Sunday, August 28, 2011

First to Palembang

Palembang is the capital city of South Sumatra Province in Indonesia. Palembang is one of the oldest cities in Indonesia with a lot of history as a capital of a maritime empire. Located on the Musi River banks on the east coast of southern Sumatra island. Palembang is the second largest city in Sumatra after Medan and the seventh largest city in Indonesia.

Palembang landmarks include the Ampera bridge and the Musi River which divides the city into two, Seberang Ilir to the north and Seberang Ulu to the south. The Seberang Ilir is the economic and cultural center and the Seberang Ulu is the political center.

And They have typical foods of the famous on the world, which they call empek-empek palembang. It is made of fish and sago flours like a cake fish and served together with a dark, rich sauce called cuko. Cuko is made from brown sugar, chilli pepper, garlic, vinegar, and salt to boiling water.

Gear: Nikon D90, NIKKOR 180mm & 10-24mm filter UV
Location: Jakarta - Palembang


  1. Quite a collection of photos from Bali! I remember shopping in Denpassar!
    THANKS for following my EAGAN daily photo blog

  2. keren banget
    adorable pictures dah


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