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Get Lost in Mukut Village, Tioman Island


StoryCitra-Finding the happiness with small things. Nature also can make you be happy as the way you need it in your life. Happiness can make you young and pretty more than what you expected in your hole life. So, let’s get an adventure to find the meaning of happiness when you need something new and different in alive.



Today, I want to tell you story about getting lost in Mukut Village in Tioman Island. That is best part to get burn skin because the weather so hot if you love to getting burn. This is the best part at all. Why I said like that because only 10 days I am in Mukut Village but I do make skin is brown so badly hahaha. I can’t believe it and Am I feel disappointed because I burn my skin? Not at all if I compare with the amazing nature in Mukut Village.


Mukut Village is not so big part such as other village in Malaysia, perhaps. I am not sure yet either because the people there is not many if I compare with the city in Malaysia but mostly I find their nice people and do not worry if you love to get lost in earth paradise with many out door activities which make your body sweat and wet. This village can be part of your list to visit.




Beach is not beaches people

Do you like to hear the beaches waves surrounder you while you are in the beach. Do you imagine white sands or many sands around you while you are lying under sun light? Then do not go to the Mukut Village because the beach which the Mukut Village is not like that but if you love to getting wet under sea and see the best with many variants coral, I suggest this Mukut village offers the beautiful corals under sea water to make you feel so fantastic.

My story:
I love to get lost in the virgin beach with no many people around me. I feel like this part of the best holiday at all. I can find it in Mukut Village, Tioman Island, Malaysia. The view and the crystal water of sea already hypnotize me. I do fall in love since the first time I visit Mukut Village. I see the coral in the jetty of Mukut Village. The coral so seduce my eyes with the beautiful corals inside the water. I can’t stop my eyes when seeing that coral. How come in the jetty has beautiful coral with the crystal sea water? I can not find the answer hahaha.


The more I discovery Mukut Village to get beach, I find some part to see best view of the beach. If the sky is getting blue with the cloud as decoration of sky that is so perfect. You are the “King and Queen” of your imagine. Let’s find out by yourself, I know some people never believe people so easy, so do not believe it just find it. The best part of your holiday to get lost in paradise in earth. If you are lover of under water, I believe you will love it!



Hiking in The Horn


Do you like an adventure? Do you love to hiking? So, come to the Mukut Village to try your power or energy to get to horn hill. I bet you are so wonder about hiking in the Horn! I will tell you in the second season because time is up. Oops No, I am kidding, I should go right now but I will back soon. 





Beautiful Eco Farm in Safari Lagoi Part 1


Storycitra.com-You do not need to be rich to travel but you can enjoy the moment while discovery the place you stay. Some people said being traveler need spend a lot of money to enjoy time to holiday. Actually, that is not 100 percent true. You can explore your city to find something new and you never realize that is exist in your city.

Today Citra wants to tell you story about Beautiful Eco Farm in Safari Lagoi. Once upon a time in the sunny day, I decided to discovery some parts in the Bintan island, Indonesia. Then, I find new place to discovery and this is so awesome if you like the nature and learn about the farm. This is 100 percent so recomendation for family trip and also for younger like us to learn about something which that always we eat everyday and so healthy. That is right! Vegetables. Let’s me take you in the moment I do discovery this place.


This place is 100 ha and still process to make it finish till know this already 50 ha exist to discovery. This place is not only farm but also safari Lagoi. That’s the name of this place is Safari Lagoi, Eco Farm. So, you should not be surprise when visiting this place when your eyes will see most green because of plants surrounder us. When I visit that place I see the corn almost getting harvest. Then in the ticketing places, I find some wild animal such as wild snake. The snake so big and so danger because it just catch for a few days ago. No worry about the snake, it will not make you scare because the snake in the stall. So, snake will not disturb you if you are not disturb him.


