Cultural

Bau Nyale : From Legend to Tradition
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Bau Nyale : From Legend to Tradition

January 1st, 2016 | by TheJourneyMagz
On Lombok there is a local legend about rival between every prince in the island, who wanted to marry princes Mandalika of the Tonjang Beru Kingdom. In order to prevent war between kingdoms, she decided to sacrifice herself by jumping from cliff on the coast.... Read more
Wayang Kulit : Shadow Puppet
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Wayang Kulit : Shadow Puppet

January 1st, 2016 | by TheJourneyMagz
Indonesia are known for its diverse culture that spread throughout this vast archipelago nation. One such the famous Java’s cultural icon the Wayang Kulit or the shadow puppets. The term ‘wayang’ is the Javanese word for shadow, or bayang in standard Indonesian while Kulit... Read more
Kuda Lumping : The Magical Dance
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Kuda Lumping : The Magical Dance

June 1st, 2015 | by TheJourneyMagz
A traditional Javanese dance depicting a group of horsemen. Dancers “ride” horses made from woven bamboo and decorated with colorful paints and cloth, the performance also incorporates trances. When the “trance” dancer is performing the dance in trance conditions,... Read more
Mesmerizing Taman Ayun
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Mesmerizing Taman Ayun

June 1st, 2015 | by TheJourneyMagz
As it was known throughout the world Bali is known as the thousand temple island, one of the most famous is the Taman Ayun Temple. It is located in Mengwi village. What makes this Temple special is because the whole temple area is surrounded by fish pond, that gives... Read more
Toraja : Wonderful Culture Wonderful Nature
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Toraja : Wonderful Culture Wonderful Nature

June 1st, 2015 | by TheJourneyMagz
Finally the cold night had passed. Beautiful shiny day to explore Tana Toraja. We drove our motorbike to some unexplored sites. First destination was Bori Parinding, a burial and ceremony site. Hundreds of megalith stone stand representing a feast of merit performed in the... Read more