Indonesia

On a Movie Set in Indonesia

Behind the scenes. UMM Malang, Indonesia. Globe in the Hat. Ania Tomczak

At the beginning of August, together with dozens of students and public relation officers of University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) in Indonesia, we recorded a short movie, titled “Kaget” (“Surprised” – literally translated from Indonesian). Even though, the scenario was written within …

Trying Lalapan Lamongan in Bali

Trying Indonesian food like lalapan* is a kind of unique experience for Europeans. Going through the streets in Indonesia, we can see many vendors selling this kind of street food, usually opening their booths at night. *Lalapan – fried chicken or catfish …

Coban Sewu Waterfalls

Tumpak Coban Sewu Malang Lumajang East Java Globe in the Hat

Discovering eastern part of Java Island, we found a very beautiful waterfall situated between Malang and Lumajang districts. Since this place belongs to two different regions, there are two names of it: Tumpak Sewu for locals from Lumajang, and Coban Sewu for …

Chicken Church in Magelang, Central Java

Have you ever heard about chicken-shaped church? We didn’t believe till we saw it. Daniel Alamsjah, creator of the construction, claims that in his vision in 1989, he was inspired by God to build a “prayer house”. Located in Magelang, Central Java, …