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The highway goes via the city of Tarutung to south Tapanuli, to West Sumatra, the land of the Minangkabau.
There they sold incense and let their children go to school or had to appear before the court, because Sibolga was the capital of the region.
The city of Sibolga is situated on a beautiful quiet bay....
www.trijaya-travel.com /htm1/sibolga.php   (284 words)

 Banyak Kapal Tidak Layak Layar di Pelabuhan Sibolga - KOMPAS CYBER MEDIA
SIBOLGA, KOMPAS - Banyak kapal barang maupun kapal penumpang rute Sibolga-Pulau Nias sebenarnya tak layak berlayar.
Perairan Sibolga hingga Pulau Nias langsung menghadap ke Samudera Hindia.
Sementara itu, soal tingginya tingkat kecelakaan kapal di perairan Sibolga hingga Pulau Nias, Hutabarat menjelaskan, itu sama sekali tidak terkait dengan kemudahan izin berlayar yang diberikan Adpel.
www.kompas.com /ver1/Nasional/0609/12/201516.htm   (474 words)

 Sibolga - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sibolga is a port on the west coast of the province of North Sumatra, in Indonesia.
Sibolga has attractions of its own in terms of its historical background, beaches and coral gardens in a sea dotted with islands.
Poncan Ketek Island (Small Poncan Island) in the Sibolga Bay was once the location of a fort.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sibolga   (162 words)

 Basic list of measurements made in Sibolga and Nias Island
By the Russian team during the field survey on Sumatra and Nias Island on January 20-29, 2005.
Additional Comment: Maximum heights is Sibolga were observed between 12 and 17 of local time; 4 to 9 hours after the earthquake.
Travel time of the leading tsunami wave to Sibolga port was 1:40 min.
nctr.pmel.noaa.gov /indo20041226/sibolga_nias.htm   (131 words)

 The Jakarta Post - The Journal of Indonesia Today   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Hutagalung, 49, from Sibolga in North Sumatra said the ferry left Sibolga at 9 p.m.
Sibolga Port administrator Frits Agamsyah told AFP the ferry departed Sibolga at 9 p.m.
Jaka said the sinking was the seventh accident in the rough waters between Sibolga and Nias in the past six months, with four vessels confirmed to have sunk there and two others still missing.
www.thejakartapost.com /detailweekly.asp?fileid=20060623.@03   (517 words)

 Tsunami News for Sibolga, Indonesia
The 2005 projected population for Sibolga, Indonesia is 88,261
In Sibolga, a port town 150 kilometers south of the tsunami zone, a naval officer serving on a destroyer bound for the ravaged town of Meulaboh said that, in...
KWI reports that the hardest-hit diocese is that of Sibolga, which includes...
danger.mongabay.com /earthquake/2004/Sibolga.html   (332 words)

 Ferry carrying 116 people sinks in Indonesia - World - smh.com.au   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The wreckage of the Surya Makmur Indah ferry was found on the island of Bintanak near the town of Sibolga today, the police officer in the province's Tapanuli Tengah Regency told Kyodo News.
Agam Syah, Sibolga port administrator, said high waves and strong winds broke the steering wheel axle and water entered into the ferry from the hole created by the broken wheel axle.
Sibolga is located about 1,200 kilometres northwest of Jakarta, while Bintanak is six kilometres west of Sibolga.
www.smh.com.au /news/world/ferry-carrying-116-people-sinks-in-indonesia/2006/06/23/1150845341190.html   (453 words)

 Sibolga, Indonesia. Travel guide & tourist information by Hostelbookers.com
With its series of pitch-fl tunnels cut into the jungle-clad cliffs, roadside waterfalls and heart-stopping hairpin bends, the last, vertiginous five-kilometres of the six-hour drive down to SIBOLGA from Parapat is breathtakingly dramatic.
Unfortunately, Sibolga itself is a small drab place with a chronic lack of anything worth seeing.
It is, however, the main port for ferries to Nias.
www.hostelbookers.com /guides/indonesia/sibolga   (333 words)

