Thursday, November 17, 2011

Bandung One Day Tour Package

Bandung Super Saver Package Tour Airport pickup Bandung, or train stations, or hotels in Bandung.
Tangkuban Boat Visiting the favorite tourist attractions in London: Sate Building, Museum of Asian-African Conference, Crater and Mount Tangkuban Boat, Baths and Hot Springs Ciater (Sari Ater Hot Spring) around the plateau Lembang.

Tourism spending in New York: Center for Cibaduyut Leather (handbags, shoes, belts), and By-Wholesale Center by the New Market (buy sides), Center Cihampelas Jeans (Culinary Tourism and shopping in the C-Walk), Riau / Dago Factory Outlet
Afternoon / evening, culinary tour in Bandung. Transfer to the airport Bandung, Bandung station or hotel in Bandung.
Optional Tour: Watching the spectacular performances Udjo Angklung Mang . Domestic: Rp50.000/orang, Alien: Rp80.000/orang. The event starts at 15.30. Arrive on time or you will regret it ... ....

Save Bandung Package Tour Price per person
2-3 people 4-5 people 6-7 people 8-9 people 10 people
Rp325.000 Rp225.000 Rp200.000 Rp185.000 Rp160.000
Facilities include: Car Van AC (Avanza, Pregio, Elf), consumption of the driver (driver meal), fuel (fuel), toll, parking, entrance tourism based on the program, mineral water, once a driver guide. Length: Max. 12 Hours since the pick-up.
Not included: hotel / lodging in Bandung, lunch / dinner, the event / tour tickets outside the program - optional, personal expenses / other tips.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Zerotoys: Nostalgic Time with 80s Toys


If you were born in the 80s, maybe you ever know such thing as He-Man, Voltus, Silver Hawk, Transformers or the legendary Saint Saiya and Kamen Rider. Yes, it all was the cartoons of the 80s who definitely memorable for you all. Probably not a few of you who come to collect the toys too. For those who miss the old school toys of the 80s, Zerotoys probably could be your new place to make nostalgic time with the old school toys.

For those who haven’t heard Zerotoys, you just come into the place that could be considered quite hidden. You take Veteran street, then after the red light you turn left into Sunda street, ten meters after the turn, you'll see a house on the left numbered 39A who there is no signpost, yes, therein lies Zerotoys, toy shop who concurrently with the 80’s toy museum owned by Aldo.

The story is around the year 1998-1999, Aldo and his colleagues took the initiative to open a garage sale who specializes selling toys of their collections. From there, many fans of toys who are interested in Aldo’s toys. Thus was born the Zerotoys. Yep, called Zerotoys due at the time there were no toy stores at all, then Zerotoys became the toy store, which first appeared, not with the number one who is identical to the first, but with a zero who means before the first or the very first!

Over time, more and more people who barter and deposit toys in Zerotoys for sale, but because that too, especially old school toys of the 80s began to run out and rarely to find. So Aldo took the initiative to separate the old school toys, from there so was the birth of toy museum of the 80s. Yep, the museum which is located side by side with Zerotoys is a museum which showcased all the toys of the 80s. Starting from He-Man, Star Wars, Silver Hawk, G.I. Joe, Transformers, Voltus, until the japanese candy toys who was first circulated showcased here.

Museums who begin to open the outlets around the year 2007-2008 has been collecting the old school toy of 80s approximately 1500 to 1600 pieces! And all the toy are approximately 25-30 years old. From Japan toys until American toys begin to shown here, don’t forget, several artwork, posters and other trinkets who come with toys of the 80s too showed in the museum who is located precisely on the Sunda street No. 39A.

Why should the 80s? Because the 80s was the golden age of cartoons and children's toys, for examples, circulated films in the 2000s such as Transformers and GI Joe is a remake of the product the 80s. Star Wars, Silver Hawk until action figure toys sized three inches also first appeared in the 80s says Aldo. Therefore it’s not strange if who comes to Zerotoys is average adult male who aged 30's, although not a few young people who come here also.

