Traditional Transportation in INDONESIA

Something different with the public could say unique. Indonesia has a uniqueness that very much. It is because Indonesia is made up of many ethnic cultures and habits in life.
The uniqueness of it's examples include custom clothing, language, food, transportation also used those of Indonesia. The uniqueness of which is owned by Indonesia since the past it was a lot of other people 's. Because of the uniqueness of it also appear in other countries as the orang asli Indonesia after wandering as to Malaysia, Thailand and others.

1. CIDOMO
Cidomo or sometimes referred to as Cimodok is the means of transport the typical Lombok horsepower, this vehicle is physically similar to the horsecar or andong in Java, the main Difference with the horsecar or andong is instead of using wooden wheels, wheels car of the former cidomo as the wheel. Until then this means of transport is still the primary means of transportation especially in areas that are not accessible by public transport and the regions of the Central People's economy such as the market.
Cidomo stands cikar, gig, and cars (Montor in Javanese language). The origin of the cidomo own less know exactly since when is in lombok, these vehicles starts from the traditional means of transport or commonly named Cikar known as traditional vehicle drawn by kudakan but in the special right to transport goods rather than passengers.
Gig is itself a traditional means of transport by horse-drawn but specialized used to transport passengers. Gig a lot also found at few region in Indonesia, another name of gig in some areas is-DOS.
But that makes it so unique are the Cidomo because ideas of car tires as the wheel, as we know-DOS or gig use wheels of wood materials. In ancient times also gig on lombok are using wheels from wood designed specifically in accordance with the conditions of the gig.

In the middle of the current progress of the means of transport, was still able to compete. Cidomo This means of transport using the horse as a Machine, makes us like a casual stroll with haste without having the need demands. Cheap fare along with festive hospitality The Charioteer Cidomo is the choice of transportation is still the idol in the midst of the current lifestyle of a mushrooming in the prestigious community.


2. DOKAR
Dokar or Gig is one of the traditional means of transport in Yogyakarta and its surroundings. Gig different from andong. Gig only has two wheels and pulled by one horse, while the four-wheeled andong has to be drawn in one or two horses. The existence of a gig as a Javanese cultural heritage provides a separate characteristic of tourist attractions, such as the one in Parangtritis, Alun-Alun Kidul in Yogyakarta Indonesia.




3. ANDONG
Andong is one of the traditional means of transport in Yogyakarta and its surroundings, such as Solo and Klaten. The existence of andong as one of the Javanese cultural heritage provides its own cultural characteristic of which is now still being preserved.
Although there have been many motor vehicles that are faster and cheaper, but users of Andong in Yogyakarta is still quite a lot. Andong-andong is found easily along Malioboro Street, Ngasem market, as well as in Kotagede.



4. CIKAR
Cikar is a tool transpotasi pulled by two cows. Cikar has two wheels made of wood. Now, it's been difficult finding cikar in Indonesia.
Cikar often used by farmers to raise crops from the fields toward the House, or to transport manure to be brought to the garden.
When was a child I often rode cikar, because my neighbor has cikar a voice reads goglak goglak. That voice comes from the friction of wheels with cikar.



5. PEDICAB BICYCLE
Pedicab bicycle is rickshaw not use motor in the northern part of Sumatra at the oars by the rider. Unlike the rickshaws in Java, and other islands in Indonesia because the rider sits beside a rickshaw not behind as common seen in Indonesia. Such a cycle rickshaw is also found in Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia.
Pedicab paddles are slowly being replaced by cart machine for several reasons:
Mileage is relatively not far away, making it suitable for travel on the environment, housing
Cannot use an existing tanjakannya, dimedan
Considered inhumane transport,
Interfere with the smooth running of traffic because its velocity is low especially dikawasan.

6. BECAK
BECAK or PEDICAB Rickshaw is a type of traditional transportation that Indonesia is unique. Thus a miniature Tricycles can be alternative souvenirs or mementos flagship for your relatives.
The following picture is one of the Rickshaw in Java, made of brass and wood fiber combination.







7. KLOTOK
Klotok is small motorized boat ranging in size from a dugout to a small commercial boat which reads klotok klotok klotok. Boat klotok encountered regions of Central Kalimantan and West Kalimantan. The local community to connect with the area beyond the most immediate past the River, so the transport they use is often the boat. This much is boat klotok cheap enough so the becomes a favorite.
The existence Boat klotok of the Kapuas River , Mahakam down to delivering passengers to purposes. Klotok until now is still a requirement. Diesel engine-driven Klotok using diesel-fuelled.

8. BEMO
Bemo (becak motor) is samall motorized vehicle used for public transportation. Called of becak because have 3 whell and movement of by motor. Bemo stands for "motor tricycles" and is a three-wheel motor vehicles that are commonly used as public transport in Indonesia. Bemo start in Indonesia in early 1962, first in Jakarta in connection with the Ganefo.
Later in the presence of a Bemo intended to replace the rickshaw. However this plan was not successful due to the presence of the Bemo was not supported by mature plan. The minibus was not only present in Jakarta, but also in other cities such as in Bogor, Bandung, Surabaya, Malang, Padang, Bali, etc. because these vehicles are very practical and able to reach out to the streets are narrow, and able to advance much faster than a rickshaw.
The Bemo which was originally operated as a taxi, later restricted area operations in certain routes, and eventually removed to routes skinny is touched by city bus. In Jakarta, the minibus start was removed in 1971, followed by Surabaya and Malang in the same year. In 1979, local governments took the same steps of Surakarta.

9. PEDATI
PEDATI also called DELMAN is a land transport tools use a cow to move. Delman is a type of West Java, while the regions in East Java called cikar.











10. GEROBAK SAPI (OX CART)
Ox cart is a transportation tool box wood and drawn by two cows. This means of transport we encounter in the village of Rarampadende, Kec. Dolo Barat, Kab. Sigi, Province Of Central Sulawesi. Although the road infrastructures is already well in the village but some residents still use cow cart means to support mobility.





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