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Borneo is the largest island in Asia and the third largest island in the world. Part of Borneo is in Indonesia and the other part in Malaysia, consisting of the states of Sabah and Sarawak. Home of the orangutan and lush tropical rainforests, Borneo is a nature lover’s nirvana.

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Balikpapan city things to do | East Kalimantan

Balikpapan is the sprawling capital city of East Kalimantan, a district in Indonesian Borneo. It lies on the east coast of Borneo and is Kalimantan’s only cosmopolitan city. Balikpapan has a population of around...
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Borneo Rainforest Adventure Walk | Borneo Kalimantan

Balikpapan is the second largest city in East Kalimantan, a province in Indonesia bordering Sarawak in Malaysia. The coastal city is situated on the east coast of Borneo and is mostly known for its...
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Borneo Adventure | Black River Cruise

Samboja is a small township in East Kalimantan and the gateway to our Borneo adventure. It is an hour’s drive from the capital, Balikpapan, on the east coast of Indonesian Borneo.  Samboja’s economy is largely based...
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Balikpapan Rainforest Canopy Walk | Borneo Travel

Balikpapan in East Kalimantan on the east coast of Indonesian Borneo is not exactly your everyday tourist destination. It is mainly frequented by international workers involved in the currently booming coal and oil mining...
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Orangutan Volunteering with BOS in Borneo

I recently travelled to Indonesian Borneo for a personal adventure working with orangutans. Our accommodation whilst volunteering at the Samboja Orangutan Sanctuary was Samboja Lestari Ecolodge. It is a hideaway near Samboja in East Kalimantan,...

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