Thursday, October 28, 2010

Curug 7 (seven)

Seven Curug

Curug Seven this tour has 7 (seven) waterfall (Curug) found on a hill at the foot of Mount Sawal. We can enjoy the beauty and the beauty of the waterfall is the seventh in a way round the hills, treading the path starting from the foot of the hill to the top of the hill and back again.

Located in the Village Sandingtaman Panjalu District, approximately 35 kilometers north of the city Ciamis.

To reach this tourism object can use two-wheel and four wheels or mountaint bike for sport bikes that have a hobby. For those of you who need public transportation, you can ride from Terminal Ciamis Kawali Panjalu majors, or directly from Bandung via Panjalu Ciamis majors.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Shopping places in Bali guide

Shopping at traditional markets of Bali is an art, because of bargaining to be done. In fact, if the buyer does not respond after traders said the price, the challenge to compete pedaganglah bargain: "Can not, really. I wish what?" It is here uniqueness. Not just because the buyer can purchase goods at the best price, but also when the transaction occurred a warm communication between buyers and sellers. Provided the patient with a friendly chat invites traders, it's not likely you'll be given a good price. You will also touched to see how they pat your money nepukkan merchandise, hoping rejekinya smoothly that day. These places can make you carrying shopping bags with a grin:

* Denpasar. As the center of trading activity for the local community, which is the largest traditional market Kumbasari market. In the north there are street markets which sell handicrafts Gadjahmada. While there are roads on the east side of Sulawesi that sells a variety of fabric colors so that the scenery will remind you to other Indian films. To the south is a road lined with shops Hasanudin a lot of gold.

* Kuta. On the left-right path many craft vendors, clothing, jewelry, CDs and DVDs, furniture, and knick-knacks skin. If not interested in buying, avoid eye contact with the seller or a look because traders can continue to force to buy merchandise.

* Sanur. Shopping center in this area is located at Jalan Danau Tamblingan. The atmosphere is similar to Kuta but fewer traders limanya feet. Most traded goods in the shops and nice restaurants.

* Bypass. Originally named Jalan Ngurah Rai, this is the widest street in Bali. Located between Nusa Dua and Sanur, on the left and right a lot of antique shops, craft clay, natural stone and furniture. The collection is nice things and probably can not be found in other areas outside Bali.

* Stone of the Moon. Located on the border of Denpasar and Gianyar, Batubulan famous for its stone carvings. Sculptor-engraver in this village also received orders that can be taken directly to any address worldwide.

* Celuk. Located on the route to Ubud, is the village craftsman Celuk gold and silver jewelry is good quality and various designs.

* Stanger. This is the favorite market for the domestic tourist souvenirs shopping in Bali. Sell clothes, paintings, sculptures, jewelry Balinese with low prices.

* Ubud. Famous as a village of art of international quality stuff, do not miss a visit to Ubud art market nor galleries and famous, such as Agung Rai, Sumertha, Rudana, Sika, Neka, Hans Snel and Antonio Blanco.

* Tegalalang. From Ubud Kintamani direction, there are a variety of colorful wood carvings with floral, animal, and other designs on display in shops along the street.

* Kamasan. A village in Klungkung famous painting called Kamasan, namely drawing techniques in black ink and colored with natural dyes.

* Tenganan. Is a Bali Aga village in Karangasem, Tenganan is the only place that produces cloth geringsing that all processes and natural ingredients. It is said that in fact there is a cloth stained with human blood. Because the manual process, the fabric was very expensive.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Your Travel Destination All Year Round

So you want to travel in Austria. Well, you made a wise choice. Austria is considered one of the best travel destinations throughout the year. Because of its beautiful Alps, winter sports are very popular in Austria, Austria, gives a lively crowd in the winter and give you a September to travel to Austria in the year.

If you wish to travel to Austria, here are some facts you should know when you go.

