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Kerinci Lake   Leave a comment

Kerinci Lake Area 4200 hectares with a depth of 110 m and is situated at an altitude of 783 meters above sea level. The lake holds a lot of fish. Semah fish is the most popular type and is an endemic fish species.
Kerinci lake district is situated on two Lake District and District Round Lake Kerinci.
There are several interesting locations in several villages around Lake Kerinci, namely Pesanggarahan Areas where we can see the view from the top of Lake Kerinci, Cape Bung Hatta Hatta is the place to enjoy panoramic views of Lake Kerinci and planted trees there, there Seleman Village Houses Laheik which is a typical house Kerinci , and in the village of Middle Island are Dolmen Stone Sacred Mosques King and Middle Island and around Kerinci lake there are a number of carved stone megaliths alleged human heritage.
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AYI KAWO KERINCI traditional DRINK   Leave a comment


Kerinci save a variety of Earth’s unique culture, which does not exist in other areas. One of them, the traditional drink of coffee leaf called Ayi Kawo. It felt a little bitter, but it can make addiction audience. Just do not drink a day Ayi Kawo will make headache. For the everyday man who worked as farmers, Ayi Kawo must exist in their daily menus. Ayi Kawo lovers unlimited among farmers, but also official.
Regent Kerinci, H Murasman, for example, is known as a connoisseur Ayi Kawo. He did not hesitate to enjoy the traditional drinks that are served by people who visited.

Along with many residents speculate Kerinci to neighboring countries Malaysia, Ayi Kawo lovers spread to the neighbor country. They always ask family to send Ayi Kawo, because there is no such beverage. Foreign tourists who come to kerinici also began to enjoy the traditional drinks. Some time ago, three Norwegian tourists, had come to enjoy Ayi Kawo. At first they hesitated, but after they finally attempted addicted. According to residents, this drink may be more pronounced delicious when served in traditional, ie, by entering the coffee leaf that has been smoked and knead by hand, into a bamboo tube as a replacement kettle with filter fibers extracted from palm trees (palm fiber). While the cup is made of palm beams are cleaned, which is in a Kerinci language called sayak.
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