MAJESTIC KALIMANTAN

Kalimantan forms the largest part of the island of Borneo is divided into four main regions:

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Floating Market - Banjarmasin
Floating Market
The Barito River in Banjarmasin
The Barito River in Banjarmasin

Monkeys at the Chinese Temple
on Kembang Island

Monkeys at the Chinese Temple <br>on Kembang Island

Diamond Mining in Cempaka
Diamond Mining in Cempaka

Bamboo Rafting on the Amandit River
Bamboo Rafting on the Amandit River

Kapuas River in Pontianak
Kapuas River in Pontianak
Istana Kadriyah Sultan's Palace
Istana Kadriyah Sultan's Palace

Saham Village Betang
Saham Village Betang
Pasir Panjang Beach at Singkawang
Pasir Panjang Beach at Singkawang

A Black Orchid
A black orchid
Houses on the Mahakam River near Samarinda
Houses on the Mahakam River near Samarinda

Market Scene in Samarinda
Market Scene in Samarinda
A water fall in Tanah Merah Indah
A water fall in Tanah Merah Indah

Lamin house - the traditional house of
Dayak near Tenggarong

Lamin house - the traditional
        house of Dayak near Tenggarong

Houses on Lake Jempang at Tanjung Isuy
Houses on Lake Jempang at Tanjung Isuy

Floating Houses on Mahakam River near Melak
Floating Houses on Mahakam River near Melak

Black Orchid found at Kersik Luway
Black Orchid found at Kersik Luway

View of Palangkaraya on the Kahayan River
View of Palangkaraya on the Kahayan River
View of Pangkalanbun and the
Kuamai River

View of Pangkalanbun and the Kuamai River




Photographs courtesy of "Lovelos" (Sweden - www.pbase.com/lovelos/kalimantan) and Liono Setiowijoso, Ken Ratihn (bamboo rafting), Asmat (Saham Longhouse), Mimi of Vitual Tourist (Mahakam River and Lamin House), Ieke Vierdag - www.dayak.nl (Tanjung Isuy), Williewonker (Melak) - see his photos at www.flickr.com/photos/87791108@N00, Alain Secretan "asitrac" (Black Orchid), Mongabay.com - Rhett A. Butler (Pangkalabun), begundals (Palankaraya)