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  The Coffees of Indonesia; Sulawesi
In 2006, Sulawesi offers have been brighter and cleaner in general, which throws a few cuppers for a loop since they look to Sulawesi to have no brightness/acidity.
This is the first time I have cupped a wet-process Sumatra or Sulawesi, the most rustic of Indonesian coffees, and been impressed...
Sulawesi coffees are low-acid with great body and that deep, brooding cup profile akin to Sumatra.
www.sweetmarias.com /coffee.indonesia.sulawesi.html   (946 words)

  
 North Sulawesi - Diving, Travel, Adventure in Indonesia
North Sulawesi has an abundance and variety of accommodation and facilities available to meet the needs of travelers from backpackers and budget class to four-star resorts.
The natural wonders of North Sulawesi make it well suited to both organized and adventure travel.
The diving ranges from the magnificent coral gardens of Bunaken Marine Park and Bangka Strait to the walls of fishes and underwater volcanoes of the Sangihe Islands to the unusual and rarely seen critters of Lembeh Strait.
www.north-sulawesi.com   (478 words)

  
  BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | Indonesia flashpoints: Sulawesi
Central Sulawesi has been the scene of particularly brutal skirmishes between Christians and Muslims in recent years.
Others say it was a consequence of the influx of Muslim migrants from Java under President Suharto's transmigration programme - which reduced the Christian majority in Poso, and thus their powerful position.
In October 2003, masked gunmen killed 13 Christian villagers in the Morowali and Poso districts - proving that the inter-religious violence in Sulawesi is far from over.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/asia-pacific/3812737.stm   (444 words)

  
  BALIZONES.COM About Sulawesi Gowa Bugis Tana Toraja island
Sulawesi is located east of Borneo, west of the Moluccas and has a common border with the Philippines to the north.
Sulawesi is surrounded by deep waters, the Sulawesi sea north of the island is approx.
Sulawesi was formerly known as Celebes, a name given by the Portuguese who came here as the first Europeans in 1512.
www.balizones.com /travel_destination/sulawesi/sulawesi.php   (957 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Sulawesi, Indonesia (Indonesian Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Mineral resources include nickel, gold, diamonds, sulfur, and low-grade iron ore. The mountainous terrain, with only a few narrow coastal plains, limits agriculture; many inhabitants seek their livelihood from the sea, and there are trepang (sea cucumber) and mother-of-pearl industries.
Sulawesi is, however, a major source of copra, and corn, rice, cassava, yams, tobacco, and spices are grown.
The Univ. of North and Central Sulawesi is in Manado, and private universities are in Manado, Gorontalo, and Ujung Pandang.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/S/Sulawesi.html   (472 words)

  
 Sulawesi Tour.com Organize Tour in Manado, Gorontalo, Central Celebes, Toraja
The island’s four outstretched "arms" are in a sense all separate; they rise from a deep seabed formed by contiguous folds in the earth’s crust but are isolated from one another by steep ravines, dense forests and forbidding peaks.
Sulawesi features, steep mountains, deep gorges, fast flowing rivers, blue highland lakes, lush rainforests, Savannah’s and white-sand beaches and a fascinating range of unusual flora and fauna.
Many species of fauna found in Sulawesi can not be found else where in the world, like the fl macaque, the babirusa wild boar, the anoa dwarf buffalo, the eccentric maleo bird, the saucer-eyed tarsier, and many beautiful and colorful butterflies.
www.sulawesitour.com /index.htm   (553 words)

  
 Sulawesi Macaque
The Sulawesi Macaque (Macaca nigra), also known as the crested fl macaque or the Celebes ape, is currently listed as endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) due to hunting and the clearing of their native habitat, sometimes even taken when very young as pets by the local population.
The Sulawesi Macaque is found in Indonesia on the Sulawesi island, Bacan island, and on the shores of the Philippeans.
Sulawesi Macaques are covered with fl hair that mixes with white on their shoulders and arms.
www.indonesianfauna.com /sulawesimacaque.php   (578 words)

  
 Terrestrial Ecoregions -- Sulawesi montane rain forests (AA0124)
Like the hub of a wheel, Sulawesi is surrounded by a variety of exotic ocean basins, including the Flores Sea, the Banda Sea, the Moluccas Sea, the Java Sea, and the Straits of Makassar, as well as the diverse islands of Borneo, Java, Flores, Halmahera, and the Philippines.
The surface geology of Sulawesi is a diverse patchwork of ophiolites, Mesozoic sedimentary rocks, Tertiary sedimentary and igneous rocks, and Quaternary volcanics and sediments.
The small patches of monsoon forests on the southwest peninsula of Sulawesi and on Butung Island (Whitmore 1984) were included in the Sulawesi Lowland Rain Forests [AA0123] but should be considered a distinct habitat type in an ecoregion-based conservation assessment to ensure representation.
www.worldwildlife.org /wildworld/profiles/terrestrial/aa/aa0124_full.html   (1451 words)

