Thursday, November 17, 2011

Lampung

Lampung is a province in southern Sumatra, Indonesia. In the north adjacent to Bengkulu and South Sumatra.
T
he Province of Lampung with its capital Bandar Lampung, which is a combination of the twin cities Telukbetung and Tanjungkarang has a relatively wide area, and holds the potential of marine. The main harbor named Pelabuhan Panjang and Pelabuhan Bakauheni and fishing port as the Fish Market (Telukbetung), Tarahan, and Kalianda in the Bay of Lampung.
While in the Teluk Semangka is the Kota Agung (District Tanggamus), and in the Java Sea fishing port there is also such Labuhan Maringgai and Ketapang. In addition, the City of Menggala also be visited by boats down the river fishing with Way Tulang Bawang, while in Indonesian Ocean there is the Krui Port.


Pantai Pasir Putih


Pantai Pasir Putih Lampung really fits its name. This charming white sand refreshes the eyes and cause a strong desire within themselves to surround it. Located about 20 kilometers from the city of Bandar Lampung, where the public is increasingly recognized in recent years.
By using a car that passes through the Trans Sumatra Road from the town of Lampung, you can reach this area within 30 minutes. You can also use public transport from Lampung leading directly to the Pantai Pasir Putih.
You can stay at inns and hotels in the area of ​​Bandar Lampung. If you want to stay in the middle of a quiet island, you can stay at the inn, located on the island of Condong. Simple yet comfortable. A luxury villa is also available in Bule Island, where according to unwind. Along the way to the Pantai Pasir Putih are also available many inns.
You can surround this beautiful beach on foot. By using a motor boat, you can also visit the island of Condong and Bule.

Hutan Taman Nasional Bukit Barisan Selatan 

This is a national park aimed at protecting the tropical rainforests of Sumatra island biodiversity and its natural wealth they have. UNESCO made it as a World Heritage. Hutan Taman Nasional Bukit Barisan Selatan declared a Wildlife Sanctuary in 1935 and became a National Park in 1982.
 
Hutan Taman Nasional Bukit Barisan Selatan has some lowland forests in Sumatra. Very rich in biodiversity and is home to three species of the most endangered large mammal in the world: Sumatran elephant (less than 2000 survived), Sumatran rhino (total global population: 300 individuals and drastically diminishing in number) and the Sumatran tiger (the entire global population of around 400 individuals).

South Bukit Barisan National Park included in the Global 200 Ecoregions, namely ranking terrestrial habitats, freshwater and sea on earth the most striking from the biological point of view created by the WWF. The park is highlighted as a priority area for Sumatran rhino conservation through the Asian Rhino and Elephant Action Strategy (AREAS) of the WWF.  
In addition, IUCN, WCS and WWF have identified Hutan Taman Nasional Bukit Barisan Selatan as a Tiger Conservation Unit (Wikramanayake et al., 1997), which is the most important forest areas for tiger conservation in the world. Finally, in 2002, UNESCO has chosen this area to be proposed as a World Heritage Cluster and Mountainous Areas of Gunung Leuser National Park and the Kerinci Seblat.

Kain Tapis


Kain Tapis is one type of traditional crafts people of Lampung in aligning his life both to the environment as well as the Creator of the Universe. Therefore, the Kain Tapis is taken through the stages that lead to the perfection of time weaving techniques, as well as ways of providing decoration in accordance with the cultural development of society.