Mulawarman Museum, Kutai Kartanegara
The palace of the Kutai Kartanegara Sultanate was built in 1963 as a replacement for the previous palace burned and was inaugurated on 25 November 1971 by Governor Wahab Abdoel Sjahranie, then handed over to the Ministry of Education and Culture dated February 18, 1976. Kedaton Hall has now been built as the residence of Sultan Aji Muhammad Salehuddin II has been named back in 2002. The Sultan's palace within the family cemetery there is a relative of the Kingdom of the aquatic mammal and Masjid Jami 'Aji Amir Hasanuddin as witness the advent of Islam in Kutai. Museum formerly the palace buildings Kutai Sultanate was founded in 1932 by the Dutch who gave the palace to the Sultan Adji Parikshit Muhammad in 1935. Dominated by a concrete building materials from the basement, floors, walls, insulation to the roof. On the front page there is a duplicate statue Lembuswana Museum which is a symbol of the Kingdom of the aquatic mammal. The architecture of the museum is adopted from the traditional architecture of the Dayak in Kutai. Stored in the Museum Mulawarman historical objects once used by the Sultanate.
Tenggarong City atmosphere, especially in the afternoon very busy especially on holidays, especially ...
The Main Floor of the mosque. This area can accomodate 20.000 people.
View from the Main Floor to the Ground Floor of the mosque. Function Room (with the capacity of 5000 ...
Side view of Samarinda Islamic Center Mosque. The parking area (including basement area) able to acco...
This is at the north side of the mosque. Going thru the middle alley will lead you to the main lobby ...
The gate that separates the Outer Plaza and Inner Plaza.
Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.
Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?
China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.
Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.
Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.
Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.
I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.
The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.
China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.
Text by Steve Smith.