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Sumber Sirah is a tourism spot that can amaze and make every visitor feel at home. This tourism attraction is located in Malang City, in the form of a pool that has natural spring water which looks as clear as glass. Sumber Sirah presents very stunning underwater natural beauty, just like in Raja Ampat.


Sumber Sirah Tourism spot offers a superior underwater concept in Malang, East Java. It provides snorkeling services in clear and natural fresh water. The natural tourism attraction welcomes all its visitors with baths originating from natural springs with water that is clear as crystal. Many visitors often capture the water play of this tourism attraction in Sumber Sirah Malang with camera shots because the view is beautiful and obviously instagrammable.


Situated at a rural area, Sumber Sirah maintains a beautiful natural atmosphere making it ideal for relaxing and feeling calm away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Traveling to Sumber Sirah combines two unique experiences, namely snorkeling in fresh water and feeling as if you were at the bottom of the ocean. There are several interesting things from Sumber Sirah. The Sumber Sirah tourism attraction is the right destination for those of you who love activities, such as diving and photography.



Welcome back to “Mari Berbahasa Indonesia” or “Let’s Speak Bahasa Indonesia”, a segment which introduces you to Indonesian vocabulary and guides you to speak in the Indonesian language. “Let’s Speak Bahasa Indonesia” is a collaboration between Voice of Indonesia, the Overseas Service of Radio Republik Indonesia, and the Language Centre and Development Agency at the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology of the Republic of Indonesia. Today’s topic is “Menuju Tanjung Puting” (2x) which means “Heading to Tanjung Puting”.

Here is a conversation entitled “Saya selalu bangun pagi” (2x) which means I always wake up early. This conversation took place between Chris, a vlogger from Australia, and Naomi, a tour guide at a hotel in Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan. Chris informs Naomi about his habits.

Naomi (W)              :      Maaf, Chris. Kita harus berangkat pagi-pagi untuk bisa melihat orangutan.

Chris (P)                 :      Tidak apa-apa. Saya selalu bangun pagi.

Naomi (W)              :      Kalau begitu, mari, kita berangkat!

Here are some vocabulary related to today's material, "Saya selalu bangun pagi" (2x) which means “I always wake up early”.

Saya selalu bangun pagi (2x)           which means I always wake up early

Saya (2x)                                          which means I

Selalu (2x)                                        which means always

Bangun (2x)                                      which means wake up

Berangkat (2x)                                  which means to go

Pagi-pagi (2x)                                   which means early in the morning

Melihat (2x)                                       which means to see

Orangutan (2x)                                 which means orangutan

Tidak apa-apa (2x)                           which means it's okay! 

Kalau begitu (2x)                              which means if so

Mari (2x)                                            which means come on! 


In the conversation you hear the sentence “Saya selalu bangun pagi” (2x) which means "I always wake up early". In this sentence there is an expression "selalu" (2x) which means "always". The word "selalu" (2x) describes the activity that becomes a habit. In this statement, Chris' habitual activity is "bangun pagi" (2x), which means waking up early.

Here are other examples in using the adverbial word "selalu" (2x) which means always to describe an activity that has become a habit.

Saya selalu makan pagi sebelum pukul 08.00 (2x) which means I always have breakfast before 8 a.m. (2x)

Chris selalu membawa motornya ke mana pun (2x) which means Chris always rides his motorbike everywhere (2x)

To give the information regarding time, there are several expressions commonly used by Indonesians, such asdini hari(2x) which means at dawn time,pagi-pagi 2x) which means early in the morning,siang bolong (2x) which means midday or noonday, and larut malam(2x) which means late at night. Such expression gives the nuance of meaning 'sangat' (2x) which means 'very'.


