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Celebrating the Total Solar Eclipse from Poso in Central Sulawesi & Bangka-Belitung
Celebrating the Total Solar Eclipse from Poso in Central Sulawesi & Bangka-Belitung

Celebrating the Total Solar Eclipse from Poso in Central Sulawesi & Bangka-Belitung

On 9th March 2016, the spectacular phenomenon of a total solar eclipse will pass across a large part of the Indonesian archipelago, where among places most clearly visible to follow are on the islands of Bangka and Belitung off Sumatra and the town of Poso in…

Bajau Laut Tribe: Indonesia’s last nomadic sea gypsies
Bajau Laut Tribe: Indonesia’s last nomadic sea gypsies

Bajau Laut Tribe: Indonesia’s last nomadic sea gypsies

Generations of living underwater have endowed the Bajau Sea Gypsies with mysterious abilities to see clearly without goggles and reduce oxygen consumption to a tiny fraction of normal levels. Vanishing stocks from dynamite fishing and cyanide threatens centuries-old culture of…

Karst Maros-Pangkep, South Sulawesi: World’s 2nd Karst Forest
Karst Maros-Pangkep, South Sulawesi: World’s 2nd Karst Forest

Karst Maros-Pangkep, South Sulawesi: World’s 2nd Karst Forest

Located within the area of the Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park, the Maros Karst Towers are recognized as the second largest karst area in the world after South China karst of People’s Republic of China. Covering a total area of 43,750…