NETHERLANDS be a country that must be visited by tourists if you want to surround the continent Eropa.Pasalnya, not only typical with tulips and windmills, Holland has several attractions that will make the visitors amazed. Reported by various sources, here are some interesting places commonly visited by tourists while in the Netherlands ..
One of the attractions that must be visited next is Keukenhof Garden. In this place a tourist would see the tulip garden is touted as the most extensive flower gardens in the world.
What's interesting about Keukenhof Garden is a destination that does not open it at any time aka not every day. In one year, the flower garden is only open for 3 months, which is in March, April, and May.
This is because the special Keukenhof tulip flower showing the beauty that only bloom in April.
Coster Diamonds is one of the oldest factory still operates as a polishing diamonds in Amsterdam.
This place is responsible for the work of the history of some of the world's diamonds, such as polishing Koh i Noor diamond anniversary, which is mounted on the Crown of Queen Mary, which was kept in the Tower of London, and other diamond Crown Jewels of England and the Dresden Green Diamond, which is included in the Saxon dynasty .
Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands, dubbed as the "Venice of the North", which has over a hundred miles of canals, about 90 islands and 1,500 bridges. The three major canals in the city is the Herengracht, Prinsengracht and Keizersgracht. Keiga canal dug in the 17th century during the golden age of Dutch.
These channels form a concentric belt around the city, known as the Grachtengordel. In addition to the main canal was monumental building in 1550. To 17 canal ring area, including the Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht, Herengracht and Jordaan, have been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Entering Zaanse Schans type area was free of charge and will directly look traditional Dutch wooden houses are hundreds of years old (Zaanse huisjes).
Unique architecture typical Dutch wooden houses most of the walls are green and formerly a hallmark Zaandstad houses in the area.
At the River zaan in tourist areas, there are a collection of preserved windmill that looks diverse and each windmill has the function of each.
Here can be seen how the windmills work well for both dry land and industrial and agricultural purposes. Along the river there are thousands of former zaan a windmill, now in the Zaanse Schans windmills are staying 6 De Huisman (food manufacturing Mustard sauce), De Kat (manufacture of paints), De Gekroonde Poelenburg & Jonge Schaap (sawmills), De Zoeker & De Bonte Hen (oil making).
Plus 2 small windmill is De Windhond (sharpening stone) and De Hadel (drain water). Windmills in the winter (winter) just opened to the public on weekends only or by appointment except Jonge Schaap are open every day.
To get into the windmill and see the activity of production cost. Surely there's more windmills outside the tourist area which preserved the number of tens in the Zaanstad region.
Bora Bora is an island in the Leeward group of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean. The island, located about 230 km (140 mi) northwest of Papeete, is surrounded by a lagoon and a barrier reef. In the centre of the island are the remnants of an extinct volcano rising to two peaks, Mount Pahia and Mount Otemanu, the highest point at 727 m (2,385 ft). Bora Bora is a major international tourist destination, famous for its aqua-centric luxury resorts. The major settlement, Vaitape is on the western side of the main island, opposite the main channel into the lagoon. Produce of the island is mostly limited to what can be obtained from the sea and the plentiful coconut trees, which were historically of economic importance for copra. According to a census performed in 2008, the permanent population of Bora Bora is 8,880.
Today the island is almost entirely dependent on tourism. Over the last few years several resorts have been built on motu (small islands, from Tahitian) surrounding the lagoon. Thirty years ago, Hotel Bora Bora built the first over-the-water bungalows on stilts over the lagoon and today, over-water bungalows are a standard feature of most Bora Bora resorts. The quality of those bungalows ranges from comparably cheap, basic accommodations to very luxurious and expensive places to stay. Most of the tourist destinations are aqua-centric; however it is possible to visit attractions on land such as WWII cannons. Air Tahiti has five or six flights daily to the Bora Bora Airport on Motu Mute from Tahiti (as well as from other islands). The island is served by Bora Bora Airport on Motu Mete in the north, with Air Tahiti providing daily flights to and from Papeete on Tahiti. Although French and Tahitian are the main languages spoken by the inhabitants, people in contact with tourists generally have some command of English.
