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 … Read More

Lok Baintan Floating Market Borneo

Lok Baintan Floating Market a.k.a 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Read More

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