I love traveling so much. I think traveling can forget about my daily activities from my job and my study. Until now I have visited a lot of tourist attractions like Lembang Bandung – West Java, Pangandaran – West Java, Wonosobo – Central Java, Belitung Island-South Sumatera Etc. To go to those places, I need to save my money so I can go wherever I want. In this part I want to tell you about my unforgettable moment when I went to Belitung Island for one week because Belitung Island is my hometown. To get there, we must take airplane. The flight took 45 minutes from Jakarta’s Sukarno Hatta airport directly to H.A.S. Hanandjoeddin Airport in Tanjungpandan, Belitung
Belitung has many tourist attractions, culinary tours and especially beaches like Tanjung Tinggi Beach, Berahu Hill, Tanjung Kelayang Beach, Lengkuas Beach Etc. During in Belitung I visited a lot of beaches. One of them is Tanjung Kelayang Beach. Tanjung Kelayang is one of Belitung’s beautiful beaches. Tanjung Kelayang has white sandy beach. The name of Tanjung Kelayang was taken from its unique boulder that looks like a bird.
The second day, I went to Lengkuas Beach. Lengkuas Beach is one of the famous objects in the Belitung island. To get in there,we need time 40 minutes by fishermen’s boat, but do not worry because the boat is strong enough and the fishermen have completely memorized the natural conditions there. We can enjoy some of interesting things in this island. One of them is the lighthouse. There is a relic of the Dutch period, which was established in 1882 with a height of 50 meters approximately. We can climb up the lighthouse by using stairs to see the beautiful panorama over the height of 50 meters, we will feel like a bird flying above the rocks and the beach. This beauty can not be described in words, and I am sure you will feel the uniqueness that is different from other.
The third day, I went to Tanjung Tinggi Beach. I recommend you to visit this beach. We can hike many big stones and take the picture in this beach. I can’t calculate all of the stones in this place but you will say “It’s amazing”. Tanjung Tinggi was Laskar Pelangi film’s location. We can see the label of this film in front of this beach. This beach has many big stones and Tanjung Tinggi is now known as “Pantai Laskar Pelangi” and famous for its giant stones.
The last, before I came back to Jakarta, I visited one of places in Belitung, Museum Kata. It was made by Andrea Hirata, the writer of Laskar Pelangi. I really love this museum because it is so photogenic.
In short, I can’t explain day by day when I was there with words about the beauty of Belitung. But I recommend this beautiful placeif you want to go there because Belitung has its beauty, especially the beach and the food. The food is so delicious, I love it so much. Belitung is famous for their seafood, and while you are there, you have to try Belitung coffee because it tastes so good.
The accommodation is great and the service is nice. Local people are very friendly and helpful and you can get a tour guide with reasonable price.