Honestly, I love to discovery this place and see many things but in that time, I can’t explore to much in this area because so big enough but I wanna back to that place one day. The reason is that is so fantastic with many animals and also the farm become one with the good concept. I will tell you more about this place tomorrow o.k. so today just the begin about this place. Because, I know already a week I seldom write on my blogs, because I do many to do and also I enjoy spend time discovery and learn new things in my new course and also group which I do learn such as nomad woman hahaha. So, stay tune to get the detail about Eco Farm in Safari Lagoi. Don’t miss it because I also will give you sweet video about the snake which make me scary in the first time. I bet, you will be wonder, am I right? Hehehe... have a good day.





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Feel Nice Massage in Rumah Pohon Lombok


StoryCitra.com-The sensation of massage always so wonderful during holiday. When I feel so tired after back from gili Trawangan for short holiday in that island. Wow, that is so fantastic island to get discovery and enjoy the time. Tired because the hot weather hit my head. That is so nice when I can enjoy myself on one nice place to get relaxing body. Emm, do you know what I mean when women need to be “a queen” in a day?

The answer is massage. Wow, massage is nice activity to get relaxing and enjoy our body. Benefit of massage also good for health. When during my holiday sometimes I feel so tired and get sore body because to much carry things in my back or to much discovery island. Doing massage will make my circulation get improves and better. It’s just like simple way to get fresh with massage.


Talking about massage, I have good place to do when you are holiday in Lombok. Today, Citra wants to tell you story about Rumah Pohon Spa in Lombok. I have a friend in Lombok. I am asking her about good recommendation of massage place in Mataram, Lombok island, Indonesia with nice place, clean and friendly price. Then, my friend tell me about Rumah Pohon Spa. So, here I am try to find that located from the hotel I belog to stay two days in Mataram city.


So from my hotel to that place only 15 minutes and my friend wanna back to senggigi area only to get massage in that place which I told to my friend the woman who massage my body so wonderful hands and make me feel so sleepy and perfect. My friend want to try that hands but come on we are in the central of Lombok and go to Senggigi need 45 minutes or an hour more depend on traffic only to try the massage there lol.


So, here I am. I stand in the Rumah Pohon spa with the price so friendly and the located also so nice. I feel so good and so private because they are put room so separated and I love the design inside room, simple and awesome with the bath tub to clean your body after finishing massage. Let’s try it when you are holiday there.




The reason I like to get service here because the people so friendly and also before she is doing massage full body, she will clean our feet with warm water and make us feel so relaxing. Then the step by step massage make my stiff and sore body is getting relaxing and fun.



Address: Jalan Sriwijaya No.95, Pagesangan Tim., Kec. Mataram, Kota Mataram, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83127, Indonesia


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Yummy Culinary in Balikpapan Must to try

Where to Eat in Balikpapan

Storycitra.com- Do you ever visit Balikpapan? Do you have plan to visit Balikpapan, East Balikpapan, part of Indonesian islands. You will enjoy to visit this one of big islands in Indonesia. While visit Balikpapan, don’t forget to enjoy the culinary there. Do you want to recommended where the place you can eat when you visit there.

Today, Citra wants to tell story about several places which recommendations for lover foodies during holiday in  Balikpapan city:

#Crab Dandito
Donito Crap, You will love when you taste it
Dandito crab is one of the most visited to eat from outside the city of Balikpapan. Because of the way to cook the crab in this eating place has a different characteristic and teasing of course. Surely the food served here is all- crab for special menu with a variety of sauces specials Dandito and crab taste black pepper sauce is famous, such as soft-shelled crabs, soup crab, soup asparagus, crab oyster sauce, fried butter, boiled cook team, already gala / Mahakam, squid and fish fried/grilled.

Not only crab, but there is also a selection of vegetables served the cah kale, collards cah, cah sprouts, bean sprouts cah cap cay and salted fish. This location is located at Jl . Marsma Iswahyudi No. 71 Mount Bakaran Balikpapan. Even Dandito crab restaurant is also not far from the airport Sepingan Balikpapan and also not far from the restaurant crab Kenari.

