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By Slamet Susanto Yogyakarta officials and residents are gearing up for various ceremonies and rituals to greet the 1434th Islamic New Year’s Eve, locally known as Satu Suro, on Wednesday night. The secretary of the Parangtritis’ search and rescue (SAR) team, Taufik M. Faqi, said Monday that all 80 crews, in cooperation with the Bantul [...]
PRIBADI WICAKSONO Dinas Pariwisata Pemerintah Provinsi DI Yogyakarta kembali menggeler hajatan tahunan festival layang layang nasional yang dipusatkan di pantai Glagah Kulonprogo pada 13-14 Oktober 2012. Kepala Dinas Pariwisata Provinsi DI Yogyakarta M. Tazbir mengatakan sebanyak 39 tim dari berbagai daerah akan turut dalam festival tersebut. “Tim yang ikut terdiri dari 15 klub lokal dan [...]
By Dion Bisara Wind farm developer UPC Renewables Indonesia plans to invest up to $100 million for a wind farm on the south Java coast to tap into Indonesia’s growing demand for cheaper energy. The privately held company signed an agreement on Friday with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources to build 33 wind [...]
Samas Beach is located 25 km southwest of Jogja, passing through Bantul City. The beach is known for its giant crashing waves, river deltas and fresh water lakes, which are used by the local people for fish and shrimp ponds. This beach can easily be reached using a variety of transportation because the roads are in good condition. Visitors can also enjoy the beauty of the ocean or magnificent panoramas and sunsets from the Patehan Lighthouse on the west side of the beach.
The people of Samas actively participate in protecting the endangered sea turtles which come there every year (May – September) to lay their eggs. Among the grateful amphibians are Hawksbill, Olive Ridley and Green turtles.