weekend snapshot : rambutan

Rambutan is one of the tropical fruit. It has shape like Lychee.


its skin is hairy, that’s why we called it rambutan, ’cause rambut means hair.

One of our relatives owned its plantation — a big one — in a little city — 2 hours drive from Jakarta named Purwakarta. so there we were, picking up the rambutans right from the trees.

the fruits were so sweet, that I forgot to show what’s the inside look like, well it look like a lychee


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Purwakarta,West Java, March 29 2008ย 


~ by sikiky on March 30, 2008.

13 Responses to “weekend snapshot : rambutan”

  1. You open a new world to me with your wonderful photos. Thanks.

  2. we have the same fruit here … yummy! ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Ahhh rambutan! Delicious!

  4. I don’t really eat rambutan but my sister loves it!

  5. We call it Rambutan here in the Philippines, too, and it’s usually in the third quarter of the year when we get to have plenty of this in the market.

    My WS is now up, too: http://janu-jenn.blogspot.com/2008/03/ws-sunrise-peeking.html

  6. i miss rambutan!! nice photos!

  7. love the fruit! yummy! ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. Well if it’s like a lychee it must be good. I love lychees.
    The KIKY’S on the second photo is the name of the plantation or is it your name on the photo?

  9. I love rambutan! SO juicy and sweet.

    My WS:

    Pro Tour Golf

    Burgoo Lunch

  10. No idea about the fruit, interesting…

  11. Rambutan. There. I learned something new here today. Thanks!

    Come see my photo…

    e-Mom @ Splash!Graphics

  12. Here I thought that the “rambutan” name is only termed here in the Philippines. ๐Ÿ™‚ And finally! I learned why it’s called rambutan! Thank you for sharing that trivia. ๐Ÿ™‚ Hope to see you at our WS, too. Have a great weekend!

  13. I’m a week late visiting this WSS of yours…SORRY ๐Ÿ˜ฆ
    But wow~ a rambutan plantation!! I’ll go wild there and probably stuff myself silly with those juicy fruit! I love eating them but I’m lazy to peel!! LOL

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