Kedung Kayang Waterfall Magelang

Kedung Kayang Waterfall Magelang

Kedung Kayang Waterfall Magelang

      There are a lot of recreation places for spending our leisure days’ stretches in Indonesia Archipelago. Every regency of provinces in Indonesia has its unique places for recreation destination. One of them is the recreation place in Magelang regency. It is Kedung Kayang Waterfall Magelang. (also read : Coban Pelangi Waterfall)

      Kedung kayang waterfall has amazing Merapi and Merbabu lanscapes with 400 metres high over the sea level. This waterfall is located in Magelang regency. It is precisely located in Wonolelo village, Sawangan subdistrict, Magelang regency. it is about 30 minute from Ketep Pass. The distance of the waterfall is about 30 km from Magelang or 55 km Yogyakarta. It means that we need about 2 hours from Yogyakarta to the waterfall.

      Kedung Kayang is a nature tourism in the form of a natural waterfall with an altitude of 39 meters with 80-degree slope position cliff. Water flowing of Kedung Kayang waterfall flows throughout the year and it is derived from four springs that are all derived from the slope of Merbabu mountain. The spring that surround the waterfall is called Penguripan spring. It is commonly used by people for a variety of purposes and objectives. 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

Pain behind a Lost Love

Pain behind a Lost Love

        Pain behind a Lost Love. The atmosphere of the night was very touching. In the living-room, Leony was still sobbing with her face buried in her grandmother’s lap. Her grandfather, her uncles and her aunts were there too. They said nothing except the word “Oh God” that sometimes broke their silence. There was only the sound of night animals. Everybody was in sadness

        Leony had never thought that on April 6th 2012 was the last day for her to meet her parents and her brother. On that day when Leony said farewell for going to school, her mother said that she would go to South Kalimantan with father and Leony’s brother for attending her cousin’s marriage at eight in the evening of April. They would go there by plane. The flight would be in the afternoon.

        No one thought that finally the plane got a fatal accident. It crashed a peak of mountain. It caused all of the passengers killed. It included her parents and her brother. How hard the temptation for Leony, the little girl who was just 10 years old that she had to lose her beloved parents and her beloved brother at the same time. read more

Recreation to Red Island Beach

Red Island Beach

       Recreation to Red Island Beach. Do you want to enjoy in your leisure time? One alternative of it is going for recreation. You can take recreation to mountain, around the city, beach or others because there are a lot of recreation places in Indonesia that we can go for destination. And some of them are in East Java. In this occasion, I want to give information about one beach in Banyuwangi. It is Red Island Beach.

       Red Island beach is one of the well-known tourist destination beach in Banyuwangi. This beach is located in Sumberagung Village, Pesanggaran District, Banyuwangi regency. Red Island Beach is located southern of Banyuwangi. It is about 60 kilometers from the city of Banyuwangi. To reach this beautiful beach, we can drive our car about 2.5 hours from the city.

       This beach gets its name from the red color of its soil. In the south part of the island we can enjoy a beautiful sunset in the evening. About 50 meters in west of the port, there’s a big total-fresh fish auction. read more

The Legend of Timun Mas

The Legend of Timun Mas

       The Legend of Timun Mas. Welcome back for the dearest visitors in my blog. After I’d shared The Legend of Tangkuban Perahu Mountain and The Legend of Banyuwangi, in this occasion I would like to share about Timun Mas, a folklore from Central Java. Below is the story.

       Long-long time ago, there lived a couple near the jungle. They were farmers. They were diligent farmers and they always worked hard in the paddy fields. They had been married for many years but they hadn’t had a child yet. Every day they prayed and prayed for a child. Once the husband of the couple died. The woman was sad because her husband had passed away, but she continued praying for having a child. She was mbok Sirni. Every day, she still prayed so God would give her a child.

       One night, when she was praying, a giant passed her house and heard her pray. He then met her. “I can give you a baby on one condition,” the giant said to Mbok Sirni, “You must promise to give the child back to me when she is teenagers old.” Mbok Sirni was so happy; she did not think about the risk of losing the child later and agreed to take the giant’s offer. The giant then gave her a bunch of cucumber seeds. “Plant it around your house.” The giant then left without saying anything else. read more

Recreation to Ngebel Lake

Recreation to Ngebel Lake

       Recreation to Ngebel Lake. This time is our occasion to share about recreation. And for this I want to share about one place can be an alternative way of refreshing after six days of working. This place is Ngebel Lake.

