Ambon Bay Festival in Maluku

Ambon Bay Festival in Maluku

From 27th September, it is the Ambon Bay Festival and it lasts for three days. It is held in Maluku where the traditional customs are displayed. Fishing competitions are a tradition. Traditional boat races called Arumbae (war vessels in olden days) Manggurube are also a must in this festival. Besides, there are also Semang Boat races. Women in traditional costumes can be seen manning the Semang boats that has the traditional Maluku outrigger. Following that you can also watch a relay swim race f... [ read more ]

Snorkeling in the Bunaken of North Sulawesi

Snorkeling in the Bunaken of North Sulawesi

Bunaken is the most famous to snorkel as well as to diving. You can find on this banana-shaped island an attraction to people from all over the world. Besides, there are neighboring islands such as Manado Tua, Mantehage, Siladen, Nain Kecil and Nain too. The entire area concludes the marine national park and features an extensive biodiversity from corals, sea turtle, fish, white tip reef-sharks, black tip reef-sharks, dugongs, barracuda, tuna and also saltwater crocodiles. There is a wet season ... [ read more ]

Marine Tourism in Central Java

Marine Tourism in Central Java

The province Central Java is famously known for its cultural aspects. The Javanese culture is what people are coming here for. You will notice polite and soft-spoken group of people as compared to the other parts of Indonesia. Here is also the home of Batik which is an exquisite textile made using a wax-resist dyeing technique. Places like Yogyakarta, Pekalongan and Surakarta are some examples of centres for Batik production. Karimun Jawa in Central Java In the Java Sea where the 27 islands ca... [ read more ]