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Ever wonder why we are called ‘BHUMI’? What does it really mean? Well, let us explain you what it is all about.
It was such an unexpected plan to have one day trip to explore another part of Jogja, one of our friend in BHUMI told us about this gorgeous beach located in Gunung Kidul Regency. Long short story we decided to escape from humid weather of Jogja to breeze and warm sunshine on the beach. Why did I feel excited about this beach? Well, you will see the reason later, so keep reading.
The term JAMU refers to a unique set of traditional methods used to prevent diseases and to treat existing health problems. The composition of the mixture can vary depending on its aim. The majority of these ingredients, such as turmeric, ginger and lemon can be grown in our tropical garden.
Yogya is an interesting city to discover. We are always happy to suggest the nicest spots to get a grasp of it, especially to those travelers that come with a tight schedule! So here we go with our 6 favorite places to visit when in the city!
Maybe you have heard about compost and all its benefits, but you don't know exactly how to make it or how it works. Well, this post is for you
Travelling in a foreign place as a vegetarian, or vegan, can be stressful with each dish feeling like a risk - what if they didn't understand when you said 'no chicken'??
Lies dormant just north of Mt. Merapi is the mountain of ash or Mount Merbabu as local would call it. At the highest elevation of 3,145 mdpl, it is the slightly taller sibling of Merapi (2,930 mdpl). From Yogyakarta, one can only slightly see it on a very clear day, but It can be beautifully seen from the town of Magelang and Salatiga. We picked up our tent and camping supplies from Jogja and headed north to our next adventure.
Started off as another hiking adventure, challenging terrain made all the difference. A short travel diary of how three guys from BHUMI Hostel made it to Mt. Merapi.
Located right on the east bank of Gajah Wong river, this city is known as the laid witness to the dawn of Mataram Sultanate. People could still easily find the remnants of the old Kingdom by visiting and exploring this heritage district. Not to be missed are Makam Hasta Kitha Ageng (Mataram Royal Cemetery), Masjid Agung Kotagede (Great Mosque of Kotagede), Pasar Gede Bird Market or Pasar Legi and Batu Gilang ancient outer city wall site.
Created in 1925 by Gan Thwan Sing, the first scripts were inspired by Chinese folklores and written in Javanese hanacaraka letters. Gan went to make two great puppet scripts: Sie Jin Kwie Tjeng See (薛仁貴征西 / Xue Ren-Gui Marches West) and Sie Jin Kwie Tjeng Tang (薛仁貴征東 / Xue Ren-Gui Marches East).
After 47 years of quiet slumber, the second script was performed at the Jogja Gallery last October 6.