Austria - Region

A landlocked country, Austria is in Central Europe. It is a mountainous country with an area of ​​83,855 km2. Austria has nine provinces: Vorarlberg, Tyrol, Salzburg, Carinthia, Styria, Upper Austria, Lower Austria, Burgenland and Vienna. About 99% of Austrians are of Germanic ethnic origin and 78% are Roman Catholic. As the camp, the Alps occupy the southern and western China, and many forests, valleys, lakes and rivers can be found throughout Austria.


When you travel to Austria, it is important to have an idea on the weather and the seasons Austria. Austria has four distinct seasons: spring, summer, autumn and winter. Summers are generally warm and pleasant with cool nights. Rain occurs throughout the summer, but showers are generally short. winters in Austria are sunny, with frequent snowfall and reliable. The winters are cold and accompanied by hot dry winds in some parts. But time is usually variable throughout the year, so when you travel to Austria, the block appropriately.


When you travel to Austria, you'll quickly understand why Austria is widely recognized for its rich cultural past and present. Austria's wealth of artistic achievements are evident in its architecture and structures like Stephansdom (St. Stephen's Cathedral), Schönbrunn Palace, the Hofburg, the "Goldene Dachl" in Innsbruck, Melk Abbey, and "Loos -Haus "or the Hundertwasser Haus. Austria is also the birthplace of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert, Johann Strauss son, Johann Strauss father, and Johannes Brahms. Like most European countries, Austria has a rich culture and wealth that awaits anyone who decides to visit.


If prior to plan their activities for their trip to Austria, here's a heads up. Due to the mountainous terrain of Austria, two of the most popular activities for tourists tend to go skiing in winter and hiking. There are a number of different stations to meet their desires slopes. If you prefer a flat terrain in the hills between the skiing opportunities are also available if there is enough snow and some buildings. As for excursions, there are thousands of miles of trails that allow you to explore the Alps and breathtaking views. If you are looking for things to do when you travel Austria, skiing in winter and hiking are two very popular and exciting activities for Austrian tourists.
Austria has much to offer travelers and those who want to travel Austria. Its cultural wealth in the mountain activities, Austria is the answer for those who want to travel to year, Europe throughout the year.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Old City Tour in Jakarta Indonesia

Places to visit

Jakarta History Museum
Fatahillah Museum, also known as the Jakarta History Museum or the Museum of Batavia is a museum located at Jalan Taman Fatahillah No. 2, West Jakarta, an area of more than 1300 square meters.
This building was once the Stadhuis or City Hall, built in 1707-1710 by order of Governor-General Johan Van Hoorn. City Hall building was similar to that Dam Palace in Amsterdam, consisting of the main building with two wings in the east and west as well as sanding buildings used as offices, courtrooms, and a basement room used as a prison.

On March 30, 1974, the building was later formalized as Fatahillah Museum.
Building architecture style of the 17th century Baroque-style classic with three ground floor with yellow paint, windows and door frames of teak wood dark green. The main roof has a pointer part to every wind direction.
This museum has an area of more than 13,000 square meters. Konblok yard with the arrangement, and a pool decorated with several old trees.

Objects that can be found in this museum include the history of Jakarta, replicas of relics of the Tarumanegara and Pajajaran, the results of archaeological excavations in Jakarta, antique furniture from the 17th century until the 19th, which is a fusion of European style, People's Republic of China, and Indonesia. There are also ceramics, pottery, and stone inscriptions. This collection is available at various spaces, such as Jakarta Prehistoric Room, Room Tan, White Rose Room, Room Fatahillah, Sultan Agung Room, Room and MH Thamrin.

There are also various collections of Betawi culture, numismatic, and pedicabs. Even now also placed the statue of the god Hermes (according to Greek mythology, the god of good fortune and protection for the merchants), which was located at the intersection of Harmony and The sturdy cannons, which have magical powers. In addition, at the Museum Fatahillah there is also a former first dungeon that could be used in the Dutch colonial era.

