The two things that triggered the author's interest in the island group of Nusa Penida, Lembongan & Ceningan are the fabled mascot of the Balinese fauna, the Bali Starling, and the island's special relationship with its past and mythological origins. But what exactly is the island's history?
Author & researcher Godi Dijkman has been living in and out of Indonesia for some thirteen years.
Successful tourism in Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia?
Case study by Veronica Long and Geoffrey Wall, Department of Geography, University of Waterloo, Ontario, N2L3GL, Canada (1996) Below paper, of which the most important parts are quoted, discusses the mutual benefits of tourism for the village of Jungutbatu on Lembongan for the tourism operators, the tourists and the local residents of the island, after tourism in the 1970s became a major source of income, more or less at the time of the introduction of seaweed cultivation in 1984. Author GD hopes he will be granted permission to publish the entire article soon.
Ring Samton Inn, Ped (accommodation)
Accommodation on Nusa Gede, away from mainstream tourism, an affordable choice, close to FNPF Nusa Penida Bird Sanctuary at Ped, on the north coast of Nusa Penida! "Close to the north beach, where native people lived in harmony with nature, far enough from the crowded throngs for peace and relaxation, yet close enough for every convenience, you'll find The Ring Sameton Inn."
Pieter Leendert Dronkers (Middelharnis, 19 August 1917 - Eindhoven, 13 August 1996) was a civil servant to the Allied Military Administration Civil Affairs Branch and the "Binnenlands Bestuur" (Colonial Home Administration) at Negara Djembrana, Tabanan and Denpasar from 1946-1949.