#Resto Kenari

Kenari Crap different way to eat crap
Still want to enjoy seafood, this is one of recommended seafood dishes. The Kennari Resto, this is also serves seafood dishes. Where resto menu mainstay in Kenari Restaurant are black pepper crab. How is the taste of black pepper crab is this? It was sweet with a blend of sauce and black pepper.



#Depot Simpang Empat

As the name implies, it is definitely depot is located at the intersection of four ends of the intersection region Presidential Market Kebun Sayur Balikpapan. The advantage, it is definitely depot is very easy to find and is always crowded with foodies. Points may be unusual, but the food is outstanding.

Simpang Empat Depot serves furnished Chinese in the city of Balikpapan. The main menu is also a menu favorite of visitors is mantau bread served with black pepper venison or deer dried chilies. Another menu is equally as tasty as salted fish fried rice, steamboat, shrimp flour mayonnaise, to fried pigeon.

No need to go far, if you want to enjoy culinary in this depot. Because there are branches located in Mall Balikpapan Baru, named Suki Balikpapan.

# Coto Banjar Kuin Abdhu
Stall layout is quite strategic, on Jl. A. Yani, Gunung sari, gamma alley corner. which makes it special is its coto  kuin. Soto Kuin always wear cassava fritters and chicken satay accompanied while eating it. And the price is also affordable, coto Banjar Kuin Badhu  is open from 14.30 and closed around 23.30.

#Waroeng Goesthie Balikpapan
Waroeng Goesthie serves a menu that is different and unique are SOP Cassava "rustic" + Ceker, there is also an ice cream fried with 4 flavors such as Chocolate, Vanilla, Strawberry, and Durian. That is not only that, in this Goesthie waroeng also provided Pancake & Waffle in Balikpapan.

Waroeng Goesthie provide FREE WIFI, food prices are also affordable. The concept offered of course,  thus creating an atmosphere of intimacy. This location is in Strat 3. You will love to enjoy here as local tourist

#D'Jimbaran Resto

The restaurant is located not far from the  Kemala beach, a favorite tourist spot for visitors from out of town at Jl. Jend. Sudirman. In this restaurant, we can enjoy a unique culinary meal archipelago and Europe to suit our tastes.

# Culinary Melawai Beach
Its location is not far from the  Kemala beach which can be an alternative. If you are looking for Indonesian-style food at bargain prices such as meatballs, pecel catfish, ice coconut and others. This is a suitable place to enjoy simple culinary. While visiting this place, preferably during the afternoon because many food vendors are starting to offer the cuisine while enjoying the sunset.

#Sate Crocodile

Near Lamaru Beach and can only find the location of breeding crocodiles barnacles which became one of the sights in Balikpapan. The food that can be enjoyed here is a crocodile satay which is open on weekends or national holidays as List Culinary Balikpapan City.

Okey, enough so some recommendations that you can try when visit Balikpapan city.  Hopefully this information useful and may be added in the Comments column, culinary recommendation that location during a visit to the city of Balikpapan.

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Enjoy The Forest around Balikpapan

Know Balikpapan from Forest Tourism

After enjoying ocean view, why don’t you try to enjoy different places. I bet you will love it too. When your eye  replaced  with green color. Now, we change from  marine tourism travel to natural green color of the foliage of trees which makes your feeling more perfect when holiday in Balikpapan. Adventure city of love who are still holiday in Balikpapan.  


Forest Tourism 


1. Bukit Bangkirai
East Kalimantan, Balikpapan is famous with the forest. So no wonder, if we can enjoy the beautiful view of the tropical forests. One was the Bukit Bangkirai. Distance for enjoy this tropical forest in Bukit Bangkirai  takes 1.5 hours from downtown Balikpapan.

Obviously, this long trip is very worth it to visit. Because this place offers the charm of nature and also travel the bridge hanging five Bangkirai trees. Where, this suspension bridge built by Canopy construction Association of the United States in 1998, where the bridge is located at an altitude of 30 meters and has a length of 64 meters.


