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West Sumatra, Singarak, Welcome Dance

West Sumatra, Singarak, Welcome Dance

Written by on August 25, 2012 in Sumatra Festivals with 0 Comments

West Sumatra, Singarak, Welcome Dance Welcome Dance Istano Basa Pagaruyung

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West Sumatra, Kerinci Seblat National Park, Valley

West Sumatra, Kerinci Seblat National Park, Valley

Written by on August 11, 2012 in Kerinci Seblat National Park with 0 Comments

West Sumatra, Kerinci Seblat National Park, Valley Kerinci valley, Sumatra is located in the Kerinci Seblat National Park, one of the most frequented tourist attractions in Sumatra. There is a large part in this national park that rises above the height of 400 meters and is relatively cool. This part is known as Kerinci valley. […]

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West Sumatra, Kerinci Seblat National Park, Danau Gunung Tuju, Seven Mountain Lake

West Sumatra, Kerinci Seblat National Park, Danau Gunung Tuju, Seven Mountain Lake

Written by on August 11, 2012 in Kerinci Seblat National Park with 0 Comments

Kerinci Seblat National Park, Danau Gunung Tuju, Seven Mountain Lake Lake Gunung Tujuh (Indonesian: Danau Gunung Tujuh) is a volcanic crater lake in the province of Jambi, Indonesia, located at 1°42′23″S 101°24′42″E within Kerinci National Park. Although a young lake, in geologic terms, its surrounding volcano, Mount Tujuh, is old and not immediately obvious as […]

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West Papua, Ketengban tribal area, Nongme, Umtambor, Urubool, Sekame

West Papua, Ketengban tribal area, Nongme, Umtambor, Urubool, Sekame

Written by on August 8, 2012 in Papuan Tribes with 0 Comments

West Papua, Ketengban tribal area, Nongme, Umtambor, Urubool, Sekame http://oysteinlundandersen.com/West-Papua/Ketengban-tribal-area/Ketengban-tribe-new-guinea.html Ketengban tribal area, New Guinea (Nongme, Umtambor, Urubool- and Sekame village)  Location:West Papua. New Guinea Island. The Ketengban people inhabit an area on the north-eastern side of the central mountain range in the IndonesianProvince of Papua, on the island of New Guinea. They live in […]

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West Sumatra, Padang, Adat Dress

West Sumatra, Padang, Adat Dress

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

West Sumatra, Padang, Adat Dress The Minangkabau ethnic group, also known as Minang (Urang Minang in Minangkabau language), is indigenous to the highlands of West Sumatra, in Indonesia. Their culture is matrilineal, with property and land passing down from mother to daughter, while religious and political affairs are the responsibility of men (although some women […]

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West Sumatra, Minangkabau wedding

West Sumatra, Minangkabau wedding

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

West Sumatra, Minangkabau wedding Members of the same matriclan are not supposed to marry. Cross-cousin marriage is preferred, especially between a woman and her father’s sister’s son. Residence after marriage is uxorilocal. Polygyny is allowed but is not common. Many marriages simply lapse through desertion. Divorce according to Islamic law is possible. Domestic Unit. The […]

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West Sumatra, Mingkabau wedding

West Sumatra, Mingkabau wedding

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

West Sumatra, Mingkabau wedding The Medan office’s housekeeper’s daughter was married at her home in Medan. The bride and groom are wearing traditional Minangkabau wedding attire.

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West Sumatra, Batusangkar Village

West Sumatra, Batusangkar Village

Written by on August 6, 2012 in Sumatera Traditional Villages with 0 Comments

West Sumatra, Batusangkar Village Batusangkar has been know as Minangkabau Kingdom at old period that named as Pagaruyung palace. The palace reflects the lavish royal style of architecture of the Minangkabau which is much visited by tourist. The kingdom at the beginning of its history was ruled by a queen, named Bundo Kanduang. Near Batusangkar […]

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