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Mountain Leuser, Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra

[19 Jun 2011 | Comments Off on Mountain Leuser, Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra | 2,074 views]

Mountain Leuser National Park is located at Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam and North Sumatera, Indonesia. It’s perfect example of coastal forest ecosystems, and tropical lowland and mountain rain forest.

The rock types consist of volcanic rocks, limestone, sedimentary rocks, plutons, and alluvium, the terrain is dominated by a complex of brown podzolic, …

Angklung, World Cultural Heritage

[21 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 1,586 views]

Angklung art from Indonesia has just been ordained as one of the world heritage by UNESCO on a trial in Nairobi, Kenya, 16 November 2010. It was officially ordained as The Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

The word angklung is derived from angka(eng:number) that means the tone, …

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