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FREQUENTLY ASK QUESTION

  1. Where locate Mentawai Islands and where primitive's society live..??
    Mentawai Islands (now become Mentawai Islands Regency) are located in Indian Ocean at 1000 and 50 South Greenwich below equator line and enter to West Sumatra Province.
    Mentawai Islands to be consist from 4 big island, where in this time the area which stayed by primitive's society is at Siberut Island in the south division.
     
  2. How go to Mentawai Island..??
    You can used sea transportation. From Padang (Capital of West Sumatra) you can get ship ticket at Muara Padang or Bungus.
    More complete Information, click here.
     
  3. Whatever the most interesting in Mentawai Islands...??
    Besides culture that is still very traditional and his society who follow animism, also vagabond or trekking in the forest which still wilderness is an enjoyment the most unique.
    And also a matter that must be known, territorial waters in Mentawai Islands be a paradise for surfing with it's wave that challenges.
     
  4. How the Mentawai condition towards arrival of tourist...??
    Mentawai society a lot of open and easy towards arrival of tourist. As guest you will not later on feel unfamiliar, and in fact in area which you come that, generally they themselves that to visit you for acquainted.
    That's Important, you don't do matters that makes his society feel that your arrival is damage their peace.
    Click here to see several matters that can become indicator in your journey in Mentawai.
     
  5. What important to use a guide to go to Mentawai Islands...??
    Although become one province with Minangkabau's Culture (West Sumatra Province), Mentawai culture and traditions-and-practices custom is different in various matters, such as for example language. Most of his society doesn't understand with Indonesian or Minangkabau Language. They use the most unique, that language known with Nganga Mentawai (Mentawai Language). Because that, a guide that understands with language and their culture of society really needed so that your journey to hinterland becomes to simplify.
    If you need a guide for your journey in Mentawai Island, you can contact Gufron, where later you will be accompanied by original Mentawai residents, until your journey will be more pleasant.
     
  6. How to participation on this Sites...??
    There are three methods for you to participations.
    First, becoming a sponsor, where you can put your banner with your link that goes to your website, where sponsor banner will put and shown by top division from "Mentawai Culture Sites".
    More complete information click here.
    Second, by becoming a donate, more information click here.
    Third, join and use free email program from Moneywithmail where "Mentawai Culture Sites" merge as one of them affiliate.
     
  7. I have questions not answered on this FAQ. What should I do..??
    You can send the question through "Contact Webmaster" facilities or send email to webmaster@mentawai.clan.st.

 

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