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East Kalimantan Kalimantan

Derawan Island, East Kalimantan, Kalimantan

Derawan islands must be everyone’s dream of the perfect tropical paradise: warm, isolated islands with soft white sand beaches fringed with waving palm trees, pristine seas that change color from green to deep blue, and an amazing underwater life of giant turtles, dolphins, manta rays, dugongs and barracudas, stingless jellyfish and sometimes, whales Derawan is […]

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Central Kalimantan

Tanjung Puting National Park, Center Kalimantan

Tanjung Puting National Park offers a safe and comfortable jungle river cruise, open to anyone, that brings you up close and personal with Borneo’s great ape, the orangutan. This winning combination, part African Queen and part National Geographic, has made it the most popular tourist destination in Kalimantan, with many people flying in and out on […]

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Kalimantan West Kalimantan

West Kalimantan, Kalimantan

West Kalimantan Province is located in the western part of Borneo island. Based on the specific geographic location, West Kalimantan traversed by the Equator (0 ° latitude) precisely in Pontianak city. Because of this condition, West Kalimantan has become one of the tropical regions with high temperatures and humidity. The other specific characteristics of West […]

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Kalimantan Kalimantan adventure

Tanjung Puting National Park, One of the natural wonders of the world!

Tanjung Puting National Park is one of the natural wonders of the world! You may not believe this after you have been there only two days or three days, but after the fourth or fifth day something happens. You are captivated completely by the purity of the air, the openness of the night sky with […]

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Kalimantan, Travel Stories

Wehea Forest, Finding a Needle of Primary Jungle in Borneo’s Haystack of Deforestation

Wehea Forest, Finding a Needle of Primary Jungle in Borneo’s Haystack of Deforestation http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mike-arkus/finding-a-needle-of-prima_b_4163466.html In the mists and mountains of north-eastern Borneo indigenous Dayaks are struggling to save one of the fast dwindling tracts of primordial rain forest still left on the world’s third largest island, aided by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) and banking on […]

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Kalimantan, Travel Stories

Karangan Uban area, Matilda’s Family in Karangan Uban

Karangan Uban area, Matilda’s Family in Karangan Uban http://goingback2dforest.wordpress.com/ This past February, Matilda and her little daughter Georgina were seen around the Karangan Uban area, when the Post-release Monitoring (PRM) and Orangutan Release team were setting up a temporary camp to support our most recent orangutan release event.  Carrying Georgina, Matilda was seen sitting on […]

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Kalimantan, Travel Stories

South Kalimantan, The Land of a Thousand Rivers

South Kalimantan, The Land of a Thousand Rivers http://www.thingsasian.com/stories-photos/1223/79956373/9/brt0_art My last thought before sleep was that the calling-drum suspended from the rafters would fall on my head. My concern was best explained by the suggestive powers of my location: the floor of a Dayak longhouse, a people who used to decapitate their enemies. The Orang […]

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Kalimantan, Travel Stories

Danau Sentarum

Danau Sentarum http://www.theborneopost.com/2013/07/22/kalimantans-less-traveled-destination-the-enchanted-danau-sentarum/ Danau Sentarum in the inner pockets of West Kalimantan near the Malaysian border is a dream destination for nature and culture enthusiasts. This remote travel destination in Kapuas Hulu is the homeland of the Dayak-Iban people, who still practice a way of life in harmony with their natural environment. To reach Danau Sentarum, you start […]

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Kalimantan, Travel Stories

The Mystic world of Orangutans

The Mystic world of Orangutans http://travelerfolio.com/tanjung-puting-national-park-orangutans-borneo-indonesia/ When I learnt that we had to overnight on a river boat in the jungle of Central Kalimantan, eight persons sharing one bathroom, that put up a bit of struggle in me. Voice inside: You are there to see the endangered orangutans that are only found in Borneo and […]

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Kalimantan, Waterfalls, Lakes

East Kalimantan, Kayan River

Kayan River Kayan River is a river of Borneo, Indonesia.[1]Tributaries include the Bahau River.