Everything is Here, in Balekambang Park

Adult deer is trying to protect its children around Taman Balekambang (and me too)

We didn’t think, at first, that Balekambang Park was our main destination in Surakarta or Solo City. But now we know, it’s a mandatory attraction when we revisit Solo someday. The park itself reminded me of Kebun Raya Bogor (Bogor Botanical Garden). Only, Taman Balekambang is smaller and doesn’t have Istana Negara (Bogor Presidential Palace). Continue Reading →

Sate Blora, Tastiest Satay I Ever Ate

Blora satay: delicious meat, delicious rice

Blora satay: delicious meat, delicious rice

Blora is a small town in Central Java, which stays quiet even on Sunday. Few months ago, my husband, Kiara and I visited Blora and I felt so hopeless. I thought we would not find something interesting here. If Pramoedya Ananta Toer was not born here and did not write any book about Blora, could we possibly hear about the town? Continue Reading →