Tag Archives: Archipelago

DI TEPIAN PANTAI PULAU BUNTA

Bersama langit merah mega-mega tenggelam. Sembilu menghentak kemudian membatu. Digugusan pulau jauh ini. Asing, terasing dan semakin asing. Continue reading

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ACEH CRAZY OR ACEH PUNGO

Aceh Pungo (Bahasa Indonesia: Aceh Gila) is known in Dutch by the name of Aceh Moorden. The word “Pungo” is an ancient word that is equivalent to the Acehnese language meaning “crazy” is a term used when a person does things beyond reasonable limits. Continue reading

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A WEEK AFTER THE ACEH TSUNAMI (2004)

A WEEK AFTER THE ACEH TSUNAMI (2004)
When the nights can’t sleep the awakened souls
Tired of forged hot sun burning
And the crashing waves had passed
Leave the debris strewn all over Continue reading

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WHAT HAPPENS IF ABU NAWAS BECOMES A KING

WHAT HAPPENS IF ABU NAWAS BECOMES A KING. Imagine if an Abu Nawas exchanged a position with Harun Al-Rashid, the Abbasid Caliph. what’s happening? In history, Abu Nawas is a reliable critic but can he be in control as Caliph Harun Al-Rashid? Continue reading

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TESTAMENT FROM HANG TUAH

TESTAMENT FROM HANG TUAH. When my time comes, let all the hates disappear. Of all my friends, you are the most sensitive, you are the most faithful. Let this slander be judged upon life after death. You need no more search for this vile slander. Continue reading

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PEUCUT

PEUCUT. Pekuburan “Peucut”, adalah nama sebuah tempat dimana serdadu-serdadu Belanda selama Perang Aceh-Belanda dikuburkan di Banda Aceh. (The “Peucut” cemetery, is the name of a place where Dutch soldiers during the Aceh-Dutch War were buried in Banda Aceh.) Continue reading

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TUANKU ABDUL HAMID

TUANKU ABDUL HAMID. Duta besar pertama kerajaan di Asia Tenggara kepada bangsa-bangsa Eropa. (The first ambassador of the kingdom in Southeast Asia to the Europeans). Continue reading

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PEUCUT KHERKOFF, ACEH-DUTCH WAR MONUMENT

The “Peucut” cemetery, the name of a place where Dutch soldiers were buried in Banda Aceh, became one of the most useful research materials in studying the state of Aceh during the Dutch colonial period through the records written on the tombs. Continue reading

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EXPLOITATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES, WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR ACEH

Aceh is a blind alley in Indonesia, the position of the West end puts Aceh if it wants to sell something to Jakarta to get the least profit, and when buy get the highest cost price. The solution is to open global access, empower the port of Sabang. Unfortunately, there has never been a serious attempt at it, either forgot or turned a blind eye. Continue reading

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THE GHOST AND THE DARKNESS

THE GHOST AND THE DARKNESS. Ghost, according to the common sense that circulated in the community is the soul of the deceased, this tradition may be derived from the Hindu-Buddhist heritage in ancient Indonesia is a sign that the deceased person has not reached the perfect level to reach nirvana so that haunts in the world. Continue reading

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