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Papua spear

Papua spear

One of the traditional weapons of the tribe that exist in Papua and West Papua is spear. This spear are made of natural materials such as wood and stone. Each tribe has a different spear shape, there is also variety of having 1 or two spear point. The spear in the picture is an example of spear used by Asmat tribe. Some of the tribes people now still lives the way they ancestors were ce...

Papua Dagger

Papua Dagger

  Dagger knives are generally made from metal strips but in Papua it is made from the bones of cassowary birds which are endemic to Papua. Cassowary cage bones are selected because they are easily shaped and sharpened but still have a strong structure. The handles of traditional Papuan weapons are usually adorned with cassowary feathers or natural fiber. image source: gpswisataindo...

Wajik

Wajik

As written in the book of Nawa Ruci, wajik is one of the snacks of Majapahit kingdom era (1293-1500). Wajik is a traditional snack made from sticky rice which is then cooked with brown sugar until thickened and colored kecoklatan. The name wajik which means diamond (such as how it is called in a card game) is more famous in the area of Central Java. While in other islands it is often called...

Benteng Vrederburg Museum

Benteng Vrederburg Museum

The museum which was the Dutch defense headquarters is built in 1760 by Sri Sultan Hamenku Buwono I  at the request of the Dutch. The building which is located in Ahmad Yani street no 6, Yogyakarta was officially became a museum in 1992 with the name of “Benteng Yogyakarta Museum”.  This fort is surrounded by many other Dutch styled buildings that was bu...

Bedouin settlement

Bedouin settlement

Kampung Baduy Kampung Badui is a settlement of the Baduy tribe of Banten where the houses in the village are still made of bamboo and all are facing the same direction. This tribe lives isolated from the outside world, living simply and integrates with nature. This village is located in the village of Cibeo Lebak district. About 40 Km from Rangkasbitung. There are 2 kinds of Baduy tribes. Na...