Dutch Building TP

Dutch Building Tanjung Pandam
 
 
 
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We left the Tin Museum and headed toward town. There are many Dutch buildings in the city of Tanjung Pandam, collectively known as ‘Rumah Tuan Kuase or Hoofdadministrateur’. We arrived at a rather handsome example built in 1860.
 
 
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We entered and the right side of the main room was laid out with a bridal bed, bride and groom, gifts and around the edge...........
 
 
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...............food seen at a wedding reception, finished with a cup of tea......
 
 
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.A couple of old wedding photographs on the wall.
 
 
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The left of the main room was set out for a reception.
 
 
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We saw a couple of DVD’s that feature the granite rocks near our anchorage – sadly in Indonesia with no subtitles.
 
 
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In the next room we saw traditional instruments and Michelle demonstrated a cart, wearing a coolie hat.
 
 
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On the wall a bicycle pannier. We looked from the rear window.
 
 
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A traditional local house.
 
 
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A lad in local dress.
 
 
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A typical servery with dish covers.
 
 
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Back the way we had come. Passing the bridal decorations and outside passing a window.
 
 
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The house in 1860...............
 
 
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...................and today, remarkable.
 
 
 
 
ALL IN ALL INCREDIBLE FOR ITS AGE
                     SUBSTANTIAL TIMBERS