  
 North Sulawesi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The province of North Sulawesi occupies the majority of this strikingly beautiful peninsula and accounts for 13% of Sulawesi's 159,000 sqkm of land area.
Sulawesi is the largest and most central island of Wallacea, a unique region of the world where plants and animals from Asia and Australia mix.
Wallace is considered the father of biogeography, the study of the geographical distribution of plants and animals.
www.sulawesi-info.com /nsul.html   (322 words)

  
 Terrestrial Ecoregions -- Sulawesi lowland rain forests (AA0123)
Sulawesi, like the hub of a wheel, is surrounded by a variety of exotic ocean basins, including the Flores Sea, the Banda Sea, the Molucca Sea, the Java Sea, and the Straits of Makassar, as well as the diverse islands of Borneo, Java, Flores, Halmahera, and the Philippines.
Sulawesi has a complex geologic history and is composed of three geologic provinces based on that history.
Sulawesi's flora is most closely related to the floras of dry areas in the Philippines, Moluccas, Lesser Sundas, and Java.
www.worldwildlife.org /wildworld/profiles/terrestrial/aa/aa0123_full.html   (2032 words)

  
 Sulawesi travel guide - Wikitravel
Sulawesi (formerly Celebes) is one of the main islands of Indonesia.
Sulawesi's tough terrain and massive size (174,600 km²) have meant that the island has a wildly divergent set of peoples and cultures, speaking eight major languages and professing Christian, Muslim, Hindu and animist beliefs (not to mention various mixes thereof).
Central Sulawesi continued to be wracked by sporadic ethnic violence, with bombings and violent riots in Poso, Palu and Tentena as militant Christian and Muslim factions battle.
wikitravel.org /en/Sulawesi   (311 words)

  
 Sulawesi
South Sulawesi is an island at the crossroads of strategic sea lanes famous for its tremendous scenery and the quality and talent of its silk and silverwork industries.
The Bugis dominated the southern tip of Sulawesi, but in the north the country is referred to as the 'Land of the Heavenly Kings' because of its unique culture.
South-east Sulawesi, which includes Buton Island, Muna Island and other small islands is mostly covered in natural jungle with extensive plantations of teak and ironwood which are used for local handicrafts.
www.pacificislandtravel.com /asia/indonesia/about_destin/sulawesi.html   (529 words)

  
 Ethnologue: Indonesia, Sulawesi
LOLAK [LLQ] Northeastern Sulawesi, villages of Lolak, Mongkoinit, and Motabang.
Central Sulawesi at the neck of the southeastern peninsula, Mori Atas, Lembo, and Petasia subdistricts.
South Sulawesi, eastern Luwu District in Nuha, Malili, and Mangkutana subdistricts; Central Sulawesi, Banggai District, 2 villages in Mori Atas Subdistrict and 1 village in Pamona Utara Subdistrict.
www.christusrex.org /www3/ethno/Inds.html   (5539 words)

  
 Sulawesi Travel Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sulawesi's tough terrain and massive size (174,600 km²) have meant that the island has a wildly divergent set of peoples and cultures, speaking eight major languages and professing Christian, Muslim, Hindu and animist beliefs (not to mention various mixes thereof).
Sulawesi's main ports of entry is Makassar, which has frequent flights throughout the archipelago.
Central Sulawesi continued to be wracked by sporadic ethnic violence, with bombings and violent riots in Poso, Palu and Tentena as militant Christian and Muslim factions battle.
www.bunakendivers.com /sulawesi_travel_guide.html   (418 words)

  
 archipelaGoNorth Sulawesi
Historical events in North Sulawesi are mostly based on sources from the past, prior to the arrival of the Europeans.
In the north, this province is bounded by southern Philippines and the Sulawesi Sea.
North Sulawesi is one of the biggest producer of fish in Indonesia, especially tuna (cackling), shrimps, and seaweed.
goarchi.com /archo/provinces/n-sula/n-sultour.html   (4700 words)

