Tag Archives: Yogyakarta

Jack fruit to my door

We had a welcome and unusual visitor in our little alleyway late yesterday, the kind of visitor I wish there was more of here in my neighborhood. While my otherwise totally adequate apartment is in a secure, quiet part of … Continue reading

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A Peek Into Kampung Life in Yogyakarta

Most maps of Yogyakarta show three rivers running through the city: the Winingo, the Code and the Gajahwong, but these ribbons of brackish water barely get noticed by most visitors more interested in shopping on Malioboro or checking out the … Continue reading

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The Four Sacred Rice Dishes

There are four types of rice dishes that always served in sacred ceremonies or Sultan’s birthdays in Yogyakarta Palace. The four dishes are nasi kuning, nasi megana, nasi gurih and nasi blawong. The tradition has been done since the reign of Hamengku Buwono … Continue reading

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