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South Sulawesi, Toraja, Tongkonan Layuk Lion, Eco Resort

South Sulawesi, Toraja, Tongkonan Layuk Lion, Eco Resort

Written by on August 9, 2012 in Sulawesi Resorts with 0 Comments

Toraja, Tongkonan Layuk Lion Eco Resort http://layuklion.webs.com/ At an altitude of 300 meters with views across to a huge mountain range, the Tongkonan Layuk Lion eco accommodation is a real traditional Torajanese clan house with a massive roof shaped like a ship’s prow, which belongs to a rural, but cozy village. Inside however, the traditional […]

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South Sulawesi, Bugis Wedding

South Sulawesi, Bugis Wedding

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

South Sulawesi, Bugis Wedding The Bugis are the predominant ethnic group inhabiting the southern peninsula of the island of Sulawesi (formerly Celebes) in Indonesia. They speak a distinct language also called Bugis, although linguistically and culturally they are closely related to the neighboring Makassarese who are dominant in the southern tip of the peninsula. Their […]

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South Sulawesi, Bajau Wedding

South Sulawesi, Bajau Wedding

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

South Sulawesi, Bajau Wedding Marriage. Kin are favored as marriage partners. Exceptions are the children of brothers and those nursed by the same mother or nursemaid. Marriage is either parentally arranged or initiated by elopement or abduction. Arranged marriages are the ideal, but elopement is frequent. Marriage negotiations are normally set in motion by the […]

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South Sulawesi, Makassar, Wedding

South Sulawesi, Makassar, Wedding

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

South Sulawesi, Makassar, Wedding Makassar, (Buginese-Makassarese language: sometimes spelled Macassar, Mangkasara) is the provincial capital of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, and the largest city on Sulawesi Island. From 1971 to 1999, the city was named Ujung Pandang, after a precolonial fort in the city, and the two names are often used interchangeably. The port city is […]

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South Sulawesi, Makassar, festival budaya makassar

South Sulawesi, Makassar, festival budaya makassar

Written by on August 1, 2012 in Sulawesi Festivals with 0 Comments

South Sulawesi, Makassar, festival budaya makassar     Festival Budaya Sulawesi Selatan (South Sulawesi Cultural Festival) – in commemoration of South Sulawesi’s anniversary, regions throughout South Sulawesi participates in this festival to promote local culture.

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South Sumatra, Hulubelu Volcano

South Sumatra, Hulubelu Volcano

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

South Sumatra, Hulubelu Volcano http://www.volcano.si.edu/world/volcano.cfm?vnum=0601-28= Country: Indonesia Subregion Name: Sumatra (Indonesia) Volcano Number: 0601-28= Volcano Type: Caldera Volcano Status: Fumarolic Last Known Eruption: Unknown Summit Elevation: 1040 m 3,412 feet Latitude: 5.35°S 5°21’0″S Longitude: 104.60°E 104°36’0″E Hulubelu is an elliptical, 4-km-long caldera or volcano-tectonic depression in SE Sumatra. The caldera floor, about 700 m above […]

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South Sumatra, Suoh Volcano

South Sumatra, Suoh Volcano

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

South Sumatra, Suoh Volcano http://www.volcano.si.edu/world/volcano.cfm?vnum=0601-27= summit elevation 1000 m maars and lava dome (Also called Pematang Bata). The volcano is located in south Sumatra. A major earthquake (Mag 7.2) on February 15, 1994 triggered a phreatic eruption of Suoh Volcano 2 weeks later. This is the second time that this has happened at Suoh Volcano. […]

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South Sumatra, Patah Volcano

South Sumatra, Patah Volcano

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

South Sumatra, Patah Volcano http://www.volcano.si.edu/world/volcano.cfm?vnum=0601-231 Country: Indonesia Subregion Name: Sumatra (Indonesia) Volcano Number: 0601-231 Volcano Type: Unknown Volcano Status: Fumarolic Last Known Eruption: Unknown Summit Elevation: 2817 m 9,242 feet Latitude: 4.27°S 4°16’0″S Longitude: 103.30°E 103°18’0″E Patah is a heavily forested, dissected Quaternary volcano SE of Dempo volcano. The age of its latest eruptions is […]

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