Top 5 natural attractions in Maluku

Top 5 natural attractions in Maluku

Maluku awaits its visitors with an incredibly beautiful under water world, idyllic tropical beaches and jungle-covered volcanic mountains. Today, the main source of income in Maluku from the production of fish and other marine products, but the nickel, oil, manganese and various lumber trade contributes to the richness of the region as well. Today we would like to present the top 5 natural attractions of Maluku for those who nature and are thinking of visiting this part of Indonesia. &... [ read more ]

Historic sites in Maluku

Historic sites in Maluku

On the area of Maluku are located the famous Spice Islands, which attracted there the Indian, Chinese, Arab, and European traders that were researching clove and nutmeg. The Portuguese built the first fort on the island of Ternate in the region, and monopolized the clove trade. The Dutch were the first threat at the beginning of the 16th century to Portuguese control over the natural resources of Maluku. Lately the Dutch took the power and the trade monopoly was enforced by harsh means. T... [ read more ]

Maluku as the Dream Islands of Magellan

Maluku as the Dream Islands of Magellan

Magellan lived between 1480 and 1521 and sailed in the service of the King of Spain. He was the first man who led a fleet of five ships to west, starting from Europe to Asia, the first European to sail in the Pacific Ocean or made an expedition around the world. It is clear that few tourists would have the resources to step, mile by mile, in Magellan's footsteps, but the Maluku Islands, known as the Spice Islands of Indonesia, is one of the places he stopped by that well worth the attention.... [ read more ]