Archive for September 2014

Teluk Dalam

Teluk Dalam

Teluk Dalam is a city in the southern end of Nias island. In a certain season, many surfers from around the world come to surf. Teluk Dalam has some beautiful beaches such Lagundri Beach and Sorake Beach. Both are the most outstanding beaches for the surfers for the perfect high wave as in Hawaii. The villages in Teluk Dalam have a unique and strong tradition and architecture of Nias. The houses ...

Bukit Lawang

Bukit Lawang

Bukit Lawang (door to the hill) is a small village located in south Gunung Leuser National Park (GLNP), North Sumatra. The village is an entrance gate to the legendary Sumatra forests where Leuser Mount (3.404 meter) is. In Bukit Lawang was Sumatran orangutan rehabilitation center established since 1973. Orangutan is the main attraction of Bukit Lawang, for the rare handsome primate swinging from...

Kampung Muara Site

Kampung Muara Site

The cultural heritage site of Kampung Muara is located in Cirateun Hilir village, district Cibungbulang, Bogor regency, West Java. the archeological heritages which are three inscriptions originated from the period of Tarumanagara are found in this site. They are inscription of Kebonkopi found in early 1860s, inscription of Ciaruteun found in 1863, and inscription of Muara Cianten. Source of pict...

Remo Dance

Remo Dance

Remo dance is a welcome dance of East Java describing dynamic character of Surabaya or East Java citizen. The dance portrays the braveness of a prince. It is accompanied by music of gamelan. The dancers wear sawonggaling costume consists of black upper which presents 18th century clothing, black velvet pants with gold ornaments and batik, a belt and keris on the waist, in the right thigh was the ...

Semanggi

Semanggi

Semanggi is a traditional cuisine of Surabaya. It consists of two kinds of vegetable, semanggi leaves and steamed sprout, served with mixed petis (fresh shrimp that is pounded, boiled in rice straw water and  seasoned) and special seasoning which is mixed sweet potatoes, peanuts and brown sugar, completed with kerupuk puli. The seller is easily recognized because they wear a jarit (long batik sc...