Tuesday, December 23, 2008

CHRISTMAS GREETING FROM BINTAN ISLAND

From Bintan Island Indonesia,
To all our friends where ever they are.

We wish every one:

A very Merry Christmas 25 December 2008 and
A happy and lucky New Year 1 January 2009.

Selamat Hari Natal dan Tahun Baru.

Horas.


Warmest regards from your friends in Tanjungpinang, Bintan Island Indonesia:

Petrus Sitohang
Lenni Purba
Gloria Sitohang
Hilary Sitohang
Patrick Sitohang
Gianpaolo Sitohang



Thursday, December 11, 2008

SAMOSIR IN THE OLDEN DAYS

Simanindo 1905 (Photo: KITLV collection)


Batak people during "Onan" (market day) on the Toba lake bank, 1910 (Photo: KITLV collection).
Houses in Palipi, 1915 (Photo: KITLV collection)

Kepala Negeri Urat (Chief of Urat) and his family, 1945 (Photo: KITLV collection)

Batak woman making thread in Samosir, 1925 (Photo: KITLV collection)


Batak village and the pre Christian Batak thomb, 1910 (Photo: KITLV collection)