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Kawa Daun, The Joy of Coffee Leaves Blend With Tea Taste

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Coffee generally derived from the coffee beans and processed into coffee powder. Actually, this coffee comes from the leaves of coffee. How come?  Kawa Daun, The Joy of Coffee Leaves Blend With Tea Taste This coffee named Kawa Daun Kawa, derived from the Arabic qahwah, which means coffee. Kawa daun made from steeped coffee leaves.
Kawa daun boiled until lightly browned then added by milk or sugar. 
This minang drinks sold at a relatively affordable price that is between Rp5.000,- up to Rp10.000,-.
Uniquely, this coffee is served in a coconut shell. The drink presented in a unique way that uses coconut shells as a substitute for glass. If a visit to Payakumbuh or Tanah Datar, you can feel the sensation to enjoy this coffee.  Coffee flavor is very similar, such as tea, coffee with a distinctive aroma. Kawa daun feels good when bika cake, lemang and fried banana beside you.  “The taste like a tea” said Jo.Based on the story, this drink has been popular around the mid-nineteen century. When the…

Review: Garuda Indonesia Economy Class, Medan to Jakarta

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A 6.30am reminder for a 7am pickup to Kualanamu air terminal for a 9am flight. With next to no movement on the streets at this dull hour, I was at the air terminal at 7.45 am for an aggregate taxi toll of Rp40.000,- .

With just my lightweight stuff, I checked in for the 9amGaruda Indonesia flight to Jakarta and headed through security. There were numerous shops were open, so after a few laps of the flight's lounge I held up until loading up started. 
A snappy stroll down a few stairs and I headed over the landing area to my holding up Boeing 737-800. As the sun ascending high, a few travelers were taking photographs of themselves before the glimmering white flying machine. 
Up the forward stairs and onto the plane I was warmly welcomed by a lodge team part once locally available this generally airship. 
A photo posted by Garuda Indonesia (@garuda.indonesia) on Jul 13, 2016 at 7:57pm PDT
Delicate green seeds and cocoa headrests were lovely looking, similar to the private television scre…

The First International Rapa’i Festival In Aceh

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An old music instrument of the Aceh known as "Rapa’i" has a long history as a province branding inhabited by the majority of Acehnese society.

Rapa’i is a traditional Acehnese percussion music instrument and mostly used for dance performances, religious ceremonies such as marriage, circumcision, anniversaries and traditional event. The First An International Rapa’i Festival In Aceh The event was opened by 150 appearances Rapai drummers from various communities in Aceh. They show a wide expertise beating Rapai, from large to small sizes. The main show was held in Taman Ratu Safiatuddin. It was also held at Taman Budaya and Taman Tsunami. Takes place from 26 to August 30 under The Light Of Aceh, The Aceh International Rapa’i Festival was held for the first time in Banda Aceh – the capital city of Aceh Province aims to enliven Aceh as world halal tourism destination. 
Musical parade at the opening night featuring among other performances by Rapa’i group of West Sumatra and Thail…

Banyak Island Hopping Trip and How To Make The Best of Them #TheLightofAceh (3)

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Island hopping is probably at the top of every Banyak visitor’s to-do list. This coastal district boasts more than 63 islands and beautiful island formations out at sea, which makes for a thrilling boat ride.

You’ll take in breathtaking colors and scenery before even reaching the white sand beaches and turquoise water! Banyak Island Hopping Trip and How To Make The Best of Them The Acehnese traditional boat is used to visit islands close to shore.
But you know all that already, right? What you want to know is, what’s the best way to visit the Banyak islands? Which Banyak islands are the best / which ones should I visit if I have only 1 or 2 days? How do I avoid the crowds?
The Itineraries There are two groups of islands accessible from the mainland coast in Banyak, Balai Island that i visited: West: Tailana, Sikadang, Asok, Lambudung and South: Rangit Kecil, Palambak, Malelo, Panjang.
Each group can be covered in a one-day tour either with a private boat or as part of an organized tou…

Banyak Island Hopping Boat Rental #TheLightofAceh (2)

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If you’ve ever dreamt of having a tropical island entirely to yourself, complete with palm trees, powdery white beaches, and crystal-clear waters. the Banyak (Many) Islands are situated about 30km west of Singkil. Banyak Island Hopping Boat Rental One of the most popular tours on offer is the Island Hopping around Banyak. As the name blatantly suggests, you’ll be heading on a full day tour to see -you guessed it- 5 islands that are only a short boat ride away from shore. I’m usually a huge fan of island tours since they’re a great way to explore a range of nearby islands. READ TOO:Banyak Island Hopping Trip and How To Make The Best of Them Which vessel you choose to visit the Banyak islands is a crucial decision. Aside from your own personal preference sitting on a wooden bench in a traditional boat, banging up and down in a speed boat, or relaxing on the deck of a fishing or dive boat. 
The type of boat will also determine where you can go, how long you spend in each place and, in so…

Banyak Island with Exotic Seabird #TheLightofAceh (1)

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A bird watcher paradise. Thousands and thousands of Sea-Eagle flying over your head. Seagulls cliffs painted white by the sheer number of birds breeding there. The constant and powerful roar of thousands of Trinil Bedaran calling at the same time.

The power of an Egret as it drives and penetrates the water like a torpedo in the hunt for fish. These are all but a few of the things you can experience when watching the birds of the Banyak Island. Birding Aceh: Banyak Island with Exotic Seabird Banyak Island shore is one of the richest bird-watching regions in Aceh. On the shores and islands of the Banyak Seas live a real kingdom birds. This magnificent site, in combination with harsh nature, will leave you in awe of nature regardless if you are a birder or not. The Singkil’s island was home to the most densely populated bird I’ve eve seen. Even non-birders like me were in awe of the sheer numbers. At times I felt like I had sailed into this vortex of another world where birds were in c…

Kuta, My Home Away From Home

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Kuta, My Home Away From Home- Located about 15 mins from Ngurah Rai International Airport, on Bali’s west coast. Kuta arguably Bali’s most known destination. It definitely attracts the tourists because Kuta is party central and popular with backpackers.