Wednesday, August 4, 2010

SEMPU Island Gorgeous Nature in South East Java

If you've seen the movie "The Beach" (2000), starring Leonardo In Caprio, you must be fascinated by the natural beauty of the Phi-Phi island in Thailand, which became the film's background. Steep cliffs and shallow sea-green color looks so beautiful and captivating.

 Indonesia, precisely in the south of Malang, East Java, there also has the beautiful island which is equivalent to Phi-Phi Island. His name Sempu Island, which is a nature reserve which is under the auspices of the Natural Resources Conservation Center of East Java province.Like the Phi-Phi island, the island also has Sempu stunning natural charm. Away from the noise, the atmosphere is natural, beautiful and there is no building that stood on this island like a place of lodging, restaurants and so forth.There are more than 80 species of protected birds and other animals like wild boar, deer, or Javan langurs. If lucky to have found footprints of a leopard. Geographically, Sempu Island lies between 112 ° 40 '45 "- 112 ° 42' 45" E and 8 ° 27 '24 "- 8 ° 24' 54" latitude. A total of approximately 877 hectares, bordering the Strait Sempu (Spring Blue) and the Indian Ocean on the south side, east and west.Towards Sempu Island, leaving from Malang, drive the vehicle to the southern district Sumbermanjing Wetan. Within 2-3 hours, you will arrive at the beach Sendangbiru. From Sendangbiru can search for the fishermen to charter a boat crossing to the island Sempu which usually takes about 15-30 minutes. 

The boat will be landed in the Gulf of Ants, on the north side Sempu Island, which will be forwarded by walking along the lowland tropical forest for about an hour into a haven, which is ly.Highly recommended wearing footwear that does not easily stick to, because the soil in the forest is a little muddy. Visitors must pass through difficult terrain with undulating forest land and bekelokkelok, with slope angles up to 60 degrees.After about an hour down the rainforest, you will find a small white sandy beaches with turquoise colored water. That ly, which is usually used as a place to stop by the visitors. There was no inn, so if you want to spend the night should bring tents and other equipment.
 the lake water is actually derived from the waters of the Indian Ocean. Water entering through the large hole in the southeastern part of the cliff. When the waves came in, the water looks so beautiful like the dragon bursts. In the afternoon and evening will have pairs of lake water, while in the morning and afternoon lake water receded.At the time of tide, Lake ly looked very beautiful, with clear water green.You can swim or snorkeling to see coral reefs diverse trail without having to fear the waves, because waves on this lake is relatively small. Ly from the coast can be seen with the vast Indian Ocean off the wave-eroded cliffs terbing giant. If you are lucky you can see a dolphin or sea turtle swimming. If the less fortunate, probably will find that apes or monkeys swinging in trees around the beach.Back to the woods and a bit up and down along the hill, you'll find Long Beach, which consists of a sequence of five beaches along its coast Sempu Island, with white sand and passed directly to the Indian Ocean. Here, unlike ly, because the waves here are very big and fierce, it is suggested not to jump into the water.Strolling around the island Sempu takes two days. From ly can hug the coast toward the limestone cave through Long Beach. Then the journey will be through the Lakes and into Lake Catfish Sat. For those of you who love the natural feel of the original, far from the noise of modern life, Sempu Island can provide a solution for you. But do not expect there will be five-star hotels as well as people selling food, everything must be drawn up their own from home.