Saturday, March 13, 2010

Lonely island in the world (Cubadak Island)

Regions Cubadak at the beginning was the former crater with an area of about 40 km square. The island is uninhabited, except for only a handful of fishermen's homes as a haven during late sea, and filled with dense forests. A number of birds and wild animals like monkeys, deer, pigs live here. Cubadak is one of dozens of small islands off the coast of West Sumatra.
Actually there are many small islands that has big potential in this area. Among the Mentawai, Sipagang, Sikuai, Pasumpahan, Sirandah, Turtles, and others. Unfortunately new Cubadak and Mentawai already cultivated and promoted properly.
Cubadak island whose name has become an icon worldwide and the South Coastal District has an area of 5749 square kilometers and is 0-1000 feet above sea level. By position extends from north to south in the western part of West Sumatra, Coastal has 218 km long coast it has potential in the field of tourism.
Cubadak-islandKawasan Cubadak at the beginning was the former crater with an area of about 40 km square. The island is uninhabited, except for only a handful of fishermen's homes as a haven during late sea, and filled with dense forests. A number of birds and wild animals like monkeys, deer, pigs live here. The length of more beach and 1.5 km-controlled land Cubadak manager is about seven hectares. If the Mentawai is the surfers paradise, it Cubadak is heaven for divers seabed surrounding the island is overgrown with coral-reef fish are beautiful and colorful ornamental. 


Among the other European tourists, including the German people enthusiastic enough to visit the island is called Paradiso Village. All that did not escape the incessant promotion of a number of media in Germany seven years ago. At that time, one team came to the Bavarian TV Cubadak to working on a documentary film. They make taking pictures from different angles to describe the beauty Cubadak.
After playing in Germany, 30-minute movie that is widely acclaimed and able to be magnets for the Germans to come to Cubadak. Hundreds of phone went into the TV station. They usually ask how the trip to West Sumatra, Indonesia. Because so far they only know Bali or Lombok. In addition, several print media was also written long articles about the island "paradise" is. Women's magazine Bild de Rau for example, contains writings titled "Tersenyap Island in the World" and the newspaper M√ľnchener Abendpost write "How to Achieve Cubadak Island".
Cubadak
According to Tom Plummer, manager of an Australian cruise ship that has long lived in Padang, many foreign tourists who initially did not expect privileges Cubadak Island. Often not even the tourists who come to West Sumatra complained initially travel from airport to Carocok Tabing a fairly exhausting for winding path and a lot of corners. "But when I got on the island of Cubadak, they will be surprised how beautiful this island and have no regrets at all been there," says Tom.
Tom is now also runs a sports shop in Jalan Padang Hiligoo even dare to say that people who come to Cubadak would be impressed. Paired water sports while enjoying the silence of this island would lead to a longing that will make visitors want to come back here. So to prove it you should go there alone.
Author: Budi Putra Source: Tempo News Room

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