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Galang Refugee Camp Museum


Hello… is there a guide in the house?



Went to Pulau Galang (Galang Island) to see the Galang Refugee Camp. Made a stop at the museum, and this is just a quick tour around the museum.

To be honest, the place is not very informative. Most of the displays are photos — mostly without context, without caption.








Not the best place to learn the history of this camp.

There are some interesting artifacts, though…


An ‘accurate’ world map :-)…









And… as I expected…


Plenty of ‘Nguyen'(s) :D…



*Galang Refugee Camp Museum, Galang Island (Pulau Galang), Indonesia




2 responses

  1. Nice capture GM. Never heard of this island before. I love the map. Very colorful and the plane looks very life-size :).

    December 27, 2012 at 01:10

    • I found the place not so interesting, but the history is very interesting. If you like history, you might want to read the articles.

      December 27, 2012 at 05:51

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