for enjoying nature, do not have to go up the mountain. Down the river can make the mind becomes fresh.
Kahayan river in Palangkaraya is splitting into two. During the rainy season, the river water is often spilled onto the land and flooded the capital of Central Borneo and the surrounding area.
Kahayan and its Bridge indeed a series of structures that life can’t be separated from public life in the city of Palangkaraya, Central Borneo Province.
River life itself seemed inseparable from the culture of Borneo society at large. The number of river channels that traverse the realm of Borneo is one of the factors the emergence of the tradition.
Kahayan to be one of the largest rivers in Central Kalimantan province does have a good phenomenon of millions of people’s lives which inhabit the structures along the Watershed (DAS) Kahayan and other aspects of life. Vast stretches of the river are refining the presence of other rivers in Central Kalimantan, such as barley rivers, streams Arut, Mentaya rivers and hundreds of other rivers in the Earth Tambun Bungai.
In the city of Palangkaraya, a culture of life as well as can be easily found. Just look along the banks Kahajan which divides the “City Beautiful”. A few kilometers from the river path that crosses the city packed with a number of floating houses are commonly referred to as home Lanting.
History shows that the forerunner of the town of Palangkaraya formerly named Kampung Pahandut even begins life in the Kahayan. Minutes tumbles Agreement Anoi 1894 states, in Kampung Pahandut at that time have stood as many as 8 (eight) pieces Huma betang traditional or typical home of the Dayak in Central Kalimantan. Most of the houses are located on the outskirts betang Kahajan, around Jl. Kalimantan now.