Top 5 cities and villages of East Nusa Tenggara

Top 5 cities and villages of East Nusa Tenggara

The Province of East Nusa Tenggara consists of over 550 islands, but has three main islands: Flores, Sumba and Timor. The population is predominantly Roman Catholic and the Portuguese influence is present in the habits and the physical environment as well. The existence of a strong European cultural heritage can be seen in the Easter processions in Larantuka or the royal insignia of the former rulers of Maumere are also a proof of this. Sumba, formerly known as the Sandalwood Island today... [ read more ]

The natural attractions of East Nusa Tenggara

The natural attractions of East Nusa Tenggara

The barren landscape characteristic to East and South-East Nusa Tenggara was formed as the result of the hot and dry winds coming from the Australian continent. There are some beaches where doesn’t not rain in the most part of the year. Flores is a Portuguese origin name, meaning flower that is a reference to the beautify of the island. This island is long stretching between Sumbawa and Timor is filled with volcanoes and mountains, which divides the area in many different regions. These... [ read more ]

Top 4 religious places in West Nusa Tenggara

Top 4 religious places in West Nusa Tenggara

When the Islam religion first appeared on these islands in the 16th century, in the territory of what is now West Nusa Tenggara four Hindu kingdoms lived peacefully side by side. Lombok was under the a strong Balinese cultural influence, but still retained its unique character. The majority of the local indigenous Sasak people are Muslim, their religion strongly missed with certain elements of the animistic beliefs and of Hinduism. We present you the top 4 religious places in West Nusa Te... [ read more ]

Top 7 tourist destinations in West Nusa Tenggara

Top 7 tourist destinations in West Nusa Tenggara

West Nussa Tenggara is a beautiful tourist destination in Indonesia that worth to be visited. Today we want to emphasize the beautiful nature of the Province. We would like to present you the top 7 tourist destinations in West Nusa Tenggara including the Batu Bolong Beach with the huge rock with hole, the beautiful and quiet The Kuta Beach, the Gili Air, Gili Meno and Gili Trawangan of Lombok, the surfer paradise Hu’u Coast, the famous Senggigi beach with scuba diving opportunities, the... [ read more ]

The most famous cities and villages of West Nusa Tenggara

The most famous cities and villages of West Nusa Tenggara

The Wallace line indicates the border between the zone of the distinct flora and fauna of the western and eastern part of Indonesia. This line is also the western border of West Nusa Tenggara including the islands of Lombok and Sumbawa. As the traveler goes to the east, the differences are more pronounced: the dry season gets longer and the corn and sago are the leading crop instead of rice. Lombok is characterized by pristine beaches covered with soft white sand. The island is famous for... [ read more ]

Nature Tourism in Indonesia

Nature Tourism in Indonesia

If you are a person who is into nature and you are planning to see the nature tourism of Indonesia, you might be interested to check out the surf breaks that Indonesia has to offer. Other than that, Indonesia has lots of dive sites to choose from and the national parks are with interesting flora and fauna to see, let alone the volcanoes in Indonesia. Surfing in Indonesia ensures you that being in Indonesia is never lack of water sports and recreational activities. There are even world class ... [ read more ]

Nusa Tenggara of Indonesia

Nusa Tenggara of Indonesia

 It is also known as the Lesser Sunda Islands is just several miles from Bali. Some popular places to visit is Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores, Timor and Komodo Island. In this post, you will find out more about Lombok in the West Nusa Tenggara and Flores which is in the East Nusa Tenggara. Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara is an island in Nusa Tenggara Barat (NTB) province in Indonesia. It looks like a circular shape but having a 'tail' (Sekotong Peninsula) at the southwest point. Considering its populatio... [ read more ]