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The Banda Islands: From tragedy to tranquil tourist attraction

The buildings lining its flower-filled streets comprise some fine examples of gracious, old colonial architecture, many now crumbling under the pitiless tropical sun. On a plateau above Banda Neira is the pentagonal-shaped Fort Belgica. Built in the 1620s, this massive … Continue reading

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Banda Islands: Portal into another world

There is a lot to see in the Banda Islands, a place that can bring any visitor back into the past. The sky is a grey wash. Dark clouds hang low and ragged over a silver sea. Wind whips up … Continue reading

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Treasures of the Maluku Islands

Create a picture of several large islands full of people surrounded by hundreds of really tiny uninhabited volcanic ones and then convince yourself that it is not a product of your imagination, since Maluku Islands really exist. Dreamy islands ornamenting space between … Continue reading

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15 Best Places to Visit in Maluku (Indonesia)

Maluku is also known as the Moluccas and in the days of old also went by the colorful moniker ‘the Spice Islands’. For years explorers tried to find the elusive islands in search of the delights grown here such as … Continue reading

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