Saturday, November 1, 2008

Other views of indonesia part 1

A beutiful site that you must visit is the Borobudur temple. the temple's name originated from Sanskrit - Vihara Buddha Uhr. built in the eighth century and located in Magelang. It is situated on a hill, overlooking distant hills and sprawling green fields. The temple is built with grey andesine stone and has seven terraces. The great Stupa of the temple is 40 meters tall and the walls are extensively sculpted.the local said the temple are build of stones that sticks with eggs.

Lake Toba is a beautiful centerpiece of the north Sumatra. The exquisite scenery and the pleasant climate, in the surrounding areas make it a popular tourist attraction. It is the largest lake in South East Asia and it measures 100 km in length. Resultant of a volcanic explosion, the lake's surrounding landscape is fertile. The island of Samosir is located on the centre of the lake and the culture and tradition of the amiable tribe, Toba Batak attracts tourists from all over the world.before know the locals believes that you cannot swim at tobalake, it forbidden due to its purity.

Tana Toraja is yet another attraction. Rantapeo, a major attraction of the place, is located in the north eastern part of Ujung Pandang. Rantepeo is located 700 meters above sea level and offers a pleasant climate. The entry point of Tana Taroja is a traditional boat-shaped gate. Tana Toraja has cliff graves and two villages, named Lemo and Londa. Londa is considered as one among the oldest sites of hanging graves of local nobility. Taroja has many excellent craft shops for the shopping buffs.

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