Tengger Tribe And Culture

visitkhatulistiwa.com –  Indonesia is a country rich in arts, languages, and cultures, some of which are internationally recognized. This is because Indonesia is a country in this world that has the largest number of tribes, is supported by data from the Central Bureau of Statistics at the 2010 census which states that the number of ethnic groups in Indonesia amounted to 1340 ethnic groups. Thus, Indonesia became the greatest maritime nation that is very rich in culture.
Tengger tribe is one of the sub Tribal Javanese living in the mountainous area of ​​Bromo-Tengger-Semeru, East Java, Indonesia. Tengger Tengger residents or often also called Wong Tengger occupy some areas of Pasuruan, Lumajang, Probolinggo, and Malang.
There are several theories that explain the name of the Tengger Tengger is the first Tengger means standing upright depicting the nature of the people Tenger with noble nature. Secondly, Tengger means the mountains which is the residence of the Tenger tribe. And the third, Tengger is a combination of the names of two ancestors Tengger Tribe Rara Anteng and Jaka Seger. Similar to the Sasak and other tribal cultures, the tengger tribe also has some cultures that are still deeply rooted in the Tengger community and quite well known in the outer community. [...]  Continue Reading

Surfing on the beaches of Rote Island

(visitkhatulistiwa.com) – Still in Indonesia, the equatorial paradise. Rote Island is the southernmost island of the country. Located in East Nusa Tenggara Province, the island is easy to reach from Kupang City, either by ferry or speed boat that operates in the morning and evening.
Kupang-Rote trip takes about four hours when using a ferry boat, and about two hours if using a fast boat. If using a fast ferry boat, will be docked at the Pier Ba’a, the capital of Rote Ndao Regency, while the ferry boat docked at the New Beach Pier.
Same with other islands in Indonesia, Rote Island also has the beauty of a magnificent beach. There are even some of the favorite destinations of the world surfers. In addition to the beach, other attractions are also biased to visit and no less beautiful. Here are some of them [...]  Continue Reading