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Formed by a stupendous prehistoric volcanic explosion, the 100 km long lake is the largest in Southeast Asia and one of the deepest and highest in the world. The drama of that cataclysmic birth persists in 500 meter cliffs dropping into the blue-green waters. Surrounded by steep, pinecovered slopes, the climate is fresh and pleasant.
Directions: 3 hours by good road from Medan - capital city of North Sumatra.
Borobudur is one of the seven wonders of the world, built in 8th century. It's massevile huge with height of 42 meters and size of walls 2500 square meters, full of relief.
Address: Magelang, Central of Java.
Golf at IMPERIAL KLUB GOLF, Lippo Karawaci
Created by British designer, Desmond Muirhead, the Club's 6,429-metre, 18-hole championship golf course has been constructed to blend essential Indonesian images into 'a large conceptual sculpture' with each hole having its own identity, name and individuality. Those who are used to playing golf on a flat course will be challenged to experience the difference at Imperial. The wind, deep and sometimes long and wide bunkers in all sort of shapes and interesting water hazards - the later coming into play on 9 out of the 18 holes - add to the course's challenge.
Directions: 2709 Jalan Pulau Golf, Lippo Karawaci, Tangerang 15811, West Java, Indonesia. Tel: 62-21-5460120, Fax: 62-21-5460121, Email: email@example.com (Situated on the Jakarta-Merak toll, Lippo Karawaci i
Other Contact: Holes: 18 Yardage: 6907/6337/593
Shopping at MANGGA DUA, Jakarta
There are 2 places: ITC Mangga Dua and Mall Mangga Dua. The biggest and largest shopping center that have 4000 shops selling lots products to choose with low in price, eg. fashion, garment, textile, shoes, bags, optical, swimsuit, jewelleries, handicraft, compuetrs, cellular phones,etc.
Address: Jl. Mangga Dua Raya,Central Jakarta 14430
'Ngarai' (the Indonesia for 'canyon') Sianok is a steep-canyon of about 100-150 metres high, very colourful and surround by a green valley with a winding river at its bottom.
Address: 90 kilometers north of Padang in West Sumatra.
See the largest flower in the world at KEBUN RAYA BOGOR (Bogor Botanical Garden)
Kebun Raya Bogor covers 110 sq. ha. of land. Established by the Dutch in 1817 and laid out under the direction of Thomas Stamford Raffles. The garden is renowned for its range of tropical botanical specimens, features pathways through bamboo stands, rattan, orchids, water lilies, fountain lakes, a miniature tropical rain forest and a zoological museum (collection of 30,000 specimens of land and sea creatures from throughout Indonesia).
There you can see the largest flower in the world, the rafflesia arnoldi, weighs 7 kg (15 pounds). Its petals grow to ½ metre (1,6 feet) long and 2,5 cm (1 inch) thick!!!
Directions: City of Bogor is 45 min ride from Jakarta along the toll road.
Nias has one of the best righthanders in Indonesia. It is situated at the western end of Lagundi Bay and holds up to 15 foot. Nias is a truly spectacular place with breathtaking scenery around every corner, lush tropical valleys, water-falls and deep dense jungle cascading down the hillsides to the golden sandy beaches and the warm Indian Ocean. U don't wanna believe that accomodation here is incredibly cheap : only 50 cents USD per night in a bungalow !!!
Directions: The remote and isolated island of Nias is about 125 kilometres off the West Coast of Sumatra.
Other Contact: Visit BAWOMATALUWO, the biggest
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