North Sumatra

North Sumatra is a province on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, between the Malacca Strait and the Indian Ocean. Its northern, riverside town of Bukit Lawang has a well-known orangutan rehabilitation center. Massive Lake Toba is a volcanic crater lake in the central mountains. Traditional villages and resorts such as Tuktuk lie along the shore and on the vast island of Samosir.

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Sigale gale the mystical doll from sumatra

Helloindonesia.id – When we speak of customs and culture, there is one culture that we may have seen but do not know what it’s called, or already know its name but do not yet know where it came from or there may be some who are very familiar with this one culture. Yes, sigale-gale name, […]

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Motorcycle pedicab unique in Pematangsiantar

Helloindonesia.id – This vehicle is indeed quite unique. The name of the motorized becak. If you are curious, you can find this vehicle along the road in Siantar. The motorbike used for the motorized pedicab has been in Siantar since 1952. As the period progresses, the number of motorized Becaks is slowly decreasing. Even though […]

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Bika Ambon, Special food from Ambon

Helloindonesia.id – Bika Ambon is a typical snack in Medan. In Medan, Jalan Majapahit in the Medan Petisah area is the most famous Bika ambon sales area. In an area close to the city center, there are at least 40 shops selling this cake. The exact history is not known about Bika Ambon. And it’s […]

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Medan vegetable rice cake, tasty and delicious

Helloindonesia.id – Implicitly, one of the culinary that is always targeted by tourists or newcomers every visit to the city of Medan is Lontong. But it is not that simple to stop at random rice stalls in the city, at least for us. Not all outlets provide morning rice cake whose presentation tastes truly extraordinary. […]

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Martabak medan, special food in North Sumatra

Helloindonesia.id – Talking martabak, people are definitely more identical with the Bangka or Bandung area. But when talking about Martabak centers, Medan seems to be more like that title. As a melting pot (a city of people from different ethnic and ethnic backgrounds) in Sumatra, Medan has many types of martabak. There are six martabak […]

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The Legendary “Roti Ganda” of Pematang Siantar

Helloindonesia.id – If you travel to Siantar City, surely you will want to buy a Double Bread that is already typical among the people. Not just deliciousness, this bread is famous for its softness. Ganda Bread is a large piece of white bread that is halved and then spread with jam. The term Bread Dual […]

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The long history of tor-tor dance

Helloindonesia.id – The abundance of Indonesian culture can be seen from the diverse forms of performances, dances, musical instruments, and clothing. It is not easy to create it because it must devote the mind and effort of the people of a region. Naturally, if then there was a long debate when the Tor-tor and Gordang […]

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Harmonization in Tanjung Katung Dance

Helloindonesia.id – The Malay family has very rich arts, from music to dance. These various arts become cultural heritages that enrich the cultural fabric in Indonesia. One of the dances originating from the Malay family is the tanjung katung dance. Tanjung Katung dance which is also known as the dance song two has a distinctive […]

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Serampang dua belas dance, Youth Making Love

Helloindonesia.id – Four people came out from backstage. They wear brightly colored costumes. Their lower bodies are clad in beautiful patterned satin. Meanwhile, music plays energetic and vibrant Malay songs. This is a traditional dance called twelve serampang dance. The name “as easy as twelve” is said to be taken from the number of movements […]

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The freshness of Kolian Durian Ice in Medan

Helloindonesia.id – Kolak has been synonymous with fasting month. But in Medan, there is a compote that becomes a culinary specialty with a taste that is so appetizing. The name durian compote ice, durian fruit mixture with white sticky rice, bananas and palm sugar splash make this compote taste sweet and fresh. The sweetness of […]

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