To achieve this suspension bridge visitors must pass through 14 stairs turning around Bangkirai trees, where we can see the beauty of the green panorama of the bridge. The tourist area is also equipped with a 4-hectare orchard. Bukit Bangkirai has 45 species of orchids, one black orchid mascot East Kalimantan. In addition bangkirai tree is a plant that dominate this forest area with an average age of over 150 years, 40-50 meters and a diameter of 2.3 meters. That is why this area is called Bukit Bangkirai. There are also a variety of creatures that inhabit these forests are: 113 species of birds, long-tailed monkeys, wild boar, gibbons-gibbons, macaques, red monkey, flying squirrels and sambar.

There are also trekking paths in the area of ​​this nature which includes 7 tracks with a length of about 150 meters to 6 km. We can also camping here since provided a flat grassy field with an area of ​​20 x 50 meters and has been fenced wood for the camp area.

How to get There: Unfortunately, there is no public transport access through this site. Since it is suggested by renting a car for enjoy sights in Bukit Bangkirai. The price of admission to this Bangkirai Hill around Rp5.000, - for adults and Rp2,000, - for children. If you want to enjoy around  the bridge at Bukit you need  by adding the cost of Rp25.000, - for domestic travelers. (note: the price can be changed and we do not update the new price)


2. Mangrove Margo Mulyo (Forest City)

Mangrove location Mulyo Margo is located at Jalan Gunung Four AMD, RT 42 Village Margo Margomulyo. More precisely being behind SMU 8 Balikpapan. This name mangroves have certainly seen a plant that is the mangrove. Where this mangrove area of ​​1,500 hectares. In addition there are mangrove forests inhabited by animals also endangered the proboscis monkey (long nose monkey).

The proboscis monkey is only visible when dusk came. The mangrove forest managers also provide walking paths along 800 meters of wood for us who want to see the natural life of the mangrove forest on foot. In addition to the typical coolness of mangroves, forests also presents a beautiful view.


In addition, if lucky see the rare monkeys, we can also meet with egrets. Location mangrove tour was very cool and there is even a gazebo to rest for a while to enjoy the scenery.

How to get There: Unfortunately, there is no public transport access through this site. Since it is suggested by renting a car for enjoying sights in Mangrove Forest. The price of admission is FREE so far, but some people give money to the mangrove forest guards modest.

3. Forest Travel wana
Forests Ecotourism is a large garden with many kinds of plant species typical of Borneo, where some endangered plant species tearsebut. Of course, his name is certain forests and lush green landscape department. The scenery in the forest this tour is very shady and cool. So this location is used as tourist attractions family on weekends.

As for the nature lovers, Wana wisata usually used for tracking or jogging. And of course we could walk around, looking at different species of trees in the forest Wana wisata. This location is open daily from 8:00 am until 17:00 pm.


Wanawisata Forest is located in Jalan Soekarno Hatta, Km 10, Karang Joang, about 15 minutes drive from downtown Balikpapan. Wanawisata forest is about 300 or 400 meters from Jalan Soekarno Hatta km perpohonan 10. In addition, there are also deer, monkeys.

How to get There: By car or public transport. From Bus Terminal Batu Ampar, select 8 numbers from public transportation to get to this area. Do not forget, ask the driver to drop off at the location of the park is yes. The distance from the terminal to this park about 20 minutes. The entrance fee is only Rp 1,000, - per person.

4. Sungai Wain Protection Forest
It is clear from the name alone forests and rivers. Wain river's protected forest of 10,000 hectares. Forests are also inhabited by protected animals such as orangutans, sun bear and the proboscis monkey. However, not all could see the animals when they travel to the river protected forests wain.

His name is definitely a lot of forest plants and trees. Even so, there are also protected plants, such as Semar Bags and Ginger Balikpapan. When they travel to these protected forests, we can enjoy the beauty of the natural forest by walking through a canopy or by walk along Wain River by boat.

