Timor Tengah Selatan - Kolbano Beach
Timor Island in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) has some attractions that most visiting by tourists not least also by the local communities. Almost in every corner of this island are interesting spots worth visiting. One of the few attractions that are Kolbano beach. The beach is located in Kolbano Village, Kolbano District, Timor Tengah Selatan Regency.
To reach Kolbano beach is quite tiring. It took 3 hours visited Kolbano beach location when it departed from Kupang city, the capital of East Nusa Tenggara province. But do not worry fatigue will be paid if you have arrived at the beach. The wind blowing and wide sand beaches will greet your eyes, followed by the sound of waves on the seashore when set foot in this coastal region.
Kolbano is a unique beach in Indonesia. Visit Kolbano beach will be a different experience for you. Unlike other beaches, Kolbano coastal expanse filled with beautiful colorful pebbles. Stone and pebbles colors in Kolbano beach has a wide variety of shapes and colors. There are red, green, yellow, black, and patterned stone. Beside that, also there's a stone that has tree colors - red, black and beige. Another uniqueness of Koka beach is that you can see the sunrise and sunset from the same place. So it is not surprising that became a favorite location for photographers who want to hunt these moments. On this beach are also many tourists who picnic on the shore. Especially for those who want a quiet holiday atmosphere and away from urban bustle. While a picnic, you can see the beauty of the sea.
Beside that in Kolbano beach area, the tourists can see a historical monument built to commemorate the events of the War Kolbano among local people against the Dutch colonialists that occurred in 1907. However, the condition is seen as it is, there is no government effort to beautify this historic monument.
Unfortunately, recently Kolbano beach threatened beauty. Natural wealth of colorful pebbles and stones also sand beach manipulated and mined by certain parties. Local government also allow it lasted. If this is allowed, it is not impossible uniqueness of Kolbano beach is only a memory. The Government should be more concerned about the sustainability of this beach.