Raja Ampat Islands | West Papua | Indonesia

The Most Heavenly Place on Earth – Raja Ampat Islands of Indonesia

Seen from a bird’s eye view, the beautiful limestone islands found throughout Raja Ampat, Indonesia, look idyllic. In reality these are extremely rugged, karst formations formed underwater tens of millions of years ago by generations of marine organisms that secrete calcium carbonate. Subsequent tectonic plate activity caused these ancient reefs to uplift out of the…