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Kerinci Seblat National Park, West Sumatra

  Kerinci Seblat National Park comprises an area of 1.5 million ha in four provinces: West Sumatra, Jambi, Bengkulu and South Sumatra. A large part of the biggest national park of Sumatra lies above 400 m and is relatively cool. The park probably contains the largest contiguous population of the[…]

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Samuan Tiga Temple, Tampaksiring, Bali

Samuan Tiga Temple is strategically located set back a little from the main road between Ubud and Tampaksiring, and used to be one of the most popular tourist destinations. This sacred temple was the royal temple of the Udayana Warmadewa dynasty (a Balinese King who ruled in the 10th century).[…]

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Toba Lake, North Sumatra

          Toba Lake is a lake and supervolcano. The lake is 100 kilometres long and 30 kilometres wide, and 505 metres (1,666 ft) at its deepest point. Located in the middle of the northern part of the Indonesian island of Sumatra with a surface elevation of about 900[…]

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Chelonia-mydas, Green turtle, Penyu Hijau

Chelonia-mydas, Green turtle, Penyu Hijau

  Chelonia mydas,  Green turtle Penyu Hijau commonly known as the green turtle is a large sea turtle belonging to the family Cheloniidae. It is the only species in the genus Chelonia. The range of the species extends throughout tropical and subtropical seas around the world, with two distinct populations[…]

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Phalanger carmelitae, Mountain cuscus

Phalanger carmelitae, Mountain cuscus

Phalanger carmelitae, Mountain cuscus The Mountain Cuscus (Phalanger carmelitae) is a species of marsupial in the Phalangeridae family. It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea

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Phalanger gymnotis, Ground cuscus

Phalanger gymnotis, Ground cuscus

Phalanger gymnotis, Ground cuscus The Ground Cuscus (Phalanger gymnotis) is a marsupial from the order Diprotodontia and belongs within the family Phalangeridae, a diverse family consisting of the other cuscus species and the brushtail possums (Trichosurus spp) and the Scaly-tailed Possum (Wyulda squamicaudata). Body weight of the Ground Cuscus averages[…]

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Ora Beach, Saleman, Center Moluccas

Ora beach is located on the island of Seram, Maluku Tengah. This is heaven on earth. No need to go far away to foreign countries to get a peaceful atmosphere with the natural landscape (especially the beach) are very beautiful. Ora beach is very offering unparalleled natural beauty, one more[…]

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Siberut National Park, West Sumatra

Siberut island recently received international attention as a priority conservation area, for the unique culture of the ethnic Mentawaian and endemicity of its biodiversity that need to be preserved. Although the island has plenty to offer, the potential has not been utilized fully especially for tourism. Most visitors to the[…]

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