Tahula Fort is one of Spain's remnant in Indonesia from 16th century. Located on Soa Sio village, this fort is not far from Kedaton Tidore (= Sultan's Palace) and city center. From the entrance, you need to climb around 123 steepy steps to reach the fort. The view from top is worth it. In many places you'll see this kind of view from exclusive & expensive resort, while here you can enjoy it for free! From up above, you can see Soa Sio Cape, Soa Sio main road, and Halmahera Island across the ocean. Pssst, sunset view from this place also beautiful! Whenever solar eclipse happen around the region, this spot always become nice viewing-spot for researchers.
Indonesia, with over 18,000 counted islands, is by far the largest and most varied archipelago on Earth. (http://www.worldatlas.com) There are 8,844 islands have been named according to estimates made by the government of Indonesia, with 922 of those permanently inhabited. It consist of 5 big islands (from west to east on equator line) : Sumatera,... Continue Reading →