NOW! Jakarta contributor David Metcalf was fascinated to find out more about, and spend time with, the Dayak Punan who live in the forests of West Kalimantan in the Kapuas Hulu regency.
Fascinating stories and photographs from NOW! Jakarta contributors Stephanie Brookes and David Metcalf will always be entertaining. Read again their stories in 2019 here.
Venturing into West Kalimantan and travelling to its remote corners, where you can truly absorb the culture of the Dayak Simpang, was a remarkable experience. NOW! Jakarta contributor Stephanie Brookes shares hers.
NOW! Jakarta contributor David Metcalf speak with Karolin Margret Natasa about the Naik Dango Festival in West Kalimantan.
This year, the group collaborated with Yayasan Konservasi Alam Nusantara to raise awareness about conservation efforts of Kalimantan’s rainforests through art.
Our travel journalists, David Metcalf and Stephanie Brookes travelled to Central Kalimantan to witness Dayak’s Babukung Mask Festival.