Museum Bank Indonesia
Bank Indonesia building in Jakarta Kota area is selected and designated as a Building Museum Bank Indonesia is a monumental building that is full of historical value and architectural beauty. As an asset for the city rich history, this building has been determined by the Regional Government of DKI Jakarta as a cultural heritage building in accordance with the Heritage Act No. 5 / 1992. Therefore, it is an appropriate step if the building is preserved and used as a museum that is managed professionally, so it can display the image of Bank Indonesia is very concerned with history, culture, and education for the society and participate in the revitalization of historic buildings in the area of Jakarta City .

Jakarta Cathedral
Jakarta Cathedral Church (official name: Santa Maria Patron Appointed To Heaven, De Kerk van Onze Lieve Vrouwe ten Hemelopneming) is a church in Jakarta. This church building was inaugurated in 1901 and built with a neo-gothic architecture of Europe, which is a very common architecture used to build the church building a few centuries ago. The present church was designed and initiated by PastorAntonius Dijkmans and laying the first stone by Carolus Provicaris Wenneker. This work was followed by Cuypers-Hulswit when Dijkmans could not go on, and then inaugurated and blessed on April 21, 1901 by Msgr. Edmundus Sybradus Luypen, SJ, Vicar Apostolic of Jakarta. Cathedral we know today is actually not the original church building in that place, because the original cathedral was inaugurated in February 1810, but on July 27, 1826 Church building was burned along with 180 houses in the surrounding population. Then on May 31, 1890 in sunny weather, the Church that one had collapsed.

Angke Mosque
Angke Masjid Mosque located in West Jakarta Angke and easily reached by minibus from the City Museum Fatahillah BeOS station or from the city. He is the only mosque in Jakarta, which still survives. The building of this mosque there are two floors, which are characterized by typical Javanese architecture. Angke mosque which is now known by the name of Al-Anwar Mosque is closely associated with Chinese people in Batavia (now Jakarta).

Luar Batang Mosque
Luar Batang Mosque location is at Jalan Luar Batang I, Kampung Luar Batang, North Jakarta. Many Javanese people who live here, so in a map made in 1780 Van Der Parra called Javasche Kwartier location, but after that people would know him Luar Batang. Calibaration have calibaration, people at that time if the location is meant to be out of town and past the boundary markers in the form of bars, not explained what sticks. So then introduced with the title Luar Batang until now.

Zion Church
This church is located not far from the Railway Station of Jakarta, precisely at the White Rose Prince Street, West Jakarta, was built in 1693. This Portuguese church built in 1693, called De Nieuwe Potugeesche Buitenkerk (The New Church of Portuguese outside the fort). This church was officially opened on October 23, 1695 and funded jointly by the Portuguese and the Dutch East India Company. This church became known as the Zion Church, the first sermon delivered by a priest named Theodore Zas and attended by Governor General Van Outhoorn. Zion Church is a typical Portuguese with a domed window, and the grand pulpit, chair of the magnificent. Beautifully carved pieces of furniture adorn the church made by craftsmen from Formosa (Taiwan).

This church is one of the oldest churches in the area of jakarta. The oldest church in Jakarta was built in 1693 by architect Ewout Verhagen. From the outside, not a cursory look something special from Zion Church. However, antique curved windows with more or less three meters high and the gates of the church with antique pillars, which sustain the triangle (fronton) Greek style, makes this church special.

The rectangular shape of the building has additional space which is also square where the church council gathered (consistory). On the west door of the church there are 11 tombs tombstone mounted horizontally.

Red Shop
Jalan Kali Besar Barat in West Jakarta, on the VOC is downtown Batavia, there is a building that was almost all red front. Red Store building name, now is still standing strong despite three centuries old. A number of governors general of the VOC never inhabit this building, which was then located in the middle of the walled city of Batavia.

Baron van Imhoff Gustaf two-story building was built in 1730. That building has witnessed many important events, experienced by the city of Batavia. At least in front of the building Groote Rivier flowing rivers (Kali Besar) is breathing a major riot occurred when a massacre against the people hard.