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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...

Newest Articles

Symmetrical Views Under Bogor Outer Ring Road Highway

Some people says that an existence of the highway in a city is an indication of a step to modernity. Perhaps, maybe, it is...
The Gate Of Suryakencana - Entrance to Bogor's Chinatown

The Gate of Suryakencana – The Entrance to Bogor’s Chinatown

If you are visiting the famous Bogor Botanical Garden, the main tourism destination in the Rain City, and entering through the main gate or...
Nusa Indah Guest House - Melchior Treub's House

Nusa Indah Guest House – The Previous Melchior Treub’s House

Wisma Nusa Indah or in English Nusa Indah Guest House can be found inside the Bogor Botanical Gardens. It is located on the West...
The Sikorsky S-58 or H-34 Monument in Bogor

[Photos] The Sikorsky H-34 Choctaw Monument

The monument of Sikorsky H34 or S-58 Choctaw can be seen when you take a trip through Semplak Road where one of Indonesian Airforce...
Palm Oil Monument in Bogor Botanical Gardens

Palm Oil Monument in Bogor Botanical Gardens

Do you know that your soap bar was likely to be made using palm oil imported from Asian countries? I bet you know it....

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Snow White Character On Bogor Street

I Met A Snow White On Bogor Street

Yes, I met a Snow White few days ago. Not from TV but on Nyi Raja Permas street, one street in BogorCity. Here, take a...
My Train

My Train – Back To The Past, The Excitement

I never knew why kids were always attracted by trains. I might know it but could not remember exactly the reason of the excitement...
Bina Harapan The Orphanage

Bina Harapan, The Orphanage – The Preserved Heritage

The Bina Harapan Orphanage is one structure categorized as Bogor City's Cultural Heritage. It is located almost at the end of Sudirman Street, in close...
Public Bath in Bogor

Riverside Public Bath In Katulampa – So Sad!

The picture was taken in Katulampa District, East Bogor. Few women sit on a place covered by rag with a political party name written. Perhaps,...
The Gede Lake

Situ Gede : The Small Big Pond

Situ Gede is the name. Situ is a Sundanese/ Indonesian word for "pond" or "lake". Gede means "big" or "great". So, Situ Gede means a...