Indonesian Ambassador to China and Mongolia, Djauhari Oratmangun, said that the "My Story with China" video competition could help realize the joint ASEAN-China vision. He conveyed it when he was one of the key speakers at the announcement of the "My Story with China" video competition for ASEAN international students in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei hosted by Tianjin Normal University, last Saturday, January 6. According to Ambassador Djauhari, relations between ASEAN and China have become closer with the increase in status as part of a "comprehensive strategic partnership" since two years ago. Trade between ASEAN and China has increased over the past four years. ASEAN and China are the largest trading partners in the world, and the two parties also carry out investment cooperation. Ambassador Djauhari believes that if ASEAN's third pillar, namely people-to-people cooperation, is strengthened, relations between ASEAN and China will become stronger in the years to come. Meanwhile, Director-General of the Chinese Ministry of Education's Center for Language Education and Cooperation, Ma Jianfei, at the same event emphasized the importance of China-ASEAN relations and the important role of youth in promoting cultural exchange. He also encouraged collaboration to support more ASEAN young people to share stories while learning Mandarin. The video competition with the theme "My Story with China" was held by the Center for Language Education and Cooperation and the ASEAN-China Center, supported by the International Society for Chinese Language Teaching, China Education Press, China Education International Exchange Associate and the Beijing-Tianjing-Hebei Education Committees. There were 306 videos received by the committee over 8 months and involving more than 3,000 students and lecturers as well as 62 organizations. The winners were selected through online voting which reached 20 thousand votes. A number of Indonesian students became winners in the "Youth Talents" category, namely Clarissa and Tiffani from the Tianjin Conservatory of Music campus. They performed a piano duet, Wulidha Fitri. Students from Beijing Normal University won in the "Star of Style" category. Meanwhile, Gilbert Lie and his friends from Hebei Normal University won in the "Star of Future'' category for singing the song Haiji de ta ceng shuo -Remember when he said.


Kaba Hill is included in the Nature Tourism Park, the largest flower conservation area in the world, namely the giant Rafflesia Arnoldi flower, and has an area of around 13,940 ha, and is at an altitude of 1937 meters above sea level. This natural tourist area is located in Rejang Lebong Regency, Bengkulu Province and about 90 kilometers west of Bengkulu City. For visitors who want to visit this location can reach it from Bengkulu City or Palembang City, via Lahat Regency. Access to this natural tourist location is also quite easy.

Surrounded by natural conditions that are still very beautiful, this location is one of the favourite tourist attractions for visitors, especially Bengkulu residents or beginner climbers. Visitors who come to this location will be presented with a natural view in the form of a tropical rainforest which is still very natural and gives the impression of calm and the air is quite cool.

To get to the top of this hill, there are two access points, namely via a footpath which can only be traversed on foot or via a paved road which can be passed by both two-wheeled and four-wheeled vehicles. Footpaths can be chosen for visitors who want to get a natural atmosphere with hiking activities. Meanwhile, the paved path is intended for visitors who do not have enough stamina to hike on foot. 

When starting to climb Kaba Hill, visitors will enjoy the panoramic view of the vegetable gardens of local residents. When entering the forest area, visitors will feel the cool air and the chirping of birds, which seem to welcome the visitors. The further go up, visitors will find that the tree vegetation becomes less and less. This indicates that the journey is getting closer to the camping location. This camping location is often used by visitors to enjoy views of the sunrise or sunset.

From this location, visitors can continue the journey which is divided into two more routes, namely the ascending and descending routes. Visitors who want to enjoy views of the mountain crater from the top of the hill will choose the climbing route. Meanwhile, those who want to see the crater up close will choose the descending route. For visitors who want to see the crater up close, it is recommended to wear a mask because the smell of sulfur is very strong around the crater.

In this tourist area, there are several facilities that were deliberately built by the management, for the comfort of visitors. The management of this hill or known as POKDARWIS (Tourist Awareness Group) provides facilities such as transportation, accommodation, food or catering facilities for climbers who choose to camp at the location, guides and much more.

The entrance ticket price offered by the management is quite cheap. Visitors will only be charged an entrance fee of around IDR 5,000 per person and BUMDES (Village-Owned Enterprise) services of IDR 6,500. Meanwhile, vehicle parking costs range from IDR 10,000 to IDR 15,000.