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Traditional Acehnese Dance  
   

Traditional Acehnese Dance

Highly coordinated hand movements, head and shoulder spinning and floor slapping. I know it doesn't sound elegant, but it is.
Cultural Attache

December 11th 2005
What a great weekend! What does a great weekend involve here? The same as everywhere...having coffee with friends, exploring the surroundings, shopping, spontaneous motorcycle rides and sensual head massages from transvestites in clandestine "hair salons." The best part of the weekend? The traditional Acehnese dance rehearsal we were privileged to see this morning. One of my co-workers, who u ... read more
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Tot: 2.4s; Tpl: 0.008s; cc: 9; qc: 32; dbt: 0.0251s; 2; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.4mb