Kalimantan Stock Photo
Kalimantan Images Collection. Kalimantan is the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo and covers 73% of the island’s total area, the remainder taken by Brunei and the Malaysian States of Sabah and Sarawak. The total area of Kalimantan is just over 544,000 square kilometers or 210,000 square miles. It is world renown for its lush tropical rainforest, which contains all manner of incredibly diverse flora and fauna along with numerous rivers and the Indigenous Dayak Culture with its ancient traditions and pastimes.
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The three main arteries or rivers being the Kapuas river (1,143 km), Mahakam river (980 km) and the Barito river (890 km). These rivers along with many smaller ones are where the peoples of Kalimantan live what we could call an alternative lifestyle, natural and idyllic in some respects yet extremely tough at the same time. There is also an abundance of Dayaks which is a term to describe the many different indigenous races of people found throughout Borneo. This Photographic Collection contains images of a lifestyle which revolves around water!