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The Banda Islands: From tragedy to tranquil tourist attraction

  • Bill Dalton

    Contributor

Banda Islands | Tue, April 17 2018 | 01:06 am
 The Banda Islands: From tragedy to tranquil tourist attraction

PREMIUM Gunung Api volcanoThe quiet, peaceful region of Banda Neira Island in Maluku province, home to around 9,000 people, faces a narrow strait and the conical-shaped, menacing Gunung Api volcano. 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 ...

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