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Great Adventure in the Mount Leuser National Park, Sumatra

Aceh is a region in Sumatra, Indonesia. The region is known well be people in the entire world in 2006, the year of Tsunami which collapse the region. However, only few of them know the greatness of Mount Leuser National Park in South East Aceh. Since the land is in the tropical country of Indonesia, so many tropical fruits can be found, such as mango, rambutan, durian, avocado, orange, papaya, and guava. The region is also famous with the great production of world-class coffee and tobacco. All those fruits and coffees spoil the visitors.

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The Mount Leuser National Park is one of the largest national parks in Indonesia. It is 7,927 square kilometer located in the northern tip of Sumatera. The park covers mangroves, beach and swamp forest, lowland rainforest, moss forest, and up to subalpine forest. You will found so many hidden paradises which are kept very well. Except the wonderful landscape, you will also find so many unique species, around 130 species. This experience and adventure are so priceless. You possibly never meet some of them before. They are including mysterious Sumatran tigers, elephants, rhinos, Siamang monkeys, macaques, clouded leopards, reptiles, fish, and around 325 species of birds. It seems that there will not be any dull moment for you to visit such national park by considering how rich the plantation and the animals there. You can feel like you are in Africa but, at the same time, you can feel the distinctive characteristic of Indonesia in such national park.

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In addition, the Mount Leuser National Park also has a small friendly village to visit, Ketambe. In this small village, you will feel and enjoy a different way of live. After having a great adventure in the jungle with so many mysterious animals and landscape, having rest in the village is such a good idea. The other small village is called as Angasan. This village is the starting point to go hiking to the peak of Mount Leuser. It will take for about 10 to 14 days. The recommended visiting time is from June to October. See and visit the paradise of the 2006 Indonesian Tsunami Island!

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The Hidden Beauty of Belitung Island: The Land of “Laskar Pelangi”

Indonesia has a lot of beautiful islands to visit. One of the most famous islands is Bali. Almost everyone in the world knows the island. The beauty of Bali gives a great benefit to the country. In fact, so many similar islands have the same beauty as Bali. Lombok is one of the islands. People begin to know the island. Indonesian government also tries to introduce such small beautiful island. Belitung Island is one of the islands that is actually very beautiful. However, only some people know its beauty. The white sand beaches of Belitung are paradise for holiday.

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The name of Belitung is known by people in 2005. Since, in the year, Andrea Hirata, a native of Belitung write a great story entitled “Laskar Pelangi” which the setting is Belitung Island. The greatness of the story is spread into the entire world. The novel is translated into English, Malay, Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean. Moreover, the movie of “Laskar Pelangi” is released in 2008. In the other words, “Laskar pelangi” by Andrea Hirata introduced the beauty of the Island to the world.

Belitung-Island-Tourism

Belitung Island is also surrounded by more than 100 small islands. Most of them are beautified by the same warm atmosphere of beaches. The white sand and palm trees are so beautiful standing on the beaches. You will not be disappointed of visiting the island. Moreover, some special things you may bring home. Satam stone is one of the great one. the stone is usually used for jewelry. Shell handicraft is also as beautiful as jewelries. If you want some foods, Kerupuk Belitung can be the best. Since, such food is only found in the island. Sambal Lingkong can be the other solution. This food is called as Abon Ikan in Jakarta. But, Belitung’s is spicier than what people have in Jakarta. Once you give such food a taste, it seems like you will never be able to forget it. If you like spicy food, such food will become your favorite in an instant. Even if you do not really like spicy food, such food will surely be so attractive to taste.

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Some Tips on How to Travel with Baby

Alright, on this website, you have found tons of traveling ideas and most of them are about the exotic destinations which will surely give the best pleasure and experience for your traveling. Those destinations are so awesome indeed but no matter how great the destinations are, if you are not really aware about how to have such nice and safe traveling, it is totally pointless. That is why, this article is going to focus on such matter and to be more specific, we are going to talk about how to travel with baby. The following tips are really suitable for parents who are currently having baby and are planning to have some traveling together. If such situation matches with yours, you are highly recommended to carry on reading this article.

The very first thing you must always keep in mind when it comes to how to travel with baby is to make sure that your baby is really comfortable during the trip. Yes, babies are easily annoyed. If you are not able to make them feel comfortable during the trip, you will only find that your trip will be ruined. You do not want to hear your babies crying along the way, right? So, what should you do to give the comfort to your baby? The very first thing you need to pay attention to is about the outfits worn by your baby. The outfits are the most fundamental things you need to consider. Make sure the outfits are as comfortable as possible and soft. It is also good idea for the outfits to be really absorbent to sweat if it is hot outside and it should be warm enough if it is cold outside.

Another thing you need to do is to give something which is believed as the most favorite toy for your baby. Perhaps, it is the teeter or doll. That way you are going to make your baby feel so calm during the trip. It is also a good idea to keep your baby busy with some healthy snacks. Therefore, you will not have any trouble with your trip anymore. Also make sure you can also prepare yourself properly especially if you are the mother and you are still breastfeeding. Those are the tips on how to travel with baby.

Pesindon: Batik Village in the City of Batik, Pekalongan, Indonesia

Batik is one of the brilliant icons of Indonesia. Some districts have their motif of batik. One of the best and the oldest cities of batik is Pekalongan. It is located in Central Java, Indonesia.

Actually, different cities that produce and create batik have different motifs of batik. Thus, Pekalongan as one of the city that has a batik village has its identical motifs. About the color, light colors are often used, such as red, blue, green, yellow and others. Then, the lines and dots also dominate the batik fabric in Pesindon. Sore significantly, since Chinese motifs are also inserted to the Pekalongan batik, the pictures of dragons are sometimes found. Those are the most significant points about the Pekalongan batik motifs.

In fact, Pesindon is not the only batik village that Pekalongan has. Some other villages are Kauman, Medono, Binagriya, and also Buaran. Different with those other villages, Pesindon is very comfortable to see the beauty of the Indonesian batik. Moreover, a map is ready beside the gate. This map is so much important since the village is full of different motifs of batik. This village consists of so many alleys. It will be bad to not visit the whole village. By looking to the map, the visitors will be easy to look around the village. They will also easy to find the way out.

To make the visitors easy to find specific batik maker, every buildings in the village is signed. Having a business client from this village is also possible. If you are interesting in business related to art, this location can give brilliant idea for you. Moreover, this village is easy to find. It is located near the highway.  Thus, to go and visit this batik village in so many times is possible. Lastly, visiting this village is not complete without having some batik fabrics or clothes as merchandise. Yes, in the end of your visit, you need to make sure you have some willingness to spend some money and get such merchandise. The merchandise will really make you happy and you will never regret spending the money. It will become the proof that you have visited the exotic batik village in Indonesia.