The Art of Batik Making in Jarum Village, Klaten

Thetraveljunkie.org – When we stayed at The Kamasari, Jatirejo village, Gedangsari in Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta. We went to Jarum Village, Bayat in Klaten, one of the central of traditional Javanese Batik. Only 30 minutes from The Kamasari. And we arrived at Batik Sekar Mawar, a batik factory that offers an immersive experience to its travel junkies and a super-friendly man opened the door with a very warm greeting. He’s Mr. Sarina. Listening to an awesome story of him, the history of Jarum Village and Batik, it amazed me to know someone who is so passionate about Batik and willing to share it with us.

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Indonesia Calling!

Thetraveljunkie.org – Happy Independence Day to all Indonesian People making this country proud! In 1946, Joris Ivens made the 22-minute film Indonesia Calling in Australia. In the process, he not only created a fertile breeding ground for Australian film culture, but he also ruined his relationship with the Dutch government. The previous year, he had given up his position as film commissioner for the Dutch East Indies, as he could no longer accept the Dutch colonial role. When the Dutch army left Sydney Harbor intending to retake control of their colony, activists from Indonesia, Australia, India and China sought to prevent them.

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Mau Keliling Dunia? Yuk ke Cathay Pacific Travel Fair 2019 Dulu!

Thetraveljunkie.org – Di sosial media sering ada yang tanya destinasi favorite kita apa? Kami biasanya jawab, “Kita selalu jatuh cinta dengan keindahan benua Eropa. Selain Australia, Eropa menjadi pilihan destinasi setiap tahun yang wajib dikunjungi dan tidak akan pernah habis untuk di explore!”.

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A Boat Trip At Thung Nang, Ninh Binh

Thetraveljunkie.org – We were in Ninh Binh, Vietnam. One of the other reasons why we were looking forward to going here, was because we wanted to visit Thung Nang or Sunshine Valley. From the moment we stepped on the boat we became part of a colourful landscape where it seemed that all the cliffs competed to be even more beautiful than the next.

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