Most visitors to Bora Bora are American, Japanese, or European.Public transport on the island is non-existent. Rental cars and bicycles are the recommended method of transport. There are also small fun-cars for hire in Vaitape. Snorkeling and scuba diving in and around the lagoon of Bora Bora are popular activities. Many species of sharks and rays inhabit the surrounding body of water. There are a few dive operators on the island offering manta ray dives and also shark-feeding dives. In addition to the existing islands of Bora Bora (called motu), the new man-made motu of Motu Marfo has been added in the north-eastern corner of the lagoon on the property of the St. Regis Resort.
Banda Neira is a cluster of one of the beautiful islands in the sea banda, a somewhat hidden paradise islands in the country, located far north of the island of Ambon, Banda Neira seemed alienated from the life outside, at least the beauty of these islands has been known since antiquity initial entry into the Dutch colonial Indonesia spices resource related only found in this place, and until now the exotic nature of banda Neira has been known to the world because it has beautiful land of towering volcanoes to ocean diversity trumbukarang decorated with colorful fish decorate, it's not just banda Neira is a silent witness to important historical record of the journey the actors record the history of this nation.
Want to feel the thrill of a vacation in different natural and quite alienated? However the facilities of accommodation and lodging reasonably complete, come to Banda Neira all the beauty of natural scenery on offer would be very rare to find and have a charm for anyone who was in this beautiful island.
To achieve maritime Banda Neira has at least two ways, by air and sea, if the air line for the tourists from outside the region can use persawat with lion airlines from water, Garuda Indonesia and Sriwijaya Air and transit dibandara Pattimura Ambon, and then to the islands banda Neira can use the flight routes of Ambon - banda Neira from airlines flying shorter routes such as the water and tri gana Tribuana water.
For sea route itself can depart from the harbor of Jakarta Jakarta and ships stop at the port of Banda Neira is Pelni of miles siguntan hill, miles and miles dobonsolo previous cermai will transit to other ports in the first part of eastern Indonesia and from Ambon itself there by renting a cruise fast boat from the harbor in the city of ambon.Island of Banda Neira is a target of the divers the world, the wealth of underwater biota is not less of a marine park in Indonesia such as Wakatobi, Takabonerate, Derawan or Raja Ampat, Banda marine park is a nature reserve that is protected by the Indonesian government mebentang measuring 25 km2 consisting of islands volcanic zone of the island of banda Neira and at least trumbukarang underwater riches that can be found in these islands nearly 2/3 of the world trumbukarang or there are more than 400 species of plants from 700 coral species in the world and the biota of the marine fauna who inhabit it consists of 500 species of fish, and fish species known as napoleon, who found in many perairian banda
Who says the interesting part of the National Park Kelimutu is Lake Flores? Although not denying the existence of a unique lake and only in Indonesia is one of the main attraction, but the National Park Kelimutu also have a variety of other attractive tourist potential.
Kelimutu National Park covers an area of approximately 5356.50 ha established by Decree of the Minister of Forestry No.679/Kpts-II/1997, dated October 10, 1997. This national park is the smallest of the six national parks in the Bali and Nusa Tenggara. In adminitratif location is in three districts, namely: District Detsuko, Wolowaru District, and District Ndona Ende, East Nusa Tenggara Province.
Despite the relatively small extent but a national park with its unique landscapes and beautiful flora and fauna of storing wealth are diverse, some even fairly rare and endemic. Richness and beauty of the tropical landscape on the ground Flores is more interesting to be visited in the region because there is Kelimutu Lake (Lake Three Colors) are legendary. The topography of the national park is also range from mild to severe-undulating hilly and mountainous area to the level of a very steep slope and steep. In general, the height of the Kelimutu National Park ranges between 1500-1731 m asl; highest point is on the top of Mount Kelibara, approximately 1731 m asl.
There are various types of flora in the Kelimutu National Park, which is approximately 100 species in 36 family and 2 (two) of them are endemic Flores is uta Onga (Begonia kelimutuensis) and turuwara (Rhondodenron renschianum). Several other flora in the Kelimutu National Park is the event code (Toona spp.), Pine (Casuarina equisetifolia), crater (Anthocephalus cadamba), kesambi (Schleichera oleosa), whispering (Canarium spp.), Kodal (Diospyros ferra), confiscation (Alstonis scholaris), perennial flower edelweiss, and many more are sharing.
