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Gurung Destination Guide

Delve into Gurung in Indonesia!

Gurung in the region of East Nusa Tenggara is located in Indonesia - some 943 mi (or 1,518 km) East of Jakarta, the country's capital.

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Current time in Gurung is now 02:11 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Makassar" with an UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Watuapi, Weetobula, Waingapu, Makassar, Ruteng or Pongkor. While being here, make sure to check out as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Manggarai Villages and Markets Around Ru...

04:45 min ( August 17, 2011 by travelswithsheila)
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Www.TravelsWithSheila.com Tour guides will usually only take you to "tried and true" (along with "safe") restaurants. Deathly afraid that dainty stomachs will rebel. Lunch at Agape Cafe in Ruteng befo...

The Unusual Spider Web Rice Fields on Fl...

03:52 min ( August 17, 2011 by travelswithsheila)
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Www.TravelsWithSheila.com Are you ready for the most unique rice fields I've ever seen? Each event on the day's itinerary was a total surprise since very sketchy details were on it. I'd ask Ricardos, ...


Beautiful hiking trail near Ruteng Flor...

07:40 min ( October 04, 2009 by Maarten Fransz)
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Beautiful hiking trail near Ruteng, Flores Indonesia. Visit small village where travellers entertain the local kids

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05:21 min ( April 23, 2010 by Michael Lam)
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Interesting facts about this location

Ruteng

Ruteng is a small town towards the western end of Flores Island, Indonesia. It is the capital of Manggarai Regency. The population is predominantly Roman Catholic, but still preserve the ancient Manggarai custom of caci, which is usually practiced at weddings, and serves as a tourist attraction.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -8.6, 120.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Flores Island (Indonesia), Regency capitals of Indonesia

Liang Bua

The Liang Bua is a limestone cave on the Island of Flores, in East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia was the site of the 2003 discovery of a potentially new species of Homo genus, Homo floresiensis, the remains of which are coded LB1, LB2, etc. , after the cave. So far it is the only location in which such remains have been identified.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -8.6, 120.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Indonesia, Caves of Indonesia, Flores Island (Indonesia), Paleoanthropological sites, Paleontological sites of Asia, Prehistoric Indonesia

Ranakah

Poco Ranakah is a volcano located in the south-central part of the island of Flores, Indonesia. It's tallest lava dome, Poco Mandasawu is the tallest mountain of the island. A new lava dome, named Anak Ranakah (the child of Ranakah) was formed there in 1987. The volcano erupted again in 1991. In 2011, diffuse white plumes were seen rising from Anak Ranakah Dome, although no ash was detected.

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Located at -8.6, 120.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Active volcanoes, Lava domes, Mountains of Indonesia, Volcanoes of the Lesser Sunda Islands

Poco Leok

Pocok Leok is a volcano in the western side of Flores island, Indonesia. The volcano was considered to be an irregular shaped of caldera, but evidence about caldera is problematical. No pyroclastic flow deposits associated with the caldera and its geological records are poorly known. However, Pocok Leok is listed in the active volcano list of Indonesia because of four fumarole activities in the area.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -8.6, 120.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Mountains of Indonesia, Volcanoes of the Lesser Sunda Islands