The Tomb of Bung Karno's In Blitar East Java

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Tomb of Bung Karno's as Indonesian 1st President is one of the tourist icon in Blitar. Blitar dubbed as Earth of Bung Karno, due to the body of Bung Karno is buried in the city of Blitar. In addition to the tomb of Bung Karno, you can see a wide range documentations about Bung Karno form the photographs in the museum which still located at the Tomb Complex of Bung Karno. Bung Karno's tomb is located in the northern town of Blitar, precisely at Jalan Ir. Sukarno, who was in the area Bendogerit District of Sananwetan.

Prior to the tomb, it helps you to enter at through the south entrance, precisely located in the south library Bung Karno. Because in this place you will find one of the invitation spot tourists background favorite photos of Bung Karno Statue which is right in front of the entrance to the library.

Once satisfied to take the photo with the background of the Bung Karno statue, you can go into the room that holds hundreds photo documentations of Bung Karno. In this room you can see a wide range of activities Bung Karno who was enshrined in the lens. If you want to see old photos and other items, you can visit to Gebang Palace in Blitar is located not so far from the Tomb of Bung Karno.

Once satisfied with this room, you can go to the library to read/borrow (for members with Kota Blitar ID) the books of Bung Karno. In the library, you are not allowed to take photos. In the Bung Karno library's there is a room filled with special books about Bung Karno.

If you are not interested to go to the library, you can immediately see the magnificence the tomb complex of Bung Karno with pillars and a pool in the middle. To get to the Bung Karno tomb, you have to climb the stairs high enough. Before entering into the tomb area, your must fill guest book located at the west staircase. After that you can go into the Bung Karno tomb area.

Kampung Coklat in Blitar, East Java

Tourism in the Kampung Coklat (Chocolate Village) is very pleasant, the Village located in the District of Plosorejo Kademangan Blitar, East Java, Indonesia. Went to the Kampung Coklat very easy, to find the Kampung Coklat place just follow instructions along the way. If we were from the Blitar mid town just follow the streets toward Kademangan until finding the bridge turn left, until you find Kademangan market and still straight until the crossroad towards Lodoyo (Mountain Parrots), from here turn left and follow the road straight approximately 3 km. Location of Kampung Coklat was on the north road or the left side of the road, near to the border with the village of Plosorejo Darungan Kademangan.

Our delegation coming from Sidoarjo, East Java traveled to the Kampung Coklat by car.

Great fun along the highway along the city because of the size of the course is wide enough and at every intersection or turn there is always a signpost.

To be able to enjoy educational tours Kampung Coklat there are two travel packages that we can select which Travel Packages 25.000 per person and Student Family Pack 40,000 per person.

Fortunately we did not need to pay the travel package but enough to buy tickets only Rp.5000 per person and there will be a guide who will guide us around the Kampung Coklat.

There are any five areas that could be explored in Kampung Coklat, That is the area of ​​cocoa nursery, cocoa plantations, drying of cocoa, cocoa processing and chocolate packaging.

In this cocoa nursery area of ​​loose soil. We could see the rows of cocoa trees with fruit that grows leafy green, red and yellow. did you know readers how long it takes for cacao trees were ready to be harvested? Four to five years.

In the garden area was deliberately given a table and chairs that can be used by visitors to rest and eat food under the shade of cocoa trees.
Across the cacao plantation we were able to visit the area drying cocoa beans.

How to drying with natural methods that is dried in the sun for 5-7 days. The new cocoa beans ready to be processed if a 6% water content, for measuring the moisture content is used special tools ie aqua boy. After the cocoa beans are sorted using a sorting machine or grader.

Here we can see the chef in charge of processing cocoa into chocolate. Beside it there is space packaging of processed cocoa from chocolate bars to chocolate candy with a variety of flavors and shapes. If we want to buy the products processed cocoa in the Kampung Coklat then we can buy it at Kampung Coklat Gallery. We then bought some processed cocoa products such as cocoa powder, chocolate bars and chocolate candy with fruit-flavored variant.

So for readers who like to travel, especially if with loved ones do not forget to enter to the Kampung Coklat Blitar in the list of family attractions in East Java because it is guaranteed not to regret come there. Can be sweet chocolate, also science. Blitar accommodation need not worry, you can find it here.

Tor Tor Dance, North Sumatra

Friday, July 6, 2012

Tor-tor dance is typical dance tribal Batak of North Sumatra. Exactly Mandailing. These dance moves in rhythm with the music (magondangi) played using traditional instruments such as gondang, flute, trumpet Batak, and others.

