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Tesso Nilo National Park: the home of WWF Elephant Flying Squad (part 1)

By S. Kramer Located in the Pelalawan Regency in Riau Province, Tesso Nilo was designated as national park by the Indonesian government in 2004 to protect the endangered elephant and Sumatran tiger’s population. Tesso Nilo is the home of about … Continue reading

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South Maluku: Hidden paradise

By S. Kramer and W. Wang Hidden under the protection of rocky cliffs and Mt. Binaya, Ora is a quiet, secluded beach with crystal-clear water, colorful schools of fish and coral inviting you to explore. The beach can only be … Continue reading

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Sangiran : The Early Man Site’s UNESCO world heritage, the home of the Standing-Ape Man (Pithecanthropus Erectus)

By S. Kramer Located  15 km north of Solo in central Java,  Indonesia, Sangiran archaeological excavation site covers an area of 5600 hectares.  It was declared as the Unesco World Heritage:  Sangiran Early Man site in 1996. It is a … Continue reading

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Galungan celebration in Bali

By W. Wang Galungan is a unique 10 day Hindu celebration commemorating the victory of Dharma (good things) over Adharma (bad things). Galungan is a very important event for Balinese people, who are predominantly Hindus. It is celebrated every 210 … Continue reading

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Indonesian Cuisine

By W. Wang Indonesian dishes is characteristically spicy and a variety of hot chili peepers are featured in most Indonesia dishes. Some of Indonesian popular dishes are now common across Southeast Asia. Last year,  after more than 35,000 votes on … Continue reading

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Feast Tumpek Uduh

By W. Wang The Full Moon, April 26, 2014 This is the day when Hindu people in Bali celebrate the Feast Tumpek Uduh/Tumpek Pengatag. Today is the day one of the Gods, Sanghyang Sangkara, descends from heaven to save and … Continue reading

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Portuguese and Dutch influence

In the 16th century, Portuguese and Dutch traders sought spices in Indonesia. During this time, the Portuguese were quite rich on their amount of spices and continued to trade with Indonesia. The Portuguese traders caused influence with their music. Dutch … Continue reading

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