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About the Javanese cities of Yogyakarta and Surakarta; the special status.

The cities of Yogyakarta and Surakarta are located in Central Java, only about 60 km apart. They are of an approximately similar size with similar populations. 1,201 more words


LUNCH / DINNER RULE #3 : AYAM UNGKEP (Chicken Cooked with Turmeric & Coriander Seeds)

Level : Easy

Serve : 2-3 people


  • 5-6 pieces of chicken
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 1 stalk lemongrass (crushed)
  • 2 inches ginger (sliced)
  • Chilies; small (the amount is up to your preferences)
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Arjuna Wiwaha: Kakawin - I

Arjuna wiwaha is a ballad about the victory of Arjuna in heaven. It not only draws on heroics of Arjuna but also on the themes of what yoga is and how a yogi should be. 739 more words


Latest work quick look

My latest work has just been published this month. I photographed the gunungan (food mountains) of the Garebeg ceremony in Yogyakarta earlier this year for U.S.-based… 21 more words

Budi N.D. Dharmawan

Museum Nasional: Exploring Indonesia's Historic Past

I only knew so little about Indonesia and it’s history. ┬áThat is why when the Villamor Family invited me to come with them to Museum Nasional, I immediately said YES!, without giving it a second thought. 221 more words


Assimilation...I Guess

Kemarin waktu makan siang di kantor, tiba-tiba ada anak dari ruang sebelah, sebut saja S, nyebut angka-angka dengan bahasa hokian. Trus J juga ikutan akhirnya main tebak-tebakan. 199 more words