when farmers are occupying the land Karyoinangun, suddenly hit hoe's engraved on the stone, that is the stone ruins of the temple. This discovery occurred in June 1966, and soon the news to the discovery of the branch office of the Board and the ancient Prambanan in the National Heritage (Heritage Night is now ancient history). The review and further research in the area is the certainty that these findings is the site of a temple and declared the region as a cultural haven. The position of the temple that is 6.5 meters from the surface of the land around it, is estimated to occur because the eruption of Mount Merapi buried.

Sambisari temple complex is located near the temple building another example Prambanan, Kalasan, Sari and others. Location Sambisari temple about 5 km away from the Prambanan temple complex towards the west, or about 14 km from the city center to the east. Sambisari temple is a Hindu temple Serious Syiwaistis from century to the family of X-Syailendra is in the area of the district of Sleman Yogyakarta province. While digging the temple complex Sambisari also found objects other historical, such as jewelry, pottery, gold inscription plate.
From discovery obtainable is estimated that the temple was built years Sambisari 812-838 F during the government of King Rakai Garung from the Hindu Kingdom of Mataram (Mataram Ancient). Conditions temple complex Sambisari three very clean and many tourists and local, domestic and foreign many coming visit and become a cultural package tour with visits to other temples in the complex surroundings, especially the Prambanan temple is more famous.
Sambisari temple is a monument consisting of a temple and three ancillary temples in the future. The temple facing towards the West scheme a square with the size of 13.65 m x 13.65 m with a height of 7.5 m. It is interesting from Cadi Smabisari that there is no actual foot temple, so that the joint work as well as the foot of the temple. On the wall outside the body of the temple, there are niche-niche, there are over the usual ornaments. Each niche by Goddess Durga (north), Ganesa (east) and Agastya (south). Meanwhile, in the right-left entrance of the temple there is room for two niche deities doorman namely, the Mahakala and Nandiswara, unfortunately, the two statues are now no longer be received. In the room in the temple, there is Yoni animal with a dragon decoration on the ceratnya and a commemorative section on the top.
Three ancillary temples that are in front of the temple Sambisari size of 4.9 m x 4.8 m for the middle, while perwara north and south of the size of 4.8 m x 4.8 m. Third ancillary temples does not have the body and roof, there are only a foot fence and balustrade at the top. Sambisari temple complex is surrounded by a whole fence of the white stone the size of 50m x 48m. On each side of the fence there is the entrance on the north but will be closed.
Roads leading to the location of the temple complex can be passed by all types of vehicles, but there has been no public vehicles which pass through this place so that by motorbike taxis or gig / "delman" (in java language) about 2 km from the edge of the road Yogya-Solo. To reach the location of the temple, can be reached by bus ride majors Yogya-Solo until 10 kilometers where the street toward the temple.

Beautiful Beach in Jogja

BARON BEACH


Baron coastal beaches, located 65 kilometers from the city of Yogyakarta (Wonosari through the city) is often used by teenagers to berlintas nature and camping. . Baron is a bay beach diapit by a wall of green hills filled by coconut trees. Not far from this place, there is a fish market that sells fresh fish cuisine of different types of cuisine. Baron trips to the beach can stay over to the beach; Kukup, Baron and the beach is a beach Kukup chain. Baron distance of the beach and coastal Kukup kuranglebih 1 kilometer.

Kukup BEACH

Kukup beach, which is located not far from the beach Baron, has a natural beach and the mountains that are very elegant. The white sand beach buff also has the cave - the cave coral shade, ornamental fish and bait airlautyang very very glamor, wisawatan can naikke hill coral beach dioinggir between Baron and Kukup, through the paths.

