The journey along eighteen kilometer on the beach

In this time, i will upload some pictures of my journey from Village Kuala Baru, District of Aceh Singkil, to Trumon, District of Aceh Selatan, Province of Aceh, Indonesia. This track is the fourth track that i have been through in Singkil Swamp Wildlife Reserves. This swamp is located in west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia….

Plants for your garden

Well, these are some plants that may be useful to your garden. I planted these at my backyard.

Once again, forest..

A forest, also referred to as a wood or the woods, is an area with a high density of trees. As with cities, depending on various cultural definitions, what is considered a forest may vary significantly in size and have different classifications according to how and of what the forest is composed.

Herpetofaunas in Marike

These are some herpetofaunas found in Marike. The observation was carried out from 21-22 December 2012.

Join the Ceremony of Releasing Painted Terrapin to Habitat

Well, after a long time i did not posted any story to this blog, because of busy on the field, so i will share my short story, again. As you know that personally i am working on wildlife conservation, particularly turtles, terrapins and tortoises. About two weeks ago we held a ceremony, with local people…

The Benefits of Fruit Rambutan for Healthy

Rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum) is a tropical tree which belongs to the Sapindaceae family and also the fruit of this tree. This tree does not grow very tall, but it produces an ample harvest. Rambutan is widely distributed throughout Indonesia, Malaysia and Southeast Asia. It is also identified in some countries, by different names, for example,…

Soaking in Linting Hot Springs

This lake has an area of about one hectare, often to be a main tourism destination for local people in Subdistrict STM Hulu to enjoy and experiencing the natural beauty.

Short Trip to Waterfall Teroh-teroh in DIstrict of Langkat

Waterfall Teroh-teroh is located in Village Rumah Galoh, Sub-district Sei Binge, District Langkat, Povince Sumatera Utara, Indonesia. About one hour by motorbike from Namo Sira-sira, a river tourism where people refreshing through tubing or only bathing in the river.

Travel to Waterfall “Pelangi”

Last week, i was traveled to to a place called “Air Terjun Pelangi” (in Bahasa Indonesia) or Rainbow Waterfall. This place is located in a forest at Village Bukit Tinggung, Subdistrict STM Hulu, District of Deli Serdang, Province of North Sumatra, Indonesia.

Useful and beautiful flowers for your garden, part one

Well, when i write this post, i should try to select the best choice between term “useful” or “beautiful”. But,  at last i choose the term “useful” due to that useful is include beautiful and also benefits of these flowers and plants. For me, these flowers are bring your garden to be colorful, harmony and…

Frangipani / Plumeria / Bunga Kamboja

Plumeria (common name Frangipani) is a genus of flowering plants in the dogbane family, Apocynaceae.It contains seven or eight species of mainly deciduous shrubs and small trees. They are native to Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean, and South America as far south as Brazil, but have been spread throughout the world’s tropics.

Reptiles at backyard

Well, one day, i did not know why, i was tried to looking around at my backyard. I only want to know the situation of my backyard. I live in a village, not in the city. I really love it. Surprising, i found some reptiles included a freshwater turtle species Asian box turtle (Cuora amboinensis)…

Trekking to the Top of Mt. Sinabung

On 21-22 November 2011, i was trekking to the top of Mt. Sinabung (2,460 m or 8,071 ft)) located at 3°10′12″N 98°23′31″E. It needed 7 hours from the base camp to the top of  the mountain. Unfortunately when i had arrived at the top, on 22 November morning, the weather was very cold and made…

Journey to Singkil Wildlife Reserves, Part 3

In this article, part 3, i publish a story from Village Ranto Gedang, Subdistrict Singkil, to Muara Cinendang, an area in the middle of this swamp forest. Muara Cinendang is a place for fishing by local fishermen. It will need about 6 hours by boat from Ranto Gedang to Muara Cinendang. For the whole trip…

Three days and two night at Lake Toba…

The world famous crater lake of Danau (Lake) Toba is the third biggest tourist destination of Indonesia. The island in the huge lake, Pulau Samosir, attracts many tourists. Lake Toba is the largest lake in Southeast Asia, once created by an enormous eruption less than 100.000 years ago. The eruption was approximately 8.000 times more…