Padang, Indonesia. 14-15 May 2016

I know the Koreans went all out with small plates but the Indonesians have their own version too and these are MAIN dishes. I wanted to show her the Padang that I enjoyed so many years back. Just take what you want and they will calculate it based on what you took. So colorful. The…

Indonesia : Dining at Pagi Sore, Padang

Sekiranya tidak makan di Pagi Sore, maka masih belum ke Padang. If you have not eaten in Pagi Sore, you have not been to Padang. Rumah Makan Pagi Sore is a restaurant that is located in Padang. The business started 1947 and has seen 3 generations of business. Many famous stars and goverment officials have…

Indonesia : Beaches around Padang

Padang is located on the coast of West Sumatra. This provides an abundant stretch of beach. There were a few beaches that I wanted to go . Hendri picked me up at 7am. This being my last day in Padang, I had already checked out and with half a day to spend here, I was going to make the…

Indonesia : Sunset at Padang Beach

The sun sets at 615pm in Padang. Padang beach is located next to the city. I am envious of the Padang people, who have clear blue seas and a beautiful sunset to end the day daily. “Rasanya tenang dan senang di akhir hari.” Hendri told me. ( You will feel easy and peaceful at the…

Indonesia : Siti Nurbaya Bridge, Padang

Sitti Nurbaya tells the story of two teenage lovers, Samsulbahri and Sitti Nurbaya, who wish to be together but are separated after Samsulbahri is forced to go to Batavia. Not long afterwards, Nurbaya unhappily offers herself to marry the abusive and rich Datuk Meringgih as a way for her father to escape debt. She is later killed…