Archive for February 2016

Paolle Dance and Paddekko Dance

Paolle Dance and Paddekko Dance

Paolle and Paddekko dance are traditional dance of Bantaeng. The dance is used to perform for king enthroning or traditional ceremonies such appainung karaeng or heirloom bathing, harvesting, wedding, or circumcision. Paolle dance is Bantaeng version of Pakarena dance which is performed by 6 to 12 girls, while Paddekko dance is performed by boys. The dancers wear traditional costume such as red ...

Natural pool of Eremerasa

Natural pool of Eremerasa

Emerasa natural pool is located in Kampala village, about 16 km from Bantaeng city. The visitors are able to swim in the cold water pool which comes from visible natural springs flowing through trees and stones. Besides, the visitor can enjoy the landscape of  old trees which are still preserved by the locals. The price is really cheap. You just spend about IDR 5000 for adult and IDR 4000 for ch...

Ulee Kareng Coffee from Aceh

Ulee Kareng Coffee from Aceh

Ulee Kareng Coffee is pioneered in 1960 in Aceh as a family heritage. The process of making the coffee maintaining the distinctive taste of the coffee makes it famous internationally. The coffee can be found in many restaurants, hotel, and coffee shops in Aceh. The coffee is suitable for gift and daily use. Source image: http://1.bp.blogspot.com/

Phinisi

Phinisi

Traditional sailboat of Bugis-Makassar society. According to the story in the  Lontara La Galigo text, the first Phinisi ship has existed since the 14th century and was made by the crown prince of the kingdom of Luwu, Sawerigading, for a trip to China. The vessel is made of a material taken from welengreng tree (the tree of the gods) which is very sturdy. Before cutting down the tree, a special ...