Category Archives: Souvenirs

MELODIOUS BAMBOOS PART 1 : Angklung


Walking in the bamboo forest
I heard a muffled whimper
No, it’s not my conscience
Only the friction of bamboo leaves

Bamboo (Bambuseae, Ltn) is a herbaceous plant species with many cavities and many segments in its trunk. Bamboo has many types. In this world, bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants. Because it has a unique rhizoma-dependent system, in a day  bamboo can grow along  60cm (24 inches) even more, depending on soil conditions and climatology where he planted (Wikipidia).
Sundanese land (Priangan) have suitable soil conditions for bamboos to grow and develop. And make bamboo as an artistic medium for the Sundanese artists, and shaping it into various kinds of music instrument. Such as Angklung.

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Sweet Tradition : Fermented Glutinous Rice


After a long “time off to write” at this my favorite blogs, because of my busy working time, finally, I’m back!
Oh yes, I owe a promise to you, to write an article about “fermented glutinous rice. ” Perhaps, this is the time!

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OLD & NEW : Bring The Nostalgic Atmosphere


Shopping enjoyment can we feel when we’ve got what we want and need. And what we want /need, not necessarily the new, the latest or the modern one(s). It could be the antiques, second-hand (maybe more) and the old-look. After I trafeled and need a rest, for a moment I stopped at this place. A simple shop, with the contents of which, practically, far from simple. Brings me to another time ….

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PEUYEUM : Hard to Say IT, Easy to Taste IT


So many variety of unique Sundanese culinary flavor in Bandung which you can get. One of them is PEUYEUM (sweet-fermented-cassava). Wow …. how do I say it in English?! Hmmmm …..It’s quite hard to pronounce it for non-Sundanese tongue. But it isn’t hard to taste the unique-sweet flavor of this traditional cuisine, that has became an iconic delicacy in Bandung.

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Stunning Big Boat : Tangkuban Parahu Mt


This is one of the “icon” of Bandung. It is a masterpiece of the Creator of the Universe, created in Tatar Sunda. Adding beautiful Parahiangan: Mount Tangkuban Parahu.

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DISTRO : The Spirit of Bandung Youth Fashion


Bandung is not only famous as a city of culinary tourism. Remember! Bandung was dubbed “Paris van Java”! City of fashion! So if you are interested to find clothes shopping places are nice, unique and affordable, Bandung can be an alternative of your choice! Well, there is one type of clothing shopping, especially clothes for young people (although not limited by age). The place is called: “distro”.

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Balkot Festiv : Celebrating 200th Bandung’s Anniversary


HOOHAAA! Bandung has turned out a series of monumental events in this month. Yesterday, 10-10-10, ITB’s Art Market. And just ended, BANDUNG’S TOWN HALL FESTIVAL 2010 (Saturday, 16-10-10).

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Beautiful Experiences @ Selasar Sunaryo


Still great memorable moment (for me), ITB’s Art Market 2010. Where many works of art by artists of Bandung, in particular, combined in one art event that provides insight, adventure as well as art education for the visitors. Including me. One of the artworks are also on display at the time was one of the works of Bandung’s famous artist, Sunaryo.

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ITB’s Art Market 2010 : THE DAY !


Finally, the awaited arrival! ITB’s Art Market 10th was officially opened! Although I am somewhat confused about the opening schedule, which is between 8 or 10 am. But it does not matter! Because after my morning run last Sunday morning, I immediately stopped at ITB campus on Jl. Ganesha.

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ITB’s ART MARKET 2010: PREPARATION H-1


Just one more day event once a rare 4-year: ITB’s Art Market will be held! This is the pride of the city of Bandung art scene is very awaited. Precisely Sunday, 10/10/10 (wow! truly unique date!) ITB’s Art Market will be held officially only 10 hours! The theme at the moment is: Something Forgotten.

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