 Haze thickens in Sumatra, delays forestry minister   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Firman, chief of the Meteorological and Geophysical Agency (BMG) at Polonia Airport in Medan, said that Kaban's flight had to be delayed because of thick haze over the Sibolga area that was in his aircraft's flight path.
The thick haze in Sibolga had reduced pilot visibility to 400 meters, far below ideal visibility of between 2,000 and 3,000 meters, he said.
Firman said that the haze blanketing the Sibolga area was the result of forest fires in Riau and North Sumatra provinces.
www.fire.uni-freiburg.de /media/2005/news_20050302_ind3.htm   (444 words)

 Indonesian Retrospective - Nias Island   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
        The bus ride into Sibolga from Lake Toba was a nightmare or endlessly winding roads and hard braking.
Quite a few of the people on the bus were sick, and many more came pretty close, but eventually we made it to Sibolga from where we would catch a ferry across to Nias Island.
In true Indonesian style, the ferry had set to sea at night, hit some rough weather and run for cover back at Sibolga - but no-one told us this and it wasnt until we woke up in the morning expecting to be within sight of Nias that we figured out what had happened.
markc.ethereal.net /indonesia/nias.html   (584 words)

 Sibolga   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
If you are stuck in Sibolga and have nothing to do, contact Fuday Munthe at Helen's Tourist Information Service, 33 Jl.
He can take you to other sights around the area (there's supposedly quite a few things to do including a nice little island nearby) and arranges tours to Nias as well.
And he may be able to get you out of Sibolga as well.
www.passplanet.com /Indonesia/sibolga.htm   (236 words)

 Situation Reports: Indonesia: Earthquake - Mar 2005, UNJLC Bulletin No. 2 Indonesia – Focusing on Nias/Simeulue
There is a bottleneck of trucks awaiting sea transport from Sibolga to G. Sitoli.
departing Nias for Sibolga on the limited number of ferries, hence transport off the island for vehicles is being delayed.
Maritime transport options are being evaluated particularly with a view to INGOS and NGO ferrying vehicles of relief aid and to alleviate congestion at the port.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/RMOI-6B67VS?OpenDocument   (1387 words)

 Asian Tsunami Disaster Relief and Reconstruction Anniversary Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Nineteen trucks loaded with relief supplies remained in the North Sumatra port city of Sibolga Wednesday night, to allow the Indonesian Armed Forces to deliver hundreds of soldiers, ambulances and the heavy equipment needed to search for survivors among buildings leveled by the earthquake and reopen crucial road links.
Eleven of the vehicles left Sibolga by ferry on Thursday afternoon carrying supplies of medicine, food, water and non-food items like tents and kerosene stoves provided by the governor of North Sumatra and the provincial emergency response bureau, SATKORLAK.
IOM continues to assist the government in coordinating and monitoring humanitarian assistance arriving in Medan, a role it was asked to assume within days of the Dec. 26 tsunami.
www.iom.int /tsunami/news_anniv/indonesia/ind_nr_01_04_05.htm   (625 words)

 ABS-CBN Interactive
The commander of the naval base at Sibolga in North Sumatra, Lieutenant Colonel Jaka Santosa, told AFP there were 116 people on board a ship that left Sibolga for the island of Nias on Wednesday evening.
The Sibolga port administrator said three boats were dispatched to search for survivors and one of them rescued 74 people.
The Surya Makmur Indah departed Sibolga on Sumatra's west coast at 9 p.m.
www.abs-cbnnews.com /storyPage.aspx?storyId=42386   (871 words)

 Situation Reports: Indonesia: Earthquake - Mar 2005, WFP response to Indonesia earthquakes - Situation report No.1
Cargo is being loaded from Banda Aceh to Sibolga where it will be delivered to Nias by air and sea.
WFP Logistics is currently in Sibolga receiving cargo, and assessing transport and warehousing possibilities.
TNT to be approached regarding possible assistance in Sibolga in the provision of transport and warehouse facilities.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/VBOL-6AZBS2?OpenDocument   (602 words)