While Wain River along 18,300 kilometers, the river water was very clear with his left right exotic mangrove trees. In Sungai Wain Protection Forest, we can find the charm of fauna such as various kinds of fish, crabs, some birds, and monkeys and orang utan.


In Sungai (river) Wain Protection Forest we can also do a short trekking by crossing the path along 400 meters above the plank, namely on the bridge over Sungai Wain. Want more challenging while enjoying trekking along the 3 kilometer long while looking at the rare plants, such as bags Semar. If you want even more challenging, mate traveler can do trekking along 8 kilometers to arrive in the mail base camp Jamaluddin.

How to get There: By car or public transport, public transportation select number 8 light brown / beige (fare: Rp. 10,000 to about an hour's drive). Do not forget, tell the driver to lose at this point. Namely operating hours Monday - Friday, hours 8:00 to 17:00. For hours of operation are based on the demand of visitors needed a written request in advance. Meanwhile, entry fee depending on the selected package there are 4 packages for a one day visit. Package A (1-6 guests) for Rp350,000, -; Package B (7-9 guests) Rp500,000, C (7-12 guests) worth Rp590.000, and D (> 12 guests) for Rp540.000.

Alert: Better to use a rental car. Because hard time waiting for public transportation to get downtown.

5. Tourism Regions Environment Education (KWPLH)
Tourism Regions Environmental Education (KWPLH) is located at Km 23, the Balikpapan-Samarinda highway. This area is a conservation area Honey Bear. Animals classified as one of the protected animals in the world.

Tourism Regions Environmental Education (KWPLH), which occupies an area of ​​1.3 ha. It is designed in such a way so as to approach the actual habitat conditions. Where here have 5 (five) tail bears, all of which is a bear who had been arrested and commercialized by parties who are not responsible.
 


This tourist attraction is equipped with a "mini-bear information center" (the bear information center) is specially designed to help children understand the existence of other types of bears in the world. To see bears directly, we should've been in the tower reconnaissance few minutes before 09:00 or 15:00 (pm). Because the clock that much is the clock feeding the bears.

How to get There: By car or public transport, public transportation terminals select Batu Ampar. Naik number 8 and ask the driver to drop at this location (about one hour and is generally subject to a surcharge of about Rp. 20,000). To go back, you have to walk to the main road (about one kilometer). From there, we can wait for the minibus towards the town (which takes some time). Entrance to this site is FREE.

Alert: better to use a private car or a rental. Due to difficult public transportation that will be encountered along this road. In addition, more secure. Due to the location of travel is the distance between Balikpapan - Samarinda.

Read also: Holiday in beach Balikpapan

Thank you for visiting again, after reading an article about #wisatapantai in the city of Balikpapan. For the next stage,  The color green is the color of freshness eyes, not merely because the proverb says green is a mercenary, where green means always oriented with money. Green is the color of nature, where the green color will make a tired mind will vanish forever, while viewing the shade of the trees and the cool air of the free nature of urban life and the hustle-piruk world.


#Quotes : Natural Life begins where we can know that the forest was important to be maintained and preserved. Nikmatin shades of the trees in the protected forest and get to know nature closer . @citrapandiangan


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Pisang Gapit Balikpapan Recipe

Sweet Banana Desert

Storycitra.com-Do you want to try to cook Banana pinchers (Pisang Gapit), one of my favorite dessert and this style just one of Balikpapan, East Borneo dessert. You don’t need to go to Balikpapan to enjoy this menu. Because you can make it by yourself. But this is secret recipe I shared to you who can get this treasure o.k lol. I am kidding.

Pisang Gapit is dessert I guess. It is not difficult to make and simple material indeed to make a delicious pisang gapit because as the name pisang (banana) so the important material is BANANA.   Obviously bananas as the main ingredients and sauces as well as excellence in the presentation of this pincher bananas.


Let's making banana clamp (Pisang Gapit) is simple and easy .

