Lake Toba

Lake Toba
Lake Toba is a volcanic lake with a length of 100 kilometers and 30 kilometers wide, located in North Sumatra Province, Indonesia. This lake is the largest lake in Indonesia and Southeast Asia. In the middle of this lake there is a volcanic island called the island.
Lake Toba has long been an important tourist destination in North Sumatra, in addition to Bukit Lawang and Nias, attract domestic and foreign tourists.

Geology
The Toba caldera complex in Northern Sumatra, Indonesia consists of four overlapping volcanic craters that adjoin the Sumatran "volcanic front".

Javanese people

Javanese people
The Javanese people (Javanese Ngoko: Wong Jawa, Krama: Tiyang Jawi; Indonesian: suku Jawa) is an ethnic group native to the Indonesian island of Java. At approximately 85 million people (as of 2009), it is the largest ethnic group on the island, and also in Indonesia. They are predominantly located in the central to eastern parts of the island. Following centuries of migrations they can now be found in most Provinces of Indonesia, Peninsular Malaysia and also Suriname in South America.

History
Like most Indonesian ethnic groups, including the Sundanese of West Java, the Javanese are of Austronesian origins whose ancestors are thought to have originated in Taiwan, and migrated through the Philippines, reaching Java between 1,500BCE and 1,000BCE.

Hindu and Buddhist influences arrived through trade contacts with the Indian subcontinent. Since as early as first century CE, Javanese sailors has been trading spices in India. With the intensive contacts, the Javanese developed philosophical concepts that are parallel but not identical with the Indian. Hindu missionaries arrived in 5th century, with Buddhist missionaries also coming around the same period. Local rulers adopted concept of kingly rules with monarch identified with gods.

Sundanese people

The Sundanese ( Sundanese : Urang Sunda; Indonesian: Suku Sunda) are an ethnic group native to the western part of the Indonesian island of Java. They number approximately 31 million, and are the second most populous of all the nation's ethncities. The Sundanese are predominantly Muslim. During the 2010 Census the government identified 1,128 ethnic backgrounds in the country, though total figures are not yet released for Sundanese.
The Sundanese have traditionally been concentrated in the provinces of West Java, Banten and Jakarta, and the western part of Central Java. The provinces of Central Java and East Java are home to the Javanese, Indonesia's largest ethnic group.
Sundanese culture has borrowed much from Javanese culture, however it differs by being more overtly Islamic, and has a much less rigid system of social hierarchy.
The common identity that binds Sundanese together is their language and culture. The Sundanese people are known as optimistic, friendly, polite and cheerful people, but they can be timid and sensitive emotionally.

Amungme Tribe

The wealth of Nature; the Mount of the Amungme Tribe Society.
Amungme is Melanesian group consisted of 13,000 people living in the highlands of Papua province of Indonesia. They run a farm run by hunting and gathering add to it. Amungme very attached to their ancestral lands and assume around the sacred mountain. Mountain made ​​of gold and copper mining center by PT. Freeport Indonesia is in the glorious holy mountain glorified by the Amungme, with the name Nemang Kawi. Nemang means Kawi arrows and holy meaning. Nemang Kawi means a holy arrow (free of war] peace. Amungme area called Amungsa.

Karapan Sapi (Cow Racing)

Karapan Sapi is a term given to the cow racing originating from the island of Madura, East Java. In this race, which attracted such a pair of cows from the wood rail (where the jockey standing and controlling the cow pair) driven in the race to race against other pairs of cattle. The track races are usually about 100 yards and races can last about ten seconds to one minute. Several cities in Madura held cow racing in August and September each year, with the final at the end of September or October in the city competing for the President trophy.

Sanur beach-Bali

Bali is an Indonesian island located in the westernmost end of the Lesser Sunda Islands, lying between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. It is one of the country's 33 provinces with the provincial capital at Denpasar towards the south of the island (strictly speaking, the province covers a few small neighbouring islands as well as the isle of Bali).
With a population recorded as 3,891,000 in the 2010 Census, the island is home to most of Indonesia's small Hindu minority. In the 2000 census about 92.29% of Bali's population adhered to Balinese Hinduism while most of the remainder follow Islam.

