Dwarves, albinos, albino dwarves, and colonial headwear are all part of this 1989 ceremony to mark a Sultan’s Coronation.
Semarang, a colonial Dutch city, is slowly sinking.
Polling stations in Menteng and Tanah Tinggi
The methods and tools for making batik are exquisitely evolved.
When Joko Widodo was confirmed as Indonesia’s new president by the Constitutional Court late last month, there was a collective sigh of relief. Indonesians could, at least for a few years, stop worrying about a major threat to their democracy.* Not so fast. Parliament is currently discussing whipping away Indonesian’s right to elect the people who have the greatest impact on the daily lives of citizens: their mayors or district heads (walikota/bupati). The suggestion is to go back to the system in place before 2005, when district heads were appointed by the local parliament….
Murals and sculptures celebrate the Army.
Life in a Dayak longhouse.
The people of Banggai live in house constructed on stilts. Sometimes they move the whole house.
The Rimba welcome Elizabeth to the jungle. And build her a house.
Tangse has changed. But only so much.