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Siladen Island

Siladen Island is an exotic island covering an area of 0.31 square kilometers surrounded by white sand beach with clear sea water and calm as one of the islands in Bunaken National Park, Bunaken District, Manado City, North Sulawesi. Island is 8 miles from Manado city within 45 minutes by boat and if lucky to have met with a herd of dolphins.

Siladen Island is a small island not far from Manado Tua Island, predominantly white sand very gentle, surrounded by coral reefs, diverse marine life and color that make up very beautiful marine park as a haven for swimming, snorkeling, diving and sunbathing.

Tinuku Travel Siladen Island, small paradise in big beauty for snorkeling, diving and sunbathing in Bunaken Travel Siladen Island, small paradise in big beauty for snorkeling, diving and sunbathing in Bunaken

The coast line is full trees of coconut, palms and sago, while birdsong blends with the sound of sea water provides more beautiful natural atmosphere to sunbathe on beach. The traveler can also rent a catamaran boat with glass floor as another way to watch coral reefs and surrounding islands.

Diving spots in Siladen and North Siladen presents very amazing underwater life at depths of 20 meters to 50 meters. The walls of coral on seabed such as bookshelves and in each rack has variety of different fish types. Reef in waters is Pocilopora sp, Seriaattopora sp, Pachyseris sp, Porites sp, Fungia sp, Herpolitha sp, Holomitra sp, Galaxea sp, Pectinia sp, Lobophyllia sp, Echinopora sp and Tubastrea sp.

Siladen Island is home to gusumi horse (Hippocampus horse), white oci (Seriola rivoliana), lolosi yellowtail (Lutjanus kasmira), goropa (Ephinephelus spilotoceps and Pseudanthias hypselosoma), ila trunk (Scolopsis bilineatus) and others. Various mollusks are giant clam (Tridacna gigas), goat head (Cassis cornuta), hollow nautilus (Nautilus pompillius) and tunikates or ascidian.

Meanwhile, in mainland Siladen Island home to several species are black macaques (Macaca nigra nigra), deer (Cervus timorensis russa) and possum (Ailurops ursinus ursinus). Very melodious chirping gulls like music pulsating beauty of the island.

Location: Siladen Island, Bunaken District, Manado City, North Sulawesi.

Activity: Diving, snorkeling, swimming, fishing, canoeing, trekking, hiking, camping, hammocking. Explore the flora and fauna. Seeing the sunset and sunrise, hunting photography and videography, and others.

Complementary facilities: Rental dive gear, snorkel gear, boats, camping equipment. Restrooms, restaurants, homestays and resorts. Siladen Island, small paradise in big beauty for snorkeling, diving and sunbathing in Bunaken

Tinuku Travel Siladen Island, small paradise in big beauty for snorkeling, diving and sunbathing in Bunaken

Reach access: 8 miles from Manado city (45 minutes).

Routes and public transport: All flights to Sam Ratulangi International Airport in Manado City. Take a taxi to Pasar Bersehati Port, then use regular ferry boat to Siladen Island. Alternatively rent a speedboat at higher prices.

Advice: There are regular public transport and private boats, as well as variety of resorts and amenities. You can choose from variety of facilities and prices.

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List of airports in China

China is generally a land country where almost all areas have connected transportation systems, but air transport is the best choice for travel efficiency, except for travelers who seek adventure along the rivers, ferry to reach several small islands and overland journeys.

Airports are spread over many where they have two types of services. International airport to serve international and domestic routes, while domestic airports only serve inter-regional routes in the country. Below is a list of active public airports in China. This list may increase considering that many new airports are still under construction or reduced due to many relocation plans.

= City, airport name, IATA

Anqing, Anqing Tianzhushan Airport, AQGChizhou, Chizhou Jiuhuashan Airport, JUHFuyang, Fuyang Xiguan Airport, FUGHefei, Hefei Xinqiao International Airport, HFEHuangshan, Huangshan Tunxi International Airport, TXNWuhu/Xuancheng, Wuhu Xuancheng Airport
Beijing, Beijing Capital International Airport, …

Timang Beach

Pantai Timang is coastal attraction forms the boundary between Java Island and Indian Ocean in Danggolo Sub-village, Purwodadi Village, Tepus District, Gunung Kidul Regency, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, as one of the beaches in Gunung Kidul which has white sand. The beach is in a secluded area between Siung Beach and Sundak Beach where a coral island becomes a lobster habitat.

Timang Beach traveled using vehicle from Wonosari City for about 32 kilometers where the motorcycle is the best mode to facilitate travel. This beach is flanked by beaches on the coast of Tepus where the west including Seruni, Pok Tunggal and Ngetun, while in the east are Jogan, Siung, and Nglambor.

This beach consists of two parts where the first part of the east is the white sandy beach and many pandanus plants around it, while the second part to the west is a steep hill rock that directly borders the sea and has great views of the island or a large rock offshore.

The island gets its name as Long Rock or Long Island…

Odzala-Kokoua National Park

Odzala-Kokoua National Park or Odzala National Park is a conservation area of 13,500 sq kilometers (5,200 sq mi) at the Cuvette-Ouest Department, Republic of the Congo, declared a protected area in 1935, biosphere reserves in 1977, and national parks in the year 2001 at. Odzala-Kokoua has more than 100 species of mammals and as one of the most diverse primate populations in Africa.

Odzala-Kokoua is managed by the African Parks in collaboration with the Ministry of Forest Economy, Sustainable Development and Environment of the Republic of the Congo in 2010. The park has retained the old rainforests and terrain that vary from 350 meters (1,150 feet) to forest bushy and lots of glade. The area also includes dry forests, savannahs and rainforest ecosystems.

Odzala National Park is one of the oldest national parks in Africa has been neglected for many years and suffered heavy poaching. The poaching of ivory and bushmeat remains a constant threat. African Parks began to organize in 2010 and…