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Baduy – West Java

Less than 3 hours from bustling Jakarta lives a community isolated in time and space, as they’ve lived for hundreds of years. The Baduy, who call themselves Kanekes, are forbidden to adopt anything from the modern world and as a result their way of live has not changed in centuries.
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Blog about the Kanekes, the Baduy of West Java

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Kanekes – The Baduy of West Java

Less than 3 hours from bustling Jakarta lives a community isolated in time and space, as they’ve lived for hundreds of years. The Baduy, who call themselves Kanekes, are a traditional community living just a three hour drive west of Jakarta, in the hills near Rangkasbitung.

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