  
 Ethnologue report for Indonesia (Sulawesi)
Central Sulawesi in the Banawa, Palu and Tawaeli subdistricts, and South Sulawesi in the Pasangkayu Subdistrict.
Central Sulawesi at the neck of the southeastern peninsula, Mori Atas, Lembo, and Petasia subdistricts.
South Sulawesi, eastern Luwu District in Nuha, Malili, and Mangkutana subdistricts; Central Sulawesi, Banggai District, 2 villages in Mori Atas Subdistrict and 1 village in Pamona Utara Subdistrict.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=IDL   (4202 words)

  
 archipelaGoNorth Sulawesi
Historical events in North Sulawesi are mostly based on sources from the past, prior to the arrival of the Europeans.
In the north, this province is bounded by southern Philippines and the Sulawesi Sea.
North Sulawesi is one of the biggest producer of fish in Indonesia, especially tuna (cackling), shrimps, and seaweed.
www.goarchi.com /archo/provinces/n-sula/n-sultour.html   (4700 words)

  
 Destinations. Caraka Travelindo in Sulawesi Indonesia. Travelling Agency for a romantic or adventure holiday travel ...
South Sulawesi, from its fishing villages to its mountainous landscapes, this geographically and culturally divers area is the most fertile in Sulawesi, and has the densest population outside Java and Bali.
Ninety percent of Central Sulawesi's population dwells in coastal areas, leaving the inland areas largely uninhabited, and full of rewards for the adventurous.
Indeed, located dead in the center of Sulawesi, the lake appears to be the force around which the pinwheel arms of Sulawesi turn.
www.sulawesi-indonesia.com /destinations.html   (978 words)

  
 Sulawesi Program
Sulawesi is an exceptionally important area for biodiversity conservation.
Of 127 mammals found in Sulawesi, 62% are endemic to the island while among 233 birds, 36% are endemic.
Consumption of wildlife happens anywhere in the island, but it is most prevalent in North Sulawesi Province, where the people are not constrained by religion against consuming wildlife species such as monkeys, pigs, bats, and rodents.
www.wcs.org /international/Asia/Indonesia/sulawesi?preview=1&psid=1&ph=c2a7   (545 words)

  
 North Sulawesi - Diving, Travel, Adventure in Indonesia: Tips for Trips
At present, babirusa and anoa have virtually disappeared from most North Sulawesi and Southeast forests, and macaque and bear cuscus populations are small and isolated.
The 159,000 km2 island of Sulawesi is the largest island in the biogeographical sub region of Wallacea, the transition zone between Asian and Australian plants and animals.
In total, the protected areas of North Sulawesi are known to support populations of 34 threatened or near-threatened species of bird, of which 14 are in a high category of threat.
www.north-sulawesi.com /trips.html   (1979 words)

  
 Sulawesi Summary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sulawesi, formerly known as Celebes, is a large island in the Malay Archipelago in eastern Indonesia.
The largest native mammal in Sulawesi is the dwarf buffalo, locally known as the anoa.
According to Toby Alice Volkman, 17% of Sulawesi's population is Protestant and 2% are Roman Catholic.
www.bookrags.com /Sulawesi   (922 words)

  
 Sulawesi - South Sulawesi - North Sulawesi - Toraja - Bunaken - Tangkoko Nature Reserve
A unique shaped island Sulawesi - formelly known as Celebes - lying across the sea between Kalimantan (Borneo) in the west and Maluku in the east.
The marine tourism in Sulawesi is also considered as one the of the best in the world.
The superb beach and coral reefs of Bunaken marine park in north Sulawesi is waiting for you to explore, while the other untouched under water world in Togian and Banggai in Central Sulawesi are waiting to be discovered.
www.indonesiatravelinfo.com /Sulawesi.htm   (255 words)

  
 PreventConflict.org - Maps - Sulawesi
Sulawesi is comprised of five separate provinces: South Sulawesi (capital Makassar), North Sulawesi (capital Menado), Gorontalo (capital: Gorontalo), Central Sulawesi, (capital Palu) and Southeast Sulawesi, (capital Kendari).
Sulawesi is comprised of four separate peninsula provinces: South Sulawesi (capital Ujungpandang), North Sulawesi (capital Menado), Central Sulawesi, (capital Palu) and Southeast Sulawesi, (capital Kendari).
Sulawesi is home to a number of ethnic groups including Bugis, Makasarese and Mandarese of the southern coasts, the Toraja of the highlands, and the Minahasans of the north.
www.preventconflict.org /portal/main/maps_sulawesi_overview.php   (463 words)

  
 Sulawesi - Indonesia - Manado - Bunaken - Manado - North Sulawesi - INDONESIA DIVING, DIVE INDONESIA, MANADO DIVING, ...
Once called Celebes, Sulawesi was born of a violent collision between two islands three million years ago.
So remote is Sulawesi that its wonders have been largely ignored by the 20th century.
Sulawesi offers excellent trekking, white water rafting, sailboarding, eco tourism, cruises and sailing and scuba diving.
www.indonesiapromo.com /sulawesi.html   (649 words)

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