In its article entitled: “12 Months, 12 Amazing Adventures”, CNN website recommends worldwide viewers to visit and get real close to theKomodo dragon, the last largest living prehistoric lizards on earth.
June: Spotting the Komodo dragon
To see a Komodo dragon in the wild, you have to go to Indonesia.Komodo National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site located in the center of the Indonesian archipelago, is home to more than 5,000 of the world's largest living lizards, the Varanus komodoensis. The park is made up of three main islands, Komodo, Rinca and Padar. Many outfitters run single and multi-day trips from Labuan Bajo on Flores. Guides are necessary as the dragons are dangerous. The area around the islands also boasts spectacular scuba diving”.