Because the toys displayed in the museum is almost entirely well maintained, the value is high. For example Voltus toys who is still complete with its box, price is estimated to be about 8-10 million! Well, no doubt, Zerotoys is heaven for you the collector of toys especially the toys of 80s. Therefore, Zerotoys practically is a time machine who will deliver you to the golden era of Voltus cs.

Also, if you have one of the 80's toys like Voltus, but your toys already broken, Zerotoys could be a place to fix your old school toys. Yes, if the toy can still be repaired, Aldo then no mind at all to repair these toys at least your toys can look cool again. For those who want to find new toys too, Zerotoys could be a place of your choice. Because like their motto, toys store? Stock toys? Museum of toys? Workshop on modeling? or All of the above? Zerotoys is entrusted goods store. Yep, all the classics until modern toys you can find here. Don’t admit lovers of toys if you haven’t come to Zerotoys! Happy nostalgic with old school toys guys! (AG)

Thanks to special source information. 

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Bandung Style : Good Morning, Dear Sheep Competition!


As if waiting for their turn go to the battlefield, these sturdy horned creatures were patiently standing on those pickup cars that had brought them to the ground of Babakan Siliwangi (right behind the Sasana Budaya Ganesha), Bandung, on last Sunday (05/06). With their beautiful necklace, they seemed like a king who would come down to the battlefield, they went down to  mound the soil where they waited for moments of shine.

Clockwise direction was aimed directly at the number 9, it's time to moved to the game area. Then, we've seen the visitors - which consists of various circles - have started packing the terrain that lies behind the running area of Sasana Culture Ganesha. In the middle of the empty land,  the wood fence had been standing there, for approximately 10 square meters, equipped also by a long bench for spectators as well as stands of timber where the committee got together and negotiate.

The event - which is held regularly once a month in Babakan Siliwangi  - was opened by the narrative of the master of ceremony, and accompanied by Sundanese traditional music. Then the sheep entered the fighting arena, square off and compete to each other , how strong are the power of the circular solid horns on their head. Three men wearing cowboy hat and also pangsi pants had standing there, assigned to referee fights of sheep competition, they stood in the middle of the field, and maintain the state of the sheep who are fighting. When you hear the cue "treatment" of the sound behind the sound system, the referee in the arena was immediately separated those two sheep, for just giving a massage and moved into the arena again.

Typically, the ram is allowed to complain to each other horns strength up to 20 times the beat, but this isn't necessarily as well. Many of the fighting sheep unable to match his opponent, so that before it make another worse injury, the fight was stopped at the that moment. Movement and hard hit are increasingly entertained the visitor's eyes - including us - but it turns out, not all sheep has  the guts, for example, we saw a white sheep that had suddenly run away, jumped off the fence and made the audience hysteric. You gave up before you got on the war, buddy!

This Sundanese cultural heritage has been so popular in Garut, West Java,  but then it also took the attention of many society of Bandung city. Many owners of rams are coming from this flower city, such as local Gegerkalong, Soreang, and much more. Only difference, sheep competitions at Baksil is not the same as fighting sheep in general, which uses "saweran" or betting which sheep will win the game, because the goal is just for entertainment and hospitality.

As an inner turmoil that appears at once while watching these sheep fighting competition, on the one hand is, how pity if we see the sheep which is also God's creation, competed to contest the power of each, and show, whose sheep are more superior on the battlefield. But on the other hand, this event is a cultural heritage that has lasted a long time, and has become part of national identity. In addition, the personality and fighting soul had been owned by those sheeps, so it had become one of the positive points why this event continues until this very moment. It has become an instinct for the ram to demonstrate his strength, and people who facilitate it.

So, which point of view would you choose, mate? Cultural heritage, or feel concerned about the presumption of exploitation of fauna in the world - particularly in Indonesia? It's all up to you, guys! (CS)
Special Thanks. to source