Previously, Dance tor-tor is used in rituals associated with spirits. Spirit is invoked and "go" to the statues of stone (a symbol of the ancestors). The statues were then moves like dancing, but with a rigid motion. The movement is a movement of the foot and hand movements.

This dance is usually held at a big party, which earlier in the clean place and location of the party before the party began to away from danger by using lime. Tor-tor into the culture of indigenous people in every activity Batak.

Tor-tor dance is also in use at the wedding, the tribe Mandailing Tarin tor-tor is a dance that is the case until now. Many people who know the dance because dance tor-tor tor-tor is always in use by some of the dance studio to become one of the dance that was developed and in the case.
Everyone can definitely dance Mandailing tor-tor, because the dance is always in use in a variety of events in northern Sumatra. This dance is also very in love by people who are not tribal Batak. Dance in Indonesia has characteristics of each area into a dance in pride.
This dance is very popular so it is always in use on special occasions. Clothes that are used in dance clothes tor-tor is characterized by wearing ulos Batak.
Clothing worn when dancing was tor-tor is very good because the clothes on the dance tor-tor has its own characteristics.
Tor-tor dance types are manifold, namely:

1. Tor tor Pangurason (cleansing dance).
This dance is usually held at a big party. Before the party starts, place and location of the party first cleaned by using lime to be far from danger.

2. Tor tor Sipitu cup (Dance of the seven bowls).
This dance is usually held during the inauguration of a king. This dance is also derived from the seven daughters of heaven to bathe in a lake at the top of the mountain by an incoming pusuk Buhit sipitu sasarung piso (seven knife sheath).
3. Tor tor Single Panaluan
Usually held when a disaster-stricken village. Single panaluan danced by the shaman to guide the solution to resolve the issue. For a single rod is a combination of supernatural powers panaluan Debata Natolu above the continent, the continent was, and the Continent.

Tor-Tor on today for the Batak people are no longer just assumed with the spirit world, but it became an art because the Tor-Tor into the culture of indigenous people in any activities of Batak.

The Museum Of Jambi

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Jambi city still has a museum that has a culture collection of Jambi Province. The Museum of Jambi, located at the intersection of Jalan Prof. Dr. Soedewi Sofwan, and Jalan Urip Sumoharjo. Built on February 18, 1981, and inaugurated June 6, 1988. The museum features traditional architecture Jambi, the Kajang Lako House. Currently, the museum is in a period of renovation will be completed in December 2011. The museum has a land area of ​​13 350 square meters with building area of ​​4,000 square meters.

Museum of Jambi has a diverse collection numbering approximately 2855 units. These collections are grouped in sections such as geologika, Biologika, filologika, etnografika, arkeologika, historika, numeratika, keramologika, fine arts, and teknologika. Collection has been divided into several sections are also grouped in different rooms. one of them, the room that presents cultural treasures Jambi culture of ancient times like the Malay traditional hunting equipment, farm equipment and fishing, as well as woven and woven handicrafts and batik Jambi typical with flower motif. Then, Jambi Malay ethnic wedding supplies ranging from traditional dresses to wedding paraphernalia wedding accessories, wedding, bedding, and special batik cloth used to wrap corpses.

In another room with the theme "Natural Potential Jambi", there are animals that exist throughout the province of Jambi. The animals have been preserved and some are replicas, such as Sumatran tigers, bears, crocodiles, and others. In addition, the natural potential of Jambi in the room there are also examples of timber trees in Jambi, and the discovery of the Batang river from time to time, such as natural stones from ancient times until today.

Picnic In Jambi, Indonesia

Tebo estuary is one of the city located in Batang Hari river and Trunk Tebo. Tebo estuary itself is a district capital Tebo regency. The city is located exactly promontory of the river (meeting) between the Batang Hari river and Trunk Tebo. Tebo Muara community often mention the confluence of two rivers as the tip of the Cape and is since a few years ago the area was used as a tourist location Tanggo Rajo.

