Padang lovely city in the west coast of Sumatra Indonesia

Padang is a beautiful city as a capital city of West Sumatra Province, located at the west coast of Sumatra facing directly to Indonesian Ocean (Hindia Ocean), the ocean view is magnificent especially during the sunset. Padang has a hot climate, the temperature a bit high about 32 degrees C during the day and a bit cool in the early morning because of a cool wind from the ocean. Padang is easy to reach, you could fly from Singapore for one hour only, or you could fly from Jakarta the National Capital of Indonesia for 1 hour and 45 minutes, the International Airport of Padang is Minangkabau International Airport or Bandara International Minangkabau (B.I.M). The distance from BIM to downtown […]

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From Mount Titlis Switzerland to Loreley Germany

We just visited Mount Titlis the extra ordinary beautiful mountain in Switzerland, we wanted to continue our journey to Frankfurt via the Romantic Road along to the Rhine River in Germany. Rhine River become as a main water transportation mode to move cargo or oil from the hinterland to the upper end, so this transportation mode become most economical. On our way we stopped at Loreley-also written as Lorelei, where I heard a Germany Folklore from the native of Loreley|Lorelei, that once upon the time there was a beautiful young maiden who jumped from the rock formation to the Rhine River and killed herself. The beautiful young maiden was in love with somebody but this is a faithless love, she […]

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Do you like to sail around Horseshoe Bay Vancouver British Columbia?

Horseshoe Bay is a well known for its Beautiful British Columbia Ferry Terminal serving Sunny Cove at Bowen Island, Longdale on the Sunshine Coast and Departure Bay in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Horseshoe Bay was a traditionally meeting point, used both as seasonal fishing and place to spent a night when traveling between villages on the Squamish river and Burrard Inlet. The pleasant waterfront of Horseshoe Bay a place of variety restaurants, cafes, shops, boutiques. Recreation in and around Horseshoe Bay including sea kayaking, scuba diving, boating, hiking, skiing. Boats rental, sea safaris are available at Sewell’s Marina in Horseshoe Bay, the family operated marina has operated since 1930’s. I like sailing around the Horseshoe Bay, watching […]

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I visited John F Kennedy’s gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery

Photo: Myself in front of John F Kennedy’s gravesite-JFK “And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man.” When I visited Washington, D.C. some years ago, I have a chanced visited President John Fitzgerald “Jack” Kennedy’s gravesite or popular with JFK at Arlington National Cemetery, where his brother Robert Kennedy former Attorney General of USA and JFK’s wife Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis was buried also adjacent to John F Kennedy’s gravesite. John F Kennedy’s gravesite is famous with it’s The Eternal […]

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Musee du Louvre and Paris Zero Point

This time we are going to visit Musee du Louvre the famous Museum in Paris, Musee du Louvre located at Palais Royal Musee du Louvre, 75001 Paris, France. Musee du Louvre lies between the Seine River and the Rue Rivoli on the Right Bank neighboring 1er arrondisement is home of the destroyed Palais des Tuileries and the Tuiliries Garden. Musee du Louvre has a huge of floor space, part of the museum located at underground. You could enter Musee du Louvre from a building glass of pyramid, you may pass the Carrousel and Tuileries garden. The Jardins du Carrousel and the Jardins du Tuileries the major stage in the history of French sculpture. Musee du Louvre offers a range of […]

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Have you ever eat Soto Kudus?

Photo:Typical Soto Kudus cart The City of Kudus is a capital of Kudus Regency, where Soto of Kudus originated. The city of Kudus located in Central Java Province, in the State of Indonesia. You could find Soto Kudus anywhere in Indonesia with it special Soto Kudus cart as shown on the photo above, Soto Kudus contents are meat, potato, sprout, white noddles, eggs, yummy..yummy. The City of Kudus is famous early center of Islam spreading in Indonesia, you could find a mosque with a special minaret in Kudus as build by early Islamic spreaders. The Regency of Kudus has an area about 425 sq meters, bordered with Pati at east 25 km, Demak at west 25 km, Jepara at north […]

