indonesia-west&central kalimantan

 

west kalimantan-equator monument

west kalimantan-equator monument

central kalimantan-tanjung puting national park

central kalimantan-tanjung puting national park

 

west kalimantan

pontianak-kapuas river

pontianak-kapuas river

pontianak

pontianak-the equator monument

pontianak-the equator monument

Pontianak is the capital of the Indonesian province of West Kalimantan. It is a medium-size trading port city on the island of Borneo. Pontianak occupies an area of 107.82 km² in the delta of the Kapuas River.

kadariyah palace

kadariyah palace

It is located almost precisely on the equator, hence it is widely known as Kota Khatulistiwa (Equator City)

great mosque

great mosque

wood carving

ketapang

ketapang-matan palace

ketapang-matan palace

central kalimantan

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pangkalan bun

IMG_5166Pangkalan bun is the nearest main town of Tanjung Puting National Park. The city is served by the Iskandar Airport (PKN)

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tanjung puting national park

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sekonyer river

Tanjung Puting National Park is a national park in Indonesia located in the southeast part of West Kotawaringin Regency in the Indonesian province of Central Kalimantan (Central Borneo). The nearest main town is the capital of the Regency, Pangkalan Bun. The park is famous for its orangutan conservation.

orang utan

orang utan

Today Tanjung Puting National Park is a popular ecotourism destination, with many local tour companies offering multi-day boat tours to view wildlife and visit the research centers

IMG_0631 Tanjung Puting is the largest and most diverse protected example of extensive coastal tropical heath and peat swamp forest which used to cover much of southern Borneo. The area was originally declared as a game reserve in 1935 and a National Park in 1982

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text taken from wikipedia and http://orangutan.org/rainforest/tanjung-puting-national-park/

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