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Papuma, The Secret Beach

[10 Jul 2011 | Comments Off on Papuma, The Secret Beach | 782 views]

Papuma is a beautiful beach adorned with neat stones bordering ther soil and the white sand along the beach. Combined with the beautiful panorama and the soft sand, it’s the perfect place for sunbathing. There is also the forest with a variety of animals such as lizards, chicken, deer, armadillos, …

Angklung, World Cultural Heritage

[21 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 1,343 views]

Angklung art from Indonesia has just been ordained as one of the world heritage by UNESCO on a trial in Nairobi, Kenya, 16 November 2010. It was officially ordained as The Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

The word angklung is derived from angka(eng:number) that means the tone, …

Baluran National Park, Africa in Indonesia.

[10 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 1,024 views]

It’s easy to reach the national park which covers about 25,000 acres. It’s 265 km from Surabaya(capital of East Java) or 6 hours drive, and it’s only 27 km from Ketapang Banyuwangi or no more than 45 minutes.
The entrance gate to the national park is located alongside the …

Pangandaran, The Second Bali

[11 Sep 2010 | Comments Off on Pangandaran, The Second Bali | 1,017 views]

As a beach that directly facing the Indian Ocean, Pangandaran was once hit by tsunami strikes back in June 2006. However, the main tourism object of Ciamis, West Java, is quickly recovered. Now the tourism activity on the beach also known as the second Bali has been re-bloom.

Moreover, it’s …

Alas Purwo National Park, Banyuwangi

[30 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 1,444 views]

Alas Purwo National Park is one representative of lowland rain forest ecosystem in Java, Indonesia.

There are unique and endemic plants in this national park like kecik sapodilla (Manilkara kauki) and bamboo manggong (Gigantochloa manggong). Other plants are ketapan (Terminalia cattapa), nyamplung (Calophyllum inophyllum), kepuh (Sterculia foetida), keben (Barringtonia asiatica), …

Rawon, East Java’s Black Soup

[28 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 1,427 views]

Rawon is typical cuisine of East Java. It’s a kind of soup, but if for most people soup is usually served in a clear or diluted broth. However, in East Java, the soup’s served in a black broth. And that soup is called Rawon. Generally, the beef is cut …

Rujak Cingur, A Challenging Taste

[17 Feb 2010 | No Comment | 1,082 views]

Rujak Cingur is a traditional food that can be easily found in the area of East Java, especially in its homeland, Surabaya. Rujak Cingur usually consists of several kinds of sliced fruits like cucumbers, krai (a kind of East Javanese cucumber), bengkoang, young mango, pineapple, kedondong and with addition of …

Sempu Island, The Beach and The Lake

[17 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 987 views]

This natural tourist attraction is not as famous as other object in East Java like Mount Bromo. However, you’ll find that less-famous doesn’t always mean less-beautiful.

Away from the riot of city, the natural atmosphere and not a single building standing on this island, not even a restaurant or hotel. …

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