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The Legend of Toba Lake - A Legend from Kalimantan (Borneo)

There was a poor fisherman lived nearby the river in North Kalimantan. He went fishing early every morning and always returned to his home at night time. One day, he set up his net and caught a big golden fish. He fell in love with the beauty of the fish that he decided not to kill the fish, and made it as a pet instead. So, he took the fish home, cleaned a fish tank and put it in his humble kitchen.



Starting that day, things changed slowly. Every morning the fisherman went out for… Continue

Added by Maria Sui on February 1, 2009 at 12:29am — No Comments

Bawang Merah & Bawang Putih - Indonesian Folktale

This is a very famous folktale from Indonesia. "Bawang Merah" in English is "Red Onion", and "Bawang Putih" is "white onion". Both are the names of the characters in this story.



Bawang Putih was a name of a little girl who lived in a small village with her father. Her mother passed away when she was still a little baby, so to make Bawang Putih happy and not feeling lonely, her father decided to marry a woman. Bawang Putih's stepmother had a daughter who became Bawang Putih's… Continue

Added by Maria Sui on January 31, 2009 at 9:12pm — No Comments

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