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The Old Town Sawahlunto, West Sumatra

Sawahlunto is one of provinces in Indonesia, precisely in West Sumatera, Indonesia. This town is located in 95KM Northeast of Padang and surrounded by 3 districts in West Sumatera, which is Tanah Datar, Solok and Sijunjung. Sawahlunto is divided into … Continue reading

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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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The Majestic Of Siberut Island

Siberut Island Siberut Island is the largest island in the Mentawai chain at the off the west coast of Sumatra. Muarasiberut is the port town on Siberut and the only town of significance on the island. The main reason for … Continue reading

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Kemaro Island, Where You Can Find Your True Love

Kemaro Island Kemaro island, is a little delta on Musi River, it is located about 6 km from Ampera Bridge. Kemaro island is located in the industrial area, between Sriwijaya Fertilizer Plant and Pertamina Plaju and River Gerong . Kemaro … Continue reading

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Tari Payung, The Traditional Umbrella Dance

Umbrella Dance Tari Payung or Umbrella Dance is Minangkabau’s traditional dance. Minangkabau is one of regencies in Indonesia, which located in West Sumatra. Since Tari Payung played by a pair of young man and woman, the meaning of Tari Payung … 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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