Sulawesi Tenggara (Southeast Sulawesi) is on one of the world’s most uniquely shaped islands, often referred to as the ‘Orchid Shaped Island’. Today, Sulawesi is divided into six provinces, one of them being Southeast Sulawesi, covering the lower eastern ‘petal’ of this beautiful island. The city of Kendari is itsContinue Reading

Bitung is the harbor of Manado city. It’s located in the north eastern peninsula of the island of Sulawesi that forms the Province of North Sulawesi and facing the Moluccas Strait. The administrative region of Bitung covers the foothills of Mount Dua Sudara and a stretch of sea that includesContinue Reading

Gorontalo, is nestled in the calm waters of the northern shoreline of the Tomini Bay, on the southern fringe of Sulawesi’s protective northern arm. Here the weather is balmy and equatorial, the landscape punctuated by chains of mountains. Being the main gateway to the diving mecca of the Togean IslandsContinue Reading

When you visit this city during blossom season, you will see an amazing scenery of colorful flowers at the foot of a beautiful mountain. This panorama looks perfect when the sun rises and the early morning mist has just disappeared. Flower gardens or the local people are located at theContinue Reading

Being the capital of the province, Palu is the gateway to any visit to the wonders of Central Sulawesi, although today flights are also available to the town of Poso, nearest point to visit Lake Poso, or to Luwuk, the airport for those wishing to dive in the amazing TogeanContinue Reading

Lying just north of the Toraja highlands in South Sulawesi, Lake Poso is bordered by the Pendolo town at the south end of the lake and Tentena at the north, with several smaller villages scattered in between. The water of the lake pours in a river and out into theContinue Reading

Manado is the capital of the province of North Sulawesi and the second largest city on the island of Sulawesi after Makassar. This city is one of a kind in Indonesia with its stunning underwater landscape and great mountain panorama. The local people are known for their warm hospitality asContinue Reading

The town of Sorong, located on the ‘beak’ of the Bird’s Head Peninsula in West Papua is the departure point for your visit to the fabulous Raja Ampat marine park. The word ‘Sorong’ is said to originate from the local Soreri language meaning ‘deep and turbulent seas’. Mountains, hills, lowlands,Continue Reading