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Kinabalu - Last stage successfully conquered six powerful kartini Indonesia in Women Across Borneo expedition. The participants have reached the summit of Mount Kinabalu in Malaysia while wearing kebaya. Borneo Expedition Women Across finally over. Right on Kartini Day, the heroine Indonesian kebaya in the summit of Mount Kinabalu, Malaysia. Indonesian women should be proud!
This is the final stage that closes Women Across Borneo expedition, organized by the adventure tour company Caldera. After cycling 460 km from Pontianak to Kuching and caving in some caves in Mulu National Park, the heroine Indonesia was hiking up to the summit of Mount Kinabalu in Sabah state, Malaysia.
Saturday (20/4), preparations were made early in the morning at the Mount Kinabalu National Park. The first check point was Timpohon Gate at altitude 1,866 meters above sea level, while the peak at an altitude of 4,095 masl Kinabalu. The climb begins at 09.00 local time. Our first stop was Laban Rata (3,273 masl) for acclimatization climb 6 hours afterward. Using Sweatshirts Women Across Borneo pink uniform, the heroine is wading through the height of the cold biting wind whipping the skin. 30 liter backpack full of sleeping bag, mountain jackets and other paraphernalia anti cold.
It was not perfect if you do not visit the tourist attractions of this one. Besides known for its tropical atmosphere Kubu Beach also has immense beauty that is not less interesting as Kuta Beach in Bali. For those of you who want to vacation in Borneo area following a reference from us to capture important moments you shared Kubu Beach which is located in the Heart of Borneo.
Kubu is one of the Subdistrict in West Kotawaringin Regency, Central Borneo. Capital of West Kotawaringin was the base of the Pangkalan Bun City. Kubu is an area on the coast facing the Java Sea. This means that fortification is situated close to the beach. So, Kubu is the stronghold of the fishermen. The distance is approximately 0,5-1 hours from the Pangkalan Bun Town and can be reached by road either two wheels or four wheel.
The beach itself is still not so well preserved, there are only a few booths for seating while you feel a young coconut. Its shores are still dirty and need enough care to Kubu Beach is truly an idol tourism destination in Central Borneo especially Pangkalan Bun. In addition we can also see the activities of fishermen who are looking for fish, especially in the morning before noon.
There is a unique process of welcoming guests in the Dayak tribe Wehea in East Kutai, East Kalimantan. Elders there would recite incantations and slaughtering chickens.Then, the blood on the forehead will dicercahkan tourists.
Protection Forest Wehea with an area of 38,000 hectares, is inseparable with Indigenous People Community Wehea in Nehas Liah Bing, Wahau Muara District, East Kutai, East Kalimantan.Inauguration of customary on November 6, 2004, seems to be evidence of an association between the presence of cultural Wehea Wehea Forest Preserve itself.
Following up on the evidence of the existence of closely related Wehea Forest Preserve Wehea, so every guest that comes shall undergo traditional rituals. Every visit, especially for the first time came to the Forest Preserve Wehea, always greeted with a welcome ritual in Indigenous Wehea. Ritual reception is intended that while the Forest Preserve Wehea, tourists are always protected and spared from pain. In addition, protected from evil spirits gatekeepers area
In the procession, usually provided some god media addressed to the Lord Protector and gatekeepers. God is in the form, Lekoq Keptiaq of rice, betel, areca nut, and cigarettes were also prepared bracelets of red thread three beads attached red, yellow and black. Do not miss all the eggs and chickens to be slaughtered and its blood dicerakan on the forehead of the tourists and the statue of Hong Well and Joot Bleu.
Before the ritual performed, first made telkeak tied with ropes wicker and bamboo sticks. As banners, telikeak is decorated with pengsut, the ornament of a special sharpener dowel and hung on bamboo. When all was ready, tribal men and women entering the ritual locations, including guests and stand behind telkeak. All guests are required to touch the deity include Lekoq Keptiaq and then performed incantations and prayers for all safe and well.
Travel agencies offer Singaporean Muslim Crescentrating today issued the results of a poll of the most hostile for Muslims to spend the holidays. Apparently, Malaysia topped the 50 countries.Al Arabiya reported on Wednesday (16/1), the results of this study are based on how the country needs as Muslims celebrate their holidays, including ease in getting halal food. Hotels in the country should also be able to meet the needs of Muslim guests.
These countries will be given a value ranging from one to ten where ten is the best value. As a result, Malaysia came out a winner after getting the value 8.3. Egypt ranked second with a value of 6.7, followed by the United Arab Emirates and Turkey with the same value 6.6 in third place.Saudi Arabia was ranked fourth with a value of 6.4 and Singapore in fifth place with a value of 6.3. Meanwhile, Indonesia, Morocco, and Jordan had to share a place in the top six with a value of 6.1, followed by Brunei Darussalam, Qatar, Tunisia, and Oman, ranked seventh with a value of 6.0.
Director Crescentrating Bahardeen Fazal said the survey was taken from the point of view of the Muslim traveler in seeing how the country can meet their needs. ”Malaysia is one of the few countries where you can find mosques in almost every location, whether it’s in a shopping center or airport.”He said when Malaysia is currently the focus of an increase in tourism in recent years back, but Indonesia, the largest Muslim country universal, it has not done that well.
He called the main problem facing Indonesia is the country’s government can not provide facilities for Muslim travelers looking for halal food, even for locals this is not an important issue.Fazal said that Saudi Arabia actually emerged as the most hostile country for Muslim holidays this year since the survey began two years ago.
Secretary of the department of culture and tourism (Disbudpar) Sintang H Junaidi proud with enthusiasm of the audience when Studio Single Sebeji Sintang display various indigenous Dayak culture Sintang, Friday (06/15/2012). The enthusiasm shown by the full audience thinks when performances began 1.5 hours duration.
“We are given the opportunity to appear from 11:00 am until 12:30 pm, we are very proud of the enthusiasm of the audience is outstanding. Fact, the stands packed with spectators, there are some people who are up to no place,” said Junaidi.
On the occasion of this year’s performances of Balinese culture described Junaidi, Sintang was given the opportunity to represent the West Kalimantan perform at a special event. Not only dance studio that brought on the current activities also featured custom clothing Dayak, Dayak traditional songs and musical performances Sape ‘and Keledik.