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Volendam the fisherman village in North Holland the Netherlands

Volendam the fisherman village is really nice, the view is beautiful, when you look into the sea you will see a lot of white sails just like you see the cotton in the swimming pool. Actually Volendam is a small town in North Holland in the Netherlands, in the municipality of Edam-Volendam. Volendam is a good recreation place and is popular tourist attraction fishing boat, where you could go sailing, swimming, surfing or discover the beautiful view surrounding, and also popular with the traditional clothing still worn by some residents. FC Volendam is a football club based in Volendam. Volendam has a nice smell different with the other fisherman village where you smell fish aroma, in Volendam you will see […]

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Beautiful Pulau Burung near Belitung Island

Belitung is a second biggest island in the Province of Bangka Belitung in Republic of Indonesia, and the province of Bangka Belitung is located between Borneo Island and Sumatra Island. Formerly Bangka Belitung attached to Province of South Sumatra, then the peoples of Bangka Belitung asked the central government of Republic of Indonesia to separate have them separated from the province of South Sumatra. Bangka Island and Belitung Island are riches with tin produce, their tin produce are famous around the world, but unfortunately some area have disturbed by the mining activities, and could lead to the environment hazards. Belitung Island is very beautiful with big boulder of granite, coral and white sandy beach, especially at Tanjung Tinggi, a part […]

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Canal Cruise in Amsterdam the Netherlands

Amsterdam is the capital and largest city of the Netherlands, located in the province of North Holland. The city has a population approximately 747.000 based on 1 January 2008 registration. Amsterdam lay on the river Amstel, terminates in the city center into a large number of canals. Amsterdam is situated 2 meters above the sea level. The surrounding land is flat and it is formed a large folders. Amsterdam enjoyed a temperate climates, winter temperature are mild, seldom below zero degrees, while summers are warm and rarely hot. The main transportation in the city is by bicycle because the Amsterdam is the most bicycle friendly city, some people use boat as their transportation mode because some canals crossing the city […]

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Waterpark children recreation at BCD City

Ocean Park BSD City is a new waterpark arena for children recreation are in operation at BCD City an independent city at Serpong region, Banten Province, Indonesia. Ocean Park BSD City is close to Swiss German University a famous University located at German Center BSD City. For traveler from Jakarta via Taman Mini to Pondok Indah toll road, you could drive up to the end of toll road and exit at Serpong gate, follow the right lane and follow that road to BSD City Junction, before you reach ITC BSD City or BSD City Junction you will see at the right hand side Ocean Park BSD City arena. For traveler from Jakarta Merak toll road, you have to exit at […]

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Tanah Lot Temple in Southern of Bali

Tanah Lot Temple located at the southern part of Bali, at Beraban Village, Kediri sub-region, Tabanan Regent. Tanah Lot Temple about 13 km from Tabanan or about 25 minutes from Seminyak Village. Tanah Lot Temple that just out in the ocean, you can walk to to the Tanah Lot Temple when the sea at the low tide condition, otherwise the sea water will cover the land. Tanah Lot Temple was build by the people in the village, after they visited by the Holly People Danghyang Nirartha around 1489 A.D, who advised the people to build a Temple for worship. Temple or Pura or Kahyangan namely Pura Pekendungan and now more popular with Pura Tanah Lot or Tanah Lot Temple in […]

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The Fairies Tree

The Fairies Tree could be found at The Fitzroy Garden in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, was carved by Ola Cohn, M.B.E., A.R.C.A. from 1931-1934. The Fairies Tree was a gift to the children of Melbourne. Please find below the Foreword from Ola Cohn book “The Fairies Tree” I have carved a tree in the Fitzroy Garden for you and the fairies but mostly for the fairies and those who believe in them for they will understand how necessary it is to have a fairy sanctuary. A place that is sacred and safe as a home should be to all living creatures. Therefore I dedicate this book to children and fairies as it is to them I owe my inspiration. Melbourne 23rd […]

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