Rajo Tanggo
Rajo Tanggo historically built as in ancient times the king Jambi been anchored in this area. This area is located right alongside the river. Extensive tourist spot is only about 1.5 acres directly adjacent to the estuary Tebo market and for some people who are scattered in several villages along the river, the area is often used to place the boat waiting for the machine (Getek) which is used for river transport. Rajo Tanggo visited crowded when holidays and on market day (Friday and Tuesday). Unfortunately, facilities and existing facilities are not properly groomed and facilities are fairly limited. Outside this region we can see the trees grow tall. Beautiful atmosphere makes the atmosphere is quite comfortable. Large trees are decades old even thought there might be hundreds of years old. Distribution of scattered trees follow the roads that are here. Not far from this area we can also find tennis courts are no longer maintained, there are only a few groups of young men sometimes sport here.
Fort tuo (old fort relic Japan)
About 300 meters towards the west end of the promontory, there is an old castle complex that was established and used Japanese soldiers during the occupation. Former Japanese building marked by the shape of the building is still intact and the names of some buildings that are listed on the walls of the building using the Japanese vocabulary, for example Sakura. Old buildings were destroyed unkempt and overgrown shrubs. This complex longitudinal follow the direction of the Batang Hari river right behind the complex. Towards the south about 30 meters from the complex right in the tomb of Sultan Taha Syaifudin hero with an area of ​​about half an acre more.
Heroes Tomb of Sultan Taha Syaifudin
Sultan Taha seoarang Syaifudin is a national hero who came and fought in Jambi. According to history he died and was buried in Tebo. Tomb of Sultan Taha became one of the destinations, unfortunately not optimal treatment for these historical buildings that began to experience physical damage.

Estuary market Tebo (Dutch heritage) and historic legend
This traditional market is different from traditional markets in other cities. Existing building is still largely a colonial relic, made of wood and two-story buildings with a typical form of the Dutch and the Japanese made the city khasan history is still felt. there is a market west of the old mosque, the mosque used to call people around the water's edge. This mosque is where the story according to the spread of Islam in Muara Tebo. There are some religious leaders Islamic tomb in front of the mosque, usually visited by people from the plains, jambi and other cities for the pilgrimage.
Enjoy the exotic nature in Batang Hari river and Trunk Tebo.
For those of you who love nature and like adventure, traveling in the two watersheds is very challenging for the try. We can use the boat engine (getek) belongs to the people to get around to follow the flow of this river. Along the river we can enjoy the natural beauty and distinctive residential community by the river.

Tired of traveling in the town of Muara Tebo, to add to the atmosphere khasan Jambi province, you should try some typical foods Jambi. one of which must be in the try is Tempoyak. Tempoyak is fermented durian fruit, used in cooking with catfish and ikan2 captured from the Batang Hari river. For souvenirs, you can buy a souvenir and finished as a sign you've arrived at the town of Muara Tebo.
Access to transportation and lodging is very easy to get. In Muara Tebo already there are some decent hotels, travel agents, and the city is traversed by a causeway linking the Sumatra city of Jambi, Padang.

Sipin Lake, Jambi

One of the attractions that could be one destination to visit is the tourist area of ​​Lake Sipin. This tourist area is located not far from the center of Edinburgh. Only a 30 minutes from downtown, you've got to show off the natural beauty of the place.

This area is located at Simpang Buluran Recognize, Telanaipura District, City of Edinburgh. Precisely in addition to the Faculty of Medicine Unja. From the highway you have to see the sights of Lake Sipin magnificent.

The lake is a tourist area Sipin accentuate the natural beauty of the lake. You will feel comfortable in this place. Places that attract dozens of visitors, especially young people from the very crowded at 16.00 pm. For holiday visitors can of at 14.00 pm. You will enjoy the fresh air while looking at the scenery around the fabulous such as fishermen who are paddling the boat, and the existing houses on stilts across the lake. Attraction, every holiday is often found of road.
Usually visitors crowded the seats that have been offered by the management of this tour. As in the garden, or from the huts provided by the merchants. It is wonderful to see the views of the lake while tasting food sold in this area.
One trader said that the place is crowded tourist visited every afternoon. Interestingly here, this place can be used as recreation with family. Because the facility here quite complete, especially the evening cool environment and not far from downtown.

In this resort there are also boat rides. You can paddle your own boat with a lover or beloved family. Boat that you paddle across and around the lake, of course, you have to cross that line has been determined by the manager of the boat dock. To play this boat, you just spent money amounting to Rp 5 thousand / person. Each boat usually consist of three or four people.
"This boat rides recently opened after the Eid yesterday, so still relatively new, about 1 month. Visitors can paddle your own boat or use the services of workers. They circled Lake Sipin, of course, be guided through the pathways that we have provided

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