June 16, 2011

Lunar Eclipse

Yesterday or more precise early this morning around 01.30 am there are a longest lunar eclipse that could be seen in every regions in Indonesia. The rare incident happened for approximately 100 minutes.

The moon that usually have yellow color, because of the lunar eclipse have red color. But unfortunately the size is very small because some part of the moon covered by cloud.

If you passed that moment, check Google Doodle now ! And you could see how beautiful lunar eclipse last night.. Thanks to Google..! :D

google lunar

June 12, 2011

Raja Ampat - Underwater Paradise

For those of you who love diving and enjoying the beautifulness of underwater, Raja Ampat could be one of your dive destination because Raja Ampat is known as one of 10 best dive tourism in the world.

Raja Ampat was located off the northwest tip of Bird's Head Peninsula on the island of New Guinea, in Indonesia's west Papua Province. This place indeed out of the way compared with another tourist resorts in Indonesia like Bali, Lombok, etc. Because of the place is quite difficult to reach, you must trough a long and tiring journey. But don't worry, all of your effort will be shortchanged after you arrive in Raja Ampat ! The beautiful sea makes you couldn't hold to diving and meet the fish ! Over 1200 fish species there.

raja Ampat

raja ampat map

June 10, 2011

Love Padlocks

Love Padlocks. For you who never hear about love padlocks, maybe you think that was padlock with heart shape. But, it's not entirely true.

What's actually the meaning of Love Padlocks? Love padlocks are a symbol for a lover to symbolize their everlasting love. They attach the padlocks at the fence and throw the key, so they couldn't open it again.

The shape of the padlocks is not only heart, they are start from the classic padlocks until the unique and cute padlocks. Usually, they also put their name and their wish on the padlocks.

This unique tradition strongly believe start from China and spread widely in many country in the world, like in N Seoul Tower in Seoul that I ever posted in my blog here, Japan, even transcontinental like in Europe, Australia, Asia, South America and also North America. Can you imagine how popular this tradition? Unfortunately, in there's no this tradition in Indonesia. >.<