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Maluku Beach Moluccas

NGUR SARNADAN BEACH, KEI ISLAND, MOLUCCAS

Ngur Sarnadan Beach is located in the province of Maluku in the eastern part of Indonesia which is very charming for tourists thanks to the natural beauty that is still original and awake. One of the best places to enjoy a holiday is in Southeast Maluku Regency with its beautiful beaches. For example, you can […]

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Moluccas, Beaches

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 proof for the tourists out […]

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Moluccas, Travel Stories

Halmahera, Prepare for Festival Teluk Jailolo

Halmahera, Prepare for Festival Teluk Jailolo http://mixedupalready.com/travel-story/prepare-for-festival-teluk-jailolo/ Prepare for Festival Teluk Jailolo … Posted By Timothy Wirjo Pawiro on Apr 20, 2012 | 2 comments Jailolo … Have you ever heard about that name before? I haven’t until recently. It’s apparently a name of the capital of West Halmahera regency (Kabupaten Halmahera Barat) in Maluku […]

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Moluccas, Travel Stories

Halmahera: Foli

Remote Halmahera: Foli http://www.babakoto.eu/Articles/Indonesia/Foli/Foli-English.htm Already three years ago we had the plan to bring a visit to the North Moluccan island Halmahera. Halmahera is the biggest of the North Moluccan islands and is a great place to see many of the North Moluccan endemic birds. Three years ago, we were already on the nearby volcanic […]

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Moluccas, Travel Stories

Ambon, Kei, Getting To Maluku – One Night in Ambon

Ambon, Kei, Getting To Maluku – One Night in Ambon http://dwbrace.blogspot.com/2009/09/getting-to-maluku-one-night-in-ambon.html Leaving Rantepao behind, I took the long overnight bus back down to Makassar, as usual finding it not quite ideal for sleeping. Even though this bus had more legroom, the seats just aren’t designed for taller people, and I don’t know if the word […]

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Moluccas, Travel Stories

Morotai, The Adventure Island You’ve Never Heard Of: Morotai

Morotai, The Adventure Island You’ve Never Heard Of: Morotai http://www.escapeartistes.com/2010/10/15/morotai-island-maluku-moluccas-halmahera-indonesia-daruba-travel/ Ever heard of Morotai? Nope? You’re not alone. But, when it comes to desert island bliss, this smallish island off northern Halmahera in Indonesia’s Spice Islands (Maluku or the Moluccas) packs some serious punch. Over the last four days we’ve splashed by night in luminescent […]

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Moluccas, Travel Stories

Banda, Journey to the Spice Islands

Banda, Journey to the Spice Islands http://www.bootsnall.com/articles/07-01/journey-to-the-spice-islands-spice-islands-indonesia-asia.html We recently returned from a trip to the Banda Islands, also known as the Spice Islands. These islands have both a European and a local history. They have long been a major point of conflict for their riches. Getting there is an adventure in itself. This is about […]

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Moluccas, Travel Stories

Haruku Island

Haruku Island This tiny island is in the south part of Moluccas archipelago, located east of Ambon Island and south of Ceram. The postman never rings here. They do have electricity. But form me the hot water springs give more thrills. There is no banks, hotels, museums, supermarket, nor shopping mall. Only time, abundant of […]

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Moluccas Mountains

Banda, Gunung Banda Api

Gunung Banda Api The small island of Banda Api (Indonesian api, fire) is an active volcano in the Banda Sea, at the center of the Banda Islands group. It has been known to Europeans since the Age of Exploration, when the Portuguese Empire and the Kingdom of the Netherlands competed in the area for spice […]

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Moluccas Mountains

Seram, gunung binaiya

Seram, Gunung Binaiya This rarely-climbed Ribu is the highest peak on the island of Seram and is part of the Manusuela National Park. Fly from Jakarta to Ambon and take a boat to Seram. The trail starts at only a few metres above sea level so it is quite an undertaking. You will need guides […]