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Crushing Rice  
   

Crushing Rice

It took two hours of crushing by foot to separate the rice from its cover. Seeing this was a great reminder to always appreciate the food I had on my plate.
A visit to Lopus Village of Dayak Tomun

October 2nd 2017
My curiosity of Dayak Tribes, the native people of Borneo, and Long House or “Bateng” had led me to Lopus Village, Lamandau Regency, Central Kalimantan. I had seen a Long House during my visit to Mancong Village, Kutai Regency, East Kalimantan, a few years ago, but it was no longer occupied and it used only for ceremonial events. Similarly, I had visited another Dayak tribes village near Miri, ... read more
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Indonesian Flag The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more
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