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West Java, Sunda, Traditional Dance

West Java, Sunda, Traditional Dance

Written by on August 8, 2012 in Java Festivals with 0 Comments

West Java, Sunda, Traditional Dance The Sundanese are an ethnic group native to the western part of the Indonesian island of Java. They number approximately 31 million, and are the second most populous of all the nation’s ethncities. The Sundanese are predominantly Muslim. During the 2010 Census the government identified 1,128 ethnic backgrounds in the […]

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West Java, Sunda Adat Dress

West Java, Sunda Adat Dress

Written by on August 8, 2012 in Java Festivals with 0 Comments

West Java, Sunda Adat Dress The main part of this wedding rite is conducting an akad nikah (marriage contract) due to Islamic marriage law. It’s also called as walimah. Before an amil (a religious official), a wali (the bride’s male relative legally responsible for her), and some witnesses, the couple were married. Around this sacred moment there […]

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West Java, Betawi Wedding

West Java, Betawi Wedding

Written by on August 7, 2012 in Java Festivals with 0 Comments

West Java, Betawi Wedding In traditional times, some marriages were arranged although it is also clear that sometimes such arrangements could be avoided. Early sources also indicate that some women were prostitutes and some men transvestites. Residence in the villages of Pelau and Luangiua is normally uxorilocal, at the house site of the wife. When […]

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West Java, Muara Jati, Ceribon, Fishing Village

West Java, Muara Jati, Ceribon, Fishing Village

Written by on August 2, 2012 in Java Traditional Village with 0 Comments

West Java, Muara Jati, Ceribon, Fishing Village The existence of Muara Port Teak is closely associated with the history of the town of Cirebon, so the Muara Port Teak is one of the targets were visiting when we were in town this Cirebon. If the day before we use rickshaws to get around in Cirebon, […]

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West Java, Depok, Masjid Kubah Emas Dian Al-Mahri

West Java, Depok, Masjid Kubah Emas Dian Al-Mahri

Written by on August 1, 2012 in Java Historical Building with 0 Comments

West Java, Depok, Masjid Kubah Emas Dian Al-Mahri Masjid Dian Al-Mahri, or well known as Masjid Kubah Emas, located in Maruyung Raya, kel. Maruyung Kecamatan Lumo, Depok. The capasities of this glorious Mosque is not quite much. around 20 thousand poeple could fit in this Mosque, the land area is about 70 hectares. this Mosque was […]

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West Java, Slamet volcano

West Java, Slamet volcano

Written by on July 30, 2012 in Java Mountains with 0 Comments

West Java, Slamet volcano http://www.volcano.si.edu/world/volcano.cfm?vnum=0603-18= Country: Indonesia Subregion Name: Java (Indonesia) Volcano Number: 0603-18= Volcano Type: Stratovolcano Volcano Status: Historical Last Known Eruption: 2009  Summit Elevation: 3428 m 11,247 feet Latitude: 7.242°S 7°14’30″S Longitude: 109.208°E 109°12’30″E Slamet, Java’s second highest volcano at 3428 m and one of its most active, has a cluster of about […]

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West Java, Cereme volcano

West Java, Cereme volcano

Written by on July 30, 2012 in Java Mountains with 0 Comments

West Java, Cereme volcano http://www.volcano.si.edu/world/volcano.cfm?vnum=0603-17= Country: Indonesia Subregion Name: Java (Indonesia) Volcano Number: 0603-17= Volcano Type: Stratovolcano Volcano Status: Historical Last Known Eruption: 1951  Summit Elevation: 3078 m 10,098 feet Latitude: 6.892°S 6°53’30″S Longitude: 108.40°E 108°24’0″E The symmetrical stratovolcano Cereme, also known as Ciremai, is located closer to the northern coast than other central Java […]

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West Java, Kawah Karaha volcano

West Java, Kawah Karaha volcano

Written by on July 30, 2012 in Java Mountains with 0 Comments

West Java, Kawah Karaha volcano http://www.volcano.si.edu/world/volcano.cfm?vnum=0603-16= Country: Indonesia Subregion Name: Java (Indonesia) Volcano Number: 0603-16= Volcano Type: Fumarole field Volcano Status: Fumarolic Last Known Eruption: Unknown Summit Elevation: 1155 m 3,789 feet Latitude: 7.12°S 7°7’0″S Longitude: 108.08°E 108°5’0″E Kawah Karaha is a fumarole field in an area of eroded Quaternary volcanoes at the northern end […]

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