Krakal BEACH

Beach Krakal can be achieved through the road along the 6 km from the beach area Kukup, Krakal trip to the beach is also across the hill - limestone hill, with a terrace-diselingi terrace reef. This is one of the Karst region of the managed population. Based on geological research, at the time of the back of this area is the basis of the sea by the adoption process that occurred in the earth crust, the sea bottom is the old escalate and eventually emerged as a high

Prambanan

Beautiful Hindu temple in the World


Prambanan is the extraordinary beautiful buildings built in the 10-century to the government two princes, Rakai and lure Rakai Balitung. Tower at 47 meters (5 meters higher than Borobudur temple), the temple has been the desire to meet the author, shows the triumph of Hindus in the land of Java. This temple is located 17 kilometers from the city of Yogyakarta, in the middle area that is now built beautiful gardens.
There is a legend that Javanese people always told about this temple. Alkisah, a man called Bandung Bondowoso loved Roro Jonggrang. Not because of love, Jonggrang ask Bondowoso make temple in 1000 with the statue in the night. The request was fulfilled almost before Jonggrang ask villagers pound of rice and create a large fire in order to form such as the atmosphere morning. Speed can make a new statue and 999 condemns Jonggrang a statue to the feel-1000 because deceitful ed.
Prambanan temple has 3 major in the main page, the Temple Vishnu, Brahma, and Siwa. The three temples are symbols of Trimurti in Hindu belief. All of them face to the east. Each main temple has a temple facing the west, namely Nandini for Siwa, Angsa to Brahma, and Garuda for Vishnu. Besides, there are 2 temples wedge, 4 temple curtain, and the 4 corners of the temple. Meanwhile, a second page has 224 temples.
Siwa to enter the temple, located in the middle of the building and the most high, you will find the room 4. One main room contains a statue Siwa, while the other 3 rooms each contains a statue Durga (the wife of Siwa), Agastya (Siwa teachers), and Ganesha (the son of Siwa). Durga statue that have been used as the statue in the legend Roro Jonggrang is told above.
Vishnu in the temple, located in the north of Siwa temple, you will only see one room contains a statue of Vishnu. Similarly Brahma Temple, located in the south of Siwa Temple, you will only find one room contains a statue Brahma.
Temple facing quite enthralling Garuda temple is located near the temple Vishnu. This temple save the story of her half-human bird called the Garuda. Garuda is a mystical bird in Hindu mythology is well-gold, a certain kind of face is white, red-winged, beaked and winged eagle-like. Estimated, the figure is Hindu adaptation on her Bennu (means' up 'or' shining ', usually associated with the god Re) in the Ancient Egyptian mythology or Phoenix in the Ancient Greek mythology. Garuda can save his mother from the curse of Aruna (Garuda sister who was born disabled) with a steal Amerta Tirta (holy water of the gods).
The ability to save it be admired by many people until now and is used for a variety of interests. Indonesian use the symbol for the country. Perhaps, the creator of the symbol of Garuda Pancasila find inspiration in this temple. Other countries that also use the symbol for the country is Thailand, with the same reasons, but the form of adaptation and appearance different. In Thailand, Garuda is known by the term or Krut Pha Krut.
Prambanan temple is also a relief that the Ramayana story. According to experts, relief is similar to the Ramayana story is revealed through the oral tradition. Relief in the Kalpataru tree is interesting that in Hindu religion is seen as the tree of life, environmental preservation and harmony. In the Prambanan, relief Kalpataru trees flank the lion depicted. The existence of this tree makes experts consider that the century-9 has a wisdom in managing the environment.
Same as figure Garuda, Kalpataru is now also used for a variety of interests. In Indonesia, Kalpataru Wahana become the symbol of the Environment (Walhi). In fact, some scientists in Bali to develop the concept of Tri Hita Karana for conservation with the view Kalpataru relief in this temple. Tree of life that can also be found on the gunungan used to open the puppet arts. A proof that there is relief that the world has been in Prambanan.
If careful, you can also see various birds relief, this time it is real. Reliefs at Prambanan birds so natural, so the biolog can even identify to the genus level. One relief Jambul Yellow cockatoo (Cacatua sulphurea), which invited questions. The reason, it was only found in the Masakambing Island, an island in the central Java Sea. Then, if the first type are used in Yogyakarta? Please find out the answer himself. For, until now there has not been even one person who can solve the mystery.
Well, there are many more that can be extracted at Prambanan. You certainly should not be fed. If it is eventually tired, you can relax in the garden around the temple. Interested? Come soon. Since 18 September 2006, you can enter the zone 1 Prambanan although not into the temple. Some of the damage the earthquake 27 May 2006 is now being repaired.