 Medan, Lake Toba and Bukittingi / Padang tour
In the early morning you will cross the lake to Prapat from where you leave for Sibolga.
In Tarutung, the center of the Protestant Batak church, you turn towards the direction of Sibolga, the old harbour town on the Indian ocean.
By an amazing road with a thousand curves, straight through the Bukit Barisan ridge, you will arrive late in the afternoon in Sibolga, the town where time seems to stand still.
www.trijaya-travel.com /htm1/t10eng.php   (558 words)

 Chevron Press Release - PT Caltex Pacific Indonesia To Explore New Tract Offshore Indonesia
The 3,792-square-mile (9,821-square-kilometer) block, named Sibolga, lies offshore the provinces of Aceh and North Sumatra, adjacent and to the north of CPI's Nias offshore tract.
The new PSC was signed in Jakarta by Pertamina, the Indonesian government oil company, Chevron Sibolga Limited, and Texaco Exploration Sibolga Inc. CPI is the operator and will begin evaluating the Sibolga tract as soon as possible.
The Sibolga PSC contains extensions of geologic trends recognized in CPI's Nias PSC, immediately to the south.
www.chevron.com /news/archive/chevron_press/1996/96-10-08.asp   (295 words)

 Australian among missing in ferry accident - World - smh.com.au
At least 31 people including an Australian and two Americans are missing after a ferry with 116 people on board sank in waters in North Sumatra Province in western Indonesia, a local police officer said today.
Sibolga is about 1,200km north-west of Jakarta, while Bintanak is 6km west of Sibolga.
Nias, which was devastated by the December 2004 tsunami and the March 2005 earthquake, lies about 140km west of Sibolga.
www.smh.com.au /news/world/australian-among-missing-in-ferry-accident/2006/06/22/1150845314331.html   (415 words)

 Short Stories: Malin Kundang by James Penha
And as the sun rose on Tapanuli, Pak Basirun and Awal, exhausted from their walk from Sibolga, slowly walked past the Chief's house in front of which a mule stood with closed eyes.
Sibolga was no longer the lazy hamlet Awal had entered years before.
But Sibolga's tallest edifice rightly touched the sky, Awal thought, and he headed to the mosque to pray for God's guidance.
www.eastoftheweb.com /short-stories/UBooks/MaliKund.shtml   (5312 words)

 Sibolga, IDN Weather - Forecasts, Radar Maps, Video, and News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Sibolga, IDN Weather - Forecasts, Radar Maps, Video, and News
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Asia > Indonesia > North Sumatra > Sibolga
weather.msn.com /local.aspx?wealocations=wc:30787   (68 words)

 13 Days sumatra overland tours - plus
SAMOSIR - SIBOLGA (B) After breakfast crossing back to Parapat and arrival at Parapat drive to Sibolga, on the way stop at Pineaple, clove, and coffee plantation and visiting traditional market at Balige Sigur-gur and Sipoholon Hot Springs.
Upon arrival at Sibolga crossing by boat to Poncan Island and check in to hotel.
SIBOLGA - BUKITTINGGI (B) Leave Sibolga for Bukittinggi by passing rain tropical forest of Rimba Panti and stop will be made to see the attraction of monkey picking up the coconut.
www.asia-planet.com /indonesia/packagetours/sumatra-tours/sumatraoverland13.htm   (525 words)

 Ten Day Tour North and West Sumatra | Medan | mountain village of Brastagi in the Karo highlands | typical Toba Batak ...
After Tarutung we have the choice to take the road with the thousand curves, to the old harbor town of Sibolga, on the west coast, on the Indian Ocean, or continue the Trans Sumatra highway to Padang Sidempuan.
If we go to Sibolga you can count over eleven hundred bends on this road through the Bukit Barisan mountain ranges.
In Tarutung, the center of the Protestant Batak church, you turn towards the direction of Sibolga, the old harbor town on the Indian Ocean.
www.infohub.com /TRAVEL/SIT/sit_pages/17311.html   (812 words)

