Top 7 cultural attractions of West Papua

Top 7 cultural attractions of West Papua

The world's second largest island, New Guinea, is shared by two countries: Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. The Indonesian half of the large island forming a bird, which only became an integral part of the country in 1969 after being a Dutch colony, is called West Papua. Although the area occupies almost a quarter of the archipelago, there lives less than one percent of the population of Indonesia. Looking at the map you quickly get an explanation for this contradiction. West Papua is the ... [ read more ]

The natural attractions of West Papua

The natural attractions of West Papua

West Papua is one of the last mysterious wilderness areas. Its endless jungles is more impenetrable than the great jungle of the Amazon, in the mangrove swamps live large crocodiles and in the eastern mountains some isolated tribes may even zealously kept alive cannibalism. From the coastal towns you can not even reach the interior of the island on the land or on water, so the only option remains traveling by air. Looking down from the airplane you will discover a majestic landscape: the ... [ read more ]

The Raja Ampat Archipelago in West Papua

The Raja Ampat Archipelago in West Papua

West Papua is the northwestern tongue of the Indonesian part of New Guinea. The area of ​​the Bird's Head Peninsula, also known as Doberai or Semenanjung Kepala Burung, and the surrounding small islands make up a population of approximately 800 000 people, making it one of the least populated areas in Indonesia. Manokwari is the provincial capital of West Papua. The Raja Ampat Archipelago, also known as the Four Kings Islands, in the north-western corner of West Papua is made up of mo... [ read more ]

The most beautiful natural attractions of Papua

The most beautiful natural attractions of Papua

Papua is the region of contrast, there you will find the most the most impenetrable tropical jungles of the world, while mountain with snow covered peaks are towering over its glacial lakes. Papua is the largest and easternmost province of Indonesia, that covers the western part of New Guinea, the second-largest island of the world. Papua has exceptional natural environment with beautiful and spectacular coastlines, vast extended marshes, meadows with fresh grass and strong-flowing rivers... [ read more ]

The best 5 cultural attractions of Papua

The best 5 cultural attractions of Papua

Papua is a beautiful place, the most eastern state of Papua. The islanders are divided in more than 250 groups, the larger are the Marindan, the Yah'ray, the Asmat, the Mandobo, the Dani and the Afyat. The ones living in the central land hold their habits and traditions not being influenced by external factors. The different communities are mostly living in complete isolation, and this is the reason of the incredibly diverse cultures. We present you the best 5 cultural attractions of Papu... [ read more ]