Landscape

Jazz di alam Indonesia

Jazz di alam Indonesia

Jazz gunung adalah pagelaran musik tahunan yang diadakan tanpa putus sejak 2009 di kawasan wisata Bromo atau Taman Nasional Tengger Semeru, Jawa Timur. Musisi yang pernah tampil di antaranya adalah Djaduk Ferianto, yang pada awalnya juga adalah penggagas konsep acara ini. Ia hampir selalu tampil setiap tahunnya bersama sekian musisi seperti Kua Etnika, Trie Utami dan Idang Rasjidi.

Bird hunt in a giant reservoir

Bird hunt in a giant reservoir

At the north-end of Jatiluhur Dam, Purwakarta, lush trees at the foothill of Mount Lembu that descends to the giant reservoir makes perfect habitat for bird and lizard. Shading between the trunks and wriggling roots, these animals once in a while appear to seek food and water, and that is precisely when the danger awaits them.

The village in a reservoir

The village in a reservoir

Indonesia’s first and biggest dam gets more critical each year as the waste from fish farm continues to accumulate and the illegal population sprawled out of control to its peak at some thirty thousands, a number that had caught the governor’s attention, vowing to reduce it to the accepted quota at 4,000.

Hidden tea hills

Hidden tea hills

There are 11 major tea-producing provinces in Indonesia that contribute to the country’s seventh place in the world’s biggest tea exporters. At the top spot of these provinces is West Java with nearly ten thousand hectares of lands in total for tea plantations.

Mt. Titlis

Mt. Titlis

The journey to Mount Titlis is one of the most memorable ones in Europe that is full of beautiful scenery with an eternal snow on the top. People can go skiing down the vast slopes on winter or even summer. It is actually range of mountains that is located on the western part of the Alps, the primary tourism icon of Switzerland.

Westward desolation

Westward desolation

Centralistic government of the past and its marked downfall in 1999 has given rise to a system overhaul that offers autonomy rights across the vast archipelago of Indonesia. Autonomous region was a new concept that garnered widespread support, and the amendment of decentralisation law in 2004 strengthened the notion that the crises-stricken country was making changes for a better future.