World Heritage Site - Ming Dynasty

Ming Bling
A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the UNESCO as of special cultural or physical significance. The list is maintained by the international World Heritage Programme administered by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, composed of 21 states parties which are elected by their General Assembly.

The program catalogues, names, and conserves sites of outstanding cultural or natural importance to the common heritage of humanity. Under certain conditions, listed sites can obtain funds from the World Heritage Fund. The programme was founded with the Convention Concerning the Protection of World Cultural and Natural Heritage, which was adopted by the General Conference of UNESCO on November 16, 1972. Since then, 186 states party have ratified the convention.

Mount pulosari & waterfall

Pulosari mountain is a volcano in Pandeglang, Banten, Indonesia. Although no data explosion that has ever happened, but there are fumaroles activity that occurred in the caldera wall with a depth of 300 meters.

According to the History of Banten, arrived in Banten Girang, Sunan Gunung Jati and his son, Hasanuddin, visit Mount pulosari then a sacred place for the kingdom. There, Sunan Gunung Jati become a local religious leader, who converted to Islam. after conquering Mount Teak Banten Girang militarily.

Coney Island

Coney Island is a peninsula and beach on the Atlantic Ocean in southern Brooklyn, New York, United States. The site was formerly an outer barrier island, but became partially connected to the mainland by landfill.

Coney Island is possibly best known as the site of amusement parks and a major resort that reached their peak during the first half of the 20th century.

American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History (abbreviated as AMNH), located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City, United States, is one of the largest and most celebrated museums in the world. Located in park-like grounds across the street from Central Park, the Museum comprises 25 interconnected buildings that house 46 permanent exhibition halls, research laboratories, and its renowned library.

The collections contain over 32 million specimens, of which only a small fraction can be displayed at any given time. The Museum has a scientific staff of more than 200, and sponsors over 100 special field expeditions each year.

Uncle Sam's New York

Uncle Sam’s New York is one of New York City’s walking tour, pub crawl and nightlife tour companies. Founded in 2009 by Samuel P.N. Cook, also known as Sam Cook the company has aggressively expanded and is a well known destination for tourists worldwide. The Daily News hailed Uncle Sam’s New York as a walking tour company that has “something for everyone”. TimeOut New York also has praised their pub crawls as being affordable and fun trips through Manhattan's past.

Uncle Sam’s New York Tours is the flagship enterprise of Uncle Sam’s USA, catering to tourists from around the world.

Bird Island


Pulau Burung nature reserve is located in District Kasemen, exactly 3 miles north on the east side with an area of ​​Port Karangantu 30 ha, has a charm which at every April to August was visited by a wide range of hundreds or even thousands of birds from Asia, Australia, even Africa. To reach the site can only be reached by walking from the sawah luhur, has equipped the tower to facilitate visitors to see and take pictures of objects Anyer beach area.

Panaitan Island

Panaitan, is an island located in the west Java Sea, near Ujung Kulon. Between the island of Java Panaitan and bounded by the Strait of Panaitan. Administratively, the island is included in the territory Pandeglang, Banten.

Panaitan hills covered by forests and a wide variety of wild animals, like deer, wild boar, monkey, python snakes and birds.

Banten

For the Banten meteorite of 1933, see Meteorite falls. For the sultanate, see Banten Sultanate. For the city and harbor, see Bantam (city). Banten is a province of Indonesia in Java. Formerly part of the Province of West Java, it was made a separate province in 2000. The administrative center is Serang. Preliminary results from the 2010 census counted some 10.6 million people.

Banten province lies between 5 º 7'50 "-7 º 1'11" south latitude and 105 º 1'11 "-106 º 7'12" east longitude.[3] The province has an area of 9,160 km² and consists of 4 cities and 4 districts, sub-divided into 140 districts, 262 urban villages and 1242 villages.

