Diposting oleh boy topan on Jumat, 16 Mei 2014

Raja Ampat , West Papua region ,Indonesia  possess outstanding natural beauty . Can make us stunned when saw .

History and Origin of Raja Ampat

The origin of the name of Raja Ampat by local myth comes from a woman who found seven eggs . Four grains of which hatch into four princes who separated and each became king ruling in Waigeo , Salawati , Misool Misool East and West . Meanwhile, three other eggs became a ghost , a woman , and a stone . ( adapted from wikipedia )

In the course of history , the Raja Ampat region has long been inhabited by fishing communities and apply the customary system of Maluku . In this system , the people are members of a village community . Each village is led by a king . Since the founding of two Muslim sultanate in the Moluccas , Raja Ampat became part of the Sultanate of Tidore claims . After the defeat of the Dutch Empire Tidore , Raja Ampat Islands became part of the Dutch East Indies claim . ( adapted from wikipedia )

Raja Ampat

According to reliable information , Raja Ampat is one of the 10 best waters for diving sites around the world . In fact , it may also be recognized as number one for the completeness of underwater flora and fauna at this time .

Fish in the sea charm


In Raja Ampat , there are several areas of coral reefs that are still very good condition , namely in the Dampier Strait ( the strait between P. and P. Waigeo Batanta ) , Kofiau islands , archipelagic South East Misool and Wayag Islands . Types of coral reefs that many encounter in Raja Ampat is a fringing reef with gentle slope to steep contour also atoll types and types scorched or taka . In some places, such as village Saondarek , when the lowest tides , coral reefs can be seen without a dive and with his own adaptation , corals can still be alive despite being in the open air and direct sunlight .

scenic diving in Raja Ampat

Sunsetnya atmosphere was no less exciting with the underwater scenery .

Raja Ampat , is really a beauty that will not be forgotten .


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Mount Rinjani - NTB
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Raja Ampat - West Papua
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Kawah Ijen - East Java
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Cartensz Pyramid - Papua
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