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    The Legend of Banyuwangi

     The Legend of Banyuwangi. Hi my beloved visitor! Have you ever gone to Banyuwangi ? It is located at the eastern-most end of the Indonesian island of Java and it is a very strategic area for those who want to go to Bali, as it serves as an important ferry port between Java and Bali. It is surrounded by mountains and forests to the west; by sea to the east and south. Banyuwangi is only separated by Strait of Bali from Bali. The name of Banyuwangi is Javanese for “fragrance water”, connected to the Javanese folklore of Sri Tanjung.        How is the story of…

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    The Legend of Nyi Roro Kidul

    The Legend of Nyi Roro Kidul The Legend of Nyi Roro Kidul        Nyi Roro Kidul or the Queen of the South Ocean (Indonesian = Ratu Pantai Selatan) is very famous legend in Indonesia, especially for Javanese people. This legend is about legendary Indonesian female spirit or deity. For the complete legend, let’s go to the following story. (Also read : The Legend of Banyuwangi)      Long time ago in West Java, There was a kingdom named Padjajaran Kingdom, the kingdom was ruled by Prabu Munding Wangi. He had a beautiful daughter named Dewi Lara Kaditha. She was very beautiful girl and friendly, all of the people…

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    Story of Javanese Letters

    Story of Javanese Letters Ajisaka Part 2 Story of Javanese Letters        One day when Ajisaka and Dora worked in the rice field, they talked to villagers about the village.        “It is really a nice village. I liked to live here. The scenery is very interesting, the air is very fresh and, the villagers are so friendly,” Ajisaka said to one of the villagers.          “Yes, it is. But, the villagers always feel afraid and worried about the condition of this village. The people are not in peace anymore,” replied the villagers. (Also read : The Legend of Sarangan Lake)        “Why…