Papua

Lorentz National Park is Vacation Ideas for Nature Lovers

November 26, 2015

National Park Lorentz located in province of Papua, Indonesia. With an area of ​​2, 4 million hectares; Lorentz is a national park in Southeast Asia and is recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site.

Since begining of the years 2003 until now, WWF-Indonesia Region Papua Sahul is currently working on topograpghy in area of this attractions.


In 2003 - 2006

In 2003 - 2006, WWF have done topography in Lorentz park who in district Kurima, Yahukimo. And in 2006 -2007 in district Sawaerma, Asmat.

The name of Lorentz National Park from an explorer of Netherland (Hendrikus Albertus Lorentz). He's doing an expedition and pass through the area in 1909.

A vacation idea in National Park Papua is good. The life of animals and is one of tourist attractions of most beautiful in eastern Indonesia.

Flora and Fauna are protected in Lorentz National Park

This area is a forestThis area is a forest that has not been visited by humans. I mean is this forest is natural.

There are many kinds of vegetation like a grass, mountain forest, swamps, river the edge of forest and others.

There's a hundred twenty three species of mammals and six hundred thirty thousand species of birds. About 70% of birds live in Papua can be found.

The birds like quail snow, parrot, birds of paradise, pigeons, megapodes, and cassowaries.

A species of mammals this area is a Zaglossus bruijnii, Tachyglossus aculeatus, tiger and kangaroos.

While the types of flora that was found was Nypa fruticans, Rizhophora apiculata, Pandanus julianettii, Colacasia esculenta, Avicennia marina, Podocarpus pilgeri and Nauclea coadunata. The beauty of flora and fauna to be the object that appeal for nature lovers.

Culture

Every province in Indonesia's diverse cultures, traditions, ethnicities and languages. (if you're visiting several provinces.

For example, in Papua, which have biodiversity and culture.

The cultural estimated age of thirty thousand years and is home about nine ethnic groups different.

The Asmat with Joerat and Emariu Ducur, Ndgua, Somahai, Dani (Hupla, Mukoko, Hiriakup), Dani west or Lani, Moni or Dem, Amungme or Damal, Sempan and Komoro.


The Asmat are very populer


The Asmat are very populer in foreign countries because of his statue is unique and fantastic. You cloud that statue is work of thw world's culture.

The way to Lorentz

Month August to December is the best to visit. To go there, starting from Timika city.

The journey continues to south on a boat in Sawa Erma port. Once there, you can follow the path until in peak Trikora.

The scenery of nature, birds singing, beetles in a tree.

For you lovers photography, you'll find plenty of unusual places to be shoot by the camera.

Basic knowledge about climbing mountain, navigation and survival must be controlled by tourists.


Make sure your body in prime condition. With the smoothness of your adventure, you should contact 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.