Meanwhile, several endemic species such as birds gerugiwa Flores (Monarcha sp) also inhabit the park. Endemic warbler which has 11 distinct chirping sound is touted as the ghost bird, the bird is rarely seen since. Other endemic animals, such as mammals, namely mice Lawo (Rattushainaldi), mountain rat (Bunomys naso), Deke (Papagomys armandvillei), and wawi ndua (Susheureni). Other species, such as partridges (Gallus gallus), banteng (Bos javanicus javanicus), deer (Muntiacus muntjak nainggolani), deer (Cervus timorensis), wild boar (Sus sp.), Eagle (Elanus sp.), Srigunting (Dicrurus sulphurea), mongoose (Pardofelis marmorata), pangolin (Manis javanica), porcupine (Hystrix brachyura brachyura), deer (Tragulus javanicus javanicus), and others.
Kelimutu National Park is also a habitat for approximately 19 species of birds are threatened with extinction. The birds are among pigeon flores (Treron floris), Wallacea owl (Otus silvicola), chili gold (Dicaeum Annae), jungle-swinging sweep (Rhinomyias oscillans), honey bird Matari (Nectarinia solaris), kancilan flores (Pachycephala nudigula) , junk dwarf (Pericrocotus lansbergei), tesia Timor (Tesia everetti), opior crested (Lophozosterops dohertyi), opior half thick (Heleia crassirostris), kehicap flores (Monarcha sacerdotum), and eagles flores (Spizaetus floris).
Nature is God's immeasurable grace to the District Pakpak Bharat. With a tropical climate over 87% contour area is forest and hilly ground, and is located at an altitude of 250 s / d 1,400 meters above sea level able to maintain a stable temperature in the range of 18 ° C-28 ° C. Besides being very effective for certain commodity crops and is the flagship Bharat Pakpak district, offers the charm of natural beauty unparalleled
Tourist attractions Une Lae Waterfall has a height of approximately 10 meters with depths up to 15 meters and a breadth of nearly 160 cubic meters. The waterfall is within 5 kilometers from the capital Pakpak Bharat, 20 kilometers from Sindikalang and 5 kilometers from the city field.
As informed, Une Lae Waterfall surrounded by lush trees and lush thus making the air around the cooler and fresher. You can also enjoy a swim in the places that have been determined, ie places that are not too deep.
Lake Toba has incredible natural tourism, spiritual tourism, historical, or architectural and culinary tour. The atmosphere is cool and refreshing, a stretch of clear water, and stunning scenery with green mountains are a small part of the description of the marvelous beauty of Lake Toba.
Lake Toba was formed by the eruption of a super volcano (Mount Toba) about 73000-75000 ago. Estimated that approximately 2800 cubic km of volcanic material spewed from the earth through the Peruvian volcano erupted while. At that time the wind blows volcanic ash has spread to half the earth. Explosion occurred during 1 week and throw the dust up to 10 km above sea level. According to estimates, the eruption of a super volcano caused mass death and extinction of some species of living creatures. The eruption of Mount Toba affect the civilization of the world with the changing weather and the start of the ice age earth.
The beauty of the island of Lombok and eksotism will invite you and your partner to honeymoon here. Likewise with exotisme Gilis Island will also invite you to enjoy the beauty pulauna.
This island is one of the two largest islands owned by the Province of West Nusa Tenggara. Beauty of natural scenery, making it one of the Lombok honeymoon destinations are also in demand. If you already know where the foot should move, the beauty of Lombok can be explored in this way.
World's Last Paradise, this is the name Raja Ampat archipelago is widely known and called today. It may sound an exaggeration, but not for those who have been there. Raja Ampat archipelago consists of a group of large and small islands, strands of coral reefs, mountains, tropical forests, white sandy beaches and varieties of wildlife making Raja Ampat’s landscape an unmatched beauty.
A total of 610 Island in Raja Ampat
Raja Ampat Sorong is broken, since 2003. District has a population of 31,000 souls has 610 islands (only 35 islands are inhabited) with a total area of about 46,000 km2, but only 6,000 km2 of land, 40,000 km2 in the sea. The islands are unspoiled and beautiful sea is still making direct tourists hooked. They seemed to want to explore the waters of the "Bird's Head" New Guinea.
