Modern day peacemaking usually has some hand-shaking gesture and official announcement in front of the media if it has gathered public interest.
In 19th century Sarawak, peacemaking ceremonies back then were somehow more interesting.
The Krayan Highlands in the Heart of Borneo is an enchanting place located at an altitude between 760 and 1200 meters.
Unlike the lowlands of Borneo which is known for its hot and humid
Also known as Konfrontasi, the Indonesia-Malaysia Confrontation was an undeclared war with most of the battles happening between Kalimantan (Indonesia) and East Malaysia.
The confrontation was a result from Indonesia’s opposition to the creation
'Romusha' is actually a Japanese word for labourer. However during World War II (WWII), it specifically referred to forced labourers during the Japanese occupation of Indonesia.
According to the US Library of Congress, it
Food has always been the best way to become familiar with a place, culture and its people, so I tried to sample every dish during the Traditional Food Festival held in Lanjak, West
During a traditional food festival in Lanjak in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, no preservative or artificial flavouring such as MSG was used in any of the dishes. This also includes the oil they used for
On June 28, 1944, a horrendous war crime was committed in a quiet village called Mandor in West Kalimantan, Indonesia during World War II (WWII).
While some historians believed the number of victims were
The legend of how salt springs were discovered in the Krayan Highlands according to the locals
Long time ago, the whole area of Krayan Highlands was a thick forest. Then came a man who saw
Torch ginger (Etlingera elatior) is widely known as bunga kantan in Malaysia. It is also known as ginger flower, torch lily, Philippine wax flower, Indonesian tall ginger, rose de porcelaine and porcelain rose.
Located at North Kalimantan, Indonesia, Long Bawan is a small town with a small airport which has become the only gateway via air to Krayan Highlands.
Looking back on its history, it was one