Sunday, August 19, 2012

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Batakan Beach, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan

Batakan Beach, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan. Batakan beach is located in the Batakan Village, Kecamatan Panyipatan, Kabupaten Tanah Laut, about 125 kilometers eastern of Banjarmasin City (South Kalimantan Provincial Capital).

To reach the site of Batakan Beach from Banjarmasin Ciry is relatively easy because the road conditions are good enough. Although the road down and winding-up, but it presents a beautiful natural landscape in the form of rows of verdant hills, the yellow expanse of rice fields, as well as a fishing village located on the edge of beach.
Batakan Beach, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan
Batakan Beach, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan
Batakan beach is a nautical tourism integrated with the mountain scenery, as on the east side there are hills that are part of the pine Meratus Mountains. On the beach, visitors can explore the beach while using a rented horse, relax under the pine trees while enjoying the beauty of the beach, or see the panorama of nature, especially when the sun will set (sunset).
Batakan Beach, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan
Batakan Beach, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan
Datu Island, Batakan Beach, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan
Datu Island
In addition to traveling around the coast, visitors can visit the nearby Datu Island in front of the Batakan Beach. On this island there is an object of religious tourism the tomb of Datu Pamulutan, an ulama who was considered the saint of God.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

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Takisung Beach, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan

Takisung Beach, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan. Takisung is the name of a village located in Kecamatan Takisung, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan. Famous attractions in this area is Takisung Beach which is crowded by residents of South Kalimantan, especially from the Banjarmasin, Banjarbaru, and Tanah Laut during the holiday.

In Takisung there are 3 (three) sea cable station owned by 3 (three) telecommunication operators which is connecting the island of Borneo to Java. The telecommunication operators who founded the sea cable station here is PT Telkom (Persero), PT Indosat Tbk., and PT XL Axiata Tbk. The pairs station that are located in Java Island is in Ujung Pangkah, Gresik, East Java.

Takisung Beach, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan
Takisung Beach, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan
Takisung Beach, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan
Takisung Beach, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan
Takisung Beach, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan
Takisung Beach, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan
Throughout the course of Banjarbaru to Takisung there are few old wood signposts of that may once have been used as a name for this area. The signposts reading "Tangkisung". While people of Takisung themselves often refer to their area by spelling "Takesong".


Thursday, August 16, 2012

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Tomb Complex of Prince Antasari South Kalimantan

Tomb Complex of Prince Antasari South Kalimantan. The tomb complex of Prince Antasari Prince is a tomb complex in Kecamatan Banjarmasin Utara, Banjarmasin City, South Kalimantan, Indonesia.

The figures who were buried:

  • Prince Antasari, a national hero of Indonesia
  • Antasari queen, wife of Prince Antasari
  • Panglima Batur, Banjar warlord, Mohammed Sultan's loyal follower from the Bakumpai ethnic.
  • Hasanuddin H. M. (Hasanuddin bin Haji Madjedi), hero of Ampera ( Amanat Penderitaan Rakyat / the mandate of the people's suffering) region 
  • Lambung Mangkurat University Banjarmasin's students who died in 1966.
Tomb Complex of Prince Antasari South Kalimantan
Tomb Complex of Prince Antasari South Kalimantan
Tomb Complex of Prince Antasari South Kalimantan
Tomb of Prince Antasari South Kalimantan
Tomb Complex of Prince Antasari South Kalimantan
Prince Antasari

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

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Tomb Complex of Sultan Suriansyah , South Kalimantan

Tomb Complex of Sultan Suriansyah , South Kalimantan. The tomb complex of Sultan Suriansyah is a tomb complex located in Kelurahan Kuin Utara, Kecamatan Banjarmasin Utara, Banjarmasin City, South Kalimantan.

Sultan Suriansyah was the first king of the Kingdom of Banjar who believed in Islam. As a boy his name was Raden Samudera, after appointed as the king his name became Prince Samudera and after believing in Islam his name became Sultan Suriansyah. The other titles were Panembahan or Susuhunan Batu Habang.

The feasibility studies in order of restoration of tomb complex of Sultan Suriansyah carried out by a team led by Drs. Machi Suhadi with the cost from Restoration and Maintenance Project of the Heritage and Archaeology of South Kalimantan 1982/1983.

The restoration of the site began in 1984/1985. The main target is to restore the ancient tombs and rechecking brick foundation.

The ancient tomb restoration activities consist of: strengthening the bottom of the fence with a carton of concrete, cleaning and adjusting the grave headstone, strengthening and smoothing marble tomb, repairing the damage of carved and painted tombs such as restoring the original color.


