Lorentz National Park, Indonesia

February 14, 2008

Lorentz National Park (Source: The Ministry of Forestry, Republic of Indonesia)

Yesterday, when I browsed the internet I have found a very interesting link on Lorentz National Park. Located at 04º00′-5º15’S, 137º14′-138º20’E, Lorentz National Park  is a Unesco World Heritage Site that lies within the Province of Papua, Indonesia, and the administrative districts of Jayawijaya, Paniai, Merauke (Southern Division), Fak-fak, Mimika and Enarotali. It stretches for over 150 kilometers (km), from the central cordillera mountains in the north to the Arafura Sea in the south. Access is by air from Jayapura to Wamena and Timika.

For further reading please follow the link above.

Additional links: Lorentz Park and the Greater Lorentz Lowlands

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Visit Indonesia Year 2008: Papua

February 7, 2008

 

Foreign tourists would be interested in visiting Indonesia if they knew the country had a clear concept of ecotourism development. The ecotourism program has moved on time to time including in the Papua province. However the federal government of Indonesia and Papua special autonomy authority should take serious efforts in improving facilities such as choice of transportation, accomodation, tourist guide, tourism information, etc. Read the rest of this entry »


The Rivers and Lakes of Papua

February 7, 2008

For all travelever around the world, a short and tempting information on wild adventure in the peaceful land of Papua can be found at Indonesia Logue.

Virtually all tourists who come to West Papua travel to the Baliem Valley in the highlands. Wamena, the main town, draws tourists who are interested in trekking and in the culture of the local Dani tribes. But there are many other interesting places such as exploring the rivers and lakes of Papua. Read the rest of this entry »


Papua to hold Lake Sentani Festival in July

February 5, 2008

Source : ANTARA 

The Papua Tourism Office was slated to hold the Lake Sentani Festival here on July 16-19 to support the annual Lembah Baliem Festival in Jayawijaya District in August, 2008.

“The Lake Sentani Festival will be held as an effort to protect the culture of the Jayapura District, mainly in the Sentani Lake area,” Head of the Papua Tourism Office Elly Weror said on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »