Fun things to do in West Sumatra Province

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    Kopi Luwak

    by MangkudunSati Written Oct 2, 2012

    On the way to Bonjol from Bukittinggi we will pass around Palupuh village in Kecamatan Palupuh and regency of Agam,where my friend Umul process the Kopi Luwak(Civet Coffee) the traditional way;there is a big sign on the left side of the road where the main entrance is,the signal says Wisata Rafflessia,as many Rafflessia flowers grow in the area.

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    Where in West Sumatra Patchouli

    by MangkudunSati Written Oct 2, 2012

    Hello I allways wanted to see a vanilla farm but never found it in west sumatra
    My family in west sumatra were a local government employer of departemen of pertanian(agriculture) and told me he never heard or know of vanilla farms there;as you says here he told me in Lampung there are vanilla farms;in indonesia I have seen vanilla farm in west java in Kampung Naga on the way to Tasikmalaya,not far from Garut
    I am Spanish but used to travel often to sumatra as my wife is from west sumatra
    and I love all related to flora and also farms;I have seen there in west sumatra Patchouli,Clove,Cinnamon,Nutmeg,Lemongrass,Dragon Fruit,Aloe vera between many others
    Best wishes

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    PADANG, the CapitalCity of WestSumatra

    by meiyergani Updated Sep 3, 2007

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    Padang is the capital city of West Sumatra Province, actually it was a small city which has been established since the Dutch Era in 1663 with a TELUK BAYUR port located at the western coastline of West Sumatra. In the Year 2007 a new Minang Kabau Air Port was established as an International Air Port with a spesific Architecture of Padang House, A Building with its Roof looking like a Horn of a Buffalo. As you enter the city, it was a nice city wit their daiy life, you can see a hustling bustling of the peoples activities, the colorfull ANGKOT and City Bus is an interesting scenery of the society in movement, so if you travel to West Sumatra, don't miss travel to PADANG

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    Minang House, a UniQue architecture

    by meiyergani Updated Sep 3, 2007

    The spesific architectural building of MINANG Kabau, originated from Minang and Kabau, so the roof style of the houses are commonly like a horn of buffalo, you can find the horn shaped roofs of the houses everywhere else if you travel all around West Sumatra, it was a uniQue

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