From Jakarta Sukarno Hatta Airport to Pontianak Supadio Airport is more than one hour fly.
Enjoy the landscape of Pontianak downtown from above, you could see red color roof top of houses, the green paddy field, Kapuas river and the green of jungles and palm plantation
Pontianak is popular with TUGU KHATULISTIWA or EQUATOR MONUMENT which located at SIANTAN, some 5 KM northwards of the city center.
The original monuments was built by the Dutch Geographer in 1928, the main structure of the monument is constructed by BELIAN WOODs
When Sun kiss the earth, we can see the sunset on Kapuas river, such a nice view, while see the activity on the river, people get ready to have a bath on the river, and people going home use the traditional boat across the river....
Kapuas River is a big river 1,143 KM long, which split Pontianak city into two parts and play an important role in Pontianak economy and cultural history.
Bila anda mau makan buah-buahan, baik buah lokal maupun buah import, anda akan temukan dijual di tepi jalan besar di Pontianak.
It's West Kalimantan's Dayak totem.... where on the top is Hornbill (Rhinoplax vigil), The Dayak's mascot. Also the most seen bird in Kalimantan island.
On this river we can see the floating house.... they build the house not on the land but on the boat...
Not just human across this river but also snake, black cobra....mmmm. One more acitivity we can see on this river....
On the Kapuas river we can see many activity here, since morning till nite. And here is we can see the local fisherman how to catch the fish....:)
In Pontianak also famous with the juice of aloe vera....and we can find the aloe vera plantation here, it's big and we can buy also. In bahasa it's known as Lidah Buaya (crocodile tongue).
The Palace was build by Syarif Abdurrahman Alkadrie in 1771, when he explore west borneo, and then build the city name Pontianak.