Tagged: Sumatera

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Mentawai Islands

Mentawai Islands Four islands make up the Mentawai cluster of the West Sumatra coast: Siberut, Sipora, Pagai Utara and Pagai Selatan. The people of these islands still live in comparative isolation, maintaining their age-old...

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General Information Of Bintan Island

GENERAL INFORMATION OF BINTAN ISLAND Bintan is the largest island in the Riau province, with its area is 1.140 sq. km width, with a coastline of about 105 km. The island has a population...

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Kabil

Kabil In the southeast of the island, Kabil marks the site of a major deep-water port already under construction. When completed, the Asia Port will accommodate ships of up to 150,000 DTW with a...

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Nias Island

NIAS ISLAND Nias Island lies about 125 km of west Sumatra Island on the Indian Ocean. It is part of North Sumatra Province. The water surround the island is great for sea activities, such...

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Alas River

Alas River   Alas River, 165 km southeast from Takengon, cuts through Mount Leuser National Park. This area is especially popular among the young and adventurous. The sharp bends and many rapids are challenging...

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Alam Mayang Fishing Park

Alam Mayang Fishing Park is located at Harapan Raya street km 8 from the centre of Pekanbaru city. Alam Mayang is a recreational and relaxing place, which is frequently visited, mainly by those who...

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Jangga

JANGGA Jangga is a village of native Bataks, located in the hills, on the main road to other Batak communities living separately there, like Lumban Nabolon, Tonga-Tonga Sirait Uruk, Janji Matogu, Sihubak hubak, Siregar,...

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Payakumbuh

Payakumbuh Payakumbuh is a picturesque village and market place. Fine basketry is available here. It is 35 km from Bukittinggi and a little further up is the most dramatic view on the Harau Valley....

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Japanese And Dutch Fortresses Of World War II

Japanese And Dutch Fortresses of World War II During World War II Weh was fought over for its strategic location at the mouth of Malacca strait. At first Sabang was used as the head...

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Kerkhof

Kerkhof The cemetery here holds the remains of over 2,000 Dutch, Eurasian, Javanese and Ambonese soldiers who died fighting in the Aceh Wars. Kerkhof or Churchyard is a much-visited site especially by Dutch visitors...