Cute Little birds at Muara Angke Nature Reserve

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If we want to spend our time on shoreline or mangrove forest, we can visit Suaka Marga satwa Muara angke or Muara angke Nature Reserve. Base on data from many sources on Internet, this place has 1.344,62 ha and the smallest nature reserve in Indonesia. Although the place is so small, this place is very important for some species, which live there. We will find some of mangrove tree and other species that live there including animals. We can see some of bird species; little Pecuk-padi, kuntul, kareo padi, and many others. There are more or less ninty species of birds. We can find twenty-eight water bird species and sixty-three forest bird species. Approximately, seventy birds are protected birds by government. Besides the birds, we also can find a group of monyet ekor panjang (Macaca fascicularis). This monkey has important roles in the nature reserve because they help to distribute seed in this forest. Moreover, we can meet beaver (aonyx cinerea) and some of reptiles such as biawak air, sanca kembang, ular sendok jawa, and the others.

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Bogor Botanical Garden; Learning about various plants

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Enjoying interesting scenery can make us happy or comfortable. We see trees, flowers, and grass spread out. Wow, it is very amazing. To see all of them, we can visit forest or botanical garden. If we want to know much about the plants, we can visit a botanical garden. We can see not only scenery but also get some information about the plants.

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My friend and I went to one of Botanical Garden in Indonesia a few days ago. We visited Bogor Botanical Garden. Bogor Botanical Gardens is a botanical garden located at Jalan Ir. Haji Juanda No.13 Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. It is about 60 km south of Jakarta. The garden is in the city center in Bogor. Besides that, the garden also adjoins the Bogor President Palace.

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Loving animals at Ragunan Zoo

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Loving animals is a good behavior and we must love them. I have some cats in my house and the cats make my family and I happy. Therefore, there is person who does not have a pet or does not have chance to care the pet. It is not a problem; we can still see pets or animals at a zoo without own them.

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Doing Social Mapping CSR at Pedukuhan Perengdawe

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Have you stayed at a strange house? Have you live with a strange family whom you do not know them. I have ever stayed at strange house with a strange family. It occurred when I did a social research at Pedukuhan Perengdawe, Rewulu area, Sleman Regency, Yogyakarta –Indonesia. I live with Pak/Mr. Dukuh’s family for 2 weeks. I myself live there and did my research. Pak Dukuh is a person who lead or command people in a sub district. My friends and I had tasks to collect some data and information about social economic at the sub district. We did social mapping project to map citizen need and resources at the dukuh. We did it by ourselves. I did my tasks by myself at Dukuh Perengdawe and my other friends did it at others sub district.

Pedukuhan Perengdawe is located in Sleman Regency, Yogyakarta –Indonesia. Perengdawe has many friendly citizens, peaceful environment, enough natural resources; a lot of rice fields, farms, teak wood trees, etc. and good social capital.

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Ayo Melihat Merapi dari Ketep Pass?

Setiap orang pasti memiliki sudut pandang yang berbeda dalam memandang sesuatu hal termasuk juga memandang objek yang menarik. Karena itulah saya dan teman saya, Faozan, ingin mengunjungi tempat wisata Ketep Pass. Dari tempat tersebut kami ingin melihat Gunung merapi dan sekitarnya dari ketinggian. Dengan demikian kami akan leluasa memandang keindahan Merapi dan pesonanya.

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Seeing Animals at Gembira Loka Zoo

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Have you seen the oldest turtle, an Ostrich, a Capybara, or a giant lizard? If you want to see them, you can visit Gembira Loka Zoo. The zoo is located at Jalan Kebun Raya No. 2 Yogyakarta-Indonesia. I have seen this zoo more than three twice. I like visit this place, I do not why. I love the animals. The first time I visit this zoo when I was new student at my university. I visited the zoo by myself. Besides that, I also visited the zoo with my friends; we enjoyed seeing all of animals. When I visited this zoo for the first time, this zoo was not as interesting as today.

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Sunrise-sunset Bukit Bintang Phatuk dan Pesona Waduk Gajah Mungkur

Semasa liburan natal tahun 2010 yang lalu saya diajak oleh teman saya mengunjungi neneknya yang merayakan natal. Kami diajak ke rumah neneknya di Wonogiri. Karena sedang liburan dan tidak ada kerjaan, kami kemudian memutuskan untuk ikut ke sana.

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Kami kemudian berangkat di pagi hari sekitar jam 5 pagi dengan mengendarai 2 sepeda motor. Kami berempat, Mbak Ajeng, adiknya Hayu, Dewi, dan saya. Dari kost kami di daerah Kuningan, Condong Catur Sleman, kami langsung melajukan motor kami dari jalan Samirono menuju ke arah jalan Affadni lalu ke jalan Solo dan berbelok ke jalan Janti. Setelah melewati jalan janti kami berbelok menuju ke jalan Jogja-Wonosari. Lalu kami terus melajukan motor kami hingga kami bertemu dengan wilayah Phatuk.

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Taking photos at Gumuk Pasir Parangkusumo

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Have you ever seen a wide desert? I have seen it although I just saw it in Jogja, Indonesia but it is very amazing place. The desert that I have ever seen is Gumuk Pasir Parang kusumo (Parang kusumo desert). Gumuk Pasir Parang kusumo is a unique phenomenon. There are two phenomena like that in the world, the first desert in Mexico, and the other one in Yogyakarta-Indonesia. The desert is wide and has interesting design. The shape of Gumuk Pasir is influenced by course of wind.

The gumuk pasir is located between Parangtritis beach and Depok beach. After my friends and I have gone to Depok beach, we went to the desert. The desert is near from depok beach. We went there by motorcycle. From the depok main road, we just walked to go to the Gumuk Pasir. We saw a wide desert; there are sand dune and valley dune. In addition, we also can see various plants such as cemara undang trees, Sea pineapple trees, various grasses, and other plans. From the sand dune, we can see a landscape of that area and we can see beaches. It is a very nice place to see the beautiful landscape.

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