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Nyarai Waterfall, also known as The Green Canyon among the locals

Photo belonging to @ianpiliang | Instagram   Location Gamaran Protected Forest, Lubuk Alung, Padang Pariaman District, West Sumatra. Coordinats: 0°41′1,2″LU 100°21′45,8″BT   Highlights The fresh clear water flows among the river stones from Bukit Barisan and falls 7-8 meters down trapped into an approximately 10m wide pool (Lubuk Nyarai) that was naturally formed among giant rocks […]

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Tour de Singkarak 2015

Tour de Singkarak (TdS) 2015 Schedule : 3-11October, 2015 Total Distance 677.4 Km  Total Stage: 9 Chalenging stages in West Sumatera best scenic & culture rich districts Race route Stage 1: 3 October 2015 Start: Pantai Carocok, Kabupaten Pesisir Selatan Finish: Pantai Gondoriah, Kota Pariaman Distance: 163.2 Km. Stage 2: 4 October 2015 Start: Kantor Bupati Padang […]

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TdS 2013, 7 Stages Through 17 Beautiful Districts

The Tour de Singkarak (TdS) 2013 is one of prestigious cycling races in Asia, even world . TdS 2013 have 7 stages  through 17 of West Sumatra’s best scenic & culture rich districts. Here we present profile of 17 supporting cities and regencies. Bukittinggi Bukittinggi is comfortably city situated in the Minangkabau highlands, 90 km by road from the […]

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Tour de Singkarak (TdS) 2013 Race Schedule

The Tour de Singkarak 2013 has extended to seven stages, through the best scenic & culture rich districts of West Sumatra. Bukittingi choosed as start point and finish in Padang City. Below is TdS 2013 Race Schedule that was released by TdS official committee May 31st – Friday 09.00 – EndTeam Arrival and registration 12.00 – 14.00Lunch 14.00 – […]

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Pensi and Palai Rinuak, Delicious Food Maninjau Lake

  Lake Maninjau, is a must have great place for tourism destinations. Not only offer a beautiful large carter scenery, watching the sunsets, and a great place to relax, this place also offer a deliciuos food knows as pensi and palai rinuak. Pensi and palai rinuak are two endemic species from Maninjau lake. Pensi is a species […]

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Makam Syekh Burhanuddin ( Syekh Burhanuddin Cemetery )

photo: Zulfikri Sasma (fikriraja) At 17th century, Syekh of Burhanuddin known as spreader of religion in Minangkabau. He has a deep knowledge of Islam and as well as trusted to have the power of supranatural. He died on 10 Syafar. After He died, his cemetery still visited by pilgrim until now. The cemetery building distinguishes mosque […]

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“Marosok”, A Unique Tradition in Cow Market

Marosok, is a unique tradition that can only found in cows market in Tanah Datar regencey, West Sumatera, Indonesia. This unique tradition used for bargaining between the sellers and buyers. Bargaining done in a unique way, using fingers like shaking hands which is covered by towel or sarong, without voice. When bargaining take place, the seller […]

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Sikuai Island, A Peaceful Island with Natural Beauty

Photo : Fadly Amran (http://www.west-sumatra.com) Sikuai island, a beautiful island in West Sumatera Indonesia. A island that offer a natural beauty like the dream became true. Located in Mentawai arhipelago, around 23 km the south of Padang City, make this island should be a great destination. To reach this island, you will escorted by a speed […]

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Dragon Boat Race 2012

Photographer : hasan tribuana (bonart) Dragon boat race 2012, called as Selaju Sampan is a boat race competition which the boats are decorated with colourful ornaments to make boat more attractive . This event will be held on September 2012 on GOR H Agus Salim Padang.

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Padang Old Town

Padang Old Town know as “Kota Tua” is a place reached of colonial Dutch building located at Batang Arau river. A harbour which located at Batang Arau river, make this place became a very important place in 19th century. Across the river, we can sightseeing a beautiful landscape know as Padang Hill (Gunung Padang). In […]

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