Wisata Sumatera Utara – Danau Toba

DANAUTOBA2Danau Toba yang terletak di Sumatera Utara ini merupakan salah satu danau vulkanik terindah yang dimiliki Indonesia. Dengan luas yang mencapai 1.145 kilometer persegi, Danau Toba tampak seperti sebuah lautan yang berada di ketinggian 900 meter di atas permukaan laut. Selain disebut sebagai danau terluas di Asia Tenggara, danau yang memiliki kedalaman 450 meter ini juga menjadi danau terdalam di dunia. Continue reading “Wisata Sumatera Utara – Danau Toba”

Riau Archipelago,The Pearl of South China Sea

History

The Riau Archipelago has a rich history dating back to its first inhabitation as early as 230AD, according to Chinese records. Originally home to Malay and Orang Laut people (sea nomads), the Riau Archipelago was then inundated with migrants from south China and Indochina.  Due to the China-India trading routes, this area was a sought-after location for the best resources and position in the maritime world. Continue reading “Riau Archipelago,The Pearl of South China Sea”

VISIT THE BRAND NEW ACEH

Baiturrahman Mosque, the landmark of Banda Aceh, the capital city of Aceh

Aceh is the most western province in Indonesia. Marcopolo and Ibn Batuta accounts about Aceh history spoke about it’s Islamic root and influence in the spread of Islam religion to the rest of Indonesia. Today, Aceh is the only province in Indonesia which allowed to practice islamic shariah law. Continue reading “VISIT THE BRAND NEW ACEH”

WISATA ZIARAH NATAL DI TANAH SUCI 23 DES 2010 – 2 JAN 2011 (11 HARI)

Jadwal Perjalanan:

23Des  Berangkat dari Jakarta menuju Amman Jordania;

24Des Mendarat di Bandara International Queen Alia Amman Jordania. Lalu transfer ke Allenby Bridge perbatasan Jordania Israel. Kemudian melanjutkan ke Jerusalem;

Misa Malam Natal di Gereja Kelahiran Yesus (Church of Nativity) Bethlehem; Continue reading “WISATA ZIARAH NATAL DI TANAH SUCI 23 DES 2010 – 2 JAN 2011 (11 HARI)”

CHINESE FESTIVAL IN BATAM

Batam is a city island in Riau Islands Province of Indonesia, known for its free trade zone area as part of the Sijori Growth Triangle, is located 20 km (12.5 miles) off Singapore‘s south coast. The 715 km² (276 miles²) island has a population of 988.555 ( Dec 2009 ).

The official language on the island is Indonesian, but due to the sizeable Chinese population, Chinese languages including Teochew, Hokkien and Mandarin are also spoken. Continue reading “CHINESE FESTIVAL IN BATAM”