Sate Bandeng (milkfish sate)

Trips to Banten feels incomplete if they do not taste the delicious sate bandeng, one of the typical food in Banten. For foodies, food that this one will give an experience to enjoy different foods and dishes. In addition to the savory taste, the food will also provide its own surprises for the new feel. Because we will not be bothered with bones that are usually.

These foods have entered local government as one of the typical regional dishes. In some tourist brochures are made of Tourism and Culture (Disbudpar) Banten and Disbudpar Serang, sate bandeng(milkfish) serve as areas that are considered food menus can be an attraction for tourists.

Lombok Island

Lombok is an island in West Nusa Tenggara (Nusa Tenggara Barat or NTB) province, Indonesia. It forms part of the chain of the Lesser Sunda Islands, with the Lombok Strait separating it from Bali to the west and the Alas Strait between it and Sumbawa to the east. It is roughly circular, with a "tail" (Sekotong Peninsula) to the southwest, about 70 km across and a total area of about 4,725 km² (1,825 sq mi). The provincial capital and largest city on the island is Mataram. It is somewhat similar in size and density with neighboring Bali and shares some cultural heritage, but is administratively part of NTB along with sparsely populated Sumbawa. It is surrounded by a number of smaller islands locally called Gili. The island is home to some 3.16 million Indonesians as recorded in the decennial 2010 census, and in 4 regencies along with the provincial capital Mataram.

Lombok Strait marks the boundaries of flora and fauna of Asia. Starting from the island of Lombok to the east, flora and fauna further demonstrate the similarity with the flora and fauna are found in Australia than Asia.

Kendang (traditional tools)

Kendhang (Javanese: Kendhang, Malay: Gendang, Tausug/Bajau Maranao: Gandang) is a two-headed drum used by peoples from Maritime Southeast Asia. Kendang is one of the primary instruments used in the Gamelan ensembles of Java, Bali and Terengganu, the Malay Kendang ensemble as well as various Kulintang ensembles in Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, and the Philippines. It is constructed in a variety of ways by different ethnic groups. 
kendang
The typical double-sided membrane drums are known throughout Maritime Southeast Asia and India. One of the oldest image of kendang can be found in ancient temples in Indonesia, especially the ninth century Borobudur and Prambanan temple.

Carita Beach

Carita beach is a beach on the west coast province of Banten, Indonesia. This beach is an object of tourism in Indonesia is very well known than Anyer beach, Pantai Karang Bolong, Cape Coast Dimples, Sambolo-Carita Beach.
Carita Beach is a tourist attraction located in Pandeglang and has been established by decree of the Minister of Agriculture No.440/kpts/UM/1978 on July 15, 1978 as a Natural Park. This beach is famous for its white sand beaches that make this area frequently visited by local and foreign tourists. Carita Beach is rich in natural resources. Cover edges are very gentle with small waves and gentle sea swept along the coast, combined with views of Mount Krakatoa.

Carita Beach Nature Park is a lowland forest located adjacent to Carita Beach Tourism Destination Region. This region has a wealth of natural resources potential.

Orangutan

Orangutan
Orangutans are the only exclusively Asian genus of extant great ape. The largest living arboreal animals, they have proportionally longer arms than the other, more terrestrial, great apes. They are among the most intelligent primates and use a variety of sophisticated tools, also making sleeping nests each night from branches and foliage. Their hair is typically reddish-brown, instead of the brown or black hair typical of other great apes.
Native to Indonesia and Malaysia, orangutans are currently found only in rainforests on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra, though fossils have been found in Java, the Thai-Malay Peninsula, Vietnam and Mainland China. There are only two surviving species, both of which are endangered: the Bornean Orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) and the critically endangered Sumatran Orangutan (Pongo abelii). The subfamily Ponginae also includes the extinct genera Gigantopithecus and Sivapithecus.

Komodo dragon

Komodo, or the more called Komodo dragons (Varanus komodoensis, is the world's largest lizard species that live on the island of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang, and Gili Dasami in Nusa Tenggara. Biawak by the natives of Komodo island is also known by the name of the local ora.
Including family members Varanidae lizards, and klad Toxicofera, dragons are the largest lizards in the world, with an average length of 2-3 m.

