Indonesia offer thousands of pristine natural scenery, the glory of past kingdoms’ colonial and world’s heritage sites and even the world’s best culinary experience. Among those travel prospects, Palembang city is only within 45 minutes of direct flight away from batam city island. Located in southern part of Sumatera island, Palembang city is one of the best and economical holiday destination to visit. While big tourist spots like Medan/Toba and Padang/Bukit Tinggi are popular with tour groups and honeymooners because of their formal and iconic sights, Palembang poise as the origin of Malays culture and important trade city between India and China thousands of years ago. This city has been known as the centre for Budhism study back in the glorious age of Srivijaya empire (the largest Buddhist kingdom in Asia as well).
I’m sure that on many occasion you’ve been traveling around Batam with your tummy grumbling looking for a place to eat. One of your options is a warung lesehan. A warung is a place that sells commodities such as food, drink or other things ranging from medicine to telecommunications; whilst lesehan means sitting on the floor on mats. It’s just like if you go to a Japanese restaurant. Lesehan-style warungs are not exclusive to Batam; in fact, you can find them all over Indonesia.
Pikachu may not be the rarest or most powerful of Pokemon, but it has always been everyone’s favorite. What player wouldn’t want to add the iconic face of the Pokemon franchise to their Pokedex? Catch a Pikachu and finally utter the phrase that was burned into our young minds some 20-odd years ago: “I choose you, Pikachu!”. Sure, the iconic Pikachu as the adorable low-level lightning rabbit-mouse is not the toughest Pokemon to train with yet a pain to capture for many.
For years Bali, the pearl among the Sunda Islands, has been touted as an earthly paradise, thanks to the tropical landscapes and Balinese people who are rich in culture and hospitality. When you visit Bali it’s not all about the stunning beaches and beautiful sunsets, it’s all about that spiritual journey. Bali is referred to as the “Island Of The Gods” for a reason. This Island is so strong in culture and dedicated to peaceful minds. Perhaps the newlywed feel the same way as they entrusted themselves to be hosted in Bali.
In Indonesia, the day of Indepence fall in 17 August (public holiday). Indonesian usually anticipate the yearly events by encouraging every parties on a red and white hue and the words “Dirgahayu RI” or “Merdeka” emblems which can be seen on every corner of towns and villages across the nation. Years ago, the yearly events also celebrated on banknote printed in the front of the Rp.100,000 Indonesian banknote of the year 1999 and 2004 series (now highly collectibles).
バタム島 (Batam) は、インドネシアのリアウ諸島州に属し、シンガポールの南側に位置する島である。
シンガポールの南海岸から約20キロメートルのリアウ諸島内に位置しており、自由貿易地域に指定されている。バタム島の人口は110万人を超えており、その大部分がマレー人 (85%) と中国人 (14%) であるが、少数の土着のオランラウト族 (Orang Laut) も島中に住んでいる。