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PLTD Apung, Fascinating Ship In Residental Area

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PLTD Apung, Fascinating Ship In Residental Area- PLTD Apung becomes a favorable attraction, either the local society or outside area of Aceh. Most of Malaysian are loving to come here. Fascinating ship in residential area. PLTD Apung, Fascinating Ship In Residental Area PLTD Apung is a offshore diesel- powered electric generating ship where formerly used to supply the crisis of electricity power in Banda Aceh City. It will be used when suffering prolonged conflict. It has the weight of 2.600 ton carried by the 2004 tsunami water along 5 kilometer away from coastline and stationed in the center of local village. This floating diesel has a 63 meters length and 1,900 meters area.
What's remarkable is that this enormous ship sits right in the middle of a densely packed residential area. The tsunami hit this place hard, as is evidenced by both the presence of the ship and a smattering of smashed up houses sitting within the confines of this bizarre tourist attraction.
It's possible to …

Mie Aceh: Spicy Noodle with a Serious Piece of Pigeon

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Mie Aceh is a spicy noodle dish from Aceh that uses thick yellow noodle. Cooked well with a spicy curry. Usually served either soupy (mie kuah), half-soupy (mie goreng basah/tumis), or fried noodle (mie goreng). The Acehnese original recipe people usually use beef, goat meat, or common seafood ingredient such as prawn. How about to add pigeon meat as prawn? How good does it sounds?

Mie Aceh: Spicy Noodle with a Serious Piece of Pigeon
According to Specialist Animal Concern Consultant  Dr. Michael Imchen claim that pigeon meat is a sweet and delicate white game meat with extremely low skin fat and low cholesterol value. Pigeon meat is rich in micronutrients and a wide range of vitamins including the B complex, folate and vitamin E and K with extremely low skin fat and low cholesterol value. Luckly i had chance to taste some pigeon meat in my acehnese spicy noodle and it’s sound very appetizing for me. 
Starting from the Junior High School room chat, Agus offer us to try some pigeon meat a…

Ramadan: Tarawih at Great Baiturrahman Mosque

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Acehnese muslims attend a mass prayer session "Tarawih" marking the beginning of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in a Great Baiturrahman Mosque in Banda Aceh of Indonesia’s Aceh province on June 17. Ramadan: Tarawih at Great Baiturrahman Mosque In the first tarawih prayer Ramadan 1436 H, Great Baiturrahman Mosque is fulfilled by thousands pilgrims from various region in Aceh Province.


In between tarawih prayer short speech gave by Imam of Great Baiturrahman Mosque persuaded us to not leave tarawih prayer and society should increase the aims in the month which always waited by everyone.
Beside in Great Baiturrahman Mosque, muslim majority in the Aceh district which has 4.2 millions populations began the fasting that compatible with the schedule which had set by government.
Over a billion muslims around the world have begun observing the holy month of Ramadan, expected to abstain during daylight hours from food, drink and smoking and other physical needs from dawn till dusk each …

Meugang, The Way Aceh Welcoming Ramadan

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Meugang is a tradition to consume beef or buffalo to be eaten together for celebrate the beginning of Ramadan, Idul Fitri and Idul Adha. Meat ranges in price about $9 to $11 per kg depending on the diet and quality. Aceh People Conduct Meugang To Welcome Fasting MonthRamadan month special considered for the people of Aceh, they do some preparation in welcoming the arrival of this month. Acehnese traditional celebration preparing for the beginning of Ramadan is slaughters animals like cow and buffalo. The meat will be sold at the market or consumption by its own.
This kind of activity in Acehnese known as meugang or makmeugang is an important day for the people of Aceh. On that day, people get together with their families to eat meatto fortify themselves for the following month of fasting. Appeared in daily life, meugang tradition is like obligated for the people of Aceh.
Meugang tradition embodied by preparing dishes and cereal offering that variegated. Menu that form of beef, buffalo, c…

Mie Caluk, Spaghetti From Pidie

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Mie Aceh? of sure you already knew that. This time i’ll share stories about the Mie Caluk. At first glance its shape similar to the spaghetti from Italy, and there is a seasoning sauces as well. Mie caluk a noodle-based confectionary name which is actually more popular in his home region of Pidie and Pidie Jaya. Mie Caluk, Spaghetti From PidieTypical of this noodle is much larger in size (diameter) compared with Mie Aceh. The seasoning used natural spices like red onion, garlic and chilies. You can served it by smple way, noodles cooked by frying with seasoning. The sauce usually cooked separate with fried onions, chili, tomatoes and cauliflower. Besides that there are also seasoning beans, red sauce as additional when served up.
Mie Caluk is not only popular in their hometown, but now beginning to popular and sell in Banda Aceh, Bireuen, Lhokseumawe and other cities in Aceh. If you had walking around Banda Aceh in the afternoon, there are many seller who are selling Mie Caluk for examp…