Authentic Borneo – Longhouse Heartland

Authentic Borneo Mancong Dayak Village in East Kalimantan, Borneo is a real taste of the longhouse heartland in Authentic Borneo, situated on both banks of a small river which emanates from the rather large Danau Jempang (Jempang Lake) which covers an area of around 15,000 Hectares along with the other two main … Read More

Lok Baintan Floating Market Borneo

Pasar Terapung in Kalimantan Lok Baintan floating market is a unique cultural part of the tradition and heritage of the Banjar peoples of Kalimantan in Indonesian Borneo. Kalimantan is the Indonesian part of the third largest island in the world, Borneo. It covers 73% of the island’s total area, the … Read More

Makepung Buffalo Races in Bali

Jembrana Cup Final 2016 The Makepung buffalo races in Bali is a competition which anyone interested in unique cultural events should experience at least once in their lifetime! Pair of buffalo racing at Makepung during the Jembrana Cup   Makepung on the Indonesian island of Bali is a Unique Tournament … Read More

Melasti Ceremony in Bali

Melasti Procession at Padang Galak Beach  This Blogpost focuses on yet another incredible Balinese Ceremony known as Melasti which takes place a few days before the Balinese New Year and as can be expected is full of the pomp and circumstance known only to the Hindu’s of Bali in Indonesia! Balinese people carrying Religious offerings … Read More

Self-Stabbing Ritual at Ngerebong in Bali

Self-stabbing during Odalan at Pengerebongan Temple Fascinating article regarding Self-Stabbing rituals a mystical-like custom, the Ngerebong Ceremony which takes place at the Pengerebongan Temple in Bali. Balinese man stabbing himself in the chest with Kris (Ritual Knife)   Ritualistic ceremonies are nothing new in Indonesia with all forms of religion … Read More

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