Recreation

Coban Pelangi Waterfall

Coban Pelangi Waterfall

Coban Pelangi Waterfall

        There are many exotic places in Malang that we can decide as some alternatives for our destination in refreshing. One of them is Coban Pelangi Waterfall. This is very beautiful place to visit during holiday or weekend. (also read : Recreation to Selorejo Dam)

        Location of Coban Pelangi Waterfall is about 35 km away to the East from the city of Malang. It is exactly located in Gubug Klakah village, Poncokusumo district, it is in area of Semeru Mountain, the highest mountain in Java.

        The landscape of Semeru mountain presents the most amazing natural charm in Java. The flow of the river that flows between the mountains of Gemunung , ultimately creating a very beautiful waterfall, If there’s sun ray you can always see rainbow there. In Indonesian rainbow is called Pelangi. That’s why it is called Coban Pelangi or Rainbow waterfall.

        The waterfall of Coban Pelangi is flowing from the cliff that has a height of 110 meters (it is higher than Coban Rondo waterfall or Coban Ondo waterfall). Charm of the waterfalls can be enjoyed while holding mat on top of the prepared field zone manager. Protection of the cottages are also prepared facing the waterfall. If the weather is good, lucky visitors can see the “Rainbow”’ which diffuses in the tops of the cliffs. read more

Pindul Cave Yogyakarta

Pindul Cave Yogyakarta

Pindul Cave Yogyakarta

        Yogyakarta is not only known as Education city but also known as recreation destination for domestic and foreign tourists. One of recreation is Pindul Cave Yogyakarta. This cave has very beautiful scenery so there are many visitors, especially domestic tourists, come there for recreation. Especially on weekends or holidays, the situation around the cave is very crowded. (also read : Recreation to Borobudur temple)

        Pindul Cave is located in Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta. It is exactly located in Gelaran, Bejiharjo village, Sub-district of Karangmojo, Gunung Kidul regency, Yogyakarta province. The distance of Pindul Cave is about 50 km to east from downtown of Yogyakarta or about 7 km from Wonosari city. By car, it’s only 1.5 hours from the city of Yogyakarta, with good road condition and beautiful scenery. Surrounded by mountains, Gunung Kidul has several rivers flowing through caves, one of the caves is Pindul Cave.

        The cave’s beauty has attracted visitors to visit it, and for the past of some years Pindul cave has been very popular, especially for domestic tourists. It’s relatively safe and easy to do around or in this cave; just sit on a big floating tube, follow the current, and enjoy the surroundings. We can choose between Kalisuci (Suci river) or Pindul river. Last week I had a chance to do it at Pindul river. read more

Jatijajar Cave Kebumen

Jatijajar Cave Kebumen

Jatijajar Cave Kebumen

        Hi my beloved reader, how are today? Well, in this occasion, I will share one of recreation place should be visited when we are having leisure time, especially in holiday. The place I mean is Jatijajar Cave Kebumen. (also read : Recreation to Maharani Cave)

Below is a brief information about Jatijajar Cave Kebumen.

        Jatijajar cave is one of attractive recreation place in Central Java. This cave is a tourist place in the form of a natural cave and it is formed of limestone. It’s length from the entrance up to the exit area is about 250 meters. The average width of this cave is 15 meters and the average height is 12 meters, while the thickness of the ceiling on average is10 meters. This cave is about 50 meters above from sea level.

        Jatijajar Cave is located in Jatijajar village, the sub-district of Ayah, in the region of Kebumen Regency, Central Java Province. The distance of the cave is about 45 km from the city of Kebumen. So we can get the cave from Kebumen regency about an hour.

