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  • Museum Negeri Pontianak, West Kalimantan

    3 March 2014  •   •  2 comments

    On a sunny morning on my brief stay in Pontianak, the capital city of West Kalimantan province, I decided to visit the public museum before heading to Singkawang. The museum is called Museum Negeri Pontianak, which translates to Pontianak’s Public Museum, located on Jalan Ahmad Yani. Exterior of Museum Negeri Pontianak A Modern Version of Read More

  • The Exceptional Inggil Restaurant and Museum in Malang, East Java

    27 December 2013  •   •  0 comment

    Who here has dined in a museum? ME! Well, sort of. The place is called Inggil Restaurant and Museum. The concept is in the name, putting together some of Indonesian delicacies and historical displays in one place. My first time to Inggil Restaurant was on a trip by Harris Hotel, and then I repeated it Read More

  • Museum Malang Tempo Doeloe – The History of Malang, East Java

    11 December 2013  •   •  2 comments

    There’s nothing more inspiring than a person who is strong-willed and pursuits the ambition for the good of her/himself and others. Malang city is fortunate to have a citizen such Dwi Cahyono, who has built one of the best museums in Indonesia, called Museum Malang Tempo Doeloe, using his own resources. He’s also the owner Read More

  • Museum Tempo Doeloe – Monday Photo

    24 June 2013  •   •  2 comments

    Museum Tempo Doeloe or translated as ‘old time museum’ is a relatively newly opened museum in the heart of Malang city, East Java. It displays generally the history of Indonesia, focusing more on the history of East Java and Malang. Displayed above is Ken Arok, said to be the founder of Singasari Kingdom in 13th Read More

  • Beautifully Bent

    2 November 2012  •   •  0 comment

      It took us some time to figure out how we can participate in this weeks #FriFotos theme: curve. First thing that came to mind are extreme curved structure or aurora pics at the poles to really divine curves. Ah, a dream. But in the mean time, we didn’t look very far for bended lines. Read More

  • Gatotkaca, The Man of Steel – Monday Photo from Magelang

    3 September 2012  •   •  0 comment

      Who is this man with detailed flowy attire stepping on clouds? He is the Superman of the Javanese Hindu mythology called Mahabharata, adopted from the Indian mythology. His name is Gatotkaca (or Gatthotkacha in Sanskrit). He levitates and he is known as the man of steel. The version of Gatotkaca in this picture here Read More

  • Aceh Tsunami Museum – What We Need to Learn From the Past

    27 October 2011  •   •  0 comment

    This is one of the diorama displayed in the Aceh Tsunami Museum in Banda Aceh. On the day, the people went out to gather abundant flapping fish on the beach once the sea level drastically dropped, not knowing it was a sign of a tsunami. This diorama showed how shocked they were when the huge wave suddenly attacked them on the plain. I particularly liked this one because it’s a reminder of how little we understand about potential disasters.