Ngaduman: The man who made it happen

Wed, April 5, 2017 | Salatiga, Jawa Tengah Sukardi Yonatan, a 68 year-old man in Ngaduman is a common farmer whom people probably have no idea of him whatsoever. But to his village, this is the man who made their lives as they are now. A village on the slope of Merbabu Mountain, stands tall…

Reflective Journal: A Travel to Mount. Prau

Reflective Journal Travel Writing – Mount. Prau Question-answers type. Q: 1. Iyer wrote that we travel to initially lose ourselves and later to find ourselves. Have you experienced both the losing and discovering of yourself? Please answer with examples. 2. What new experiences have you earned so far? 3. “What gives value to travel is…

Benign Ascent on Mount Prau (Rough Draft)

On Friday, May 12, 2017 me and seven others went hiking on Mount Prau, located in Dieng, Wonosobo, Central Java. From our town, Salatiga, it took approximately four hour ride through Ambarawa. When you enter Dieng, if you look touristy, you will be charged fifteen thousand rupiah for a motorcylce of two persons. Later, in…

Analysis: Feature Story – The boys made to fight for IS

Source: BBC First, the aesthetic quality of the article’s presentation is outstanding. It has several images that helps readers understand/imagine the situation. Visually, it does not really distracting and quite simple, yet informative. The headline is pretty straightforward. It is about the boys who are made to fight for ISIS, which implies the article will…

Analysis – Profile: King Salman of Saudi Arabia

Source: Profile: King Salman of Saudi Arabia   Though it is a 2015 profile story article, the content still is relevant due to current political event, which is King Salman’s visit to Indonesia. The post was published in January 23, 2015, the same day that King Salman was crowned to the throne of Saudi Arabia. The…