Manokwari

The town of Manokwari is located on the top of the Bird’s Head Peninsula in Papua, otherwise known as West New Guinea or West Irian. During World War II, Manokwari was the stronghold of the Japanese army against the Allied Forces and the US under the command of General MacArthur, who was headquartered at Hollandia–today […]
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Lorentz National Park

Lorentz National Park : South East Asia’s largest and complete World Heritage Site. Lorentz National Park represents the most complete ecosystem for biodiversity in either Southeast Asia or the Pacific. It is also one of only three tropical areas in the world that has a glacier. Stretching from snow-covered peaks (5,030 m asl) down to […]
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Lake Sentani

Lake Sentani : Introduction to Spectacular Papua Travel into inner Papua can be relaxing when commenced with a visit to Lake Sentani, a scenic beauty over glittering water located near Jayapura, capital city of Papua. The stillness of the water is most peaceful, evoking a peculiar wonder whether such a lake should indeed exist in […]
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Kamaka Lake

Kamaka Lake is located in Lomira village, also known as Kamaka village, in Triton Bay, Kaimana, West Papua province. This lake is about 30 kilometers long, stretching out from Kamaka village to Saria village and it is about 1 kilometer wide. By the local community, this lake is also called Amafata Lake. This lake is […]
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Jayapura

Jayapura : Gate to Interior Papua and the Sentani Lake Festival Jayapura is today the capital city of Papua and  home to more than 100,000 people. The residents of this city come from many parts of Indonesia. Jayapura is located in East Papua and the starting point for many travelers wanting to make the adventurous […]
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Cendrawasih Bay National Park

Cendrawasih Bay National Park: Playground of the spotted Whaleshark The large Cendrawasih Bay National Park in the north of the island of Papua, otherwise known as Teluk Cenderawasih, includes Indonesia’s largest marine national park, and is one of the best dive-sites in the archipelago. Here are magnificent vertical drops, picturesque hard coral gardens, sponge life and […]
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