Surfing at Cimaja Beach, Palabuhanratu

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The Palabuhanratu area , a favorite weekend surfing destination for expatriates and a growing number of Indonesian surfers based in Jakarta , is the most crowded of West Java ‘s surfing grounds due to sheer ease of accessibility . Most of the surf pounded beaches in the resort area Palabuhanratu – also called Samudra Beach are just that: pure beach pound , with vicious riptides and big walls of water with nowhere to go . Most surfers skip this non-directional stuff and head a few kilometers due west to the sleepy fishing village and rice-growing village known as Cimaja or Cimaja Beach.

The Cimaja break , a right that rises from a rocky reef , is reached by walking about 300 meters from the main road by the beach paddy field ( rice fields) . This place is consistently surfing because it is a solid and angular rock bottom perfectly attuned to south and southwest swells rising from the Indian Ocean . Her rights loosening strewn in front of a cobblestone and boulder beach that clatters like a series of giant castanets every time a wave set rolls in.

After turning left at the intersection onto Jl Siliwangi to go into town, there are some inexpensive losmen on the right-hand side, such as Laut Kidul and Karang Naya. Most hotels in Palabuhanratu charge more on the weekends and holidays.

A Sensational of Thousand Islands Resort

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If your plane slowly descends to his approach to the Jakarta International Airport Soekarno-Hatta Airport, you can get a large number of large and small islands to see. Dotting the sea in the Bay of Jakarta These are known as the Thousand Islands, or Kepulauan Seribu. In fact, they are a cluster of 76 coral islands with more appear and disappear with the tide.

Located 45 km north of the city, this part of Jakarta offers a huge change in pace and experience the hustle and bustle of the city but is close enough for residents and visitors to enjoy the exciting marine environment within a day excursion .

Here are diving, snorkeling and fishing, or just good for lounging in the sun with nothing to the mind except the chirping of birds amidst disturbing the gentle lapping of the waves.

To stay, there are too much promo accommodation available on a number of the larger islands, such as on Pulau Putri, Bidadari, Matahari, Pelangi and Bira Besar.

Going to Lembongan Island – Bali

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From Sanur in Bali, you can use the boat in an hour or 1.5 to the island Lembongan.
The island consists of two parts that you only by motorbike or only can see.
It is almost entirely car-free, and if you’re a bit comes out of the tourist area than you imagine yourself occasionally in medieval times.
Enough accommodation is all price classes, wonderfull bays with turquoise (though very cold) water and white beaches. Rocky coast with cliffs and for the daredevils among us a point where you can jump from a 10 meters thick. The rocks
on Lembongan the seaweed cultivation a great source of income. If the water withdraws (tide is very low tide) than the seaweed pickers rush to the fields first underwater and go to work. Before the water comes back should be harvested!
There fun to watch from your lazy beach … The people who live there are very friendly and waving your enthousist far. Also you could make beautiful dive from there. You can visit include Manta Point and (provided in good time … and we were …..!!) On sick to the Mola Mola ….. I’ve seen him on one of my very cold diving and he was really GREAT! Like a fish out of prehistory, so divers … this is your chance! don’t forget to check for cheap accommodation to get there… 😉

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Snorkeling and underwater photography at Menjangan

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If you are in Ubud on Bali, you should go snorkeling or diving at Menjangan. There are plenty of organizations in Ubud can arrange a trip there for you. Go Of course you want to take beautiful underwater photos of this snorkel trip. You can. We had a cheap compact camera, the Nikon Coolpix AW 100. Do not have pictures but do ask your supervisor / instructor whether he wants to do. He can stay underwater much longer and linger over you to do still. Our guide was very enthusiastic he has my camera had an hour. At my request, he also made movies. So you always have beautiful memories of this beautiful and successful experience. And there is much to see on underwater Menjangan. Highly recommended!

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Turtles released in Nusa Dua – Bali

As many as 70 baby Olive Ridley turtles were guided into the Indian Ocean from the white sandy beach of Nusa Dua, Bali, on a beautiful sunny afternoon last weekend.

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The release was coordinated by the Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa and witnessed by over 300 hotel guests, tourists and representatives from the Bali Sea Turtle Society.

The mother turtle laid the eggs in the sand about 53 days before the release day and the resort management set up a protective zone around the eggs.

The hotel assigned a dedicated team to monitor the eggs on a daily basis to ensure the eggs hatched successfully. The freshly hatched turtles were kept on a seawater pool inside the resort for one night so visitors could see and learn about them.

Members of the Bali Sea Turtle Society shared their knowledge with participants before they released the turtles.

The Olive Ridley is a medium-sized sea turtle found in warm and tropical waters, primarily in the Pacific and Indian oceans. The carapace length of average adult turtle ranges from 60 to 70 centimeters.

Turtle conservation and release is a popular attraction at many beaches throughout Indonesia.

This was not the first occasion the resort had been blessed by turtle eggs. In June 2012, 110 babies were released and at the current time, there are still two more egg sites being monitored by the environmental team. It is estimated they will hatch in the next three weeks.

General manager of the resort Urs Klee said Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa resorts environmental team were committed to providing support to a wide variety of conservation activities.

“Having the mother turtles laying eggs here is like a gift from nature. We hope the baby turtles will be able to survive in the ocean and come back to this beach to lay their eggs in the future,” Klee said in a release provided to The Jakarta Post Travel on Tuesday.

Source: http://www.jakpost.travel/news/turtles-released-in-nusa-dua–4JD6cimSkjqRFG0H.html

Historical temple uluwatu

Of the many Hindu temples that you want to visit in Bali, Temple Luhur Uluwatu definitely one of them. This temple is located in the region Pecatu Village, Kuta District, Badung. This temple stands majestically at a height of 97 meters above sea level stand on the bridge and the high cliffs and jutting into the sea, at the southwestern tip of the island of Bali.

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Location of the temple is very beautiful and stunning, visitors who come to the temple is not only going to feel the atmosphere of a religious but also panoramic universes wonders the Almighty. Lacing waves hitting the rock wall bubbles produced beautiful white cliffs can be seen from above.
This temple was originally used as a place of worship a holy priest named professor of Century 11 Kuturan which lowers teaching Indigenous Village with all the rules. This temple is also used to worship the holy priest that followed, namely Dang Hyang Nirartha, who came to Bali in late 1550 and ended his holy journey known as Moksah / Ngeluhur in this place. because terms of is at the beginning of the name Pura Luhur Uluwatu. Hindu community in Bali considered this temple is the Pura Sad Kayangan as a buffer from the nine direction of the wind. Position of the Luhur Uluwatu Temple is opposite of the Andakasa Temple, Batur Temple and Besakih. Because it’s generally a lot of Hindus are very confident in the Pura Luhur Uluwatu that as a medium to invoke the gift of life together on this earth.