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Komodo National Park :: Map

Komodo National Park :: Map

GPS Coordinates: -8.4S, 119.35E Location map: Tourist Map from IndonesiaTravelling.com

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Where the wild things are

Where the wild things are

By Melanie Wood, The Jakarta Post, ANN | Thu, Dec 15 2011 Bare-legged, we walk single-file across an island inhabited by the largest venomous creatures on the planet. So what do we do if one attacks? The island is Rinca, one of the three main islands forming the Komodo National Park in eastern Indonesia. The […]

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Komodo dragons highlight Indonesian adventure

Komodo dragons highlight Indonesian adventure

Written by Holmes Rolston III For the Coloradoan A dragon! I stood 10 feet from a huge Komodo dragon, a lizard the size of a crocodile. I crouched down to let a ranger take a photo of me behind the dragon, pulling off my gray broad-brimmed hat, quickly tucking it under my arm. “No! No!” […]

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Komodo National Park :: Travel Guide

Komodo National Park :: Travel Guide

| | | | | Get in The ferry service between the cities of Sape on the eastern tip of Sumbawa and Labuanbajo on Flores drops off passengers on Komodo once or twice every week. There is no port on the island, so passengers are unloaded onto small vessels which ferry’s them into the island’s […]

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Komodo In Komodo National Park

Komodo In Komodo National Park

Komodo Or Dragon of Komodo Island and Komodo National Park In Indonesia Taman Nasional Komodo PHYSICAL FEATURES Komodo is one of the long arc of islands running from Sumatra towards Irian Jaya along the line of a tectonic subduction between the Sunda and Sahul shelfs. It is the largest (34,000 ha) of a small archipelago […]

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Indonesia's dragons draw tourists to 'Jurassic' islands

Indonesia’s dragons draw tourists to ‘Jurassic’ islands

| | | | | By Jerome Rivet KOMODO ISLAND, Wednesday 22 December 2010 (AFP) – They don’t breathe fire but Komodo dragons — the largest lizards in the world — can kill a buffalo or any one of the intrepid tourists who flock to their deserted island habitats. “I feel like I’m in the […]

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Into the dragon's lair

Into the dragon’s lair

by Jacqui Hayes The giant, venomous Komodo dragon is proof that beasts of mythical proportions still roam some remote corners of the world. It’s not even dawn but I’m wide awake, sweating. Chickens cluck madly and the Muslim call to prayer rolls out amid the humidity. I eye the small rips in the mosquito net […]

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Paradise beneath the surface

Paradise beneath the surface

Story and photos by LAI VOON LOONG Most visitors to Indonesia’s Komodo National Park think only of its famed giant lizards but an equally fascinating wonderland lies beneath its aquamarine waves. YOU may have read my column last week when I wrote about photographing “dragons” in Indonesia’s famed Komodo National Park. The trip was not […]

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Touring the land of the Komodo dragon

Touring the land of the Komodo dragon

Hasyim Widhiarto, The Jakarta Post, Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara As the only site representing Indonesia in the ongoing selection of the world’s seven wonders of nature, Komodo Island does not only need a wider publication to get more public support but also an infrastructure improvement to give tourists a fully treasured experience. My first […]

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In the land of dragons

In the land of dragons

By LEE YU KIT Dragons do exist in our world, and being up close with one in the Komodo National Park of Indonesia will send a primeval sort of fear coursing through you. It was a cleft in the ocean floor that gave rise to the giant lizards. To the east of this cleft lay […]

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