Pondok Tingal’s “Sasana Gunarasa” Wayang (puppet) Museum houses a collection of more than 1,500 of puppets in different kinds. It is also known for almost 700 puppets books, includes a collection of varying wayang stories recorded in 83 audio tapes and 59 video tapes.
Pondok Tingal, literally “lodge to view”. In fact, from a corner of the hotel’s yard, you can look at Borobudur temple with foreground of tobacco plantations and Menoreh Hill background.
Last year’s photography exhibition in Pondok Tingal held by artists and journalists in Magelang Regency.
Stelechocarpus burahol or locally known as “kepel”. Some people also call them kepel apples. Sweet, but rare fruit.
They are preparing meals for your dinner.
Look, the greenery is very soothing to eyes!
Other, bigger restaurant, also often used for meetings in the middle building of the hotel.
Kunti, a small restaurant in Pondok Tingal’s front building.
Time for dinner! So simple, down to earth with lengthy menu: kerupuk, sayur tempe, sambal terasi, ikan asin. No need to explain the meaning of the dishes. All you have to do is try, try, try!
The gamelan music instruments are being prepared for monthly shadow puppet show, or wayang kulit, as it is called in local tongue.
Retired Journalist Pak Hendra Estomposowo lives in Plabuhan Ratu, Java with his wife and two children. His hobbies are drinking and gambling , following international and local politics, but he’s also a family man. 699 more words