Archive for April 2015

Eternal Fire

Eternal Fire

The eternal fire in Madura is mysteriously keep on burning. It is not that it is always lit, it is indeed will die out naturally when it rains, but the fire always lit up again right after the rain stops. Some locals believed in the spiritual power it possessed so there always be a lot of people comes to see the unique fire. The fire was once used to lit the torch of the National Sport Event (PO...

Sepat

Sepat

Another fish-based culinary from Sumbawa is Sepat. It is a kind of grilled fish with gravy and is usually served with rice, tomato spice, and slices of cucumber. The gravy is made from eggplant, young mango, cucumber, tomato, star fruit vegetables, and Sumbawa tamarind. All the ingredients is blended in a bowl with little water without cooked first so that the taste is sour. The food is also call...

Singang

Singang

The food is made from fresh fish seasoned with various spices. It somewhat seems like fish curry but it is rather sour by the tamarind. The food is easy to find in Sumbawa because many restaurants or food stalls sell it. There is no particular fish to make this cuisine, but kakap or bandeng is suggested. For the ingredients, you just need chilly, shallot, garlic, candlenut, turmeric to reduc...

Krabyakan Communal Bath

Krabyakan Communal Bath

Want to try having a bath outdoors? How about conversing with various people while you are at it? If you do, Krabyakan Spring in Sumber Ngepoh village, Malang city is the place you seek. You are charged for less than 1 American dollar for one time of soaking yourself until you are satisfied by relaxing and bathing while enjoying the view of the mountains and rice paddy.

7 Waterfalls Sumber Pitu

7 Waterfalls Sumber Pitu

This waterfall is located in Malang city. The waterfall is made of 7 springs that sprout out water all together into one place which makes this gorgeous waterfall. The locals believed that the waterfall has magical powers. Therefore it is fairly common to see a few villagers doing a ritual or taking the water as it is considered pure.