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Karimunjawa’s Viewpoints

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Who doesn’t love a lookout, especially one that offers views over a dazzling necklace of tiny jewelled reef-fringed islands?

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Hilly Karimunjawa enjoys not only terrific viewpoints, but ones filled with fun and cheesy props to flood your Instagram feed with selfies. You’ll have to pay an entry fee for the privilege as they are on private land, but at 10,000 rupiah a pop, it’s not going to break the bank.

Blame Instagram. Photo taken in or around Karimunjawa’s Viewpoints, Karimunjawa Islands, Indonesia by Sally Arnold.

Blame Instagram. Photo: Sally Arnold

Bukit Joko Tuo is the closest to town with the entrance in the northern centre of the village near Pasa Kariminjawa, the local market. From here a dirt road climbs steeply uphill for about 400 metres, accessible by car or motorbike, but just as easily walked. The point is about 50 metres above sea level directly overlooking the town and the port. Selfie props here include a giant nest, framed by a love heart, a pirate ship made from twigs perched high in a tree, and a precarious platform jutting out over the cliff below (hati-hati!). There’s also a small whale skeleton and oddly a string of giant rosary beads. Strike a pose and ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 300 words.)

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