Villagers transport bamboo downriver to sell in Lebak regency, Indonesia’s Banten village. (Reuters)

Villagers transport bamboo downriver to sell in Lebak regency, Indonesia’s Banten village. (Reuters)

The eruption of Krakatoa in August 1883 was one of the most deadly volcanic eruptions of modern history. It is estimated that more than 36,000 people died. Many died as a result of thermal injury from the blasts and many more were victims of the tsunamis that followed the collapse of the volcano into the caldera below sea level.  The island of Krakatau (Krakatoa) is in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra. It is part of the Indonesian Island Arc.

Krakatoa Volcano: Facts About Deadly Eruption

The eruption of Krakatoa in August 1883 was one of the most deadly volcanic eruptions of modern history. It is estimated that more than 36,000 people died. Many died as a result of thermal injury from the blasts and many more were victims of the tsunamis that followed the collapse of the volcano into the caldera below sea level. The island of Krakatau (Krakatoa) is in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra. It is part of the Indonesian Island Arc.

Kujang are heritage the Land of Pasundan. Kujang comes from word kudihyang (kudi: supernatural-powered weapons, hyang: god). High artwork is considered teureuh or trah, urang identity { (person) Sunda }. According to the script Sanghyang Siksa Kanda Ng (1518), originally kujang is used as a farming tool. Until now, the Baduy tribes in Banten west java and Pancer Pangawinan in Sukabumi west java still use these kujang for farming.

Kujang are heritage the Land of Pasundan. Kujang comes from word kudihyang (kudi: supernatural-powered weapons, hyang: god). High artwork is considered teureuh or trah, urang identity { (person) Sunda }. According to the script Sanghyang Siksa Kanda Ng (1518), originally kujang is used as a farming tool. Until now, the Baduy tribes in Banten west java and Pancer Pangawinan in Sukabumi west java still use these kujang for farming.

baduy

baduy

Anyer beach, Banten, Indonesia

Anyer beach, Banten, Indonesia

Dawn in Outer Baduy, Java, Indonesia by ValleyNinja, via Flickr

Dawn in Outer Baduy, Java, Indonesia by ValleyNinja, via Flickr

Tanah Baduy August 31 - September 01, 2013 Link : http://triptr.us/ue

Tanah Baduy August 31 - September 01, 2013 Link : http://triptr.us/ue

Baduy Bamboo bridge

Baduy Bamboo bridge

Sawarna Beach Banten - Indonesia

Sawarna Beach Banten - Indonesia

Dawn in Banten,Indonesia

Dawn in Banten,Indonesia

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