A Writing on Istano Basa Pagaruyuang

I still remember when I for the first time came to see a traditional house of Minangkabau tribe in the West Sumatera province of Indonesia.  People of Minangkabau tribe used to call their traditional house as Rumah Gadang, which means a Big House. The one that I visited when I was ten years old was … Continue reading A Writing on Istano Basa Pagaruyuang

Edwardsville – Glen Carbon, Illinois, the United States

Life in Edwardsville - Glen Carbon, Illinois, the United States: First of all, this post is not intended or even created as a tourist guide. This post is written as a way for me to express what I thought about Edwardsville and Glen-Carbon in the United States. There might be some other good places in … Continue reading Edwardsville – Glen Carbon, Illinois, the United States

Edwardsville and Some Miscellaneous Pictures of Nature (Fall 2011)

I have always loved nature and the beauty of it. Since I am studying in the United States, especially in SIUE, I found that some scenes of the nature around Edwardsville are somehow unique and interesting.   Looking at how nature is formed naturally is always interesting to me. Well, I do not mean to … Continue reading Edwardsville and Some Miscellaneous Pictures of Nature (Fall 2011)

Fulbright: Trip to French Colonial – Ste. Genevive

This trip was provided by Fulbright chapter in Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) together with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE). It was in October 8, 2011.                                         Thank you mas Tugi for your ride and Ruth Sumule … Continue reading Fulbright: Trip to French Colonial – Ste. Genevive