Pelabuhan Ratu

Pelabuhan Ratu Beach is an isolated fishing village at the south coast of West Java in the Sukabumi Regency, serves as its capital. It is up to 12 hours' drive from Indonesia's capital Jakarta due to traffic jam in Ciawi, Cicurug, Cibadak and Pelabuhan Ratu gate, whose residents love to visit Teluk Palabuhanratu Bay, once named "Wijnkoopsbaai" by the Dutch. The bay is shaped like a large horseshoe and has enormous waves that can be very treacherous. The Sundanese locals tell that the Indian Ocean is the home of Nyai Loro Kidul who reigns along the south-coast of all Java.
Besides its natural beauty, Pelabuhan Ratu Beach is also famous with sea party, which heads away the buffalo and other offerings into the sea. This tradition held by local fishermen every April 5, once a year.

The Dayak (Dayak tribe)

Dayak or Daya (old spelling: Dajak or Dyak is a sub-ethnic federation of the various Austronesian settlers awa regarded as inhabiting the island of Borneo (Brunei, Malaysia consisting of Sabah and Sarawak, as well as Indonesia, which consists of West Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, Borneo Central, and South Kalimantan). Culture is the Dayak Cultural Maritime or marine. Almost all the proper name of the Dayak people have the meanings as something related to "perhuluan" or the river, especially on family names. Dayak ethnic group consists of Stanmenras six clumps or clumps which Klemantan aka Borneo, Iban clump, clump Apokayan the Dayak Kayan, Kenyah and Bahau, Murut clump, clump Ot Danum-Punan Ngaju and clumps.

About the origins of the Dayak, a lot of accepted theory is the theory of Chinese immigration from Yunnan Province in Southern China. Yunan population immigrated massive (in small groups) was estimated in 3000-1500 BC (BC). Dayak tribes had built an empire.

Mount Karakatoa

Mount Krakatau
Mount Krakatau is located in the waters of the Sunda Strait. It is one of the most famous volcanoes in the world, because of the tremendous eruption in 1883. The noise of the eruption could be heard as far away as on the Australian continent, and the ash clouds affected the skies in Europe for a week. 

The Krakatoa explosion decimated the original volcano; a new volcanic cone is developing in the caldera: Anak Krakatoa ('child of Krakatoa') which surfaced in 1928 which still remains active. Located in the Sunda Strait, nature tourism on the new volcanic peak is easily reached from Anyer-Carita beach, about an hour's travel by motor boat. This resort offers nature tours such as camping, hiking, fishing, and snorkelling.

Umang Island

Umang Island has an area of about 5 ha, and located in the tourist area of Pandeglang beach, adjacent to the tourist area of Cape Lesung. This tourist resort is managed by a private company that provides a variety of recreational and entertainment facilities are attractive. On this island, there is a resort that is set up with a natural artistic touch, equipped with meeting rooms, cafe, spa, business center, sunset lounge, beach club, swimming pool and so on. In addition, available facilities and recreational water sports, jogging track, cross country, tennis court, karaoke, and others. We can go to this island with relative ease.

Kanekes People's


Kanekes People's or Baduy / Bedouin are an indigenous group in the Sunda region Lebak, Banten. Their population of about 5,000 to 8,000 people, and they constitute one of the tribes who apply insulation from the outside world. In addition they also have a vague belief to be photographed.

Birds Of Paradise

The birds of paradise are members of the order Passeriformes family Paradisaeidae. They are found in eastern Indonesia, Torres Strait Islands, Papua New Guinea, and eastern Australia. Bird family members are known for the male bird feathers in many species, especially the fur is very long and complex that grows from the beak, wings or head. The size of Paradise birds of paradise from the King at 50 grams and 15 cm to Paradise Part-sickle Black at 110 cm-Crest and Paradise Manukod-rolled at 430 grams.

Peucang Island



Peucang Island is the site most visited by the visitors both within and outside the country. The island with an area of ​​± 450 ha area is equipped with facilities and infrastructure and various natural attractions can be visited by tourists. Existing facilities on the island Peucang include lodging, information center, docks, and so forth.