We couldn’t go to many places in New Delhi since only had 3 hours before airport time. India Gate is the right place for us that time although in super hot afternoon. India Gate is a national monument to commemorate 70,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives fighting for the British Army during the World War … Continue reading India: India Gate at New Delhi | Gerbang India di New Delhi
The title means it is not only Indian food. While we were in India we tasted not only Indian food but also Bhutanese and Tibetan food :) Judul ini mengandung arti bahwa tulisan ini tidak hanya mengenai masakan India belaka. Selama kami di India kami merasakan tak hanya masakan India tapi juga masakan Bhutan dan … Continue reading India: Asian Food in India | Masakan Asia di India
Anything you can find in Dharamsala starts here!! Above picture is mural on Tibetan resistance, some of them including self immolation. You can visit a museum near Dalai Lama temple and residence to know more information for free. Leave your camera at special counter as it’s forbidden to carry them near this Dalai Lama’s area.
Find a small city with temple, full with handicraftsmen, full with museums, full with souvenirs, of course with beautiful Tibetan buildings and many Tibetan refugees. You can even pray and meditate and do your yoga pose in Norbulingga Garden. Sipping butter tea at their tea house is possible here. It’s been quite a walk to … Continue reading Norbulingga: The Tibetan Lost City | Norbulingga: Kota Tibet Yang Hilang
Whatever you take as transportation vehicles in India, let it be your own adventure. I found incredible thing when I was in at Dharamsala such as Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta) (CITES: Appendix II) and Kashmir Grey Langur (Semnopithecus ajax) (IUCN : Endangered) sprawling on the street. You can even see details in every corner of buses or taxi like … Continue reading India: Dharamsala on the Street | Dharamsala di Jalanan
Every single sunset in Dharamsala and Mcleod Ganj is a new beginning and beautiful respectively despite wires all over the place :D. Just before dark you can see lots of eagles flying around the sky and I mean LOTS!! Didn’t bring my binoculars that time but I will when I am back again there.
If you want a quite monastery in Dharamsala and of course taking pictures then go to Gyuto Monastery. Because there is no single chances for me taking pictures inside Dalai Lama Monastery (it’s forbidden!). I found that Gyuto with all yellow buildings are similar with Pesantren (Islamic boarding school) in Java. You also can find … Continue reading Gyuto Yellow Monastery | Biara Gyuto Kuning
First time in Dharamsala after Agra, I have been amazed by Dalai Lama Monastery which located just on the slope of Himalayan Ice Mountain. The next thing, most landscape are mysterious and mesmerizing. Furthermore, city with the highest Tibetan refugess in the world and with special priviliges from Indian Government has millions of uniqueness of Tibetan cultures.
Ada seorang teman yang ingin tahu tentang India tapi tidak hanya berupa gambar. Sayangnya saya bukan seorang pengambil dan pembuat video yang baik untuk sekarang. Video – video yang tercantum di atas adalah hak milik Dini Hajarrahmah :) (sayang kurang banyak yaaa :P) Tulisan ini juga mungkin adalah tulisan menjelang penutup tentang India. Kalau ada … Continue reading India: [Video Blog] Perjalanan India
If post before about The White Agra | Sang Agra Putih, this time about The Red Agra | Sang Agra Merah. AGRA FORT with its red rocky wall and palace. Located not far from Taj Mahal and a real palace (not Masoleum or tomb like Taj Mahal).
I don’t know why took so long to post all pictures from my India trip but hopefully I stop behave like this. India is such beautiful countries and it was so contemplative during the trip especially when I was in Taj Mahal. It is the most beautiful place in the world so far outside Indonesia … Continue reading India: The White Agra | Sang Agra Putih
Masih tentang India, sebagai seorang pejalan dan pengamat sosial budaya di setiap tempat yang saya kunjungi ternyata ada 3 pertanyaan utama yang selama ini muncul ketika berjumpa dengan teman-teman yang kepo tentang perjalanan India tempo hari. 1. Apakah India itu kumuh? Setiap kota di Indonesia pastinya juga ada tempat kumuh tapi yang berbeda di India kemungkinan besar … Continue reading India: 3 Pertanyaan Tentang India – Kumuh, Bahasa Inggris, & Sopir Taxi