SULAWESI – INDONESIA

SULAWESI IS ANOTHER LARGE ISLAND REGION OF INDONESIA. IN FACT IT IS EVEN LARGER THAN JAVA ITSELF.IT IS REGARDED THAT SULAWESI IS THE 11TH LARGEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD.SULAWESI IS DIVIDED INTO 4 DIFFERENT PENINSULARS, WHICH ARE : MINHASA PENINSULAR, THE EAST PENINSULAR,SOUTH PENINSULAR AND THE SOUTH EAST PENINSULAR.THESE 4 PENINSULARS ARE DIVIDED INTO 6 DIFFERENT PROVINCES CONSISTING OF : NORTH SULAWESI, GORONTALO, CENTRAL SULAWESI, SOUTH SULAWESI, WEST SULAWESI & THE SOUTH EAST SULAWESI. NORTH SULAWESI HAS GOTTEN CONTACTS WITH OUTSIDE WORLD SINCE THE DAWN OF TIME. GORONTALO PROVINCE MOSTLY CONTAINS OF MOUNTAINOUS AREA THAT STRETCHES FORM THE NORTH TO THE SOUTH OF THE PROVINCE.

 

 

CENTRAL SULAWESI HAS A LOT TO OFFER. YOU CAN FIND ANCIENT MEGALITHS, TRIBES WHOSE WAYS OF LIFE REMAIN RELATIVELY UNCHANGED.SOUTH SULAWESI IS KNOWN FOR ITS CAPITAL CITY CALLED MAKASSAR. MEANWHILE IN WEST SULAWESI, MAMUJU IS THE CAPITAL CITY OF THE PROVINCE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE SOUTH-EASTERN PENINSULA AND BUTON GROUP OF ISLAND ARE INHABITED BY DESCENDANTS OF THE TORAJANS AND DUE OF THE STRONG INFLUENCE OF THE ISLAMIC BONE KINGDOM MOST OF THE PEOPLE IN THIS PART OF SULAWESI ARE MUSLIM. MOST OF THE LAND AREA OF SOUTHEAST SULAWESI IS COVERED BY NATURAL JUNGLE, WITH EXTENSIVE PLANTATIONS OF TEAK AND IRONWOOD. FOR THOSE WHO LIKE CHALLENGING ADVENTURES AND ECOUTOURISM, COME TO LAMBUSANGO AND KAKENAUWE PROTECTED FOREST, WAKATOBI MARINE NATIONAL PARK, BASILIKA ISLANDS.

THE FOLLOWING ARE SULAWESI’S MOST BEAUTIFUL¬†ATTRACTIONS

WAKATOBI MARINE PARK

TANGKOKO NATIONAL PARK

 

 

 

 

 

 

BUNAKEN MARINE PARK

BOGANI NANI WARTABONE NATIONAL PARK