Papua

Lorentz National Park is Vacation Ideas for Nature Lovers

November 26, 2015

National Park Lorentz located in the province of Papua, Indonesia. With an area of ​​2.4 million hectares; Lorentz is the largest national park in Southeast Asia and recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage sites.

its uniqueness is made up of 34 types of vegetation. such as grasslands, lichens, montane forest, swamp forest, sago and jungle riverbank.

From the start in 2003 until today, WWF-Indonesia Papua Region Sahul currently working on mapping of indigenous territories in the region.


Years 2003- 2006

Years 2003- 2006, WWF has been working on mapping in the Territory of the Lorentz National Park is located in the District Kurima Yahukimo, and in 2006-2007 the mapping is done in district Sawaerma Asmat.

The name of Lorentz National Park taken from a Dutch explorer, Hendrikus Albertus Lorentz, he did an expedition and passed through the area in 1909.


The layout geografis
Geographically lies at 3 ° 41 '- 5 ° 30' S, 136 ° 56 '- 139 ° 09' east longitude. Lorentz National Park area covering several districts, that is Jayawijaya, Yahukimo, Puncak Jaya, Mimika District, Paniai and Asmat Papua Province, as well as some newly created districts as nduga regency, district and county Lanni Jaya peak.

The head of this bird-shaped island has a vast wildlife and pristine. National park vacation idea Papua venue stunning natural life and is one of the most beautiful tourist spots in eastern Indonesia.

Lorentz has a high biodiversity and cultural diversity supported fabuluos.

The cultural estimated 30,000 years old and is the residence of tribal Nduga, Western Dani, Amungme, Sempan and Asmat.

The possibility there's more people living in the secluded wilderness whichhas not been entered into a relationship with modern humans.


Flora and fauna

The mountain peaks are always covered with snowThe mountain peaks are always covered with snow, because it is above an elevation of 5,030 meters above sea level and stretches to the beach.

The region directly adjacent to sea waters the Arafura, which is overgrown with mangrove very dense.

The landscape has exceptional ecological spectrum, ranging regional wetland vegetation, lowland, sub-montane, montane, sub-alpine and alpine.

Many of wildlife conservation area. Noted there are 123 species of mammals and 630 species of birds. About 70% of birds living in Papua, can be found.

The birds, such as quail snow, bird of paradise, honey birds, cockatoos, pigeons, megapodes, and cassowaries.

Species of mammals that inhabit this region is a pig snout spines long and short snout, kangaroos, bobcat, wallaby, possum, as well as other rare fauna.

While the types of flora found in mangroves, palm, and so forth. Its natural beauty, rich flora and fauna, became the object of interest to nature lovers.

Culture

In every province in Indonesia has a wide variety of cultures, traditions, ethnicities and languages ​​are different if you are visiting several provinces.

For example, in Papua, which has a high biodiversity and cultural diversity supported awesome.

The cultural estimated 30,000 years old and is the residence of about nine (9) different ethnic groups, namely:


The Asmat with a sub-tribe


  • The Asmat with a sub-tribe of Joerat and Emariu Ducur, located in south eastern.
  • Nduga tribe
  • Somahai tribe
  • Dani (Hupla, Mukoko, Hiriakup)
  • Dani West / Lani
  • Moni tribe / Dem
  • Amungme / Damal
  • Sempan tribes
  • Komoro with 13 sub-tribes

The route leading to Lorentz

You can family vacation or with kids. The best visiting season is from August to December. To reach this area, you can pick it up from the town of Timika. Aviation pioneer can be relied upon to get in the north area of the city.

The journey continues to the south, to board the ship is in Port Sawa Erma. Once there, you can follow the road until came in Puncak Trikora.

The natural scenery outstanding guaranteed. For those of you that likes photography, you will find many beautiful spot, which could be the camera shots.

Basic knowledge of mountaineers, navigation and survival techniques, must be controlled by tourists. Make sure your body is in top condition.

By the smoothness of your adventure, you should contact the management before deciding.

Papua

A Million Beauty of Raja Ampat Islands Indonesia

August 01, 2015

This country has millions of the mystery under the sea.

The wealth of the underwater world, Raja Ampat is located in the districts of Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia.


And known as the center of the resources of tropical nature the richest in the world.

Many tourists from various countries visited.

The beauty also seen

The beauty also evident in some places.

There are diving coral reef with superb condition, located in the Dampier (strait between the land with the Waigeo Batanta), Kofiau and Wayag.

The coral reefs are generally up to the beach with the contour of the side steep.

According to myth, the name of the raja ampat from a woman found seven eggs.

Four eggs hatch into a prince.

Then be separated and each of the king who ruled in Waigeo, Salawati, Misool.

While three eggs other to be a ghost, woman and a stone.

The local residents are mostly fisherman. They live in a small village that was separate from other villages.


People here are so friendly and kind. They want to receive guests from out with a cheerful.


The Best Place Dive in Indonesia

The travel site in West Papua is tourism are very famous and place to dive the best in the world.

However, it is not just in papua. Indonesia is big!

Wakatobi National Park and Derawan island is also right for you who have a hobby of diving.

Because the completeness and the diversity of flora and fauna under the sea, like a library underwater.


Many species of coral

Many species of corals and there are also many species of fish.

In addition to, you can also meet with pari manta, mermaids, sea horse, barracuda, turtles, tuna and other.

The rest of the second world war could also be found. For example, the ruins of war near Wai.

Tourists who visit the Raja Ampat diving from outside the country make as a destination. Because natural wealth can't be enjoyed and only visit once or twice.

If you can't dive, you can go to Lorentz National Park or enjoy the scenery.


Culinary

In Indonesia a lot of traditional food with characteristics of each area.

Chicken Barapen Walesi is one of the foods he said is very famous, Walesi is the name of the Wamena.

How to cook using stones were burned and stored in drums that have grown on the ground.

Other foods is Papeda, made from corn flour. The food is very popular among coastal communities or low-lying.


To make it very easy

To make it very easy, simply by pouring hot water to the cornstarch, stirring over and over again until thick and looks like glue.

Souvenir

If you are on vacation, it will definitely bring a gift for friends or family. Here also there is a lot of souvenirs to take home to your house.

Shark jaws also can be a selection of unique and distinctive souvenirs. Dozens of sharp shark teeth still rooted in the jaw. Usually at this store show up to 10 shark jaws famous malignant.


You can also get other souvenirs
Pic by Dissy Ekapramudita
You can also get other souvenirs, such as plate, necklaces, woven handicrafts such as bag, boar tusks, Necklace King Kofiau and others.

King Kofiau souvenir necklace the most rare. Because it is made from the skull brainpan dog and dugongs.


Facilities

Enough for you want to vacation and spend time with family. As hotels, cottages, resorts, boat trips in around and diving equipment.