Sirung (Kukka Taupekki)

Gunung Sirung is one of the less visited volcanoes of Indonesia, but one of the most fascinating. The very same could be said of the entire island of Pantar itself, though in 2021 there is a small new airport operating regional flights. Perhaps the most mystical island in a very mystical nation, it is difficult to visit even for a day or two without having some very thought-provoking incidents!

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Dola Koyakoya

Dola Koyakoya is the highest point of Alor island and is the last major peak in the island chain east of Java running all the way from Bali to Timor Leste (East Timor). It is home to a large number of deer and, like many of the highest hills from Lembata island eastwards, the higher slopes are incredibly scenic eucalyptus forest with plenty of distant views and reasonably easy walking.

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Wurlali

Pulau Damar (pronounced locally as “Damer”) is part of the Maluku Barat Daya (“MBD”) archipelago, often referred to as the “forgotten islands” of Indonesia. Damar is a seriously beautiful island dominated by the active volcano Wurlali, whose multiple peaks, dotted with fumaroles and streaked with yellow sulphur, rise above a green blanket of seemingly impenetrable jungle.

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Wagura

Facts Elevation: 1,180 m (3,871 ft) Prominence: 999 m Ribu category: Spesial Province: Papua Barat (West Papua) Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: Waguraberg Bagging It! This remote peak is a borderline Ribu. It is part of the Cagar Alam Wagura Kote (nature reserve). Practicalities Getting there: Unknown Permits: Unknown Water sources: Unknown Travel insurance: […]

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Osua Jauer

Facts Elevation: 1,100 m (3,609 ft) Prominence: 1,018 m Ribu category: Kurang Tinggi Province: Papua Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: Van Jauer Peak Bagging It! We currently know very little about this peak – please contact us if you can provide any information. Practicalities Getting there: Unknown Accommodation: Unknown Permits: Unknown Water sources: Unknown […]

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Dolok Nabibong

Facts Elevation: 2,015 m (6,611 ft)Prominence: 1,010 mRibu category: Tinggi SedangProvince: Sumatera Utara (North Sumatra)Google Earth: kmlRating: Other names: Dolok Tampulonanjing is 2km north-east Bagging It! This is a very remote and undiscovered borderline Ribu. Dolok Tampulonanjing is 2km north-east, and may be more known in the local area. Practicalities Getting there: Unknown Permits: Unknown […]

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