The Netherlands & Indonesia

The Dutch-Indies what it actually was:an occupation of Indonesia. When the Japanese came to do the same the Dutch came up with a plan, wich was more of a trick targeting indonesian populations from the Islands which were known for their great warriors, to inlist an army. The KNIL, Which translates into the Royal Dutch Indonesian Army. The biggest part of the KNIL was made up by Maluku warriors a lot of whom are now residing in The Netherlands while being promised an independent Maluku
Soekarno and Soeharto, Indonesia's first and second president

Soekarno and Soeharto, Indonesia's first and second president

✯ Baby tree in Toraja (again in Indonesia) If a Torajan baby dies before its first teeth show the mother will make a hole in a tree and lay it to rest inside. From one account it is believed the babies soul will travel up the tree and float away in the wind, another says that as the tree heals the hole the babies soul is absorbed. ✯

✯ Baby tree in Toraja (again in Indonesia) If a Torajan baby dies before its first teeth show the mother will make a hole in a tree and lay it to rest inside. From one account it is believed the babies soul will travel up the tree and float away in the wind, another says that as the tree heals the hole the babies soul is absorbed. ✯

Javanese (Indonesian) girl, 1890-1910

Javanese (Indonesian) girl, 1890-1910

Baby Grave Tree in Tana Toraja, Indonesia. If a child dies before he/she has started teething, its mother wraps the tiny body in cloth, makes a hole or finds a natural niche in the ‘Baby Tree’ and places the dead infant inside. The hole is then sealed and as the tree begins to heal, the child is believed to be absorbed.

Baby Grave Tree in Tana Toraja, Indonesia. If a child dies before he/she has started teething, its mother wraps the tiny body in cloth, makes a hole or finds a natural niche in the ‘Baby Tree’ and places the dead infant inside. The hole is then sealed and as the tree begins to heal, the child is believed to be absorbed.

Soekarno or Sukarno with First Lady Fatmawati | He is the first President of Indonesia | I adore this gentleman

Soekarno or Sukarno with First Lady Fatmawati | He is the first President of Indonesia | I adore this gentleman

1885 Indonesia » Javanese Dance

1885 Indonesia » Javanese Dance

Indonesia, Batavia (Jakarta) 1977.1977: old Dutch colonial style buildings a color slide by Antoni P. Uni

Indonesia, Batavia (Jakarta) 1977.1977: old Dutch colonial style buildings a color slide by Antoni P. Uni

Bandung in the past - "Bandung Tempo Doeloe"

Bandung in the past - "Bandung Tempo Doeloe"

Candi Sukuh (Java, Indonesia) 500BC-1430 - built using the same architectural principles as the pyramids in Mexico and Guatemala.

Las pirámides más espectaculares del mundo

Candi Sukuh (Java, Indonesia) 500BC-1430 - built using the same architectural principles as the pyramids in Mexico and Guatemala.

IN 1875 - THE KING OF BALI......THE BALI HISTORY, ON DRIWANCYBERMUSEUM BLOG

IN 1875 - THE KING OF BALI......THE BALI HISTORY, ON DRIWANCYBERMUSEUM BLOG

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