Puncak Jaya or Carstensz Pyramid is a peak that is part of the Sudirman mountain range in Papua, Indonesia. Carstensz has a height of 4,884 meters above sea level. Not only that, there are Carstensz glaciers that are the only tropical glaciers in Indonesia and even Southeast Asia. With the phenomenon of snow at the highest peak in Indonesia that has become part of the seven summits, making all climbers who come from all over the world want to step their feet on the mountains located on the island of Papua. Continue reading The Youngest Climber Touch The Carstensz’s Glaciers
Culture & Arts Papua, Indonesia
Mummy is a kind of preservation of the corpse in a natural or artificial way so that the form of the corpse is maintained. As putting a corpse in a very dry or very cold place, or lack of oxygen, or it could use by chemicals.
Tips & Trick
The eastern part of Indonesia has been attracting more local and foreign tourists in the last decade. It’s no wonder by knowing that this region has so many scenic hidden paradises. The people who live in a very diverse and unique cultural life is a plus. Well, if you have planned to spend your holiday in eastern Indonesia, these following tips may help you as the mostly locations of your destinations are in remote areas with no facilities.
Flora & Fauna
Dingo is a kind of ancient dog that can still be found in the highlands of West Papua. As the ascent climbs into the Carstensz mountain basecamp, the climbers can still meet the wild dog. Based on information, Dingo or warrigal, Canis lupus Dingo is a wild dog type. The Indian Wolf (Canis Indica) is the ancestor of Dingo. Dingo is commonly described as Australian wild dog.
As the number of visitors arises, Papuan culinary starts to be famous. So far, it is papeda that becomes the only icon while Papua has a rich culinary diversity. It’s commonly made of sago and seafood. Papuan dishes are not spicy so it could favor any tongue. Here below are 7 special Papuan dishes you must taste. Some of them are addictive.