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It’s only a few months ago and I missed all of my travel pals already.

In travelling together you will see the real quality of each person that you may not see in daily routine life.You may find a little “crack” but still they are the best among the best I guess 🙂

Some of my friends start the journey from Bandung (West Java) using an old VW Combi. We call it “Odong-Odong Negriku”

In choosing a travel destination, we usually decide from the specialty of the location, and the destination we choose now is Mount Tambora, probably the most destructive stratovolcano (recorded) in Indonesia with Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI) 7. And in exactly April 10 2015, Tambora celebrate 200 years of the explosion, the explosion that cause a year without a summer. source:

IndonesiaBestPlaces: Odong-Odong Nusantara

IndonesiaBestPlaces: Odong-Odong Negriku

While some of my friends choose to use the Combi and make some stop in several beautiful places, I choose to  take the plane until Lombok Island.

I use the second flight to Lombok, while some friends arrived in the afternoon.

Bandar Udara Lombok

Indonesia Best Places: Bandar Udara Lombok

To kill the time, me and somefriends who arrived earlier (using Odong-Odong Nusantara) decide to relax at the beach.

Suprisingly we found several beautiful spots on the way there.

We make a stop to take some picture on a small hill that we believe will give the best view.

Indonesia Best Places: On the way to Selong Belanak Beach

Indonesia Best Places: On the way to Selong Belanak Beach

Look at the top right side of this (On The Way To Selong Belanak Beach) Picture, Yep! That’s The Beach. WIth a little Rock /Clod on it.

Don’t forget to visit this beach once you go to Lombok 🙂

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Indonesia Best Places: Selong Belanak Beach

Indonesia Best Places: Selong Belanak Beach







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Indonesia is one of largest islands in the world, so it has a lot of beaches, a lot of mountainous area, a lot of cities, tradition, languages, tribes, etc. But which one is your favorite? The Beach? The Creature? The Tribe? The Cave? Or The House? Ooh my Goodness.. I can’t even mention all.. Did …

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Traditional Rice Terrace in Bali, enchanting!


hymynameisridhoHey anyone of you ever been to Ubud, Bali?
yahh man, certainly a very pleasant vacation to Ubud, panoramic landscape was incredible and I want to go there again:), if possible, I want to live there forever hehehe.
and for anyone who Don’t know ubud, do not worry, I will describe how ubud according to my experience:).
Ubud is a resting place in Gianyar regency, Bali, Indonesia.
Ubud popular among foreign tourists because this location is located between rice fields and forest that lies between the mountain cliffs that makes nature so beautiful. In addition Ubud is known for its arts and culture are very good. Ubud the pulse of community life can not be separated from art. Here too there are many art galleries, as well as the arena of music and dance performances are held alternately every night in all corners of the village.

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Flores, the island that is lay in the east side of Bali and Lombok island, Indonesia, and the west side of Timor. Flores and almost all islands around, including Komodo Island still has an uncovered beauty.. They are so natural, probably because they haven’t become a place of choice for tourists yet. Just like this …

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Some of you may ever heard about the beautiful three color lakes in Flores, but how may of you have visited these lakes?
It is probably because these lakes located in an island that is quite far from Java Island, the most crowded island in Indonesia, but it can also because there are not so many complete facilities there.

Flores Island Map

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If you see the map above, you will find that Flores Island pretty close to Bali and even closer to Timor Leste, yup, that famous one! Now you may asking, what is so beautiful so it is worth to go there while the facilities is not superb?

Gorgeous Kelimutu Lake

Picture by Nicholas Ingram

Gorgeous! That’s also the first word come out of my mouth once I have seen it. These three lakes are actually volcanoes that change its color from time to time, according to the local officer at Kelimutu National Park, the changed of the color caused by chemical reaction of any minerals contained in the lake in triggered by volcano gas activity, the most dangerously beautiful is when their color are Red, White Green, and Black.

Dangerously Beautiful Lake Kelimutu

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These three lakes are Tiwu Ata Mbupu (Lake of Old People) is usually blue or black, and is the westernmost of the three lakes. The other two lakes, Tiwu Nuwa Muri Koo Fai (Lake of Young Men and Maidens) and Tiwu Ata Polo (Bewitched or Enchanted Lake) are typically white green or red in color.

Kelimutu from Far  Above

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People think that the New 7 Wonder of Nature Committee will strike Komodo Island off after Indonesian Government step back from the election, that’s not true, since Komodo Island is the only place that has prehistoric animals living in, the island is still on the game.

The picture above show the color of the sand in Komodo Island area, which differentiate them to other beaches, a lot of unique things you can find here, not only the pink sand, but also the flora and the fauna, the animal called Komodo, that are believed as one of the living creatures from the dinosaur era. In these islands they still have a chance to live.

This National Park has been selected to be one of the finalist for the new 7 wonder of nature, unfortunately it will cost Indonesian Government a lot of money to make this island as the place for winner announcement.

People didn’t understand, that even though Indonesian Government decide not to give payment to make this island as the declaration place, it doesn’t mean this Island taken out from the election. Please help to vote for this National Park, to make sure that you can still see them in the future.

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