Archive for November 2014

The House of Bung Karno

The House of Bung Karno

One of the most priceless historical buildings to visit is the house of Bung Karno at Soekarno Hatta street of Anggut district, Bengkulu. The year of the house establishment cannot be certainly known. Originally, the house was owned by a Chinese merchant named Lion Bwe Seng and was rented by a Dutchman to place Bung Karno during his exile in Bengkulu. Source: http://www.bengkulukota.go.id/

Interesting Places and Sites:     Bengkulu

Interesting Places and Sites: Bengkulu

Parr and Hamilton Monument Malborough Fort

Interesting Places and Sites:     South Sumatra

Interesting Places and Sites: South Sumatra

Kuto Besak Bumi Ayu Temple Palembang Grand Mosque Lawang Kidul Mosque Museum Balaputra Dewa Musi River

Interesting Places and Sites:     North Sumatra

Interesting Places and Sites: North Sumatra

Sigura-gura Dam Bukit Lawang Motorcycle Pedicab Lake Toba North Sumatra Museum Samosir Island

Tradition of Pacu Jalur

Tradition of Pacu Jalur

Pacu Jalur is a traditional rowboat race from Riau. The rowboat is about 25-40 m length with 40-60 crews. Each year, the race is held at the same time with Indonesian Independence Day. The ancestral tradition has been held since hundreds years ago and becomes one of the biggest event in Riau attracting tourists from around the world until today.