Jan 31st 2015
My flight departed from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport at 06.50 am. I had no delay just a bit late to take off, ’cause of bad traffic for the other planes to take off and landing. It doesn’t matter, because I wish could be landed at the destination safely. Well just take almost an hour to flying from Soekarno-Hatta I’ntl Airport (CGK) to Hanandjoeddin Airport (TJQ). The airport was smaller than Soekarno-Hatta, Of course it is. And the operated airlines just 7 flight or less (Garuda Indonesia Airlines twice, Sriwijaya Airlines, Citilink Airlines, etc). We are arrived at 08.15 am at Hanandjoeddin Airport. Waiting for the baggage, and didn’t take much time for that. Then the driver already waiting me and my friends at the airport. Oh, well in this trip I’m not alone, I’m travelling with my best travel mate Chenny and Saras. Actually, Saras bringing her boyfriend. And than two boys, one is our colleague from the other office and one is Chenny’s closest friend.
The first place we visited is Museum of Belitong, All we can found there is “old stuff”. I’m not capture a lot of stuff from the Museum. Here is the picture that I got from Museum of Belitong :
We only need 10 minutes driving from Airport to be at Museum of Belitong. The traffic wasn’t bad as in Jakarta, we wouldn’t find any traffic jam. We can drive as fast as we want, but don’t forget abour the traffic signs. LOL. We didn’t spent much time at the Museum of Belitong. So the next direction is House of Belitong Residents. I’ll gave you a house model in Belitong :
Mostly, the houses made of woods, just like the old house, but we still could find the modern houses. Oh ya, before I forget to tell you the exactly where I went, almost the afternoon we decide to take a bit rest in our friend’s home, the place is in the Batu Itam Village. I got the picture of the Shack, that was placed in front of her house. Her Name is Oce. She is the one of our colleague from the other office, she lives in Belitong, she born here, all her big family lives in Belitong, so we are travelling to Belitong in the right time. Oce has a minimalist of modern house, we can find an orchard behind her house, and the most delicious I could find is mangosteen plucked straight from the tree. Well, the weather is hot, but the wind was cool.After pray Dzuhur, we decide to move on from Oce’s House. But unfortunately Oce couldn’t follow us to travelling some place in Belitong, she was busy with her ceremonial. Before we leave Oce’s House, we take a grophy (Group Photography) LOL !!
Then we went to East Belitong, there was a First Literature Museum of Indonesia : Andrea Hirata’s Museum. People in Indonesia certainly know him. He is an Author. Being famous because of his book “Rainbow Troops” or in Indonesia known as “Laskar Pelangi” His Novel Release in 2005, but appointed to be a movie in 2008. The books sold in 21 countries including Indonesia. by the way we drove for an hours from Oce’s House to the Museum, maybe. Because I fall asleep when I was bored to saw a very long long long ~ way. although the driver driving in 80km/hours. it must be very far away from the city. Skip the story about the moment when I get in the car, I’m exactly fall asleep, and awake when I almost arrived at The Museum.
Here is the Museum of Andrea Hirata (first Literature Museum in Indonesia)
As you see from my photos previously, I took them from inside the Museum, there’s so much quote against the wall. Directly wrote on the wall, or written on piece of paper. And I would like to show you more photos, about the other side of Museum Andrea Hirata.
Some Picture of the Paintings.
I love the way my eyes got impressed by the paintings. I love the way my mind looking for the meaning of the paintings. Well I love the ART so badly.
Well, The next picture is about the furniture. Old Furniture from the Museum. But still cutest and colorful. I love the way Andrea Hirata arrange every single corner the Museum.
HERE WE ARE !!!! FULLTEAM !
After spent an hour at the Museum of Andrea Hirata, take some cutest photos, we decide to go to Replica of Rainbow Troops School (red : Laskar Pelangi). Not far from the Museum, take five minutes driving we’ll be there. Here’s the picture of the school. Can’t shoot from the in front of the school, caused too many people there. So this is some photos I could take for you.
This is the story from East Belitong !!
If you have a time to visit Belitong, don’t forget to came to this Place.
Andrea Hirata Museum / Literature Museum of Indonesia :
Jalan Raya Laskar Pelangi No.7, Gantong, East Belitong
Time didn’t running so fast, so we enjoy the travelling very well. Time almost past 4 pm. The driver told us to make a move from The Replica of Rainbow Troops School to Tanjung Tinggi Beach. it takes an hour more to arrived at the beach. We move to the North Belitong.
Actually I’m not good to take a landscape picture. I’m the beginner. But the most important things, when you traveling is :
“Traveling should make you a good storyteller, not a photographer”
That’s why I really excited to be explorer. I’ll try to explore Indonesia first. After that, if Allah let me to know about the other countries. With my pleasure, I’m coming. Bismillah.
Here is some picture that I got from Tanjung Tinggi Beach. Very random pictures. But, enjoy that pals.
This beach has an area of 80 acres, with white sand, and there are hundreds of large granite boulders scattered in the peninsula and also in the sea in front of the beach. The size granite ranging from a few cubic meters to hundreds of cubic meters greater than a building of the house. This is the first place that you should visited when you come to Belitong.
On the first plan, we decide to came at this place for Sunset-ing. But maybe it’s too cloudy at that time, so I can’t got the good moment for sunset. Tanjung Tinggi Beach didn’t like any beach in Bali or Lombok, so I’m not hoping to have some picture of the sunset. Well, but the view is nice right?
Greetings from us
On the last picture, you could see Chenny with her blanket. She was unwell at that time, a bit tired but she still want to traveling with us. But after leaving the last place, we decide to bring her to the Clinic at the City. Well the story for the First day already done ! Alhamdulillah.
I would like to tell you that we stay for 2 night at Martani Hotel. The first hotel in Belitong. The place isn’t bad at all, but not very Good as the one star hotel. Lol.
If you want to minimize your budget just stay at this Hotel, maybe you didn’t spend your traveling only at the hotel right? your time would be taken too much outside the hotel. to Explore Belitong.
The Address of Martani Hotel, Belitung :
Jalan Yos Sudarso No.18, Belitong
I think that’s all the story that I could tell you about first day in Belitong. I’m sorry for late late late post of this story. Would be post the second day in Belitong ASAP! well don’t forget to come to Belitung for your next travel destination. Keep travel often! Live for Traveling!
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