(Hello There) : Meet Malaysian Javanese


It’s been more than a month for my hiatus from blogging. I’ve lost my focus on blogging and confused what to do. Thanks God finally I’ve got idea for writing again and for now on I’ll write regularly again. Meeting Javanese in Malaysia? Yes, I did! I went to Malaysia between 2-5 December 2016 for…

(Weekly Photo Challenge) : Imitating Doraemon, or Pocong?


For this week, it is so intriguing for me as I have to find out some photos related to this theme. These photos were taken near Bundaran HI (HI roundabout) Jakarta, where some people mimicked anything (such as famous cartoon characters) for getting some money. It’s creative and lovely, though some are little bit scary…

(Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge) : White Flower – Teratai Putih/White Lotus


White represents purity White shows clarity White also expresses innocence White flower is symbol pure love Unconditional love, without objection Without temptation White lotus is cold, survival and innocent for me Special for this challenge I am back Cee I use Javanese script for my watermark…that’s fun for rediscover my heritage.

(Explore Tangerang) : Enjoying The Asinan


Well, asinan is one of local dish can be found in Jakarta, Tangerang, Bogor and Bekasi. It’s derived from the word asin or salty where it consists of salted solution soaked vegetables or fruits. This is one of my favourite treat for culinary adventures. I found one of the delicious asinan in Pasar Lama Tangerang…

(Explore Tangerang) : Looking For The Rare Fruits (Incidentally)


Hi, this is still part of my Tangerang exploration! In Pasar Lama I found many rare things, and the first thing was rare local fruits. Among oranges, mangoes, dragon fruits, grapes and many more modern or imported ones, I could find some rare fruits I used to have in my childhood…at least some of them…

(Explore Tangerang) : Daily Things in Pasar Lama (Tangerang’s Chinatown)


Happy Youth’s Oath for all Indonesian youth! Yay!!! It’s the moment we all become one nation, one motherland, one national language and until now Indonesia has no problem related to national language while there are more than 500 languages spoken (though some have already been extinct). Well, Indonesia is more than just naturally multiracial nations,…

(Explore Tangerang) : Tehyan Player


One thing I like when visiting Pasar Lama Tangerang (Tangerang Old Market) is three old men who sit down on the pedestrian and playing music. One plays guitar, another plays kecrek and one more plays Tehyan. Tehyan is a two stringed bowed instrument or spike fiddle. It is descendant of Erhu of China which was…

(Explore Tangerang) : Laksa Bogor vs Laksa Tangerang


Well, I think I have already been laksa freak. I ever had asam laksa in Malaysia 8 years ago, but after years I finally found laksa again, but in Jakarta, Tangerang and Bogor. As a matter of fact, I can compare between Laksa Tangerang and Laksa Bogor. Those are typical dishes from peranakan cuisine and…

(Explore Tangerang) : My Benteng Heritage Museum Visitation


This is my article about Tangerang, the city I am dwelling right now. It’s part of Banten Province, western of Jakarta. This is place where Jakarta International Airport located, so that’s why when you come to Indonesia or Jakarta, actually you land in Tangerang at first, then you can continue your way wherever you want….

(Weekly Photo Challenge) : Part of Javanese- Wayang Maker


Wayang or puppet show has already been performed even prior to Hinduism arrival to Nusantara, especially Java. Wayang itself from the word bayang or shadow as it’s only performed its shadow than the real one. Wayang has many various forms depend on region and missions. Wayang was also part of Islam mission in Java between 14-16th…

(Tuesday’s Photo) : KEMBALI / COMING BACK


When The Eid celebration was over Everyone who return home for celebrating it has to come back Come back to their place where they work, live and face daily problems Far away again from the beloved ones While bringing new things, new goods, even newcomers Which brings urbanization Many of them only have brave Sometimes…