Tomb Complex of Sultan Suriansyah , South Kalimantan
Tomb Complex of Sultan Suriansyah
Rechecking activities reveal the presence of two groups of bricks / embankment with a different color. Group of red embankment with a safety net for the stability of the tomb of Sultan Suriansyah and The Queen, Khatib Dayan's tomb, Patih Masih's tomb, Patih Kuin's tomb, the tomb of king's hulubalang and others. This group of embankment was found on the west with the size of 17 x 17 meters.


Tomb Complex of Sultan Suriansyah , South Kalimantan
Khatib Dayan's Tomb
Groups of white embankment with a safety net for the stability of the grave and the Tomb of Sultan Rahmatullah and Sultan Hidayatullah. These groups of embankments are located in the east with a size of 17 x 17 meters. On the eastern south was found the arrangement of white embankment with ornate / engraving.

The restoration of the site in 1985/1986 are focused on embankment realignment and build a new cupola replaced the old one which was build in 1985.


Tomb Complex of Sultan Suriansyah , South Kalimantan
Sultan Suriansyah Mosque

Figures who are buried in the tomb complex Sultan Surinsyah:

• Sultan Suriansyah
• Ratu Intan Sari
• Sultan Rahmatullah
• Sultan Hidayatullah
• Khatib Dayan
• Patih Kuin
• Patih Masih
• Senopati Antakusuma
• Syekh Abdul Malik
• Haji Sa'anah
• Pangeran Ahmad
• Pangeran Muhammad
• Sayyid Ahmad Iderus
• Gusti Muhammad Arsyad
• Kiai Datu Bukasim
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Sultan Suriansyah Mosque, Kuin, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan

Sultan Suriansyah Mosque, Kuin, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan. Sultan Suriansyah Mosque (Masjid Sultan Suriansyah) or Kuin Mosque is a historic mosque in Banjarmasin City which is the oldest mosque in South Kalimantan. This mosque was built during the reign of Sultan Suriansyah (1526-1550), King of Banjar who firstly believed in Islam.

Kuin Mosque is one of the three oldest mosques in Banjarmasin City in the era of the Mufti Jamaluddin (Banjarmasin Mufti), the another mosques are Masjid Besar (Masjid Jami Banjarmasin in the future) and Basirih Mosque. This mosque is located in Kelurahan Kuin Utara, the area known as Banjar Lama which is the site of the capital of the Sultanate of Banjar in the first time. The mosque is located adjacent to the tomb complex of Sultan Suriansyah and on the left bank of the Kuin River.


Sultan Suriansyah Mosque, Kuin, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan
Sultan Suriansyah Mosque
Mihrab, Sultan Suriansyah Mosque, Kuin, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan
Mihrab of The Mosque
Interior of The Mosque, Sultan Suriansyah Mosque, Kuin, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan
Interior of The Mosque
This mosque which is built on the banks of the Kuin river has the form of Banjar traditional architecture, with stage construction and overlapping roofed. The mihrab of this mosque has its own separate roof with the main building.

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Datu Island, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan

Datu Island, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan. Datu Island (Datu Pamulutan Island) is a small island located near the Batakan beach, Kecamatan Panyipatan, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan. It's named the Datu Island because there is the tomb of a datu (Sunan / someone who spreading Islam), known as Datu Pamulutan, who once had a penchant catching birds with pulut (sap).

Datu island is located 7 miles north of Tanjung Selatan.

Datu Island, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan
Datu Island
The tomb of datu pamulutan, Datu Island, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan
The Tomb of Datu Pamulutan
Batakan beach, Datu Island, Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan
Batakan Beach
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Bekantan, Kaget Island, Barito Kuala, South Kalimantan

Bekantan, Kaget Island, Barito Kuala South Kalimantan. Kaget Island is a delta located in the middle of the Barito River included in the administrative of Kecamatan Tabunganen, Barito Kuala, South Kalimantan. Kaget Island is located near the mouth of the Barito River.

Kaget Island has been designated as a nature reserve by decree. Minister of Agriculture No. 788/Kptsum11/1976 with an area 85 Ha, It's a same decree with Kembang Island. Natural conditions of the island is quite critical because of the felling of trees, especially rambai padi trees which is a source of food for the Bekantan / proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus). Bekantan is the mascot fauna of South Kalimantan province.


