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.
Tidore Island is a part of North Molluccas (Maluku) Province on east region of Indonesia. It is ruled by Sultanate of Tidore, long before Indonesia is formed as legit nation. Sultanate is Islamic form of Kingdom; it is lead by a Sultan. One day, i had a chance to visit Tidore, so i made it to the palace. Very lucky, we were invited to come inside the palace! What it looks like?
Photo was taken at the shore of Falajawa Beach, Ternate island - North Moluccas of Indonesia on 2015. That brief moment of mystical grey and blue after a sudden rain on one afternoon. *** via Daily Prompt: Mystical