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    Mar 2015

    Amazingly Beautiful Rote Island of Indonesia

    Rote Island is lies on the southern tip of Indonesia. The island is so beautiful that it will make you amaze once you step on the island for the first time. It has natural beauty since the island is considered to be a virgin island. There are not many modern development touch in this island. Hence, when you are in this island, you will see traditional way of life, cultures and unique local people. The local people are able to manage their way of life and culture, even when a few modernization starts to influence the life in this island. Rote manages to maintain their unique culture and way of life.

    Rote Island is situated in East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. The island is part of the lesser Sunda Islands. It is situated about 500 km of the northeast of Australian coast. You can reach the island by boat from Larantuka in Flores or from Kupang in Timor. It take about one hour and a half by speed ferry, and 4 to 5 hours by regular ferry. The two ferries leave from different harbors, however they have the same destinations, i.e. Pantai Baru at Rote Island. When you arrive at the island, you will not find many transportations. There are only bemos which will take you around the island. You will have to pay about Rp15,000 to Rp50,000 to get around the island.

    Actually, there are many activities you can do when you visit Rote Island. You can have a great adventure in this island. Getting around an learn many things will leave you a good memory from this island. You can learn about the local people and do some researches in this island. You can see the traditional way of life of the local people. Besides that, you can do water activities, like surfing. Surfing can be done at surfing points like Nembrala at the western part of Rote Ndao island. This is one of the best tourist destinations in Rote. You can also visit various beaches like Oeseda Beach, Topo Beach, Oelaba Beach, Ba'a Beach, and Roti Beach. All of the beaches are beautiful. The island is amazingly beautiful. You can enjoy the beauty of its virgin nature. Rote Island should be your main destination when you travel to East Nusa Tenggara.

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    That picture seems like one abandoned island, is it really safe to go there?

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