Old Towns to explore in East Kalimantan
East Kalimantan is a province of Indonesia. Its territory comprises the eastern portion of Borneo. East Kalimantan has a unique natural site, Labuan Cermin Lake at Biduk-biduk district which features freshwater on top with about 2 meters thickness and seawater underneath it.
Balikpapan is a seaport city in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Located on the east coast of the island of Borneo, the city is the financial centre of Kalimantan and the main gateway to the new capital of Indonesia. Balikpapan was originally a fishing village built by Buginese people in the 19th century. The first oil drilling began in Balikpapan on 10 February 1897, which was later set as the anniversary of the city. In 1899, the Dutch East Indies colonial administration granted a township status t