Gamelan Practice – Gedangsari, Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta

Thetraveljunkie.org – In our last getaway in Gedangsari, Gunungkidul in Yogyakarta we enjoyed some incredible days at The Kamasari. And it is when a stay becomes an experience that it has really been worth it. We went to Gamelan pratice class in Mertelu Village. Java has rich musical traditions, traditional as well as westernized genres. One of theforms of well-known traditional music of Java is gamelan. Gamelan, derives from the word “gamel”, to strike or to handle, is a generic term referingto an ensemble which comprises predominantly of percussive instrument. However, vocal music has important role in the development of gamelan. In the beginning of this century, the term karawitan was introduced, embracing both vocal and instrumental elements in the gamelan.

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Lakeside Autumn Mornings Stockholm Style

Thetraveljunkie.org – Visit to Stockholm this lake was one of my favourite spots. Just a short stroll up the road from our accommodation in Bredängs Vandrarhem, we went for an early morning walk around this lake. The trees were still quite bare and we played with sheets of ice and listened to the ice cracking on the edge of the lake. There were little patches of snow covering the mossy ground. We watched a deer stroll cautiously about.

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Vitamin Sea Dream With Tesalate

Thetraveljunkie.org – To return to our reality means to stop the time to get some air and start this month in the best possible way. Stroll around our favorite beaches in Karimunjawa, start the mornings with a cup of coffee, choco lime pancake, and be surrounded by everything we like. To enjoy the usual things but with renewed energy is one of the best sensations of the world. It’s time to start.

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Your Borobudur Sunrise

Thetraveljunkie.org – A backpack and a lot of desire. We wanted our Java trip to be unique and special, feel the magic of those improvised trips that aren’t forgotten, the perfect place to make it happen. To return to our reality means to stop the time to get some air and start a new day in the best possible way. Walk around the largest Buddhist structure on earth in the morning. Sunrise, sunrise. To enjoy the unusual things but with renewed energy is one of the best sensations of the world.

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Cemara Besar Island Memories

Thetraveljunkie.org – We love nature. We’ve learn to love it and appreciate it more as the years go by and to find in it many things which we can’t find elsewhere: peace, freedom and inspiration. A few weeks ago we headed to Cemara Besar Island, in our opinion, a true gem and it turned out to be one of the most incredible places we’ve ever been to.

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