The most beautiful natural attractions in South Sulawesi

The most beautiful natural attractions in South Sulawesi

South Sulawesi is a beautiful tourist destination with countless tourist attractions. We already presented the cultural attractions of the area, today we focus on the most beautiful natural attractions in South Sulawesi. The Bantimurung Falls in South Sulawesi lies at only 41 km from Makassar. Sparkling water cascades are coming out from behind the rocks, than continue their way in the shadow of the hight trees, in trickling streams. The brightly colored Peacock butterflies that live ther... [ read more ]

Top 5 cultural sites in South Sulawesi

Top 5 cultural sites in South Sulawesi

According to the Torajan mythology in South Sulawesi the partiarch of the nation descended from the sky with a boat to the Mountain of Kandora. The traditional Tangkonan houses are built on stilts and their top curls in the front and back. This form reminds us of the form of the Torajan ancestor’s vessel who came to this area about 20 generations ago. The houses are faced to north, toward s the Kandora Mountain. A Torajan beliefs of South Sulawesi are a unique blend of animist and Chris... [ 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 ]

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 ]

Tourist attractions in West Sulawesi

Tourist attractions in West Sulawesi

West Sulawesi was separated from the province of South Sulawesi in 2004. The center of the new province became Mamuju, and the area was divided into five governorates. It has pacific, lowland and upland areas, therefor is an area with good soil. The climate is tropical. The inhabitants of the western coast of Sulawesi are known as brave sailors known and the culture of the people living in the central, mountainous areas of the province is similar to the Toraja culture. The tourist attract... [ read more ]

Tourist attractions in South Sulawesi

Tourist attractions in South Sulawesi

The sea traveler Bugis have always been famous, today they have a dominant role in the world's last commercial sailing fleet. They are living in the southern part of the Sulawesi Island, on the coastal areas. The northerly mountainous interior is the land of the Torajan (Tana Toraja), often also called the kingdom of heaven kings. The tourist attractions of South Sulawesi include stunning sites, subtle, masterful silk fabrics, silver filigrees and many beautiful architectural attractions.... [ read more ]

The natural attractions of Central Sulawesi

The natural attractions of Central Sulawesi

Central Sulawesi has a beautiful natural surrounding. It has a diverse fauna and flora, the ebony, the teak wood, the rattan, the banyan and black orchid are especially precious. A shy babirusa, the anoa, deer and various species of birds including the rare hammerhead hen, the negro macaque native in Celebes, the tangkasi ie the tarsier are awaiting for the adventurous visitors including those who love hiking, whitewater paddling and bird observing. In the following we present you the mos... [ read more ]

The cultural heritage of Central Sulawesi

The cultural heritage of Central Sulawesi

In the middle of the Indonesian archipelago, in the province of Central Sulawesi province you will find the ancient megaliths, the indigenous village communities, the mossy mountainrocks, the calm lakes with blue water, the long rivers for rafting winding in an almost untouched environment, the diving paradises of the spectacular coral reefs, the tiny uninhabited islands with endless white beaches and the rich nature reserves. In this context is a particular pleasure to observe the cultur... [ read more ]