Day 2, Bandung – Magic Java

Bandung the capital of West Java province, located about 180 kilometres (110 miles) southeast of Jakarta, is the fourth largest city in Indonesia. This once upon a time idyllic, quiet town has been hit by urbanization and is now a cramped and over populated metropolitan area, a living space for over 2.5 million people! During […]

Day 1 Java

Java: Day 1 – Learning the Transportation System Touch down Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, we caught the comfortable Cipaganti (airport shuttle) to Bandung at Rp75,000 per person.  It  is  a 2.5 hour journey to Bandung, but may extend over FOUR hours if the traffic is bad.  We came in Chinese New Year and during a […]

Hello from Pangandaran, Java


Hi Folks! I am writing this post from the sleepy, beach town of Pangandaran. Pangandaran is a small town and a sub-district in southern Ciamis regency, West Java, Indonesia. It is located on the southern coast of Java, is excellent for surfing, and is also the midway point between Bandung and Yogyakarta, and seemed like […]

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