THE NATURE BEAUTY OF JAKARTA

The capital of Indonesia, Jakarta city was famous as a big, modern and busiest city with more than 10 millions people lived in it. A lot of fast development creates Jakarta as a metropolitan with a lot of new skycrapper building being built every month, in every corner of Jakarta. Despite with all the modernity…

SUMBA ISLAND, THE BELIEF OF MARAPU AND THE TRADITION OF PASOLA

I got a chance to visit this island because my office sent me to cover a story about a local religion, or according to the Indonesian government, a local belief called Marapu. The preparations to visit this island are crazy because information about the place is really limited on the Internet. I didn’t know the…

BETWEEN THE SKY, THE STAR AND THE CITYLIGHT

Here i found the light that I wanted Light in the sky, Light in the earth And I was in the shade of mother nature which embrace me under the cold air flow A burst of light in the eastern horizon Spilled the grains of gold As a greeting to the morning sun   (Mt….

LEARNING ABOUT PUPPET AT PUPPET MUSEUM IN JAKARTA

Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia and has a lot of things to see. If you are museum enthusiastic, Jakarta got dozens of museum to see. One of the museum in Jakarta was a Wayang or Puppet Museum. This museum is located in the Old City area of western Jakarta. The Puppet museum building was once…

KIDAL TEMPLE: THE OLDEST TEMPLE IN EAST JAVA

When visited Malang city at  East Java for covered some story, beside visited Jago temple, I also took time to visit Kidal temple. Just like Jago temple, the Kidal temple signpost name has also been seen by me when going to hike to mount Semeru. Kidal temple was located about 7 km from Jago temple….

HINDU-BUDHIST TRAIL AT JAGO TEMPLE

End of September 2010, I got a job to covered some stories at East Java. I am  going to ​​Surabaya, Malang and Pasuruan, to be precisely. In between 8 days of working, I have one day free time in Malang area. When going to somewhere new, I usually do the Culinary tour. But then I…