Bentar Indah Beach, Probolinggo – East Java

  Bentar Indah Beach Bentar Indah beach located at Gending district, in the side road of Surabaya – Banyuwangi, 7 km from the east to Probolinggo. Bentar Indah beach is the way to Bali – Surabaya – Yogyakarta – Jakarta, so that it is a potential tourism object. There is a hill beside the Bentar Indah beach, because it’s located on the main road curve. So that, the tourist can climbs the hill and enjoy the beautiful of sea scenery. There is white sand that spread along the beach and…

Tengger People, Bromo Mt, Probolinggo – East Java

Tenggerese People Tenggerese or Tengger People is one of Indonesian tribes that live around Bromo Mountain which located around Pasuruan, Lumajang, Probolinggo and Malang Regency. The Tenggerese are the descendants of the Majapahit Princes. Their population is about 600.000 inhabitants within thirty villages. Tenggerese are being known as obedient Hindu followers. For them, Bromo Mountain is sacred. In once in a year they held ceremony of Kasada or Yadnya Kasada as a thanks giving to the Lord. This ceremony is always held in midnite in full moon time around date…

Rawon, The Black Soup from Surabaya – East Java

Rawon Rawon or Nasi Rawon (Rawon Rice) is a strong rich tasting traditional Indonesian beef black soup. Rawon is originally from Surabaya, it is black because it uses black nuts/keluwek/kepayang in Malay (Pangeum edule, fruits of kepayang tree) as the main spice which gives the strong nutty flavor and dark color to the soup. The soup is made of ground mix­ture of garlic, shallot, keluwak, ginger, candlenut, turmeric, red chili and salt sauteed with oil until it gets fragrant. The sauteed mixture is then poured into boiled beef stock with…

Gunung Leuser National Park, Aceh – North Sumatra

  Gunung Leuser National Park Gunung Leuser National Park (TNGL) is one of Nature Conservation Areas in Indonesia that covering an area of 1,094,692 hectares. The administration is located in two provinces of Aceh and North Sumatra. This forest is dominant in East Aceh, South Aceh and Langkat North Sumatra; it known by the results of world-class coffee and tobacco. Those who love to travel can start the adventure in this national park through Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra, where there are the impresive of orangutan that live inside the forest.…