Womanhood

WOMANHOOD Scroll Down for English ________________________________________________________________________________ Un’onda, un abbraccio violento, un forte ceffone. Un calcio in pancia che diventa gentile, paradossalmente. Tutto parte dalle estremita’, da muscoli delle gambe e

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6 Major Events in Indonesian History

Published on Gili Life 1. Eruption of Mount Toba Occurred between 66,000 and 77,000 years ago, this is the Earth’s largest known eruption, which almost totally wiped out the human

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INDONESIA’S FIRST EARTHSHIP

We’re always after another challenge, because the challenge makes us better at what we do. — Mike Reynolds   The sun is high in the sky at Gili Kenawa, West

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Vivere off the grid – Earthship by Mike Reynolds

Sono oltre 40 anni che l’architetto americano Mike Reynolds costruisce “Earthships“. Diversi modelli di quest’edificio completamente ecosostenibile sono stati realizzati in tutto il mondo, alcuni sono diventati residenze private, altri

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6 Traditional Indonesian Houses

LUMBUNG – SASAK – LOMBOK Meaning “rice barn”, the Lumbung is traditionally used to store rice. It has bamboo walls (bedek), a wooden floor and a thatched roof and can

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A data trove to support a hoped-for shark sanctuary in Indonesia

The sun is rising behind Mount Rinjani as a group of divers boards a boat to Shark Point, a spot popular among sea turtles and reef sharks on the north side of this small island in the Gili Matra marine preserve. They are going on a survey dive to record sightings of the sea creatures, with the hope this data will support the effort to establish Indonesia’s first shark sanctuary — a fully protected marine area where all commercial fishing, possession and trade of shark species and their products are prohibited.

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6 ENDEMIC ANIMALS OF INDONESIA 

Komodo dragon Native of Komodo, Flores, it is a protected species and the largest living lizard. It is also a fierce predator; the toxins in its saliva cause their victims

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Cashew nuts – a yummy recipe for health

With their cute appearance resembling a friendly hug or a chubby half moon, cashew nuts are some of the most loved nuts of all times, in particular because of their

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A Sasak roof over your head

Lumbung are a typical structure of Sasak culture, and traditionally used as a rice barn. The charm of this traditional building has conquered modern designers, and the Lumbung has now been adopted as a contemporary style for the design of private houses and bungalows where many people opt to stay during their holidays. However, this is just a small example of Sasak architecture, a well-kept building tradition that integrates people's needs, identity and beliefs.

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The Tengger people of Mount Bromo

The Tenggerese is an ethnic group of Hindu religion who lives in the area around the Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park. The park offers a spectacular landscape of six volcanoes including Mount Bromo, the most popular and the spiritual heart of the area, and Mount Semeru, the highest mountain in Java at 3,676 mt.

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