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Mari ke timur

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Nil novi sub sole’, ‘Tak ada yang baru di bawah mata hari’. Demikian lah adagium tua yang kerap kita dengar apabila terkait dengan orisinalitas. Hal ini tampaknya berlaku hampir untuk semua hal. Tak terkecuali untuk satu sektor yang kerap tidak ditangani secara serius.  Sektor yang dimaksud ini adalah sektor turisme.

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Modern Tourist Fly: The colonial tourism advertisement in the Dutch East Indies

The Dutch East Indies had become the area that was regarded as not appropriate to visit. The reason was not many places that could be seen and interesting. Stories about the plague of the illness, famine, the eruption of the volcano, the war between the ethnic group, the inhabitants’s original violence in the form of black magic and amok increased this reticence.

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