Archive for February 2018

Circumcision

Circumcision

  The tradition of circumcision or in Indonesia is known as “sunat” or “khitan” is considered as a sign or step towards maturity in men and also an obligation for Muslim men. Circumcision is not done as a baby but in adolescence that marks a transition from childhood to adulthood. Circumcision is the act of cutting or removing some or all of the front cover skin...

Mie Titi

Mie Titi

  A kind noodle dish using dry noodles (deep fried) with thick sauce and also sliced chicken, mushrooms, shrimp, squid, and liver. The dish is  similar to i fu mie only the noodles are thinner and broken into individual layers instead of fused into a circle like in I fu mie. Initially the name of food is not titi noodle. The name comes from the nickname of the owner of dry noodle ...

Saraba

Saraba

This drink is commonly found in South Sulawesi, especially along the road in the city of Makasar or in Losari coast. Saraba is made from milk, eggs, ginger, coconut milk and smoothly crushed brown sugar. Saraba is often served on a friendly chat amongst Makasar people at night. Not only known as a hot comfort drink, but saraba is also believed to generate stamina for men, give energy to let...

Papua spear

Papua spear

One of the traditional weapons of the tribe that exist in Papua and West Papua is spear. This spear are made of natural materials such as wood and stone. Each tribe has a different spear shape, there is also variety of having 1 or two spear point. The spear in the picture is an example of spear used by Asmat tribe. Some of the tribes people now still lives the way they ancestors were ce...

Papua Dagger

Papua Dagger

  Dagger knives are generally made from metal strips but in Papua it is made from the bones of cassowary birds which are endemic to Papua. Cassowary cage bones are selected because they are easily shaped and sharpened but still have a strong structure. The handles of traditional Papuan weapons are usually adorned with cassowary feathers or natural fiber. image source: gpswisataindo...