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Kasa Island

Kasa Island is a small and uninhabited island in West Seram District, West Seram Regency, Maluku Province, Indonesia, as an eco-tourism area that has biodiversity in terrestrial and adjacent waters. The island represents coral reefs, coastal forests, and mangroves, including maleo bird (Macrocephalon maleo) and rich of Acanthaster planci.

Xvlor Kasa Island is day snorkeling and watching maleo bird overnight Kasa Island is day snorkeling and watching maleo bird overnight

Kasa Island is very unique and hard to find on other islands. Soil mounds as high as nearly 2 meters and a top diameter of about 1.5 meters is where maleo birds lay eggs. Travelers watch maleo, but must be patient until the afternoon or evening.

Hundreds of cuscus sneak between the pine trees (Casuarina equisetifolia), sea waru (Hibiscus tiliaetus and Hibiscus filiacius), ketapang (Terminalia cattapa), mangroves (Rhizopora sp), orchid of ambon moon (Phalaenoopsis amboninensis), coastal island (Alstonia scolaris) cypress (Casuarina equisetifolia), starfish (Callophyllum), sea pandan (Pandanus sp), sea lily (Crinum asiaticum), and banyan coast (Ficus benjamina).

A small 53 hectare land enclosed by white sand surrounded by blue sea as a snorkeling and diving paradise to watch butterflyfish (Chelmon rostratus and Chaetodon sp.), Parrotfish (Bolbometopon muricatum and Scarus sp.), Snapper (Macolor niger), surgeonfish (Naso fageni and Naso unicornis) and others.

Coral reefs include giant clams (Tridacna squamosa), kima china (Hippocus porcelanus), Triton trompet (Cheronia tritonis), Echinophora sp, blue botana (Acanthurus lecusternon), fish flag (Chetodon sp), jackfruit seed (Zanclos canancen).

The island is home to scorched birds (Megapodius renwardtii), cuscus (Phalanger sp), soa-soa ambon (Hydrosaurus amboinensis), maluku lizard (Veranus indicus), tail bird fan (Rhipiruda chloris), white chest blue pombo (Ducula bicolor) lizard ambon (Varanus indicus), and others. Kasa Island is day snorkeling and watching maleo bird overnight

Xvlor Kasa Island is day snorkeling and watching maleo bird overnight

Location: Kasa Island, West Seram District, West Seram Regency, Maluku Province.

Routes and public transport: Flights to Pattimura International Airport in Ambon City, then drive to Tulehu Port to take a speedboat to Kasa Island for 1.5 hours.
Advice: The island has 800 meter walkways, villas and floating hotel.

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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…