Sunday, February 14, 2010

Waduk Jatiluhur, Jawa Barat

Jatiluhur Reservoir is located in District Jatiluhur, Purwakarta Regency (± 9 km from the center of Purwakarta). Jatiluhur Dam is the largest dam in Indonesia. The dam was named by the government Basin Ir. H. Juanda, with panoramic lake covering an area 8300 ha. These dams built since 1957 by the French contractor, with the potential of available water for 12.9 billion m 3 / year and is the first multipurpose dam in Indonesia.
In the Jatiluhur Reservoir, 6 units installed turbines with 187 MW installed power by electricity production average of 1000 million kwh per year, is managed by PT. PLN (Persero).
Furthermore Jatiluhur Reservoir has a function of irrigation water supply to 242,000 ha of rice (two crops a year), raw water of drinking water, fisheries and the cultivation of flood-managed by Perum Jasa Trita II.
In addition to functioning as a hydroelectric power system in the world's largest runoff, Jatiluhur area has many recreational facilities are inadequate, and bungalows are like hotels, bars and restaurants, tennis courts, billiard, camping, swimming pool with water slides, conference rooms, recreation facilities and water sports , playground and other facilities. Sports and recreation facilities such as water rowing, windsurfing, boat cruises, water skiing, boating and more.
In the waters of Lake Jatiluhur also contains fish culture keramba floating nets, which is the main attraction. At the time of day or in the silence of the night we can provoke a full tranquility while enjoying the grilled fish.
This area of all we can see the Earth Satellite Station is managed by PT. Indosat Tbk. (± 7 km from the center of Purwakarta), as a means of international communication. Types of services provided include international toll free service (ITFS), Indosat Calling Card (ICC), other international and direct.
Jatiluhur Reservoir can be visited through the Toll Road Purbaleunyi (Purwakarta-Bandung-Cileunyi), exit at Jatiluhur Toll Gate.


Ragunan Zoo is a zoo located in the Ragunan, Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta, Indonesia. The zoo was an area of 140 hectares was established in 1864. In it, there are various collections consisting of 295 species and 4040 specimens.
Ragunan had closed for about three weeks since September 19, 2005 because of the animals in which there is a bird flu infected, but reopened on October 11


Ranau Lake is the second largest lake in Sumatra. The lake is located in the border district of West Lampung and Lampung Province Ogan Komering Ulu Selatan in South Sumatera Province. The lake was created from a large earthquake and volcanic eruption of the volcano that makes a big basin. Located on the position coordinates 4 ° 51'45 "S 103 ° 55'50" BT
Geographically Ranau lake topography is hilly berlembah makes it practical Ranau lake has a cool weather.

The lake known to the fishermen to find fish such as mujair, kepor, kepiat, and harongan.
Also as a fascinating tourist town, there are lots of beautiful scenery. Right in the center was an island called Pulau Marisa. There are hot springs that are often used by local residents or the tourists who come to the island, there are waterfalls, and lodging.
The lake is also a mainstay of the tourism object Ogan Komering Ulu South, especially in the holiday season arrives and Idul Fitri.
And in the year 2007 this lake was yesterday inaugurated by the Regent of West Lampung, as a new tourist center in the area of Sukau Lombok district of West Lampung regency.

Ngarai Sianok, sumatera barat

Sianok canyon is a steep valley (ravine) which is located in the border town of Bukittinggi, the District IV Koto, Agam regency, West Sumatra. The valley is long and winding as the boundary line from the southern city of Kota Gedang canyon until the canyon Sianok Six tribes, and ended up palupuh. Sianok canyon has beautiful scenery and became one of the main tourist provinces.
This chasm which extends approximately 100 m along the 15 km with a width of approximately 200 m and is part of the fault that separates the island of Sumatra in half lengthwise (Semangko Fault). This fault forms a steep wall, even perpendicular and form a green valley - results from the skin down movement of the earth (sinklinal) - which flows through Sianok Stem (stem means the river, in the Minangkabau language) in which the water clear. In the Dutch colonial era, the gap is referred to as buffalo sanget, because of the large wild ox which lived freely in the bottom of the gorge.
Trunk Sianok can now be forded with canoe and kayak yg disaranai by a water sports organization "Qurays". The route taken is from the Village to Village Lambah palupuh Sitingkai rod for about 3.5 hours. On the edges are still a lot of common plants and rare plants such as Rafflesia drugs. Fauna found such long-tailed monkeys, gibbons, hoop, deer, wild pigs, leopards, and tapir.

Penyengat Island, Riau

Penyengat Island or Island in the title Inderasakti Penyengat historical sources, is a small island located about 6 km from the town of Tanjung Pinang, the capital of Riau Islands province. The island is roughly the size of only 2500 x 750 m, and is approximately 35 km from the island of Batam. This island can be addressed by using a boat, or better known bot bot pompong. By using a bot pompong, time that could be done within approximately 15 minutes.
Tombs of kings (King Ja'afar and Raja Ali Raja Office) situated in the middle of the island Jaafar
Penyengat Island is one of the attractions in the Riau Islands. One might object that we are tough Makam Sultan Mahmud made from egg whites, the tombs of the king, the tomb of the national hero Raja Ali Haji, the Palace complex and blockhouse Office at Hill Chair.

Kerinci Seblat National Park

Kerinci Seblat National Park is the largest national park in Sumatra, Indonesia has a total area of 13.750 km ² and extends to the four provinces of West Sumatra, Jambi, Bengkulu and South Sumatra. This national park is located at coordinates of 100 ° 31'18 "E - 102 ° 44'01" E and 1 ° 07'13 "S - 1 ° 26'14" S.
This national park consists of the Bukit Barisan Mountains which has the highest land area in Sumatra, Gunung Kerinci (3805 m). This national park also consists of springs, hot springs, rivers rushing wing, caves, waterfalls, waterfalls and the highest caldera lake in Southeast Asia, Mount Seven.
This national park also has a variety of flora and fauna. Around 4000 species of plants growing in the area of national parks including the world's largest flower Rafflesia arnoldi, and the highest rate in the world, the Titan Arum. Fauna in the park area consists among other Sumatran Tiger, Sumatran Rhinoceros, Sumatran Elephant, Tiger Dahan, Tapir Malays, Honey Bear and about 370 species of birds.


Maimun Palace is one of the icons of the city of Medan, North Sumatra, is located in the village Sukaraja, Maimun Medan district.
Designed by Italian architect and built by the Sultan of Deli, Ma'mun Al Rashid Perkasa Alamsyah in 1888, the Palace has a wide Maimun of 2772 m2 and 30 rooms.
Maimun palace became a tourist destination not only because of old age, but also the unique interior design, combining elements of the cultural heritage of Malays, with Islamic style, Spain, India and Italy, but unfortunately neglected condition was not present. If we pass this place in the afternoon, we could even see the kids playing football in this courtyard.