Heritage Bereaved

This show us the effect of earthquaqe at 2007/2009 in Bukit Tinggi. This building has shophouse in Pasa Ateh at Bukit Tinggi. What can we do, the nature has own decision.   We wish a few of us have recorded wit picture or anything else. ___________________________ Peningalan Bersejarah Berduka, gempa yang terjadi pada tahun 2007/2009…

Pasa Ateh

Pasa Ateh with no year, we can see the merchants with their equipment like the big umbrella which made from bamboo. We dont yet where is this location ecatly happen, and we can see there still stand Banyan tree. Could it from before 1900? ________________________ Tidak kami temukan keterangan tahun pada gambar, gambar ini memperlihatkan…

Janjang Gantuang, Pasa Bawah, Kawasan Persawahan

Janjang Gantuang (Pedestrian Bridge), Pasa Bawah, and The Rice Field in the present that place full with settlements. No year in this picture. ____________________ Janjang Gantuang, Pasa Bawah, dan Kawasan Persawahan. Pada masa sekarang, kawasan persawahan tersebut telah dipenuhi oleh pemukiman penduduk. Tidak ada keterangan tahun pada gambar.

Jam Gadang from the back

This picture in 1939, taken from the behind Jam Gadang (Clock Tower). On this picture we can see the park with green grass. How beautiful isnt it.. _______________________ Gambar ini bertahunkan 1939, diambil dari arah belakang Jam Gadang. Pada gambar ini dapat kita lihat taman yang dihiasi rumput hijau. Walau gambar ini hitam-putih, kami yakin…

The Fourty Stairs

Janjang Ampek Puluah, if we translate freely it will be The Fourty Stairs in English. This picture have year 1970-1980. We can see in this picture that the stairs still in cement and most of the house in there was from the colonial time. Now its change and full of shop, if there has a…

Janjang Gantuang

  Janjang Gantuang (Pedestrian Bridge) was the first Pedestrian Bridge in Indonesia. Connected Pasa Ateh and Pasa Bawah. This bridge build on ¬†1932 in the era W.J.Cator as Controleur.of Oud Agam. ¬†Looked to the woman, used Baju Kuruang, Kodek (kain sarung), and no sandals. Looked to the grandma in the centre, she still strong. ____________________________________…

Lelaki Minangkabau

Have you see the man from Minangkabau with their clothes? Easy to see the woman but the man almost none. This is the situation in one of village in Minangkabau (the located unknow). Looked the man, looked their clothes (except the man in the right side). Almost all of them not use the sandal. This…

Pasa Ateh 1992

Pasa Ateh on 1992, there is gonjong in the top of building and the merchants still use the umbrella, the different is the umbrella not from bamboo but iron. Now they use tent. ____________________________ Pasa ateh sekitar tahun 1992, tampak gonjong yang dibuat di atas beberapa ruko, sekarang gonjong itu telah tidak ada. Juga menarik…

Bukittinggi di permulaan abad 20

Bukittinggi tahun 1910-1940, lokasi detail tidak diketahui [Picture: Minangkabau Tempo Dulu] Bukit Tinggi maybe in the early 20 century, the detail location was unknown. Every thing still natural, no aspal just white sand and gravel on the street. Or maybe this picture taken from Simpang Kangkuang towards Jam Gadang? In the left is societeit building…

Ngarai Sianok 1975-85

Ngarai Sianok (Sianok Canyon) in the 1975 – 1985’s. The beautiful view, looked there are green. But its change since earthquake in the year 2007, almost white. There is not many house . _________________________________ Ngarai Sianok antara tahun 1975-1985. Sungguh suatu pemandangan yang permai, inilah Ngarai Sianok sebelum gempa besar tahun 2007 nan silam. Belum…