 Brief information regarding the earthquake
Electricity were shutdown, people in Nias island can`t reach or communicate with others outside the Nias island because the communication network were damage.
The sea water level were drop (no exact distance how far that sea water were drop, because the sea was still dark), people are prepare for the possibility of the coming of tsunami.
Some people were still stayed on mosque as their shelter from the quake.
www.croceviaterra.it /archivio/2005/tsunami_earthquake.htm   (908 words)

 North Sumatera Surfcharters Upandawaybali.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Surfboards and baggage will be transferred overland to Sibolga today and will be directly loaded to the boat.
Local ground handling in Sibolga will meet and greet you in Pinangsori Airport of Sibolga, then drive you to the boat.
Surfboards and baggage will be transferred overland to Sibolga immediately today, so you will see again your boards early tonight and after loading, the boat will be departed.
www.upandawaybali.com /eng/paket_domestik/surfcharters.php   (495 words)

 Keluarga Katholik Indonesia New Jersey: Indonesian Relief Fund - Communications Summary
Jan 18 communication with acknowledgment of Funds received by Sibolga Jan 11 communication with Sibolga
Dec 31 communication with Sibolga Dec 31 comm with Pematang Siantar Dec 30 comm with Pematang Siantar
Sinaga how the tragedy in Nias has hit the townships of Sirombu, Mandrehe, and Lahewa (with 122 people dead and 18 missing, with approximately 400 houses that have been completely destroyed), the township of South Nias (Kampung Pasir Putih dan Sorakhe, no lives lost but about 60 houses destroyed).
www.kkinj.org /Contact/communication_excerpts.html   (1313 words)

 Baneng Island Resort Simeulue: Surfing Vacation Surf Trip and Travel Tours
You'll board Sjalina on the sixth day and will surf your way back to Sibolga surfing the various waves in the Simeulue, Banyak Island and Nias areas.
You'll arrive in Sibolga in time for your 8:55AM flight arriving back in Medan Airport at 9:50AM in time for your departing International flight.
This jungle retreat is located on an idyllic tropical island on the beach in front of a large picturesque bay.
www.quiksilvertravel.com /?pageID=454   (508 words)

 North Sumatra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Met at the airport by our local representatives and transported to a hotel in Medan.
Day 12- Final surfing day - this is the last paid day of the charter; departure for Sibolga in the PM.
Bohemian arrival in Sibolga late night, early morning.
www.wavehunters.com /sumatra/bohemian_prices.asp   (311 words)

 USGS Earthquake Hazards Program » Magnitude 6.8 - NIAS REGION, INDONESIA
The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: A strong earthquake occurred about 270 km (165 miles) SW of Sibolga at 9:28 AM MDT, May 16, 2006 (10:28 PM local time in Indonesia).
The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available.
Felt (V) at Sibolga; (IV) at Banda Aceh and Padang; felt at Bukittinggi, Sumatra.
earthquake.usgs.gov /eqcenter/recenteqsww/Quakes/usmuaw.php   (235 words)

 Masyarakat Minta KM Umsini Tetap Beroperasi di Sibolga - Selasa, 4 Juni 2002
Untuk itu, Pemkot Sibolga meminta secara resmi kepada PT Pelni untuk kembali mengoperasikan KM Umsini atau kapal sejenisnya untuk singgah kembali di Pelabuhan Sibolga.
Wali Kota Sibolga, Sahat P Panggabean yang ditemui hari Sabtu (1/6) lalu menyayangkan keputusan PT Pelni yang dinilainya sangat mendadak itu.
Dengan diberhentikannya KM Umsini dari trayek Sibolga, praktis hanya KM Lambelu saja yang melayani angkutan penumpang tersebut, itu pun hanya sekali dalam dua minggu.
www.kompas.com /kompas-cetak/0206/04/daerah/masy23.htm   (236 words)

 Caritas Keuskupan Sibloga
Kemarin (31 Oktober 2006) Caritas Sibolga harus mengucapkan selamat jalan kepada Sdr.
Pada hari yang sama juga Caritas Sibolga boleh mengucapkan selamat datang kepada Sdr.
Caritas Sibolga telah lama mencari tenaga spesialis bidang gender.
caritas.keuskupan-sibolga.org   (251 words)

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