Solo Batik Carnival 5
Jul16

Solo Batik Carnival 5

Previously, I have posted about my trip to Solo (Surakarta) in Central Java – Indonesia. Recently I went to Solo again, just to see Solo Batik Carnival 5. It’s a carnival, so not an ordinary batik fashion show The carnival is held every 30 June each year, and this is their fifth year runs the batik carnival. According to my friend, usually they only did the carnival on the road, starting from Jalan Slamet Riyadi and then they would...

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A Glimpse of Wayang Orang Sriwedari
Apr18

A Glimpse of Wayang Orang Sriwedari

This post is a part of the first day of my trip to Solo. I watched this performance of Wayang Orang Sriwedari in Taman Sriwedari at Jalan Slamet Riyadi. Why I said ‘a glimpse?’ Well that’s simply because I don’t understand the words that they said haha, so I would just posted some photos from the performance. And also I didn’t watch the entire show (only until Act Five) I’ve said in my previous post...

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A Short Trip to Solo (Part Two – End)
Apr07

A Short Trip to Solo (Part Two – End)

After we did a city tour in Solo (or also known as Surakarta), myself and Sinthya has scheduled the next day to visit Candi Sukuh and Candi Cetho. We didn’t know how to get there, so my friend Ami, voluntarily helped us to find a rental car with the driver. She found a 12-hour rental car, using Innova, with a quite reasonable price. After had the pizza and serabi from the previous day as our breakfast, we started the day at...

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A short trip to Solo (Part One)
Mar26

A short trip to Solo (Part One)

Solo as we all known as Surakarta was the destination of my recent trip with, again, my travel buddy, Sinthya haha. We planned this, a month before this trip. We went to Solo from 16 – 18 March 2012, but we needed to leave the city on Sunday morning, as Sinthya wanted to attend a wedding reception at Sunday noon. For this trip, we used Garuda Indonesia for Jakarta – Solo, then Sriwijaya Air for Solo – Jakarta flight....

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