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Tear Sheet : Sail Away

Phinisi may be the world’s last seaworthy wooden sailboats still in wide use today. The phinisi is a traditional wooden two-masted sailing ship, which were mentioned as plying the waters of Indonesia as early as the 14th century. The ships today are built at Tanjung Bira...

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Tear Sheet: The Leaf that Gives Life

In a place known better for its cigarettes, PD Taru Martani is the country’s oldest and largest cigar maker. Taru Martani was initially built under the name of N.V. Negresco in 1918. Three years later, in 1921, this cigar factory moved to Yogyakarta. After World War II was taken over by the late Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono IX and renamed Taru Martani, Javanese for the leaves of life.



Cheng Ho (Zheng He)

Cheng Ho dikenal sebagai pemimpin yang handal, cerdik, arif dan mahir dalam ilmu pelayaran, juga pemeluk agama Islam yang tekun. Hal tersebut menyebabkan Cheng Ho dipilih menjadi pemimpin dalam Misi Perdamaian, membuka jalur baru yang sangat diperlukan demi melancarkan perdagangan, menjalin hubungan diplomasi persahabatan, dan tukar menukar kemajuan teknologi kepada negara-negara tetangga, termasuk negara-negara Islam yang ada di semenanjung lautan Hindia.

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Misi perdamaian Cheng Ho berangkat pada bulan Juli 1405,

Baduy’s Honey Road

The Baduy (or Badui), who call themselves Kanekes, are a traditional community living in the western part of the Indonesian province of Banten, near Rangkasbitung. Their population of between 5,000 and 8,000 is centered in the Kendeng mountains at an elevation of 300-500 meters (975′-1,625′) above sea level. Their homeland in Banten, Java is contained in just 50 km² (20 sq. miles) of hilly fores.

Members of the Baduy tribe safeguard their traditional ways of life by resisting any form of modernity. They obey the entire set of custom, including traditional prohibitions.

The Denggal Dance

The Denggal dance is a special dance from Walsa tribe in Waris, part of Keerom district in Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia. This dance is performed before starting the process of making the sago flour.

The Walsa Tribe always performs The Danggal Dance accompanied by a song or the local call sanggal, the meaning is to celebrate and to communicate each other on the way to reach the celebration place.