Bekantan Kaget Island Barito Kuala South Kalimantan, Bekantan, proboscis monkey, Nasalis larvatus, long nose monkeys
Bekantan
Bekantan Kaget Island Barito Kuala South Kalimantan, Bekantan, proboscis monkey, Nasalis larvatus, long nose monkeys
Proboscis Monkey
Bekantan Kaget Island Barito Kuala South Kalimantan, Bekantan, proboscis monkey, Nasalis larvatus, long nose monkeys
Nasalis Lavatus
Kaget Island is a habitat for the long nose monkeys (bekantan) and several species of birds. Kaget Island region is also one of the attractions that are within the forest area in Kabupaten Kuala Barito.

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Kembang Island South Kalimantan

Kembang Island South Kalimantan. Kembang Island is a delta located in the middle of the Barito River included in the administrative territory of Kecamatan Alalak, Kabupaten Barito Kuala, South Kalimantan province. Kembang Island is located west of the Banjarmasin City. Kembang Island is set as a jungle tour by decree. Minister of Agriculture. No.788/Kptsum12/1976 with an area 60 Ha.

Kembang Island is a habitat for the long-tailed macaques (monkeys) and several species of birds. The Kembang Island area is also one of the attractions that are within the forest area in Kabupaten Kuala Barito.


Kembang Island South Kalimantan
Kembang Island South Kalimantan
Kembang Island South Kalimantan
Familiar with human
Kembang Island South Kalimantan
Struggle to obtain banana
In this forests there is an altar dedicated as a place to put the offering for "guard" of Kembang Island which is represented by two statues of white monkeys (Hanuman) by the community of Chinese-Indonesian ethnic who has a particular vow. One male goat with a gilded horns is usually released into the jungle of Kembang Island if a request was successful or fulfilled.
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Wasaka Museum, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan

Wasaka Museum Banjarmasin South Kalimantan. Wasaka Museum is a museum of the struggle of the people of South Kalimantan. Wasaka stands for Waja Sampai Kaputing which is the motto of the struggle of the people of South Kalimantan.

This museum is located on Bumbungan Tinggi (High Ridge) Banjar Houses that have been converted from residential to museum functioned as a traditional building conservation.


Wasaka Museum Banjarmasin South Kalimantan, waja sampai kaputing
Wasaka Museum Banjarmasin South Kalimantan
traditional weapons, Wasaka Museum Banjarmasin South Kalimantan, waja sampai kaputing
Traditional Weapons
typewriter collections, Wasaka Museum Banjarmasin South Kalimantan, Waja sampai kaputing
Typewriter Collections
It is located in the Gang H. Andir, Kampung Kenanga Ulu, Kelurahan Sungai Jingah, North Banjarmasin District, Banjarmasin City.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

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Lambung Mangkurat Museum, Banjarbaru, South Kalimantan

Lambung Mangkurat Museum is a museum of South Kalimantan province, located in the city of Banjarbaru, South Kalimantan, Indonesia. This museum's address at Jalan Ahmad Yani km 36 Banjarbaru City zip code 70711

The history starting from Borneo Museum founded by the Dutch Government in 1907 in Banjarmasin. Due to the inclusion of the Japanese occupation, the Museum of Borneo over and continued by it's pioneer Governor Milono with the establishment of Borneo Museum on December 22, 1955. Half of this museum is a collection belonging to Kiai Amir Hasan Bondan Kejawen as one of the Pioneer Father of Museum.


Lambung Mangkurat Museum Banjarbaru
Lambung Mangkurat Museum
Banjar Traditional Wedding Dress, Lambung Mangkurat Museum Banjarbaru
Banjar Traditional Wedding Dress
Banjar Traditional House, Lambung Mangkurat Museum Banjarbaru
Banjar Traditional House
Preceded by the convening of the Conference of Culture in 1957 in Banjarmasin, which ten years later (1967) re-formalized the establishment of the museum, named Museum Banjar. Museum Banjar end and moved the Museum collections to Lambung Mangkurat Museum in Banjarbaru, precisely in Jalan Jenderal Achmad Yani KM 35.5 North Banjarbaru. Lambung Mangkurat Museum was built in 1974 and inaugurated by the Minister of Education and Culture Daoed Joesoef on January 10, 1979.
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Tourism in South Kalimantan Indonesia

South Kalimantan is one of province in Indonesia, located on Kalimantan Island or Borneo. The capital of South Kalimantan is Banjarmasin.

