The Northern Ireland (3): The Ring of Gullion

The Ring of Gullion Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (OANB) is located in the Northern Island near the border of Republic of Ireland. I had the privilege (probably) become the first Indonesian who climbed this magnificent area.

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The Northern Ireland (2): Belfast City

Belfast, the city with red bricks, terracota colour, titanic city, the troubles, old pubs around the corner and many more. Strolling across this city make you think is this England?

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The Northern Island (1): Gleen Ariff Forest Park and surroundings

One thing about Northern Ireland, The Land of Game of Thrones. The East Coast, in particular, Gleen Ariff is surely beautiful and very refreshing. I was here during Chrismas break to visit my old friend, Dave Tosh, wandering around the hills, farmlands and abandoned castle.

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My 2016 Self Review

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So I think I spent more times for myself this year more than ever and I feel very grateful. I still have family who always available for me whenever I live. My colleagues are also awesome and very supportive of my career development.

I also think that I am still a naive person but now even more open-minded than I used to. I also love being vulnerable and very honest for unexplained reasons. As I found many good and new best friends (and support system) because of these special character traits.

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The Leeds Castle

dscn1794This castle is dubbed as the Loveliest Castle in the world. However, don’t get it wrong as it is NOT located in Leeds. This castle is located at Maidstone of Kent County. I visited this beautiful castle as part of University of Kent’s welcome week event. Besides entering the castle, you could visit the nearest falconry, get lost with your friends at the maze and find your exit through the beautiful underworld grottoContinue reading “The Leeds Castle”

The Slimbridge Trip – Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

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Last month I had an opportunity to visit a conservation area focused on wildfowl & wetlands in Gloucester as part of my module at school. Never thought before wetland areas can be so interesting and used for public education. The Wildfowl and Wetlands (WWT) has a tremendously important role in communicating the importance of wild birds and wetlands as part of ecosystem. Continue reading “The Slimbridge Trip – Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust”