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Borobudur Temple - 800 AD

Borobudur Temple (337 - 422 AD) already existed when F-Huan came to the Land of Java Jakarta ( DreamLandLibrary ) - Borobudur is ...

The Land of Kemenyan

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Jakarta (Dreamland Library) - Kemenyan, synonymous with rituals nuanced heresy. So many people assume. Who would have thought, the Tapanuli region in North Sumatra, was a famous producer of incense in the world in the 5th century AD and even long before.

In the past, the Middle East, Europe, and China became the destination countries for shipping incense from the Port of Barus, North Sumatra. Kamga, the host of the "Explore Indonesia" program on Kompas TV, began exploration in North Sumatra Province by visiting one of the largest incense-producing regions in Indonesia, even the world.

Humbang Hasundutan Regency, 284 kilometers from the capital city of North Sumatra Province, Medan, became the destination of Kamga travel. Humbang Hasundutan is a division of North Tapanuli Regency, which is also the largest incense producing region.

Humbang Hasundutan, whose capital is in Dolok Sanggul, can be reached by using a pioneering aircraft. The plane departed from Polonia Airport in Medan heading to Silangit Airport in Siborong-borong sub-district, North Tapanuli.

Travel by air takes about 40 minutes, then proceed by car for 10 minutes to the Humbang Hasundutan area.

In the district that is usually abbreviated as Humbamas, Kamga trekking in the Hutajulu forest to harvest incense with local farmers. Frankincense is derived from the sap taken by tapping the tree trunk.

Source: http://travel.kompas.com

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