The list of tourism locations in South Kalimantan:
Sultan Suriansyah Mosque, Tourism in South Kalimantan Indonesia
Sultan Suriansyah Mosque
• Meratus Mountains National Park

Kembang Island, Tourism in South Kalimantan Indonesia
Kembang Island
• Swarangan Beach
• Pagatan Beach (Kab.Tanah Bumbu)

Floating Market Muara Kuin, Tourism in South Kalimantan Indonesia
Floating Market Muara Kuin

• Barito Bridge
• Kayanga Mount
• Loksado
• Great Temple Amuntai
• etc
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Bali Island, the Island of The Gods

Bali Island, the Island of The Gods. Bali is the name of a province in Indonesia and also the name of the largest islands that are part of the province. Beside of the Bali island, Bali Province is also composed of surrounding smaller islands, such as Nusa Penida Island, Nusa Lembongan Island, Nusa Ceningan island and Serangan Island.

Bali Island lies between Java and Lombok Island. Denpasar is the capital of province located on the southern island. The majority of Balinese are Hindu. In the world, Bali is famous as a tourist destination with a unique variety of art-culture, especially for the Japanese, and Australia. Bali is also known as The Island of the Gods and The Island of Thousand Temples.


Bali Island, the Island of The Gods
Bali
Some of famous travel destinations in Bali are Kuta Beach and Sanur Beach. There are a lot of resorts to stay. Hotels, villas, apartments and many accommodation s can be found along side Bali Beach.

The list of Tourist Destination in Bali

• Pura Besakih
• Candi Dasa
• Garuda Wisnu Kencana
• Jimbaran


Bali Island, the Island of The Gods
Bali
• Kintamani
• Kuta Beach
• Nusa Dua
• Sangeh

Bali Island, the Island of The Gods
Bali Beach

• Sanur Beach
• Tanah Lot
• Tampaksiring Palace
• Tenganan
• Ubud
• Legian
• Uluwatu
• Etc
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Floating Market (Pasar Terapung) Lok Baintan Martapura South Kalimantan

Floating Market (Pasar Terapung) Lok Baintan Martapura South Kalimantan. Lok Baintan Floating Market is a traditional floating market located in the village of Sungai Pinang (Lok Baintan), Tabuk River district, Banjar. In general, Lok Baintan Floating Market is not different than Floating Market in the Muara Kuin River / Barito River. Both are traditional markets in the boats that sell a variety of merchandise, such as the production of agricultural / plantation and lasted not very long, the longest about three to four hours. The market has been floating around since the days of the Sultanate of Banjar.

Along the coast of The Martapura Lokbaintan river is looked boat convoy to the location of the floating market. The boat is owned by traders and farmers who will market their crops. They come from a variety of branch Martapura River, such as Lenge River, Bakung River , Paku Alam River, Bunut Saka River, Madang River, Tanifah River, and Lok Baintan River.

To get to the floating market of Lok Baintan from the city center can be reached by the two alternatives. The first alternative go along the edge of Martapura river by using klotok, a type of motorized sampan. With klotok, traveling from downtown to the floating market fairly quickly because it takes 30 minutes. The second alternative to the use of land vehicles such as cars. However, for the second alternative which takes an hour longer to reach the floating market. That is because the field trips that tend to be heavy and tortuous.


Floating Market (Pasar Terapung) Lok Baintan Martapura South Kalimantan
Floating Market
Floating market activity began at 9:00 am until 11:30 am. They sell a variety of merchandise, such as vegetables, fruits, traditional cakes, and others. What is interesting from the floating market is a system of exchange of goods. At the floating market is not making money as a major transaction. Because the seller and buyer in the floating market still apply barter system.

Generally, the merchandise to be bartered is crops of vegetables and fruits. Magnitude and the number of balance results between the two sides depend of barter agreement . If they agree, then each will get the items as you wish and then used for personal purposes at home.
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Floating Market (Pasar Terapung) Muara Kuin Banjarmasin South Kalimantan


Floating Market (Pasar Terapung) Muara Kuin Banjarmasin South Kalimantan. Floating Market Muara Kuin is a traditional floating market on the Barito river at the mouth of Kuin river, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan. The merchants and buyers use jukung, boat name in Banjar. This market began after the dawn prayer until after seven o'clock. The sun rises in the reflected light between the transaction and the vegetable gardens of the villages along the Barito river and its tributaries.

Boating women traders who sell their products themselves or the neighboring called dukuh, while the second hand purchase from the dukuh for resale called panyambangan. The interesting of this market is still common to found a barter transactions among the boating traders, which is in a Banjar language called bapanduk.

Floating Market (Pasar Terapung) Muara Kuin Banjarmasin South Kalimantan
Floating Market