Sermo Reservoir (3) Kulon Progo # Special Region of Yogyakarta – Indonesia

July 12, 2020

Sermo Reservoir is located at Kulon Progo Regency, Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Started to build at 1994, and inaugarated at November 20, 1996 by President Soeharto to supply irrigation system in Kalibawang which cover 7.152Ha.

credit: Wikipedia

This is my 3rd time visit this place, my father love this place because it’s very quiet with beautiful lake and scenery. Very refreshing, especially when you come at sunset.

We decided to go around the lake using car. It took about 16,95km if you want to go around.

The road is good, altough some part is very narrow only able to occupied for 1 car, but the view each side is amazing. Especially when sunset is coming.

PJJP :: Nglinggo Tea Plantation Kulon Progo # DIY – Indonesia

July 05, 2020

Today’s morning walk, we visit tea plantation in Kulon Progo, Nglinggo Tea Plantation.

The place located in high area so the view is beautiful. You can enjoy drink some tea or only walk around.

We go to viewing post first.

Then photo spot.

can you see 2 people in the top of mountain?

After take some picture, we go back to car park to eat breakfast. Then we go down to Borobudur Highland. It’s a tourism spot to enjoy the pine forest.

Here’s a Video Clip about our morning walk.

Sri Gethuk Waterfall, Bleberan Village, Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta # Special Region of Yogyakarta – Indonesia

Another trip to survey place for pre-wedding photos. Departure from 08:00 in the morning, then breakfast at Babi Guling Bima Kroda, after that we go to Playen which before we arrive to Wonosari, turn left. Our first destination is Air Terjun Sri Gethuk or Sri Gethuk Waterfall.

It’s a long way to go there. We entering Bleberan Village which cost IDR 2.000/pax. Then just follow the instruction to go to the waterfall.

Arrive at the entrance, we still need to ride car to the parking lot. It tooks almost 20 minutes from the entrance. Car parking fee is IDR 5.000/car.

Then we still need to walk to the waterfall area. In the middle of the path, there’s tree-section. If you want to ride boat, then turn left, but if you just want to enjoy the waterfall, turn right. When we came, the river is overflow, so the boat didn’t operated. Becareful, because of the overflow, the path is slippery.

It’s really crowded maybe because it’s Sunday. Too many people in there, I even can’t see the waterfall.

Sri Gethuk Waterfall is one of attraction place in Dusun Menggoran, Bleberan Village, Playen – Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta. It is located on side of Oya River.

Credit:
– Wikipedia 
– Yogyes 
– Jogjatrip 

I saw in the picture, we can also Body Rafting. If the water didn’t overflow, the water will be green colour and looks fresh.

Goa Cemara Beach, Yogyakarta # Special Region of Yogyakarta – Indonesia

Sunday, me and my brother and his girlfriend, go to location survey. This time, our destination is Goa Cemara Beach, near Depok / Parangtritis / Samas / Kuwaru Beach, Yogyakarta.

We eat lunch at Babi Guling Bima Kroda. Then, continue the journey to the beach. It took less then 1 hour from Yogyakarta.

The beach is nice, clean, and alreay well-known of tourists. Not much to do in there because we can’t swim. But for couple, this is the good place to dating.

Pay for the entrance, Rp 2.750/person. This is only entrance to entering beach area. If you bring car, there’s a car park fee for Rp 10.000.

After we park our car, we can see the tree view.

Don’t forget to take some picture in here. After that, you can walk along the beach. The beach is common, nothing special in here. For me, the trees is the speciality from this beach.

Not far from the beach, there’s a light house. You can walk to there but it’s quiet far, maybe 1km more. So we decided to rode car to go there. So after satisfied play in the beach and took some picture, we back to the car park.

The Journey Begin D1 (BGSDNMK) – 2014 SK Trip

Today is it. My journey to South Korea for 13th days. Ticket: Check, Hotel Voucher: Check, so time to start our journey.

At 13:15, we depart from Magelang. My friend’s parents take us to Adisucipto International Airport Yogyakarta. We eat lunch at Blabak Ayam Goreng Special.

At 14:45 we arrive at Adisucipto International Airport. Luckily, the baggage drop counter didn’t have any people, so we can directly put drop our luggage and document checked.

Then we decided to killing-time at Cafe. The restaurant and cafe’s price at Airport is really expensive.

At 16:00 we enter imigration and wait for boarding at Waiting Room.
At 16:55 boarding and at 17:20 we depart.

The flight from Yogyakarta to Kuala Lumpur, take 2 hours and 35 minutes. But because the difference time between Yogyakarta and Kuala Lumpur which Kuala Lumpur 1 hours later than Yogyakarta, so we arrive at Kuala Lumpur at 20:40. We got sunset in the plane.

Airasia terminal at Kuala Lumpur move from LCCT (Low Cost Carrier Terminal) to KLIA2, which more large and comfortable. You can spend time by shopping. So many shop in there.