        It is not difficult to get to Jatijajar cave. Visitors do not need to be confused to get there. Therefore, the location can be easily achieved. Visitors can use private vehicles or public transportation. If visitors want to use public transport, visitors simply ride the public bus from Kebumen to Gombong, and from Gombong station to Jatijajar cave. Jatijajar cave is located about 21 km western of Gombong.  read more

Roro Kuning Waterfall

Roro Kuning Waterfall

Roro Kuning Waterfall

        Recreation is an activity we do for pleasure or amusement. And going to Roro Kuning Waterfall can be one alternative place for having recreation after doing routine activities daily. This waterfall offers us beauty and exotic place for being visited. (also read : RECREATION TO SEDUDO WATERFALL)

        Roro Kuning Waterfall is located in Nganjuk regency. It is exactly located at the foot of Mount Wilis, in the village of Loceret, Bajulan District, Nganjuk regency, East Java. This waterfall is about 30 km south of the city of Nganjuk, and located at an altitude of 600 M above sea level. This waterfall has a height of 10 – 15 meters which flows from Mount Wilis.

        The name of Roro Kuning was taken from a beautiful princess in the Kediri Kingdom named Dewi Ruting or Dewi Kilisuci who was the daughter of King Sekartaji Dhoho Amiseno. The brief story happened when Dewi Kilisuci was taking a bath under the waterfall, some of villagers were seeing her. She was looked as the most beautiful woman. Her skin was yellowish. Villagers then named the waterfall where the virgin with yellowish skin of Dewi Kilisuci was taking a bath is “Roro Kuning Waterfall”. Roro means virgin, kuning means yellow. (Read : The legend of Roro Kuning : for completing Story) read more

Ranu Kumbolo Lake

Ranu Kumbolo Lake

Ranu Kumbolo Lake

        One more recreation destination place in Lumajang that I will share to my beloved readers. It is Ranu Kumbolo Lake. This lake is one of exotic recreation place should be visited when we go for refreshing around Bromo Mountain. (also read : The Beautiful of Mount Bromo)

        Ranu Kumbolo Lake is located in Ranu Pani village, Sub-District of Senduro, Lumajang Regency, East Java Province. It is one of three lakes in Ranu Pani village, they are Ranu Kumbolo, Ranu Pani and Ranu Regulo lake. Those lakes are parts of Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park.

        Ranu Kumbolo lake is a beautiful lake that has spectacular views and the exotic lake on Mount Semeru, East Java, Indonesia. It is on the slopes of Mount Semeru. Ranu Kumbolo is a lake with an altitude of 2400 meters above sea level. This lake looks like a bowl which holds the water from the hills that surround it. The temperature in the lake is very cold, close to zero degrees Celsius. When the morning came, it appears the water vapors will be created on the surface. With the background of the sun coming out from the middle of two adjacent hills. read more

Parangtritis Beach Yogyakarta

Parangtritis Beach Yogyakarta

Parangtritis Beach Yogyakarta

        There are many beautiful places can be an alternative for recreation destination in Yogyakarta. Those beautiful places are beaches, mountains, culture heritages and others. One of the beautiful places related to the beaches is Parangtritis Beach Yogyakarta. It is very attractive and exotic beach in Yogyakarta. (also read : Recreation to Prambanan Temple)

        Parangtritis beach Yogyakarta is very popular not only for Indonesian tourists but also for foreign tourists. Every visitor who are going to Yogyakarta for recreation, they must go to Parangtritis beach. It is a lovely beach with many impressing phenomena, naturally and supra naturally.

        The name of Parangtritis beach has its own history. According to the history, Hundreds years ago someone named Dipokusumo, who was a fugitive of Majapahit Kingdom, came to this area to meditate. When he saw water dripping from the crack of the coral reef, he named this area “Parangtritis”, originating from the word “parang” (stone) and “tumaritis” (water drops). The beach close to the area was then named “Parangtritis”. read more

Teleng Ria Beach Pacitan

Teleng Ria Beach Pacitan

Teleng Ria Beach Pacitan

        Have a nice meeting in recreation information area. Here we will give information about Teleng Ria Beach Pacitan. As we know that Pacitan is a famous place for its beaches. It has a lot of amazing beaches that people can visit. One of them is Teleng Ria beach. (also read : SRAU BEACH PACITAN)

        Teleng Ria Beach Pacitan, as its name, this beach is one of beaches in Pacitan. It is the nearest beach in Pacitan because It is only about 5 km from the city of Pacitan. It is exactly located in Teleng village, Pacitan District, Pacitan Regency. It can easily be reached by motorcycles, cars or other vehicles about 10 minutes from the city.

