Trip in Bromo with Jogja Trans Indonesia

 

TOURS

 

BOROBUDUR TEMPLE

42 KM FROM YOGYAKARTA IS THE BIGGEST BUDDIEST TEMPLE IN THE WORLD.BOROBUYDUR WAS BUILD SOMETIME BETWEN 750 AND 850 AD.TODAY BOROBUDUR IS THE SINGLE BIGGEST TOURISM ATTRACTION IN CENTRAL JAVA

 

SULTAN PALACE (KRATON)

THE PALACE OF SULTANS THE YOGYAKARTA KRATON IS THE HEART OF TRADITIONAL JAVANESE CULTURE .YOGYAKARTA IS THE MOST ACTIVE CENTER FOR JAVANESE ARTS AND JAVANESE LANGUAGE.THE KRATON IS SMALL WALLED CITY WITHIN A CITY WHICH CONTAINS ITS OWN MARKETS,SHOPS,BATIK AND SILVER INDUSTRIES,SCHOOLS,AND MOSQUES.THE INNERMOST BUILDINGS WHERE THE CURRENT SULTAN LIVES WERE BUILT BETWEN 1755 AND 1756.WITHIN THE WALL OF THE KRATON AREA ALSO THE BIRD MARKET (PASAR NGASEM)AND THE WATER CASTLE TAMAN SARI PLUS MUSEUMS.

 

TRADITIONAL VILLAGE

ATHOUGH INDONESIA PRODUCE A RANGE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS,RICE REMAINS THE STAPLE PRODUCE.INDONESAI RICE PRODUCTION BECAME SELF -SUFFICIENT BY 1982,BUT IT IS STILL GROWN AND HARVESTED USING TRADITIONAL METHODS.TO EAT INDONESIA FOOD IS TO EAT RICE,AS RICE FOEMS THE BASIS OF ALL MAIN MEALS FROM BREAKFAST TO DINNER.

 

PRAMBANAN TEMPLE

17 KM EAST OF YOGYAKARTA ARE THE HINDU TEMPLES OF PRAMBANAN .THESE TEMPLES WERE BULIT BETWEEN THE 8th AND 10th CENTURIES AD.A VISITE TO THE PRAMBANAN TEMPLE COMPLEX CAN ALSO INCLUDE THE FAMOUS RAMAYANA BALLET. HELD OUT DOORS DURING THE DRY SEASON, FROM MAY TO OCTOBER WITH THE MAIN TEMPLES AS A FLOOD-LIT BACK DROP MORE THAN 100 DANCERS AND GAMELAN MUSICIANS TAKE PART IN THE PROFESSIONAL SPECTACLE

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VOLCANOS

MOUNT MERAPI ALSO KNOWS AS THE "FIRE MOUNTAIN" IS AT 2911 m IS ONE JAVA'S MOST DESTRUCTIVE VOLCANOS, ALTHOUGH NOT ONE OF THE TALLEST! MERAPI LAST ERUPTED IN 1994, BUT REMAINS A CONSTANT THREAT, WITH THE LAST, THREAT OF ERUPTION BEING AS RECENTLY AS 2001. MERAPI IS NOT THE ONLY VOLCANO ON JAVA AND A VISIT TO MOUNT BROMO (2392M) IN EAST JAVA IS TO SEE THE DESTRUCTION CAUSED BY VOLCANOS. THE DESOLATE LANDSCAPE OF BROMO HAS A STRANGE-END-OF-THE-WORLD FEELING, WITH A VAST FLAT SEA OF LAVA SAND.

 

 

DIENG PLATEU ,WHICH IS 2000M ABOVE SEA-LEVEL HAS THE OLDEST HINDU TEMPLE ON JAVA. BUT THE TEMPLES ARE NOT ONLY REASON TO VISIT DIENG, WITH ITS STEEP MOUNTAINSIDES, COLOURFUL MINERAL LAKES, AND STEAMING CRATERS A VISIT TO DIENG - THE HIGHEST VILLAGE IN CENTRAL JAVA IS TO ESCAPE THE HEAT OF THE LOWER AREAS OF JAVA.

 

BATIK INDONESIA IS KNOWN FOR ITS TRADITIONAL ARTS AND CRAFTS. MOST AREAS OF INDONESIA SPECIALISE IN SPECIFIC ART AND /OR CRAFTS. THIS PHOTO IS AN EXAMPLE OF ONE OF THE TRADITIONAL CRAFTS MADE IN INDONESIA: BATIK HAND-WORKED OR TULIS BATIK INVOLVES DRAWING THE DESIGN IN WAX. BATIK TULIS, OR WRITTEN BATIK CAN TAKE UP TO ONE MONTH FROM START TO FINISH. OTHER TARDITIONAL CRAFTS ARE WOODCARVING, SILVER, POTTERY, AND PUPPETS TO NAME A FEW. YOU CAN VISIT WORKSHOPS TO SEE THE CRAFTSMEN ADN WOMEN AT WORK, AS WELL AS BUY THESE HAND MADE ARTS AND CRAFTS FROM WORKSHOPS..

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