Travels with a Gourmet

a food lover's travels, memorable meals, culinary trials and gastronomic experiences

Candle-lit birthday dinner at Pak Bilal’s home We spent the rest of the day in our room relaxing after our busy Borobudur morning.  That evening we were going back to Pak Bilal’s home for an Indonesian barbecue dinner for the eve of my birthday.  It was drizzling by the time we got there around half …

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Scenes from Prambanan Our first morning in Jogjakarta was spent at the Prambanan – a 10th century Hindu temple – which is the largest in Indonesia.  Situated inside an archaeological park, Prambanan is composed of several tall, jagged-like sculptures built around 850 AD.  There are three main temples for three Hindu divinities: Shiva the destroyer …

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