• KALIMANTAN/BORNEO

    25 July 2016

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  • Cap Go Meh Singkawang, A Parade of the Possessed

    26 February 2016

    How would like to have sharp metal piece piercing through your cheeks? Or resting your feet on a machete blade? Or rubbing knives to your throat, arms, and scratching your itchy legs with swords? I ...
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  • Island for the Turtles – Sangalaki Island, East Kalimantan

    28 October 2015

    A visit to Maratua Island usually includes an island-hopping tour to Kakaban and Sangalaki islands. That’s exactly what we did. You can read about the visit to Kakaban Island here, and the brief vis ...
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  • Home of the Turtles – Sangalaki Island, East Kalimantan

    28 October 2015

    Turtle’s Home – Sangalaki Island, East Kalimantan A visit to Maratua Island usually includes an island-hopping tour to Kakaban and Sangalaki islands. That’s exactly what we did. You can read ab ...
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  • Gloomy Sky Over Blue Ocean at Maratua Paradise Resort, East Kalimantan

    25 October 2015

    Maratua Paradise Resort was only live in my head back in 2009 when I visited Derawan Islands. My friends and I couldn’t afford going to Maratua because we heard it was expensive to get there, let al ...
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  • Swimming with Stingless Jellyfish at Kakaban Island, East Kalimantan

    21 October 2015

    Upon knowing that our road trip would include a visit to Kakaban Lake, I couldn’t be happier. My first visit to Kakaban Lake in 2009 left a very sweet impression. I loved swimming with stingless jel ...
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  • Hugging The Biggest Borneo Ironwood at Sangkima Nature Reserve, East Kalimantan

    19 October 2015

    If there were one thing a person cannot do by him/herself, it’s hugging the giant ironwood tree at Sangkima Nature Reserve. It’s so huge, with 247 cm or about 8 ft in diameter, only the elastic Mi ...
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  • Visiting Dayak Kenyah People in East Kalimantan

    14 October 2015

    What comes to your mind upon hearing the word “Dayak”? Some of you may have just heard about it, but those who knew that Dayak is an indigeneous tribe of Borneo or Kalimantan, might have some hint ...
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  • Crocodile Farm in Teritip, East Kalimantan

    9 October 2015

    The guides threw dead chickens into an enclosure and we watched the crocs, that seemed to stay still and lazy, suddenly moved fast and fought over the chickens. It was pretty wild, though this particu ...
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  • Swamp Buffalo in the Haze – Amuntai, South Kalimantan

    2 October 2015

    Continuing our Wild Borneo Adventure on #Terios7Wonders road trip, we drove north from Kandangan to Amuntai. It’s a small town sitting near the confluence of Negara, Tabalong and Balangan rivers. O ...
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