Haji Ali, a boat owner on the Komodo Island, he has a few squid-hunter boats. Komodo Island had a relatively quiet beach with a unique topography, a tourist destination with huge potential. The island is inhabited by a tribe of Komodo, they use language which is derived from the language of Bima and Flores. Komodo dragons (Varanus komodoensis) lived on the island and Rinca Island, their number no more than three thousand head. Komodo Island is nominated as the New Seven Wonders of Nature. (Ayos Purwoaji/TravelBoogie)


Dwi Putri Ratnasari, our staff, is in the assignment on Komodo Island, NTT. She will cover the wild life of ancient animal, the Komodo dragon, for five days between 28 November to 3 December 2010. Assignment is done by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Republic of Indonesia.