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Ternate and Tidore: Where The Cloves Made The History

Since early of the last millennium, the small islands of Ternate and Tidore in the Moluccas were the only source for cloves in the world. Indian, Arab, Chinese and Javanese merchants used to call on these islands to carry home … Continue reading

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The Historical Tidore

Tidore Tidore is a city and archipelago in North Maluku,west of the larger island of Halmahera. This archipelago is famous since the colonialism era for its best cloves and nutmeg. Before Islam came to the archipelago, Tidore known by the … Continue reading

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