From arrival gate to imigration, it took almost 20-30 minutes walking. It’s so big airport. Even the baggage, need some time to arrive at the baggage claimed. We almost spend 1.5 hours to get out from the arrival. By the time we come out, it’s already 21:45 local time. I bought ramen at Ramen Ten restaurant for supper at Hotel. Then we wait for the hotel airport pick-up at 22:00 in frong of Old Town White Coffe (just right outside of the arrival gate).

Tonight, we stay at YouniQ Hotel Sepang.

Kuwaru Beach at Bantul, Yogyakarta # Special Region of Yogyakarta – Indonesia

From Tickles Cafe and Resto, we continue to Kuwaru Beach which located at Bantul. My brother said, there’s a way which made by tree that make this Kuwaru Beach special. But when we get there, the path was gone because of abrasion.

But still there’s so many tree in there which make this beach special.

There’s two kind of beach, the old one and the new one. We went to the old one.

Taman Sari Watercastle (2) Yogyakarta # Special Region of Yogyakarta – Indonesia

Today, I went to Taman Sari Watercastle, as assistant for my brother’s job, pre-wedding photoshoot. Usually, we can use the place early than opening time, but this time, the staff said because the change of management, they open from 09:00 and no less. So when we got there, it’s 07:00, they didn’t open yet. Even the Sumur part also didn’t open yet. So we went to the ruin part, which open from 06:00.

This is my 2nd time go here, and this ruin part is my first time entering here. When I came here for the first time, I didn’t entering the place, only waiting in front of gate.

Then at 09:00, we went to the Sumur part.

We didn’t entering the watercastle because the limited time. We tought that we can entering Taman Sari before opening time. So we decided to move for the next scene.

De Mata Trick Eye Museum at XT Square Yogyakarta # Special Region of Yogyakarta – Indonesia

After eating lunch at Indische Koffie, we went to De Mata Trick Eye Museum at XT Square. XT Square located at Jl Veteran RT 016/05.

You can see 3D painting in here and take picture, looks like you are inside the picture. But becareful with you angle and lighting.

The staff will guide you with every picture, but I think it’s better if you take the picture using your own skill. Because not every picture which the staff take is good.

This is one of the picture. Most the picture that we take there’s us inside, so I’m afraid, my friends will scold me if I put the picture in here. Let me ask for permissions first.. 🙂

Parang Tritis Beach Yogyakarta # Special Region of Yogyakarta – Indonesia

Parang Tritis Beach, located at Bantul, and very famous for tourists. When it’s holiday, many people come to this beach for refreshing.

Hash :: Mount Api Purba Nglanggeran Gunung Kidul # Special Region of Yogyakarta – Indonesia

Mount Api Purba Nglanggeran located at Baturagung, northside of Gunung Kidul, with height 200-700 mdpl. For the exact location, it located at Nglaggeran Village, Patuk (22km from Wonosari City), outside of Yogyakarta City. It tooks approx 1 hour to go there from Yogyakarta City. The mountain is beautiful becuase It was formed like a giant stone.

The map how to go there

Just go there with direction to Wonosari City, until you found Piyungan Market. Then after you pass intersection which has Police Station in the corner of the intersection, just straight until approximately 1km, then there’s a fork, turn left then turn left again (don’t turn right of you will back to the main road). The road is smaller than the main road. Then just follow the road, untul you found another fork, then turn left again. In the next fork, you already in the Nglaggeran Village Area. Our hash car park field located by turn right (See “P”), and the mountain located by turn left.

The litology of this area compiled by old volcanic material and landscape, has a very beautiful and unique geology and high scientific value. From various source of research and references, Mount Nglanggeran is an ancient volcanoes.

Credit: http://www.yogyes.com/id/yogyakarta-tourism-object/nature-and-outdoor/gunung-nglanggeran/

This time, Yogyakarta hash organization celebrate their birthday at MountApi Purba Nglanggeran. We parked our car at Soccer field. This place is runsite, which means we start our running / walk from here, and ended in here too.

The view on field in the morning. The sun shines so bright.

Then we started to walk. Me and my friend, choose short path. This is the view while we walk.

The view for Hash Short Path.
The view for Hash Short Path.

There’s an Embong Fruit Garden in there. Short path for hash, ended in that Embong. We can using our car to reach there, but some people walk to get there.

The start point to go to the Embong & Fruit Garde
This is the view while we go to the Embong

Actually, after we walk till the path to the Embong, my friend said that she tired. So we back to the car field, and then she said that we go to the Embong using car. So here we are, using car while some others walking. XD

The Fruit Garden was just inaugurated, so the fruit hasn’t available yet. We only roaming surround the Embong. Embong is like a small lake. The view is amazing.

The inaugurated Stone
Mount Api Purba Nglaggeran
The view from Embong
Embong