There are two cities on Java that traditional Javanese nuance is strongly feel, Solo and Yogya. And because of this reason, me and bunda tried took a day during our Mudik holiday to visit Solo. Our whole family went to Solo with Dik Hanik, Dik Hamdan and his wife, Dik Ningrum. Deliberately we choosed an alternative route to avoid traffic on main roads because of mudik euforia.
Slamet Riyadi, hero of Solo
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After flight from Malaysia, arrived safely at Surabaya and waiting for Idul Fitri as I wrote on previous post. We continued our travel to Katerban, Ngawi. Ngawi is the city where bunda grown up. She spent about 15 years of her early life there. Located mountain landscape, make Ngawi feels cool and refreshing.
Eyang Kung (Grand father)’s house at Katerban, Ngawi
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On Raya Ied Fitri, there is a tradition for most of Indonesian and Malaysian people o travel from city where they work/living to the city/village where they come. Because most of people on big city of Indonesia and Malaysia are urban, this tradition’s volume become massive and give different experience for the traveller. The tradition is called as “Mudik” or “Balik Kampung”, and this post is about my family mudik experience during Raya Idul Fitri of 2012.
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