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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Kintamani - Bali ~ ABOUT OF INDONESIA

The area of north-eastern Bali at the Mount Batur caldera, and which encompasses Penelokan, Toya Bungkah, Batur and Kintamani villages, is known widely as just Kintamani. Kintamani, Batur and Penelokan villages sit on the rim of the huge Batur caldera about 1,500m above sea level, and offer dramatic views of the active volcano Mount Batur and serene Lake Batur. Toyo Bungkah village is down at the lake edge.
As well as the lake and the volcano, Kintamani is home to Pura Ulun Danu Batur, one of Bali's key nine directional temples. 


The main attraction for visitors is located around Lake Batur where Penelokan village provides spectacular views of this crater lake and Mount Batur, set in a vast volcanic caldera. Photo opportunities abound, but try to be there as early in the morning as you can manage before the cloud inevitably starts to gather.
Further northwest along the rim of the caldera is Pura Ulun Danau Batur, one of the most important temples in Bali. Entry is by donation here - Rp 10,000 is about right. The temple was rebuilt up on the caldera ridge in 1926 after an eruption of Mount Batur destroyed the old one down in the crater. There are a large number of shrines, but most visitors are drawn to the huge eleven

Kintamani - Bali ~ ABOUT OF INDONESIA

Barelang Bridges In Batam ~ ABOUT OF INDONESIA

Barelang is the abbreviation of Batam, Rempang, and Galang; Barelang Bridge (Jembatan Barelang) in the area or rather in the Riau Islands of Batam, Indonesia. This bridge across the South China Sea and connecting about some islands in Batam area. 

Name of islands connected by Barelang Bridge are : Batam, Tonton, Nipah, Setokok, Rempang, Galang and Galang Baru (New Galang). Three large islands, namely: Batam, Rempang, and Galang eccentric and later became the name of the bridge. Previously, the bridge known as the Bridge of Habibie, because of construction at the initiative of Prof. B.J. Habibie, during he has the authority to fix the island of Batam. Overall length of the Barelang Bridge approximately: 2264 meters.

Barelang Bridge was built in 1992 for about 6 years, and completed in 1998. Barelang bridge construction cost an estimated Rp. 400 Billion, with construction of the Otorita Batam development budget. Barelang Bridge was built as much as 6 parts. and every section connects two islands; details are as follows (ordered from Batam Island):


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Goa Donan in Banjar,indonesia ~ ABOUT OF INDONESIA

If you follow the path from Banjar to Pangandaran, you will find Gua Donan (Donan Cave) in the right side. The area is about 2.5 Ha. The length of Donan Cave is about 500 m. This cave is very unique. Beside stalactites and stalacmites, there are dinosaur-shaped rocks.
Around the area, you can enjoy the vast rice fields. You can see also many buffaloes grassing in the field.

 
 
Location:

Tunggilis village, Kalipucang
72 km from Ciamis

Attractions:
cave
rice fields
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Goa Donan in Banjar,indonesia ~ ABOUT OF INDONESIA