is a little beauty island in West Nusa Tenggara. It is located in the east of
Bali and bordered to the Lombok Strait. However Sumbawa is located in the east
of Lombok and bordered to the Alas Strait. Lombok is separated into 4 regencies
namely West Lombok, Central Lombok, East Lombok and North Lombok. Lombok is
well known as the top 2 most popular after Bali which has 4.514 km2 andMataram as capital city.
Mountain as the top 2 highest mountain in Indonesia sitsin Lombok. The height
is 3,726 Meter on the sea level. Once you reach the top of Rinjani you will be
amazed by SegaraAnak Lake as the one of natural beauty mystifyingly blue colour
of the lake gives SegaraAnak its name: Small Ocean.
of the Lombok’s populations are livelihood as farmer, labor, fisherman and trader.
However, since the Lombok tourism was opened the people changed over their
livelihood into the tourism sector.
to BPS (Statistics Indonesia) Lombok’s population are 3,474,247 people as
Lombok : 675,222 People
Lombok : 930, 797 People
Lombok : 1,183,204 People
Lombok : 216,515 People
pretty easy to get to Lombok. Lombok International Airport is a main access
with a choice of flying. It is located in Pujut Central Lombok 40 minutes away
drive from capital city Mataram. Direct flight from Lombok to Singapore or vice
versa are available. However, getting to Lombok by Ferry, Boat and Speed boat
are available too. Lembar Harbor is a one stop harbor from Bali, Surabaya and
Sulawesi for the one who takes Ferry.Moreover TelukKode or Bangsal is a Speed
Boat stop from Bali (Lembongan Harbor, Amed and Padang Bae).
The Origin Name of
is located in West Nusa Tenggara, some locals interpret Lombok as Chili.
However, Lombok comes from Sasak
language “Lomboq” means “Straight” and the origin language or tribe name Sasak. Sasak comes from “sak-sak” which means “Outrigger Boat”.
The Legend of Lombok said
that the kingdom of Old Mataram in Central Java was led by a king of women
named Pramudawardhani who married RakaiPikatan. It is said that the Empress is
a master of government, while the husband of war expert. Its power goes west to
the island of Sumatra, eastward to the island of Flores. A lot of people went
sailing eastward through the Java Sea using anoutrigger boat. The port is named
Lomboq (straight), to commemorate the long journey. They are straight to the
east. Furthermore, Lomboq is now not only the name of the port where the boat disembarked,
but also became the name of Lomboqisland which later turned into Lombok. They
sailed by anoutrigger boat called “sak-sak”, and they were called “Sak-Sak”
means people who came by boat.
Lombok Tourism Potential
Lombok is surrounded by
small islands that arenamed as Gili such as Gili Air, Meno andGiliTrawangan as
the widest and most crowded one. As well as other Gilis in Sekotong area such
as GiliNanggu, GiliKedis, GiliSudak etc. There are other most visited places
such as Senggigi, Kuta, Kelambu Waterfall, Sendang Gila Waterfall and Sembalun.
Lombok culinary has a very
special taste hot and spicy as well as the island name “Lombok” in Bahasa
Indonesia means Chili paper. These are the traditional food of Lombok such as
AyamTaliwang, PelecingKangkung, Sate Rembiga and Ares. Ares is made by the part
of young banana stem, cut into slices and cook with various spices. Ares is
usually found in a ceremony or special event.