Thursday, December 9, 2010

Discovering Borneo Island,Indonesia

Borneo is an island located on the northern island of Java, Indonesia and on the western island of Sulawesi.At the past when a large island named third in the world which means Island of Gods Warunadwipa Laut.Kalimantan Island also widely known by the name used at the time Borneo.The name Borneo taken from British and Dutch colonial rule in the archipelago or Indonesia. Name of Borneo is also used by people who occupied the archipelago in Portuguese during the 14th century, the name Borneo also became known in European countries.The island of Borneo in the middle of Southeast Asia because it is heavily influenced island and cultural influence in the surrounding area.When I visited the island of Kalimantan or Borneo I visited West Kalimantan, with its capital named Pontianak. In total in the history of indigenous people are the Dayak of Kalimantan Island, and then join the Malay and Chinese communities occupy this island.The Dayaks on Borneo island is mostly worked as a farmer and lived in the suburbs.
Picture of  The Old Dayak Lady 

 Pictures of The Dayak Village and their farmland

The photos above are located in the Dayak village in West Kalimantan.

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