       Ngebel Lake as the name of this lake is located in Ngebel sub district, territory of Ponorogo East Java Indonesia. It is located about 24 km to the north-east of Ponogoro. This lake is in the slope of Wilis mountain with 734 meter height on the sea and the temperature 22 to 32 Celsius. This lake is a natural lake formed by volcanic crater that occurred of thousands years ago. Atmosphere of the lake is still very natural and cool because it was about 700 meters above sea level, so the air here is very cool and nice for a vacation to soothe our minds.

       With a surface area of about 1.5 km, the lake is surrounded by a road along the 5 km. This lake has an amazing panorama scenery, cool air with the natural condition make visitors more comfortable visiting the lake. In the lake spreads various fishes, one of them is the variety fishes that has been protected. It variety is Hampala fish or the local inhabitants named Ngongok fish. read more

The Legend of Mount Arjuna

The Legend of Mount Arjuna

The Legend of Mount Arjuna

The Legend of Mount Arjuna

       In the Mahabharata, Pandawa are the five acknowledged sons of Pandu. Their names are Yudhisthira, Bhima, Arjuna, Nakula and Sahadeva. Compared to his brothers, Arjuna had the most supernatural power.

     However, he still wanted to have more power by meditating. So He planned to meditate on the top of a mountain to ask the gods to give him supernatural power. He then climbed one big mountain and started meditating on the top of the mountain. (Also read : THE LEGEND OF WATU ULO BEACH)

      Arjuna concentrated meditating very hard days and nights. He was not disturbed by anything around him. While he was meditating, suddenly the mountain was slowly getting bigger and higher. The mountain was so high that it finally touched the heaven. It was the home of the gods. The touching of the mountain made the heaven shaking. The gods and the goddesses were restless. They talked to Batara Guru, the god of all gods.

    Finally Batara Guru ordered Batara Narada to investigate what actually happened in the earth. Then he went to investigate to find out what causes the severe shaking heaven. Batara Narada found Arjuna on the mountain. read more

Vacation to Bajul Mati Beach

bajul mati beach

       Vacation to Bajul Mati Beach. Vacation in holiday whether to the beach, to the mountain, to the area of jungle is very interesting, especially if this is done with our friends or our family. By this reason I’d like to share about vacation to the beach. In this case I want to share about the beautiful of Bajul Mati Beach.

       As the readers know, there are many recreation places can be enjoyed for recreation in East Java Province. Here I focus the beach in Malang Regency.

       Bajul Mati beach is located southern of Malang. It is in Rejogajah Village, Gedangan District. It is approximately 58 Km of the city of Malang. The location of Bajul Mati beach can be reached about 2.5 hours from the city of Malang or about 10 minutes from Goa China beach.

       If you want to go to the beach of Bajul Mati, it is preferably through Turen district, Sumbermanjing Wetan district and Sendang Biru beach. You should be careful for driving your vehicle on the way to the beach, even though the road is fairly smooth and there are some sharp turns in the mountain roads. The street is very quiet and it is not easy to find help. read more

The Beautiful of Mount Bromo

The Beautiful of Mount Bromo

Mount Bromo

The Beautiful of Mount Bromo

Have a nice day. Here we want to share one beautiful place in East Java. It is Mount Bromo.

       When we are travelling to East Java, don’t miss to go to Mount Bromo. It will not be complete if you haven’t visited The Beautiful of Mount Bromo because this place is very good for destination of travelling besides other places in East Java. (Also read : Amazing of Coban Rondo Waterfall)

       The Mount Bromo Mountain is a beautiful mountain located in East Java, exactly it located in the center of Malang, Probolinggo, and Lumajang triangle, and it is included Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park which is the only conservation area in Indonesia, which has a unique form of sand sea covering an area of ​​5,250 hectares, is located at an altitude of ± 2100 meters above sea level.

       In the sea of sand found seven eruptive centers in the two paths that crisscross the east-west and northeast-southwest. Of northeast-southwest of Mount Bromo is emerging that includes the active volcano which at times may issue an eruption of smoke and threaten human life in the vicinity (± 3500 inhabitants). read more