Located at Desa Lamalera, Lamalera District, Lembata Regency, East Nusa Tenggara Province, this place is well known throughout the world for its ancient whale hunting. Astronomically Lamalera coordinates are 8.5566° S, 123.4131° E.
Ile Ape is a district area in Lembata Island. Astronomically positioned at 8°10′ – 8°11′ LS and 123°12′ – 123°57′ BT, Lewoleba is the Capital City of Lembata. Ile Ape is also well known for its active Mountain called Mt. Ile Ape or Ile Lewotolok. Ile means Mountain and Ape means fire. So, it means Fire mountain.
Coordinates: 1°04′36″N 104°30′01″E
Bintan Island is situated inside the Riau Islands Province just 45-50 minutes ferry ride away from Singapore. I remember before I travelled there, I thought that Tanjung Pinang- the capital of Bintan was located in the Riau Province which is part of the Sumatra Island. I did my mini research to find out that Tanjung Pinang, Island of Bintan is actually located near Singapore and is the biggest island among the Riau Archipelago. I was psyched to know about this.
Who would have thought Tasikmalaya offers a nice peaceful area of tea plantation? One hour ride from town via motorcycle or car – reaching the destination isn’t a struggle for anyone because the road was nicely built with smooth asphalt. So, Tasikmalaya is not always about handicrafts, batiks and embroidery.