Nyarai Waterfall

October 14th , 2016 → 10:11 pm @

Destination Nyarai Waterfall also known as The Green Canyon among the locals Location Gamaran Protected Forest, Lubuk Alung, Padang Pariaman District, West Sumatra Highlights The fresh clear water flows among the river stones from Bukit Barisan and falls 7-8 meters down trapped into an approximately 10m wide pool (Lubuk Nyarai) that was naturally formed among […]

Category : Places of Interest

TdS 2013, 7 Stages Through 17 Beautiful Districts

May 9th , 2013 → 10:03 pm @

TdS 2013, 7 Stages Through 17 Beautiful Districts

The Tour de Singkarak (TdS) 2013 is one of prestigious cycling races in Asia, even world . TdS 2013 have 7 stages  through 17 of West Sumatra’s best scenic & culture rich districts. Here we present profile of 17 supporting cities and regencies. Bukittinggi Bukittinggi is comfortably city situated in the Minangkabau highlands, 90 km by road from the […]

Category : Places of Interest / Tourism Events

Pensi and Palai Rinuak, Delicious Food Maninjau Lake

January 9th , 2013 → 12:49 pm @

Pensi and Palai Rinuak, Delicious Food Maninjau Lake

Pensi (picture : visitwestsumatera.com) Palai Rinuak (picture : http://www.flickr.com/photos/mak_kodak/)   Lake Maninjau, is a must have great place for tourism destinations. Not only offer a beautiful large carter scenery, watching the sunsets, and a great place to relax, this place also offer a deliciuos food knows as pensi and palai rinuak. Pensi and palai rinuak are two […]

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Makam Syekh Burhanuddin ( Syekh Burhanuddin Cemetery )

January 5th , 2013 → 11:03 pm @

Makam Syekh Burhanuddin ( Syekh Burhanuddin Cemetery )

photo: Zulfikri Sasma (fikriraja) At 17th century, Syekh of Burhanuddin known as spreader of religion in Minangkabau. He has a deep knowledge of Islam and as well as trusted to have the power of supranatural. He died on 10 Syafar. After He died, his cemetery still visited by pilgrim until now. The cemetery building distinguishes mosque […]

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“Marosok”, A Unique Tradition in Cow Market

January 3rd , 2013 → 2:28 pm @

“Marosok”, A Unique Tradition in Cow Market

Marosok, is a unique tradition that can only found in cows market in Tanah Datar regencey, West Sumatera, Indonesia. This unique tradition used for bargaining between the sellers and buyers. Bargaining done in a unique way, using fingers like shaking hands which is covered by towel or sarong, without voice. When bargaining take place, the seller […]

Category : Places of Interest

Sikuai Island, A Peaceful Island with Natural Beauty

October 8th , 2012 → 11:17 am @

Sikuai Island, A Peaceful Island with Natural Beauty

Photo : Fadly Amran (http://www.west-sumatra.com) Sikuai island, a beautiful island in West Sumatera Indonesia. A island that offer a natural beauty like the dream became true. Located in Mentawai arhipelago, around 23 km the south of Padang City, make this island should be a great destination. To reach this island, you will escorted by a speed […]

Category : Places of Interest

Padang Old Town

June 21st , 2012 → 10:52 pm @

Padang Old Town

Photographer : boy zadly (boy zadly) Padang Old Town know as “Kota Tua” is a place reached of colonial Dutch building located at Batang Arau river. A harbour which located at Batang Arau river, make this place became a very important place in 19th century. Across the river, we can sightseeing a beautiful landscape know […]

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Choose Your Best Surfing Spot

April 24th , 2012 → 3:18 pm @

Choose Your Best Surfing Spot

The Mentawai Islands are considered to be one of the most consistent surfing destinations on the world. There are over 10 high quality waves in this region including the world class Telescopes. Choose your best surfing spot and feel the world class waves in this place.

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Blossom of Rafflesia Flowers

March 27th , 2012 → 1:51 pm @

Blossom of Rafflesia Flowers

image by : Watching and seeing blossom of the world’s largest flower directly with your eyes should be an amazing experience. Rafflesia Arnoldi as the world’s largest flower usually blossoms during wet seasons i.e., from mid to end of year. This flower can only be found on Sumatera Island like Batang Palupuh Raflesia Park. That’s […]

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An Exotic Cottages In The Harrau Valley

December 14th , 2010 → 9:23 pm @

An Exotic Cottages In The Harrau Valley

The view in the surrounding Harau Valley is definitely so beautiful and breath taking. You should stay over night for enjoying this very excited valley. One of the best and exotic place to stay in Harau is Echo Homestay. Echo Homestay have nine thematic cottages with 22 rooms are available for you during vacation and […]

Category : Hotel & Resorts / Places of Interest

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