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Lady Raffles Monument in Bogor Botanical Gardens

There is a monument near the main entry gate of Bogor Botanical which can be seen as soon as you enter the Gardens. A white gazebo like frame with 8 pillars stands at a corner. This is what is known as the Lady Raffles...
Juanda Street Bogor

Juanda Street – the oldest streets series (2)

The next name on the oldest streets category in Bogor is Juanda Street. As mentioned in the previous story about Sudirman Street , Herman Willems Daendesl developed a long road stretching 1000 Km from Anyer , West Java and Panarukan, East Java called De Grote...
Sudirman Street Bogor

Sudirman Street – the oldest streets series (1)

Actually, I had a doubt to write about Sudirman Street. There was a feeling about why it should be written. It was just a street and Google Maps can provide anyone with a direction how to reach it. The article may not attract many readers...
Mount Salak Bogor

Mount Salak – the Silver Mountain

As written on my previous writing about the short description of Bogor, this rain city is located in mountainous area. It is surrounded by three mountains, Mount Salak, Mount Pangrango and Mount Gede. The nearest one to the city is the Mount Salak. It can...

Bogor Market – the oldest market in the city

Perhaps, you may wonder the reason why should I write about a market instead of about any other tourism destinations. Well, I understand your bewilderment but there is quite enough reason to write about the "Bogor Market". The Bogor Market or in Indonesian, Pasar Bogor...

Train service – the fastest way to reach Bogor

The short history of train Service between Jakarta and Bogor The train service was already available and connecting the Capital of Indonesia and my city, Bogor since a long time ago. It was started back in 1871 when the Dutch colonialist railway company named staatsspoorwegen decided...

Buitenzorg – it was the place of no worry

Buitenzorg is a Dutch word. The meaning of it is "The place of no worry" or "the peaceful place". The word was used by Baron von Imhoff, the Governor General of Dutch East Indies in 1745 to name a mansion that now is known...

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The Past Bogor Resident Office - Almost 150 Years Old A

The Past Bogor Resident Office – Almost 150 Years Old

The building, that was previously known as Bogor Resident Office is located on Jalan Juanda  as you can see in the above photo. This...
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Degung : Sundanese Traditional Musical Ensemble and It is Not Gamelan

Honestly, I should have posted about this almost a year ago. Unfortunately, my laziness has prevented me to present this to all of you...
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The Unique Art Of Bakul, The Rice Basket

Do you know the meaning of "bakul" in Indonesian? Well, it is a traditional rice basket used by Indonesian in the past. It is...
Kencana Park - The Favorite Gathering Place , Night and Day

Kencana Park – The Favorite Gathering Place , Night and Day

Kencana Park (Taman Kencana) is the name of a public area, a park located in Central Bogor District. It's located in an upper class...
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[Photo] Morning VIew at One Corner of Bogor Palace Frontyard a

I wish I had iPhone 6 on my phone. This gadget has a quality camera, much better than the ASUS T00N on my hand. I...
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Traditional Children Toys Collection [Bogor Ethnobotany Museum]

If you ever wants to see how children, in Bogor and many other places in Indonesia, played, perhaps Ethnobotany Museum in Juanda Street could...
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The Sempur Bridge – Almost 100 Years Old

The above picture shows one of oldest bridge inside the city of Bogor, the Sempur Bridge. It spreads across Ciliwung river connecting from West to...

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The Beauty Of Cigamea Waterfall

The Beauty Of Cigamea Waterfall #4 – The Last!

This is the last chapter of The Beauty Of Cigamea Waterfall Series. You can see the previous articles by clicking the below links The Beauty Of...
Moseleum Van Motman

Van Motman Mausoleum – the Remain of the Richest Man in the Rain City

Van Motman Mausoleum - Can you imagine to be the landlord of 118 square kilometer land? I can't. If I try to imagine what...
Luhur Waterfall - Curug Luhur

The Luhur Waterfall – The Beauty Of Nature

The above picture was taken few months ago in one of famous tourism destination in Bogor called as "Luhur Waterfall". In Indonesian, the pace...
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Hotels near Bogor Botanical Gardens

Hotels near Bogor Botanical Gardens - As tourists, you should have a question about where should you stay in the city you visit. You...
Smoking While Waiting

Waiting Woman Shopping? I Know How It Feels

I know. I do really know. Waiting woman shopping is terrible. However, I am not sure having too many cigarettes is good either. Better to...