This area was the target of the hunters reef fish by bombing and cyanide poison to spread. However, there are still many people who seek to protect the region's marine wealth that could be saved. Coral reefs in Raja Ampat marine rated comprehensive in the world. Of the world's 537 species of coral, 75 percent were in these waters. Also found 1104 species of fish, 669 species of molluscs (soft animals), and 537 species of coral animals. Incredible.
The World Bank in collaboration with global environmental institutions establish Raja Ampat as one region in East Indonesia, which received assistance Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Program (Coremap) II, since 2005. In Raja Ampat, this program covers 17 villages and involve the local population. Fishermen are also trained to cultivate grouper and seaweed.
The beauty of Bali Island
Maybe you've traveled the world and feel that everything is on the visit and yourself also feel enough.but, I guess not, since you have not visited the island of Bali.
The beauty of the island of Bali, which is supported by the objects of tourist interest in the island, ranging from underwater scenery, beaches, plains and mountains of Bali, making this area never ceases to visit. The island of Bali is a small island located between Java and Lombok, Bali has also Small islands like Nusa Penida, Lembongan, Ceningan, Attack and Menjangan Island.
As a point of interest for tourists, if you vacation on the island of Bali, you can find a variety of accommodations, such as inns, bungalows, hotels, villas and resorts, a variety of attractions, bars and restaurants, the market for souvenirs typical of Bali to the police to keep tourism safety and convenience of travelers for vacation in Bali.
You can begin to enjoy the beauty of the underwater panorama that is the island like in Nusa Dua, Tanjung Benoa, Amed, Tulamben and Menjangan Island, to enjoy the underwater scenery is you can go sea walker, diving, snorkeling and submarine odyssey, that is not less interesting is the beauty of the sunset beach in Bali, such as the Kuta, Uluwatu and Tanah Lot are very exotic in twilight or at sunset.
Bali also has mountainous areas of interest such as a cool, comfortable and still beautiful as Penelokan, Kintamani and Bedugul, there are 4 that lake Beratan, Batur, and the twin lakes Buyan and Tamblingan. Bali is also known as the island of a thousand temples, because almost all the houses, offices and business premises there temples in Bali, in addition to other major temples both in the village and in Banjar. All the cultural heritage, customs and traditions of its people. make this island has always had appeal.
Angkor Wat (Khmer: អង្គរវត្ត), is a shrine or temple is located in the city of Angkor, Cambodia, and is regarded as one of the wonders of the world. It was built by King Suryavarman II in the mid-12th century. Angkor Wat temple construction took 30 years. Angkor Wat Angkor is located in the plains were also filled with beautiful temple building, but Angkor Wat is the most famous temples in the Angkor plain. King Suryavarman II ordered the construction of Angkor Wat according to Hindu belief that putting the mountain Meru as the center of the world and is home to Hindu deities, with a central tower that is the tallest tower of Angkor Wat and is the main tower building complex of Angkor Wat.
Karnak Temple Complex - usually called Karnak-covered ruins of temples, columns and other buildings, notably the Great Temple of Amen and a large building that was built by Pharaoh Ramesses II (~ 1391-1351 BC), located near Luxor, some 500 km south of Cairo, Egypt.
In 323 AD, Constantine the Great recognized Christianity in the year 356 and ordered the closure of all pagan temples. Karnak by then almost completely abandoned, and Christian churches set up near the ruins.
Borobudur is the name of a Buddhist temple located in Borobudur, Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia. Location of the temple is approximately 100 km southwest of Semarang, 86 miles to the west of Surakarta, and 40 km northwest of Yogyakarta. Shaped stupa temple was founded by the Mahayana Buddhists around the year 800's AD during the reign of Sailendra dynasty. This monument comprises six square terraces on which there are three circular courtyard, the walls are decorated with 2672 relief panels and 504 statues originally contained the largest primary Buddha.Stupa teletak once crowned in the middle of this building, surrounded by three rows of 72 circular perforated stupa in which there are statues of buddha sitting cross-legged in the lotus position perfectly with mudra (hand gesture) Dharmachakra mudra (turning the wheel of dharma)