Browsing all posts tagged under »Komodo National Park«

Komodo’s Position is Getting Stronger

→  December 27, 2010 2

The position of the  Komodo  (Varanus commodoensis), in the competition for inclusion in the world’s new seven wonders has gotten stronger, said a tourism official here Thursday. “The Komodo’s position is  now pretty strong and last week it was even in first place,” said Ulbadus Gogi, head of East Nusa Tenggara’s tourism and culture office on [...]

Happy Komodo

→  July 22, 2009 0

Komodo National Park has successfully reached the 28 Finalists of the New7Wonders of Nature Campaign. GNFI would like to express a sincere gratitude to the people of Indonesia and the rest of the world who have lent their support and contributed to the success of Komodo National Park in the first and second stage of [...]

The Phinisi In Luxury

→  July 2, 2009 1

Meet Silolona, a traditional wooden sailboat, a Phinisi, built by hands of the Sulawesi Konjo people in 2004. Since her first days of sailing in the waters of East Indonesia, East Malaysia and Thailand, she has surprised more than a few with her breathtaking décor, spacious decks, delightful Asian fusion cuisine, and the smiles of [...]