Archives for the month of: July, 2011

Jember Fashion Carnival (JFC) is an annual event that held in Jember, my home town. 2011 became a special year since JFC has entered a period of one decade. They showed the best ten defiles with great choreography and colorful costume to entertain all people.

The footages are taken mostly on the backstage. Thanks to Andrey Gromico and Arman Dhani B for borrowing their great photos here. (Dwi Putri Ratnasari/Travelboogie)

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Braga is the name of a legendary street in Bandung. According to Her Suganda, in his book “Jendela Bandung”, Braga road began to fame when De Grote Postweg completed in 1810. Originally Braga just passed by the cart, then it was called “Karrenweg”. In 1882 then “Bragaweg” name used, referring to the name of a famous local tonil with the same name.

Currently Braga became the main destination for tourists who visit to Bandung. Various old buildings with colonialism and indische style still standing on the sides of the road.

Ayos Purwoaji took the footages when he was walking down the sidewalk Braga, accompanied by his good-friend, Lydoz. They visited an old patisserie named “Sumber Hidangan” that offer a variety of cake and ice cream with the classic taste.[]

PS: Music is taken from the album of Alexi Murdoch.

Dwi Putri Ratnasari’s article about the life of northern Surabaya, appeared on the first edition of  The Travelist E-magz. This article talked about the life around the old city of Surabaya, which less popular than other region. In fact North Surabaya kept many interesting stories about the history and culture of various ethnicities who lived in this area. []