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    The Tremendous Seram Island - Maluku

    Seram Island

    Seram Island or Seran island or Serang island is located on the north island of Ambon, Maluku Province. The main town is Masohi, the capital of Central Maluku district. In this island there are several ports: Amahai, Masohi Kairatu, and harbor people like Tehoru, Bula, Slide, and Piru.

    The indigenous people who live in Seram island is Alifuru people, but there are other inhabitant who live in there with different culture. Most of the population is Seram island is Muslim, Protestant, Catholic, or beliefs of Animism. Manusela tribe still embraced Hinduism, such a sinkretisasi types.

    Seram island having natural mountains and tropical forests. Products that they produce for living is include cloves, nutmeg, copra, resin, sago, fish and oil. There is one national park name Manusela National Park renowned for its many endemic animal and plantation. To reach this place i can be reached through the village in the district Yaputih or Hatu in Tehoru district, approximately 100km from Masohi.

    Dated back to the earlybegin in Seram Island, Portuguese missionaries were on this island in the 16th century. Dutch trade post was established in the early 17th century, in 1650, Seram island was controlled by Dutch colonialism.

    Looking for the genuine, Seram island is the destination itself that can be explored from the way the native living in every day life, the natures gift, or the exotic heritage.

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    Village of Sawai, Maluku, is one of destinations in the Manusela National Park. The waters are calm and clean. This tourism village has the same beauty with other islands in Indonesia. This village is famous for its beaches and sea. Most of the sea in the this village is still natural and well preserved.

    Sawai village is including the oldest villages in Maluku and it has several small islands surrounding it. These islands are also adds to the beauty of the Sea of ​​Sawai. What is unique of this village is there is "giant swimming pool".

    This pool is a source of water village in Sawai and it is located in the center of the village. The springs from this pool is coming from the stone boulder in the middle of the pond. The sparkling water in the pool is like crystal clear, and we can see the bottom clearly.

    Not only the sea, along the way from Ora beach to the village of Sawai, we can see the cliffs and Manusela valleys, that located by the Sawai sea is also have million potential caves with tremendous sightseeing.

    Not far from the location of the reef, there is a big gap and height that can be entered by tourists. Currently the village of Sawai is also have some endemic animals, such as cockatoos spooky, parrot head black, and hornbill. But unfortunately, the current population of parrot-headed black is almost waned.

    Maluku is having so much potentials beauty in tourism, and most of all are still hidden and un-promoted. This is true that we call Manusela National Park is a Heaven on Earth or the hidden pearl in East Indonesia.

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