Visit Tea Plantation and Waterfalls (Queen Beatrix’s Favorite Tea)
Liki Tea Plantation is Dutch heritage plantation since 1940. It located in foot of Mount Kerinci in South Solok regency. You can taste various tea drinks and enjoy view tea plantation. Beside that you can hike to waterfalls near it.
Travel to Koto Balingka
Koto Baling is a district in northern of West Sumatra. Indeed, Tourists visit this area occasionally. However, it has nature tourism that should promote. You can visit beach, lake, hill and sport center.
Travel to Bukittinggi City (Part 2) – Tracing the Dark History of Japanese Colonialism in Bukittinggi
Japanese Tunnel was built based on the instructions of General Watanabe, Commander of the Japanese Army Defense in Sumatra, based in Bukittinggi City. The Japanese Tunnel is located in Bukittinggi Panorama Park to the right of the entrance. The location of Panorama Park is right across from the Tri Daya Eka Darma Struggle Museum in…
Travel to Bukittinggi City (Part 1) – Fort de Kock and Kinantan Cultural and Wildlife Park
The city of Bukittinggi in the Dutch colonial era was called Fort de Kock and was also known as Parijs van Sumatra. In this city, there is a Dutch heritage fort called Fort de Kock. It was founded around 1826 by a captain named Johan Heinrich Conrad Bauer. At that time he was the leader…
Tourism in Sitiung: The First Transmigration Location in Indonesia
Sitiung regency is one of the transmigration areas located in the Dharmasraya district, an area that was originally a wilderness. Around 1976 the government relocated residents from Wonogiri Regency, Central Java Province to Sitiung Sub-district. This is due to the construction of the Gajah Mungkur reservoir. Gajah Mungkur Reservoir is 3 km away in the…
Traveling: Solok City
The lyrics of the song “Bareh Solok” by Nuskan Syarief which was popularized by the legendary Minangkabau singer Elly Kasim in the 1960s contain praise for Solok rice. Solok is an area in the land of Minangkabau which is famous for its premium quality rice. Many people from overseas order this rice for daily consumption.…
Climbing: The Harau Valley
The Harau Valley is located in the Harau sub-district, Limapuluh Kota Regency, West Sumatra. From the city of Padang, it is about 140 km and from the city of Bukittinggi, it is about 50 km. The location of valley is divided into the territory of two villages, the village of Tarantang and the village of…
Rimbo Panti Tourism Park
Rimbo Panti nature reserve dubbed the “green gem”, is a forest area in Bukit Barisan. The Sumatran cross path that connects the provinces of West Sumatra with North Sumatra passes through this nature reserve area. Rimbo Panti Nature Reserve is located in Panti District, East Pasaman Regency, about 30 km from the city of Lubuk…