Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Tourism - Keraton Yogyakarta Palace


Yogyakarta Sultanate or Kesultanan Yogyakarta is a monarchy in the province of Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Yogyakarta is known as the second most important tourist destination in Indonesia besides Bali. Most tourists come to Yogyakarta for its strong Javanese culture and tradition, makes it prominent among other Javanese cities. Along with Surakarta or Solo, a city lies about 64 km to the east, Yogyakarta becomes the center of Javanese culture.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Beautiful Sentani Lake Tourism

The lake is located in Sentani District, covers an area of 9.360 ha with the height of 75 metre above the sea level. It is miraculous with her beauty scene decorated by the community characteristic stilt housing at the Banks of the lake.
You are also able to see the same panorama on the small islands in the centre of the lake. The only path to connect each house is by wooden bridge.

Lake Sentani is a famous primitive arts centre. Bark paintings, sago bowls and small-carved items are amongst the local handicrafts found here. Kelly is a private collector of primitive Papuan art and therefore he has the depth of knowledge and connections to ensure that you pay the right price and that all items purchased are genuine.

The port city of Jayapura sits on the coast and has a population of around 250,000 including many people from other parts of the Indonesian archipelago. It is not an unattractive city and you will find museums, hotels, an assortment of restaurants, banks and markets for shopping. From Jayapura it is easy to take guided overnight treks to primitive villages and it is a 45-minute flight to Wamena, the main town of the famed Baliem Valley.

Monday, August 10, 2009