Berhala Island

Tanjung Jabung Timur

The Makalam Bridge

Jambi City

Mount Kerinci

Kerinci

Berbak National Park

Tanjung Jabung Timur

Zapin Dance

A Famous Malayan Traditional Dance

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Monday, February 06, 2012

Article: Roadside Stall of Durian

Have tasted durian..? Some call them "King of fruits" and it is also called "Duren". In Sumatera, "Durian Medan" is the most famous kind of durian for its taste and size. In Jambi City, durian comes from local farm and from neighboring provinces. You can't have durian available at all times, you may find it only when people who have durian orchard crop the fruits and sell them directly to consumer. It is rare in Jambi to find durian orchard owner selling durian to next trader, normally they sell durian in the streets, it will be different treat for durian that come from outside Jambi, there will be a broker who arranges durian come to Jambi.

Sunday, February 05, 2012

Article: Angso Duo, a Traditional Market That Stands Among Modern Hypermarkets

Angso Duo Market is located in riverside of Batanghari, mapped to sub-district of Pasar Jambi of Jambi City. This main traditional marketplace in Jambi is also called old market or "Pasar Becek" while a new one reffered to Talang Banjar Marketplace. The mart itself is actually divided into 2 areas, the first one, close to riverside and Al-Fallah Mosque, is filled by street vendors of agricultures and fisheries, like vegetables, marine and freshwater fish, fruits, and food ingredients. The area bordered with more modern marketplace, including a mall named WTC Batanghari and a hypermarket at the mall. Accross the street of street vendors area there is an area for other products like home appliances, electronics, machineries, clothes and shoes.