Tropic Travelers is a tourism agency based in Banda Aceh Indonesia. Providing some tour packages include bicycle and motorcycle tours, Tropic Travelers bring great adventures! Please visit our website at http://tropic-travelers.org

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

PAINTINGS

Maria's Garden



 WILD CHILD

LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS

A NIGHT IN JANTHO

 

Krueng Raya

LAM TEBA


 Dirty Harry

 


IMAGINE



Andri Dodo


Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Audio Tour in Banda Aceh

Discover a new side of beautiful banda aceh, indonesia. go back to the colonial days using a unique guided audiotour, fully narrated in english, dutch and bahasa indonesia. a free download for your android phone or tablet.





welkom te koetaradjaBanda Aceh is a city with an eventful history. Present-day visitors can, for example, still see traces of the devastating 2004 tsunami.
Less known, but equally shocking, are the traces of the war between the Netherlands and Aceh that lasted decades. Although this Aceh War (1873-1914) has all but disappeared from history books in both Indonesia and the Netherlands, it is still the largest, bloodiest war in Dutch colonial history, claiming an estimated 100,000 lives.
‘The Remains of Koetaradja’ is a beautiful audio tour that tells the story of this war and shows you what’s left of the Dutch in Banda Aceh – or Koetaradja, as the city used to be called in the colonial days.
The tour is fully narrated in English, accompanied by old school colonial music, and illustrated with many unique pictures and eye-witness reports.
Discover a different side of Banda Aceh. Go back to Koetaradja!
PRACTICAL INFORMATION
The tour takes about two to three hours and is available as a free download for Android smartphones (click the download link on the bottom of this page or search for ‘The Remains of Koetaradja’ in the Google Play Store).kratonlaan2
If you don’t have an Indonesian telephone plan, please download the tour beforehand using WiFi, and make sure to open it at least once in order for all the content to be downloaded (Note: the app is available in English, Indonesian and Dutch. Please make sure you download the correct version).
Because of the hot climate, doing the tour by foot is not an option.
Theoretically it is possible to hire a taxi or motortaxi (becak) yourself and instruct the driver using the pictures and maps that are available in the tour.
If you want to spare yourself the potential frustration of getting lost, please let us take care of your transportation. We can arrange a car or motortaxi with a knowledgeable driver at attractive rates. Additionaly, if you want to get behind the steering wheel yourself, we can arrange your very own rental bike or motorbike.
If you do not own an Android smartphone, we would be happy to lend you one. Alternatively, you can just skip the whole phone thing and hire one of our excellent, English-speaking guides to show you the remains of Koetaradja (also recommended if you want to visit other places in and around Banda Aceh).
Contact us on our contact page. We will get back to you within 24 hours!

www.remainsofkoetaradja.com
 or
E-mail:
andri.dodo@gmail.com

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

DRESS CODE & ETIQUETTE

Dress Code

In Aceh, you will be treated according to how you dress. Arms and legs must be covered if you are visiting the Moeslem dress area, for example inside the Mosque complex.

Sunday, June 3, 2012

PORT

Sultan Iskandar Muda International Airport 

(Indonesia:Bandara Internasional Sultan Iskandar Muda

(IATA: BTJ, ICAO: WITT) It is the airport located 13,5 kilometers southeast of the capital of Aceh province, Banda Aceh. Named after the twelfth sultan of Aceh, Iskandar Muda.
After hit by the devastating Earthquake on December 26, 2004, the airport had been renovated and had 3000-meter runway for wide-body jet liners. On October 9, 2011 the first Boeing 747-400 had taken off and landed successfully, it proved that the airport could become an aerodrome transition for international airlines companies.

PULO ACEH

Pulo Aceh is a district in Aceh Besar, Aceh Province, Indonesia. Pulo Aceh is a Level III Regional Administration which is located in western Indonesia.

There are some Islands surrounding Pulo Aceh:


* Pulo Benggala
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Pulo Breueh
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Pulo Nasi
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Pulo Keureusek
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Pulo Batee
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Pulo Bunta
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Pulo U
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Pulo Sidom


Saturday, June 2, 2012

MUSICAL INSTRUMENT

SERUNE KALEE


Serune Kalee is a traditional wind Clarinet which is especially from the regions of Pidie, North Aceh, Aceh Besar and West Aceh. It is made of wood, the shape at its base is small and it is large at the edges like a funnel. At the base, there is a
lip retaining disc which is made ​​of brass blowers called perise.

This
Serune have 7
regulator pits tones. In addition there are 10 layers of brass and bonding copper called klah (ring) and function as protection from the possibility of cracking / breaking. This tool is usually used along Rapai drums clan in ceremonies and in the accompaniment of traditional dances.