Pontianak is located on the Equator in Kalimantan which is a part Indonesian Borneo. Situated at the confluence of the Kapuas River (the longest river in Indonesia at 1,143 km long) and the Barito River. After the two rivers merge here they flow out into the Java Sea. Pontianak is well known for it’s port due its location and is a sizeable city notable for its variety of boats and river life which exist here in abundance.



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Living a simplistic lifestyle in Borneo

Floating village beside the mighty Kapuas river (Indonesia’s longest river in west Kalimantan, Borneo) where local people can be seen living a simplistic lifestyle in Borneo with ramshackle housing and basic amenities in what is a rather harsh natural environment … Read More

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River Kapuas boating at the Equator in Borneo

Monumental wood built Mosque on a River Kapuas boating trip in Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo. The Kapuas River is a river of great length stretching almost 1,143 kilometres making it Indonesia’s longest river. Here in Pontianak on the Equator it joins … Read More

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Borneo river boats scene with wooden stilt houses

Pontianak floating stilt village in Kalimantan the Indonesian region of Borneo details a common Borneo river boats scene in this part of the world. Pontianak is a big port city located on the Kapuas River and on the equator. Even … Read More

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Boats crossing the Kapuas river in Borneo

Boats moored riverside on the Kapuas River at Pontianak in Kalimantan, Indonesia. The Kapuas River is the longest river in the whole of Indonesia at 1,1430 km and exits Kalimantan not far from the West of Pontianak City hence the … Read More

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Houseboats moored at Pontianak

Houseboats on the Kapuas River at Pontianak in Kalimantan, Indonesia. The Kapuas River is actually the longest river in the whole of Indonesia at 1,1430 km and exits Kalimantan not far from the West of Pontianak. These houseboats regularly make … Read More

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Cargo boat on the Kapuas River

Huge wooden cargo boat on the Kapuas River at Pontianak in Kalimantan, Indonesia. The Kapuas River is actually the longest river in the whole of Indonesia at 1,1430 km and exits Kalimantan not far from the West of Pontianak hence … Read More

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Borneo stilt house wooden exterior

Wooden house built on stilts in the surrounding waters of the mighty Kapuas River, the longest river in Indonesia and located in Kalimantan, Borneo. These stilt houses are simple wooden homes found at Pontianak which lies on the Equator that … Read More

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Unusual Borneo River Boat

Unusual looking boat on the Kapuas River at Pontianak in Kalimantan, Indonesia. The Kapuas River is actually the longest river in the whole of Indonesia at 1,143b km and exits Kalimantan not from West of Pontianak hence the city itself … Read More

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Village on the Kapuas River

Wooden house built on stilts in the surrounding waters of the mighty Kapuas River, the longest river in Indonesia and located in Kalimantan, Borneo. These stilt houses are simple wooden homes found at Pontianak which lies on the Equator that … Read More

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Village on stilts at the Equator

A close knit community lives in houses built on stilts on the River Kapuas confluence at Pontianak in Kalimantan a part of Indonesian Borneo. Boats are used to navigate around waterways that have been naturally created due to the development … Read More

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Log Cabin on Stilts

Wood cabin type housing built on stilts on the River Kapuas confluence at Pontianak in Kalimantan which is a part of Indonesian Borneo. Communities living on the river must travel from place to place by boat on canal like waterways … Read More

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Simple wooden houses on Stilts

Wooden shack type housing built on stilts on the River Kapuas confluence at Pontianak in Kalimantan which is a part of Indonesian Borneo. The communities living on the river must travel from place to place by boat on canal like … Read More

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Boats and Stilt Houses

Timber built residential housing built on stilts on the River Kapuas confluence at Pontianak in Kalimantan which is a part of Indonesian Borneo. This creates canals among the dwellings hence the use of boats as can be seen here is … Read More

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The Gang

Cool and extroverted Indonesia kids enjoy being in the limelight in Pontianak, Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo.

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Good Humour

Fun loving Indonesian kids in Pontianak Kalimantan the Indonesian part of Borneo. Pontianak is a big port city located on the Kapuas River. Even to this day as the city develops one can still find traditional wooden houses on stilts … Read More

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Freetime

Pontianak is the Capital City of West Kalimantan in Indonesian Borneo, which is built on the Kapuas river delta. It is a major trading port area and the Kapuas river itself goes upstream some 1.143km and cargo boats travel this … Read More

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Kapuas River Boat

Pontianak is the Capital City of West Kalimantan in Indonesian Borneo, which is built on the Kapuas river delta. It is a major trading port area and the Kapuas river itself goes upstream some 1.143km and cargo boats travel this … Read More

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Motorcycle Courier

Panning shot of a motorcycle courier speeding to his destination in Pontianak City, Kalimantan, Indonesia

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happy smiling indonesian kids in pontianak
Pontianak Kraton

Happy Indonesia kids from Kalimantan in Indonesian Borneo pose in front of the Kraton or Royal Palace (Istana Kadriah).

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