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Kayan Mentarang, The Challenging Adventures.

[29 Jul 2011 | Comments Off on Kayan Mentarang, The Challenging Adventures. | 600 views]

Kayan Mentarang National Park with an area of 1,360,500 acres, is the remaining area of the largest old primary forest and old secondary forest in Kalimantan(Borneo) and throughout Southeast Asia.

This national park has high value of diversity both rare and protected species animal and plant, and the diversity of ecosystem …

Palung Mountain National Park

[18 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 606 views]

Palung Mountain National Park is one of nature conservation area which has high biodiversity value, and various types of ecosystems including mangrove forests, swamp forests, peat swamp, freshwater swamp forests, tropical pamah forest, and montane forests that are always covered with fog .
This national park is the only tropical forest …

Kotabaru, Pedestrian’s Heaven

[9 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 645 views]

A visit to Kotabaru always leave a lasting impressive. Lots of interesting objects for the eyes and camera. This city is located in a small island among the other islands in the south of Kalimantan(Borneo), Indonesia.
Kotabaru is a district whose capital is also named Kotabaru. Many interesting places worth visiting …

Betang House, Dayak Traditional House

[1 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 961 views]

In the past, the Dayak tribes who resided in Borneo always live in groups. Where the live every aspects of their life together and it was manifested in a work called the Huma Betang(Betang House).

Betang has unique characteristics that can be observed from the elongated shape and have only a …

Mandau, Dayak Traditional Weapon

[20 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 2,551 views]

Kalimantan/Borneo is one of five major islands in Indonesia. Actually the island is not only the origin place of Dayak tribe because there are also Banjar (South Kalimantan) and the Malays. But Borneo usually related with Dayak. Moreover,there are different culture developed among Dayaks themselves. In other words, cultures developed …

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