see indonesia place

Indonesia offers everythings, from an attractive visitor equation of low cost to high quality service; has an exotic mix of fascinating cultures; a magical beach holiday in Bali, enjoying cultural diversity and heritage wonders including UNESCO World Heritage Sites Borobudur Temple and Prambanan Temple in Java, fantastic shopping at great prices in Jakarta and Bandung, playing great golf with no waiting and value pricing at international class courses through the country, marvelous spas with both traditional and international health and beauty treatments; and overall, a safe, family-friendly atmosphere in an enchanting archipelago of 17,500 islands to explore.

Whatever you decide to do, you can also be certain of receiving a very warm welcome when you come and discover Indonesia for yourself





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The Minangkabau people live in the province of West Sumatra, Indonesia. They are gifted with a unique culture that sets them apart from any other people in the world. A traditional Minangkabau style roof
When you travel throughout the land of the Minangkabau, you see various traditional Minangkabau houses which have the shape of a buffalo’s horns. Similarly, Minangkabau-style hats also have this shape of the buffalo’s horns. There is a legend about the origin of the Minangkabau which explains this interesting traditional style.
According to legend, once there was a disagreement between the Minangkabau people and the Javanese. Rather than involve themselves in a war, however, which would cause much needless bloodshed, the two peoples agreed upon having a fight between their buffalos. The Javanese had a huge, strong buffalo, fierce, and powerful. On the other hand, the Minangkabau people had a small calf. The Javanese were confident that their huge, powerful buffalo would easily defeat this tiny calf. How could a tiny calf beat a huge, ferocious buffalo? What the Minangkabau did was they took the calf away from its mother, and did not feed it any milk for a several days before the big fight. Just before the fight, they attached sharp, iron knives to the tip of their calf’s horns. As the buffalo and the tiny calf were let into the ring, the calf, starving of milk, saw the buffalo, and thought it was its mother. Hurriedly, the calf went to the underside of the buffalo, looking for milk. As it did so, the sharp knives on the calf’s horns pierced the under-belly of the huge buffalo. The huge buffalo was killed, and the Minangkabau won the war. This is how the Minangkabau got their name, according to legend, for “minang” means “victory,” and “kabau” means “caribou” or “water buffalo” in the Minangkabau language. This is also the source of those buffalo’s horn-shaped rooves and hats of the Minangkabau people. Because of stories such as this, the Minangkabau people are known for their cleverness. The story also symbolizes the strength of the more nurturing system of the Minangkabau culture, represented by the calf looking for its mother’s milk, which is able to defeat a more brutish system which on the outside appears strong, represented by the buffalo.





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Three Chinese Navy ships arrived on Monday in Indonesia's seaport of Tanjung Priok, carrying out friendship mission with several programs aimed at improving relations between the two countries.
Those ships, consisting of amphibious landing ship Kunlunshan, destroyer Lanzhou and supply ship Weishanshu and carrying at least 1,000 crews, were just settled their patrol service in Gulf of Aden and Somali waters, combating sea pirates that have been rampant in those area. The Chinese fleet of ships was welcomed by Chinese Ambassador in Indonesia Zhang Qiyue and Brigadier General Arif Suherman, commander of Indonesia's third navy base and Chinese community living in Indonesia.





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Some herbs contained in the National Park include wood eye Flores (Albizia montana), needs (Homalanthus giganteus), tokotaka (Putranjiva roxburghii), Uwi RORA (Ardisia humilis), longgo steel (Drypetes subcubica), store Keo (Cyrtandra sp.) , Deo wood (Trema cannabina), and Kelo (Ficus villosa).

Flores National Park is the habitat of 19 endangered bird species including Flores pigeon (Treron florists), Wallacea owl (Otus silvicola), sweep the jungle-swinging (Rhinomyias oscillans), kancilan Flores (Pachycephala nudigula), junk dwarf (Pericrocotus lansbergei) , tesia Timor (Tesia everetti), opior crested (Lophozosterops dohertyi), opior half thick (Heleia crassirostris), chili gold (Dicaeum annae), kehicap Flores (sacerdotum Monarcha), bird honey Matari (Nectarinia solaris), and Flores eagle (Spizaetus florists).

Of the four species of mammals endemic to this park, which is frequently encountered are two mountain rat Rattus hainaldi.Di Bunomys naso and national parks can be found several animals such as the banteng (Bos javanicus javanicus), barking deer (Muntiacus muntjak nainggolani), mongoose (Pardofelis marmorata) , pangolin (Manis javanica), porcupine (Hystrix brachyura brachyura), and deer (Tragulus javanicus javanicus).
While the marine life around the island and the Cape of Darkness consists of 45 species of corals such as Halimeda macroloba, Chromis spp., Balistes spp., Zebrasoma spp., And Ypsiscarus ovifrons; 32 species of fish such as fish flag (Platax pinnate), fish conscious (Siganus lineatus), and barracuda (Sphyraena jello); 9 types of marine mollusk such as clams south (Tridacna derasa), triton trumpet (Charonia tritonis), and giant clams (Tridacna gigas).





