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February 2010

Jembatan Akar and Your Mate

DATE : February 28, 2010

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Jembatan Akar is a root bridge crossing over the river. It is a natural phenomenon where the roots of two kubang trees (Ficus sp) are plaited each other. Kubang tree is a clump of trees that grows around riverside. Starting from the eagerness of unifying two villages separated by a river, a Muslim scholar namely […]

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Lubuk Minturun, Paradise Bathing Area

DATE : February 27, 2010

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Lubuk minturun, is a trips to the natural bathing area, a natural choice vacation. Characteristics of the bathing place is the freshness crackle communicating with lori, transportation, train hanging residual Netherlands. No one it seems, the object of fasting is so choice. Robustness, that is the appropriate expression to describe the flow of water is […]

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Rendang Minangkabau

DATE : February 27, 2010

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Rendang (Padang-style Beef Stew) is a dish which originated from the Minangkabau ethnic group of Indonesia, and is now commonly served across the country. Also popular in Malaysia and Singapore, rendang is traditionally prepared by the Malay community during festive occasions. Randang Minangkabau Seasoning Padang cuisine is renowned for its fiery taste obtained from coconut […]

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Dendeng Balado

DATE : February 27, 2010

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Dendeng balado (beef with chili sauce) is West Sumatra cuisine made from thin slices and the width of dried beef and fried dry. This fried meat flavored with chili paste (bumbu balado). Seasonings and cook process method are varied because there are many versions. However, there are mandatory in this balado seasoning is salt, onion, […]

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Janjang Saribu

DATE : February 25, 2010

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Nagari Sulit Air have unique mountain has a flat vertical cliff with red color on the left upper and the White color on the bottom right, just like national flag of Indonesia. Getting There Nagari Sulit Air is one of the large village in West Sumatra, located about 80 km from Padang. This village is […]

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The Twin Lakes

DATE : February 21, 2010

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Twin Lakes are two lakes (“Danau Dibawah” & “Danau Diateh”) which are adjacent to each other in areas that were located on the edge of Highway Padang – Muara Labuh exactly in the Alahan Panjang. The distance between “Danau Dibawah” & “Danau Diateh”, only about 300 meters. Twin Lakes has a depth of 44 meters. […]

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Mount Singgalang

DATE : February 10, 2010

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Mount Singgalang located at an altitude of 2877 m above sea level (dpl). Mount Merapi is close to the City of Bukittinggi, precisely Agam District, West Sumatra, Indonesia. Privileges Among the many mountains in West Sumatra, Mount Singgalang is a tourist attraction that is often visited by tourists. On the peak of the mountain, you […]

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Dragon Boat Race

DATE : February 10, 2010

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Boat race competition in Padang City has been started since the Dutch colonial government occupied Indonesia. At the time, it was called Selaju sampan (literally means paddling boat). The boats are decorated with colourful ornaments so the paddling boats in the competition will be more attractive. In 1995, Chinese people brought Dragon Boat race Competition […]

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Cubadak Island

DATE : February 5, 2010

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Cubadak Island located in Mandeh territory, with area covered about 705 hectare, and known as Pulau Pinchnugan Talu/ Pincuran Orang Talu/ The Talu’s Douche. It is located in Koto XI Tarusan sub district, which is a west side of kampong Mandeh. It had a beautiful and exotic nature and sea view. The tourist named this […]

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Pencak Silat

DATE : February 2, 2010

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Pencak silat or known as ‘silek’ in Minangkabau is a martial art rooting from Malay. Malay ethnics are commonly found in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei Darussalam, Phillipines and several tiny islands adjacent to those countries. In fact, Melayu is one of hundreds of ethnics inhabiting the regions. Martial arts of pencak silat can be found […]

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