        There are some activities can be done by visitors when they go to Teleng Ria beach Pacitan such as swimming, walking on the shore of the beach and even enjoying the panorama of Teleng Ria beach. Some people visiting this place also do some activities such as jogging, bicycling etc. If you like to go fishing, that is a possible thing when you are visiting Teleng Ria beach. If you like to swim, I think you should be careful because sometimes big waves come suddenly. Usually, there is a sound of whistle if there are big waves coming suddenly. read more

Kastoba Lake Bawean

Kastoba Lake Bawean

Kastoba Lake Bawean

         There are many recreation places in East Java province which offer exotics view for the visitors. One of them is Kastoba Lake Bawean which can be alternative for spending holiday time. (also see : Recreation to Sarangan Lake)

        When you go to Bawean island, we suggest you to go to Kastoba lake as this lake has beautiful scenery and this lake is still natural. Kastoba Lake Bawean is one of exotic lake in Gresik Regency. So this lake is one of recreation destination place in Gersik. To enjoy the beauty and charm of Kastoba Lake, it can be reached on foot.

        Kastoba Lake Bawean is located in Paromaan village, Tambak district, Gresik regency, East Java Province. It is located in Bawean Island. We need only one and half hour drive from Sangkapura quay to reach the lake, by passing Bawean road. Kastoba lake located on a high hill enough. There are hundreds of steps that you must go through the undergrowth on either side of the road. Must be careful to get to the top, because the road to the lake is still very natural. read more

Plengkung Beach Banyuwangi East Java

Plengkung Beach Banyuwangi East Java

Plengkung Beach Banyuwangi East Java

        Do you like spend your holiday time for recreation? If you so, it is nice for you to go to Plengkung Beach Banyuwangi East Java because this place offers you exotic place for spending leisure time for this beauty of scenery. (also read : TANJUNG PAPUMA BEACH JEMBER)

        As the title of Plengkung Beach Banyuwangi East Java, this beach is located in area of Banyuwangi regency, East Java province. This beach is exactly located in Kalipait village, sub-district of Tegaldlimo, Banyuwangi regency, East Java.

        If you want to go to Plengkung Beach Banyuwangi East Java, there are two main routes to get there. The first and the longest route is overland by car through the road of Banyuwangi – Kalipahit. The distance from Banyuwangi to Kalipahit is about 59 Km, this trip then, is continued to the road of Kalipahit – Pasaranyar. The distance from Kalipait to Pasaranyar is about 3 Km. From Pasaranyar, it is continued to Trianggulasi – Pancur for about 15 Km. And you finally reach Plengkung Beach Banyuwangi East Java. The second from Banyuwangi – Benculuk (35km) by bus or car, and then Benculuk – Grajagan  (18km) by bus or public transportation, Grajagan – Plengkung beach by speedboat.  read more

Kalasan Temple Yogyakarta

Kalasan Temple Yogyakarta

Kalasan Temple Yogyakarta

        One more recreation place I want to share for my beloved reader. It is Kalasan Temple Yogyakarta. Although it is probably not as grandeur and fame as Borobudur Temple, but this temple has its own history. Kalasan Temple is the oldest Buddhist temple in Yogyakarta. Kalasan Temple was built to dedicate Goddess Tara.

        Kalasan Temple is located in sub-village of Kalibening, Tirtamani village, Sub-district of Kalasan, Sleman Regency, province of Yogyakarta. The location of Kalasan Temple is about 2 kilometers southern of Prambanan Temple. Kalasan Temple is precisely about 16 kilometers to the eastern of Yogyakarta. Kalasan temple is easy to be reached out because this temple is located next to the main road of Jogja – Solo.

        Kalasan Temple has beautifully ornamented with finely carved relief and coated with “vajralepa”, a yellowish material made from the sap of a certain tree. The vajralepa functioned as an adhesive and as protection against moss and mildew, while at the same time it refined the carvings. This temple is 24 m high and its base built in the form of a Greek cross. read more