“Pindang tetel is made of ‘pindang’ fish, right?” Indeed, this question often arises when we mention ‘pindang tetel’. In Indonesia, ‘pindang’ is commonly used to refer to a cooking method where fish is salted and seasoned, then smoked or boiled until dry for preservation. However, the answer to the question above is: no. Although the…
Freshness. That’s the gift offered by Kembang Langit Park. The cool air greeted us as we entered the village area where this park is located. The pine trees are shading us, like a giant umbrella that protects us from the sun. A sense of comfort surrounds us slowly. Kembang Langit Park, which is located in…
The sweetness was immediately replaced by the spicy kick that took over after the first bite. Yes, Botok Setan’s faint spiciness on its first mouthful is known to have a shocking effect, as well as making us addicted to it. A sweet taste that ends in such spiciness. Herein, lies the pleasure of enjoying a…
As a coastal city, Pekalongan has several beaches that are suitable to be visited during sunset. Pasir Kencana Beach, which is only 4 km from downtown Pekalongan, could be an option. From the entrance gate, visitors will be welcomed by a fish statue–an icon of Pasir Kencana Beach–surrounded by a stretch of pine trees. Usually,…
Besides being known as the City of Batik, Pekalongan is also known as the City of Santri (Muslim scholars). With the majority of its population being Muslim, several religious traditions are still preserved in this city. One of them is Syawalan celebration. In Pekalongan, Eid, as the biggest holiday of Muslims are commemorated not only…