Papua Intro

Baliem Valley resort, Wamena

Baliem Valley resort, Wamena

Written by on July 25, 2012 in Papua Intro with 0 Comments

Baliem Valley resort, Wamena http://www.baliem-valley-resort.com/ The Baliem Valley Resort is located at 1900 meters above sea level, in the Central Highlands of Papua, part of New Guinea Island in the most east part of Indonesian Archipelago. This 3-star resort resides on 1,100 hectares near the tribal village of Desa Sekan, is enriched with magnificent views […]

Continue Reading

Jayapura, Papua

Jayapura, Papua

Written by on July 9, 2012 in Papua Intro with 0 Comments

Jayapura Jayapura is the capital and largest city in Papua, Indonesia. The city has also been known in the past as Hollandia (1910-1962), Kota Baru 1962-1963) and even Sukarnopura (1963-1968). International travel to Jayapura is almost non-existent and as such you are unlikely to meet other tourists. But many missionaries from around the world actually […]

Continue Reading

Lake Sentani

Lake Sentani

Written by on July 9, 2012 in Papua Intro with 0 Comments

Lake Sentani In the village of Taturi, stone paintings are a wonder worth visiting. Located on a small hill at the bank of the lake, it is a sight to record while canoeing. Another village offering a beautiful daytrip is the Doyo Lama, a place for rock painting art. It is a fantastic start to […]

Continue Reading

West Papua National Parks, Nature Reserves Map

West Papua National Parks, Nature Reserves Map

Written by on November 19, 2010 in Papua Intro with 0 Comments

West Papua Nature Reserves 1 National Parks Cendrawasih National Park 5 Nature Reserves Batanta Barat Nature ReservePegunungan Arfak Nature ReserveJamursba-Medi, Sausapor and Wewe-Koor Nature ReservesPegunungan Tamrau Nature ReservesTeluk Bintuni Nature Reserve 38 Proposed Nature Reserves Ajamaru Lakes Nature Reserve Anggi Lakes (Gigi and Cita East) Nature ReserveBerlat Nature Recreation ParkDanau Jamur Nature Reserve Gunung Meja […]

Continue Reading

Papua Map Nature Reserves

Papua Map Nature Reserves

Written by on November 19, 2010 in Papua Intro with 0 Comments

Papua Map Nature Reserves West Papua 0 National Parks 5 Nature Reserves 38 Proposed Nature Reserves East Papua 3 National Parks 7 Nature Reserves 19 Proposed Nature Reserves Total 3 National Parks 12 Nature Reserves 57 Proposed Nature Reserves A very interested site for more information is http://www.papua-insects.nl/ Important mountain ranges: * Cyclop Mountains, in […]

Continue Reading

Papua Map

Papua Map

Written by on October 26, 2010 in Papua Intro with 0 Comments

Papua Map z Car license number DS Papua Info http://indahnesia.com/indonesia/IRI/papua_information.php It was the Spaniard Ynigo Ortiz de Retes who, in 1545, gave the name Nueva Guinea to a strip of land on the north coast of the world’s second largest island (after Greenland), which is now half Indonesian, half Papua New Guinean territory. Papua, the […]

Continue Reading

Asmat Region Map

Asmat Region Map

Written by on October 1, 2010 in Papua Intro with 0 Comments

Asmat Region Map   Asmat Info Tribes’ people who live along the Southwest of Irian Jaya (Casuari-Coast, Cannibal-Coast), still untouched by modern civilization. The swampy Asmat area, as big as Belgium, consists only of dense jungle and thousands of rivers. The staple diet of the tribes is sago, mussels, snails and insects. Everyday they have […]

Continue Reading

Baliem Valley Wamena

Baliem Valley Wamena

Written by on October 1, 2010 in Papua Intro with 0 Comments

Baliem Valley Baliem Valley Detail Waimena   Baliem Valley The indigenous people of this province are Melanesians with black skins and curly hair. They generally have a root crop subsistence agriculture based on sweet potatoes and taros. The people of Papua obtain their starch from the sago palm which gives and extremely generous yield for […]

Continue Reading

Top