The Greath Semeru

King of mount in java


Have you ever been to the top of the highest mountain in Java?, isn't it challenging and adventurous?, Yes, if you are adventurous person, climbing Semeru will not sound strange in your adventure. MT.Semeru is highest volcano in Java ( 3,677 m ). The most unique attribute of Semeru is that it spews out a smoky cloud of steam, black ashes and stones every 20 - 30 minutes.
You can get many beneficial aspects in mount-climbing activity such as a training to increase self - reliance and stamina, developing friendship and spending a leisure time for recreation. Doing a climbing activity can be useful for scientific activity just to refresh themselves. Usually the trip takes around 3-4 days to reach the top of MT.Semeru. Believe me,if you plan to climb Semeru, you plan for the most unforgettable experience in your live.
Mount Semeru is located on Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park, one of conservation areas which is well known by many people, because it has great values of potential aspects viewed from cultural history, biodiversity and estetica. Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park covers a wide area including some other mountains : MT.Bromo ( 2,392 m), MT. Batok (2,47 m), MT. Kursi (2,58 m), MT. Watangan (2,662 m), and MT. Widodaren (2,650 m). Semeru is exactly located between Malang and Lumajang with geographical position of 8 06' south latitude and 12 55' est longitude. the park of Semeru is 3,676 m above sea level, making it the highst montain in Java.
The top of Semeru is called Mahameru. Mahameru means the great mountain. In fact, Mahameru actually refers to the Hindu god Siva in local dialects. Siva the Destroyer is the most powerful God; hence, it comes to no surprise that mount Semeru is name after this forceful deity.
For those who are interested in climbing Semeru, the hike starts at the village of Ranu Pane. If you depart from Malang, you can take the local bus to Tumpang, from which you can hire a 4WD ( JEEP )To Ranu Pane across the sea of sands. If you are form Pasuruhan or Probolinggo, you can hire a regular taxi van that passes Sukapura, Ngadisari and arrives at Cemoro Lawang, from which a rented 4WD will bring you to Jemplang on Semeru’s southern rim, and eventually to Ranu pane. First we need to stop by in tumpang and get the permission from the mount officer to climb to the motion. Ranu Pane is the last village on the way to MT. Semeru. At the end of a long and descending road,there is a lake with several houses and farms around it. You can find two lakes araund this village, namely Ranu Pane Lake and Ranu Regulo Lake. From here you must walk up. It is interesting journey, because you can see the mountain clearly.
The next stop is Ranu Kumbolo, which is about 9,3 kilometers from Ranu Pane. If you arrive in the afternoon, you can build your tent and stay overnight. There is a badly-littered shelter on the bank of a beautiful lake situated at 2400 m above sea level. The water is clean ( it can be used from drinking ), and the scenery is beautiful. Here, you can also find a statue made by Hindi people. The place is considered to be a sacred place for the Hinds, becouse some religious ceremonies are held in the lake. Therefore, we have to respect the place and beware of our attitude.
The next stop after Ranu Kumbolo and also the first base camp you find on the map actually has a frightening name called Kalimati. The distance is about 5 Km. it is vast stretch of grassland dotted with short tress and shrubs. This place is warm in the afternoon, but bitterly cold when the evening winds start to sweep across it. There is a small shelter here for climbers to rest before continuing to climb to the second base camp. Kalimati looks like a wide field whare you can see lots of your water, you can find in the jungle. Somehow, you need to be cereful in Kalimati because tigers may live in the jungle. It is better to take water in Ranu Kumbolo.
The other option is to stop in the secound base camp which also has a magnificent name, Arcopodo. It is about one kilometer from Kalimati. However, the land is a bit unstable and landslide often occurs. Arcopodo is the last forest in semeru area before you reach the peak. To camp here is very cold so you really need the right equipment to survive in jungle.
To see the sunrise on top of the mountion, people usually climb at 2 in the early morning. You need to be cautious when climbing, because loose volcanic scree can get into your boots and make you slip all the way. At this rate, it seems that we’ll naver reach the top, but on mount is impossible to climb. It’s better not too close to the crate because you may be caught by gas and lava from the volcanic activity, especially when you approach theocratic from the south side.
When you finally step on the top of Semeru, you will get excited because you will see smoky cloud, and eruption. Nobody wants to miss the marvelous show. What about you??
 

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