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SEA AND TWILIGHT

The sun will sink into the wide Indian Ocean, a dazzling light, dazzling to the eyes, glows on the face of the vast blue water. The surface of the sea in the sun I thought, how beautiful is it? Continue reading

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WHAT DOES THE FUTURE MEAN

The less we feel our absence. What is the meaning of our small selves compared to the heroes who have lived, or even in the years and centuries to come, the new humans who will later sail the vast ocean to all the islands in the overseas region? Continue reading

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ADIOS ANDALUCIA

I am ashamed of my foolishness, I have embarrassed the ancestors. Abdurrahman is remembered as the worst Muslim fighter and leader, all the time. Adios Andalusia that I love and will never see again. 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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AT THE CROSSROADS

AT THE CROSSROADS.
Today on the road
I have to choose which way to go Continue reading

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DUSK IN MALACCA

DUSK IN MALACCA. A story of the history of the attack on the Sultanate of Aceh Darussalam under the leadership of Sultan Iskandar Muda to Malacca (Portuguese) in 1629 that failed miserably. According to Portuguese sources, the entire Aceh fleet was destroyed by the loss of 19,000 troops. Continue reading

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SAMUDERA PASAI AS THE FIRST ISLAMIC KINGDOM IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

Genealogically, Islam in Indonesia or even Southeast Asia should not forget Pasai as the first point of Islamic-Malay civilization, not merely a replication of Indian or Arab, or Chinese traders or travelers. Continue reading

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HISTORY OF SUGAR

These people are only estimates. Because of sugar, Europeans are looking for colonies to grow sugar. New world exploration begins, and colonialism followed by oppression takes place. Continue reading

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HISTORY OF COFFEE

Until the seventeenth century, knowledge of the “westerners” about coffee was arguably minimal. Chronicles circa 1600, which contains a group of church leaders coming to Pope Clement VIII to ask him to speak illicit coffee, illustrating how unfamiliar they are with coffee. Continue reading

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THE FALL OF ICARUS, WHEN A MAN TRIES TO REACH THE SUN

We will always get warm and light, we always try to get there. But is it possible to reach that sky, with salvation, blood, prayer, and iron though? Probably not, but life means not because it reaches. Life means by searching. We remember Icarus’s wings trying to reach the sun. He will not (will) arrive. Continue reading

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