Sumbawa Travel Guide

Beautiful Sekongkang Beach, West Sumbawa, Indonesia

Sumbawa is somewhat of an enigma. It’s separated from its western neighbour Lombok by only 20km’s and is three times the size. And if you happen to be flying over it on your way to Flores or West Timor, you can’t help but notice the rugged topography and jagged coastline interspersed with long expanses of…

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Makian Island

Makian island is a 10km wide volcano (Kie Besi) with a 1.5km wide summit crater. Located to the south of Ternate Island this is one of Indonesia’s most destructive volcanos. While eruptions are infrequent when they occur they are explosive and cause widespread damage. An eruption in 1998 saw ash plumes rising up to 8km…

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