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The Tanah Abang Market Yesterday, I visited the grocery market Tanah Abang Blok A. This market consists of 19 floors. In it, contains all sorts of clothes that are sold either in retail or wholesale. The price is varied, reasonably priced for the standard Indonesian people in general. Perhaps for this reason that makes the famous Tanah Abang market (ha ha ha). The most widely sold here is the dress of Muslim women. One floor is devoted to a collection of Muslim women's clothing. In my opinion, a collection of Islamic clothing here is very complete. Everything is there. As a visitor, we will be spoiled with this one. The important thing is we have to be smart in choosing the best to get the goods.

Because this is a modern shopping area, we have to keep negative thoughts about the Tanah Abang market. I used to argue that the Tanah Abang market, many pickpockets, dense, hot, crowded, etc.. However, such image is no longer valid. Indeed, this market remains solid, but comfortable as t…

"TIRTA GANGGA" A Royal Water Garden in Karang Asem Bali

In the middle of rice fields and surrounded by beautiful green hills, the location is so peaceful and beautiful Tirtagangga. Tirtagangga a water park Karangasem kingdom's royal family. Ababi located in the village, about 83 km from Denpasar or 6 miles north Amlapura, the capital of Karangasem.

This water park was built in 1948 on the initiative of King Karangasem, Anak Agung Ketut Karangasem Anglurah. The architecture of this water park is a combination of Balinese and Chinese architectural styles. Before you build a water park, water sources have been there before, which is used by communities to meet their basic needs for water but also as holy water is believed to purify any bad energy around the area.

Tirta means the water is blessed and taken from the name of the river Ganges in India. Water from the water Tirtaganga regarded as holy by Hindus in Bali. Water is used for religious ceremonies in temples in the area to date. This spring is needed for a ceremony organized by tem…