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Cingkuak Island, The Hidden Beauty On West Sumatra

Cingkuak island, with an area of ??4.5 ha, is dealing with Batu Kereta Island that located in Carocok Painan Coast region, West Sumatra. The island was the silent witness to the legacy of colonial history in the South Coast, which … Continue reading

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Ngarai Sianok, Bukittinggi – West Sumatra

Sianok canyon is a steep valley (cliff) that located in the border town of Bukittinggi, in district IV Koto, Agam regency, West Sumatra. The valley is elongated and meandering as the southern boundary of the city to the canyon Koto … Continue reading

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Atas Bawah Lake – Solok, West Sumatra

Danau Atas Bawah Solok Regency has two lakes, separated by only 300 meters of land between them, so people call them Twin Lake. The upper lake is named as Lake in Bottom and the lower lake is named as Lake … Continue reading

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Plate Dance

Tari Piring Tari Piring or Plate Dance is the art of dance held by the Minangkabau tribe in West Sumatra, originated in Solok Town. This dance reflects the life of traditional Minangkabau people at the time of working in the … Continue reading

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The Spices Of Padang City

Kota Padang Padang city, is one of Indonesian city that located in West Sumatra province and become the capital city of the same province. Dated back to the history, Padang since 16th century was already become the trading center. During … Continue reading

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The Destinations In Bukittinggi

Bukittinggi Town Bukittinggi is one of towns in Indonesia settled in West Sumatra province. Bukittinggi is surrounded by three volcanoes mountain which is Mount Singgalang, Mount Marapi and Mount Sago. Bukittinggi in Dutch Colonial was become an important area, for … Continue reading

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Minangkabau And Their Philosophy

Minangkabau Minangkabau ethnic group is one of Indonesian tribe who live on highland of West Sumatra, Indonesia. They usually being called as Orang Padang. In vice versa with Batak ethnic group, Minangkabau is formed under matrilineal culture in term of … Continue reading

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The Exotic Province of West Sumatra

West Sumatra West Sumatra is one of the exotic province of Indonesia. Seems like you have a whole package that you will find in West Sumatra, you have culture within the the exotic marvelous view, new friends or even relatives … Continue reading

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