Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Declared as a national park in 1982, Tanjung Puting National Park encloses different types of ecosystem including the lowland tropical forest, dry-land forest, peat swamp forest, mangrove forest, coastal forest and secondary forest. Tanjung Puting supports the natural habitat of various endemic wildlife on the brink of extinction such as the proboscis monkey, agile gibbon and sun bear.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Sundays is a day when many of tourism spot in Bali is always packed with a sea of people. But this one seems not too popular destination on the island. I only seen two security guards who were chatting in front of the gate when I looked for a place to park my motorbike. “Just directly parking your motorbike inside” one of the security guard told me. Okay, this place seemed too quiet for a destination that is located on the international island such as Bali.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Jimbaran bay is one of well known tourism spot in Bali, especially it’s sunset dinner, sound’s interesting right? I had tried it once, but not it’s sunset dinner hahaha, i come late, it was night already. But still, that was an awesome dinner with my friends, and also my first time ever dinner beside the beach. Thanks to god for given me a chance staying in this wonderful Indonesian island, Bali.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Mangrove trekking tour will probably sound unfamiliar in the southern part of Bali. Mainly because beach tourism is the main attraction from southern part of Bali island. This time I found an unique destination which might still less known by tourists and backpackers. Does everybody have known mangrove trekking in south bali before? Well, even though it is located next to Jalan Bypass Ngurah Rai, the super busy, and sometimes jammed road, apparently this mangrove forest can be considered as a hidden destination in Bali.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – I know the name of Virgin Beach during casual chat on skype with my friends. Most of people doen’t know too much about this beach, but i’ve seen a story about this Virgin Beach in some blogs. After doing some research,turns out that it is not that dificult finding this beach. I just need to ride a couple of hours by motorbike from Kuta.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Based on data i’ve found from a variety of sources, Samalona Island is part of the city of Makassar, sub-district Ujung Pandang, South Sulawesi. Access to the island is pretty easy, because only a 20-30 minute crossing the sea. Hiring the fishermen’s boat is common way for crossing to Samalona Island. The boats it self are easily found in Kayu Bangkoa pier. But I was crossing to Samalona from unknown dock in front of Fort Rotterdam.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Besides functioned as cultural preservation, the palace is also being a top tourist destination in the city of Yogyakarta. The reason is because there are many historic collections that are stored in the palace building, such as various gifts from the kings of Europe, a replica of the palace heritage (as Keris), and the musical instrument-Gamelan. From the shape of the building, people trust that the palace is one of the best Javanese palace architecture.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Talking about the hidden paradise, although Nusa Lembongan is a small island, it has many beautifull destination inside. Well, if you dont want to just sit and relax inside the island, probably you can do a beach hunting. I mean by visiting some beach in Nusa Lembongan.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Popies lane is a small hallway or alley in a street which is very famous throughout the world because of its nightlife. Poppies Lane is also popular destination among backpacker and budget traveler to stay in Bali. Its cheap and clean accommodation located in the stategic location, attracting traveler from around the world. The location of Poppies Lane itself is realy close to Kuta beach, approximately 5 – 10 minute walk by foot.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – This beach also have a nick name “Pink Beach”, because it sands have a little bit pink colour. This beach is always may favourite destination when i visit Lombok. Never miss this one when visiting Lombok :)