The materials needed for the Banana Gapit :
Bananas  8 pieces
 Spreadable margarine

 Material of Sauce:
 500 ml coconut milk
 ± 50 g brown sugar ( or about 3-4 tablespoons brown sugar combed) because I am Indonesian, I choose palm sugar as from Java. (next time I will explain about this sugar)
 Cornstarch flour  for thickening taste
 Pandan leaves to taste
Jackfruit as a complementary fruit and banana flavoring pinchers.

How to Make Pisang Gapit:

Grilled bananas a minute, then flip. Grease a banana with margarine. Then baked again until slightly charred. If there is no grill, you can use a  pan.


How to make a banana sauce pinchers by boiling sugar with water, then strain. Boil water coconut milk and brown sugar over medium heat. Then, enter the pandan leaves. Then Dissolve a spoonful of flour or cornstarch with a little water. Then enter into the boiling milk. Stir until sauce thickens. Taste, when the sweetness is less, add a little brown sugar.


Well , the sauce is ready. Cut the bananas had been burned, and then pour the sauce is sweet banana pinchers.  So, what do you think my friends? It's easy to make right! So, let's cooking with miss lazy. 


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Sign He/She Does not Love You Anymore

Attention Little Sign He/She is not love You
StoryCitra.com- Have you wondered to yourself like this: "Does he still love me?";  If my boy friend stopped reply my funny text message, did he not love me anymore? "If my boy friend want freedom, Does he wants to break up with me?" There may be different feelings about your boy friend  who suddenly change 100 percent and makes you wonder about it.
 
No worry, you're on the right blog. Because this day, I will tell you story about the signs that he does not love you anymore. It is pain, of course, but definitely more painful if your relationship never happy ending. It depend on you, do you want open your mind and see the signs he does not love you anymore or you just pretend nothing happened. All in your hands baby.


  #1SIGN He Start Comparing You with Another Girl


You should know if  a man should never say anything to a woman who made her feel insecure,  less confidence, less pretty and less talented. Well, if your boyfriend begin to compare yourself with other women this is a warning sign. Because, if he has started to compare you with other women. It means he has started does not love you anymore. For example, he compares you with other women through the way they dress. Well, if you do the same thing, compare him with another man, but he ignored it. Meaning he had not love you. 


#2SIGN He Stop Reply Your Text Message

A sign that could recognize whether  he loves you or not by this simple way. If he takes long time  to reply your message. Even more extreme, he stopped to replying your text. It is a sign that he had lost the feeling with you. Especially when he's with his buddy, and when his cell phone rang and saw a message from you and his face was not happy. Well, it means he is not in love anymore.


#3SIGN He is More Selfish
 Are your boy friend attitudes changing? For example he only cares about his work or other his activities. Well, when the man began to lose interest in relationship. Temperament tend to be very selfish in interaction with you. Here are the signs that warrant concern, you should know well: He only cares about his studies, his friends and activities; He stopped asking your opinion  when you go dating; He did not even acknowledge if his attitude is very selfish, even though you had already indicated his behavior has changed.

 #4SIGN He Stop Say “I Love You”

Typically, people who fall in love would say this word often  "I love you." Although, you had a long dating for more then a year, but it reveals the word love should still said it. Although not every day, but at least there at certain times boy friend said  "I Love You dear," but if he starts rare and even reluctant to say this words. That said,  he does not love you anymore.


#5SIGN He Won’t Cheers You Up when You Sad


When a man fall in love, I bet he always take care of you and always know what happened with you. He knows when a lover  feel sad or depressed. He will try to do anything to her Looking back her  smile. That certainly applies, if he loves you. Even though you're arguing or disagree, he must strive to entertain and will not let you down. The  simple way he show he love you with give you hug and said something nice to make you cheers up. As the instincts of a boyfriend, if he is no longer doing all that. Certainly  he no longer loves you.
 
It was just a few signs that could I tell you this time. Actually there are many signs and I bet  You know it. So, do not cover yourself with the signs when he does not love you.  It depend on you, once again. Because if someone who does not love you anymore, why you should survive and make you feel pain and sad all time.


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