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indonesia

Indonesia with a vast archipelago of more than 17,000 islands, comprising 2 millions square kilometers since 2000 on average, 5 million foreign tourists each year with average stay 9 – 12 days. Our country Indonesia gains US$ 4.6 billion income annually which is make tourism being an important component of the Indonesian economy. But if we compare with our tiny neighbor Singapore hit 10.3 millions visitor last year, we have to be more serious about tourism. Any ideas?

Build new toilets, Dalton Tanonaka said. He reminded the United Nations has designated 2008 as the International Year of Sanitation. China had been succeed regularly hold the World Toilet Summit, to show off that its country also aware about comfort innovation, sanitation, etc. My question is, have we ever attended the Summit? I doubt since regional surveys place Indonesia near the bottom in terms of hygiene infrastructure.







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This is a great great event. The Perhentian Island Challenge 2008 ~!!! It is a weekend-getaway adventure-race which will feature two levels of outdoor-adventure racing in the beautiful outdoors of Terengganu’s Perhentian Island.

Race Day will be on 23 August 2008 and organizers have custom-made Race Packages to ensure all participants are taken care of from Kuala Lumpur, throughout the event; and then back again to Kuala Lumpur.
There is 2 type of race which is ELITE RACE and novice race. Well, Novice race definitely more suitable for me.
But For the well trained, the ELITE race level will allow you to test your physical capabilities and will highlight the following principles:
-Swimming (obstacle courses or with life jackets only)
-Kayaking
-Running Trail / Beach
-Cargo Net
-Mystery Tests / Brain Teasers
-Water Orienteering






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Malaysia Islands was very nature, the endless stretch of sandy white beaches gently being lapped up by the sea, the untouched underwater realm of colourful marine life, the beautiful virgin tropical rainforests; these are among the sights that you will find on the paradise islands of Malaysia. Malaysia is a nation of ethnic variety and culture. For the international tourists, travelling around the country and asking for information is quite easy as English is our second language.





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valley ofthe beauty malaysia

If you are IT minded and you read carefully all the stories contributed to this blog, you will find it rather annoying than amusing that even professional journalist has to kneel in front of technology. Academy study purpose, it as told the story that Jeff Ooi a self proclaimed professional journalist (which I love his stories about politics and twisted stuff) is humiliating his fella Malaysian in front of misunderstood judgement made by authority due to lack of technology knowledge and followed a twisted guideline with loopholes which lead to biased judgment.

Ask any tech makers, programmers or engineers, there is no such thing as 100% "zero technical glitches guarantee" in this planet. Ever since the made up cases (read here) did by AKN Mtech (aka M3 TECHNOLOGIES (ASIA) BERHAD) Uncle Lim to create urgency and demand for his software, the way the couple Lim + Jeff (read here) poisoning public by cooking the "repeated offenders" story is shame and disgusting. Their foolish act further damage Malaysian IT society image, proves that Malaysian are so low tech even what is "technical glitches & common human errors" vs "intentional crime & scam" also don't know how to differentiate!





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As the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur has developed into a self contained city where one gets to enjoy the modern amenities and a better quality of life. In the midst of the business of city life, there are many tourist attractions and events that help one to unwind after a long days work. Many prefer to come during the weekends with their families just to enjoy the many attractions that are available in the city.

Some of the attractions are the Aquaria KLCC, where one gets to enjoy the aquatic life without having to leave the city. It is located at the basement of Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. There is also Petrosains, a discovery centre in Kuala Lumpur City Centre. National Planetarium with its wide screen cinema and other exhibits helps on to discover the field of astronomy. Details of the Kuala Lumpur tourist attractions can be found in the following links.






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IT was well below freezing on the Finnish coast, but there my children were, frolicking outdoors in a pool whose warmed waters were giving off enchanting tufts of steam. Soon it began to snow, and they flipped onto their backs and strained to catch the chubby flakes in their mouths like so much candy.I had been communing with the landscape around our Finnish spa a bit differently. Earlier indoors, a muscular woman named Sari had poured a bucket of hot mud scooped from a nearby lake over me and swaddled me in a plastic sheet for half an hour, making me resemble a piece of performance art.
Hard to say who enjoyed it more: me, luxuriating in all that ooze, which Sari promised would cause me “to go to the bathroom several times today and sleep very well tonight.






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