Fancy Cow Carts, Jangkang Animal Market, Sleman
Unlike most people, who use cars or trucks to transport animals like cow to sell to the market, certain Jogjanese prefer to use a unique vehicle. Every pasaran day (pasaran refers to the days in Javanese calendar), at Pasar Jangkang, Sleman, there is a tradition of transporting cows using fancy cow carts. The fancy cow carts are basically ordinary cow carts, but decorated with the color red, yellow, and blue. The carts are modest, made of bamboo and wood as its basic materials. Each of the colored carts is steered by a "bajingan" (a Javanese term to refer to the driver of the cart). On Wage days (one of the five days of a week in a Javanese calendar), these bajingan(s) will take their cows or other farm animals with their carts to Jangkang Market and wait for their customers there. A lot more cow carts will appear on Wage Sundays.
How to go to Jangkang Market:
the City of Jogja - Mirota Kampus - Jalan Kaliurang — take a right turn at the T-junction of Km in Jalan Kaliurang (to the direction of Wonolelo) - Ngemplak Sub-district Office - Jangkang Traditional Market.
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