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Archives for November 2012

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BUDIANA YUSUF

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Amazed by the Sunrise in Ciater, Subang, West Java

Posted On : 20 November 2012
Categories : Travelings

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Tatar Pasundan (The Sundanesse Land) really deserves to be called the land of Parahyangan (The Land of God), because of its natural beauty. Piece of its natural beauty can be viewed in Ciater, Subang, West Java which presents incredible mountain scenery. The magnificent scenery of Ciater would be perfect if we enjoy it in the early morning. The beauty of the sunrise with a spectacular landscape will make you very amazed. You don't need to bring a backpack filled...

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Tag : Ciater's Revitalizing Hot Springs, Bandung Culinary Guide

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Adam & Susan

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Borobudur Temple : The largest Hindu-Buddhist Monument in the world

Posted On : 22 November 2012
Categories : Culture and Heritage

Borobudur is one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, located in Central Java, near Magelang, or forty kilometers west of Yogyakarta. This magnificent monument is the largest monument in the southern hemisphere and the greatest single piece of classical architecture in the entire archipelago. This world's largest Buddhist stupa was actually built on Hindu foundations , a series of three stone terraces which began life in 775 AD as a large step pyramid. When the Buddhist Sailendras took over the site...

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Tag : Borobudur, Understanding the Thousands of Relief Panels of Borobudur

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Stephen Bugno

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The Incredible Orangutans of Kalimantan

Posted On : 26 November 2012
Categories : Travelings - Adventure

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To the world it is known simply as Borneo. It’s the third biggest island in the world and home to the famous gentle man of the forest—the orangutan. To Indonesians, it is Kalimantan—the Indonesian part which makes up the majority of the island’s land area. The rest of the island is diffused into Sabah and Sarawak, the provinces of Malaysian Borneo, as well as the Sultanate of Brunei. Last year I visited these parts of Borneo, but wanted to...

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Tag : Tanjung Puting National Park : Re-introducing Orang Utans to the Wild, Camp Leakey