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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...

Hok Tek Bio Temple – the oldest temple

The Hok Tek Bio Temple is one of the cultural heritage in Bogor. It is located at the corner of T-Junction of Suryakencana and Otto Iskandar Street, right next to Bogor Market. It is also known as Mahacetya Dhanagun Temple. This place is the oldest...
Jembatan Pemutus Cinta - The Broken Heart Bridge

Broken heart bridge in Bogor Botanical Gardens

A broken heart is something that no one in this world likes to suffer. I believe you don’t either. It sucks. It is the reason for many couples , that come to Bogor Botanical Gardens not to make a cross to one specific bridge in...

Mexican Park in Bogor Botanical Gardens

Mexican Park is the name of one part of Bogor Botanical Gardens. It is located on the North side of the Gardens. It is separated by fence and Juanda street from Bogor Market. The place now known as Mexican Park actually has a role in...

Angkot – Bogor’s main public transportation

Angkot is the name of public transportation in my city, Bogor. It is actually an abbreviation from “Angkutan Kota” or in English “City Transporation”. It was introduced at the end of 1970 era as a replacement for more traditional means of transportation such as becak,...
Semalam di kota Bogor

Nymphaea Alba – The Underestimated Beauty

Nymphaea Alba , somehow I believe that if the words are out from my mouth, nobody will understand what is referred to. Perhaps only a botanist that will immediately nod and get the meaning. How about you ? Do you know what I am...

Bogor Botanical Gardens – The Icon

Bogor Botanical Gardens is the main attraction in Bogor City. Of course there are many others places of tourism destination here but the Gardens is still on the top list. Every year, the number of the visitors attracted by the Gardens are over a half...

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the Graffiti Park Bogor

The Grafitti Park : the Anti Vandalism Park

The park actual name in Indonesian is Taman Corat Coret or if using a direct translation, the name should be the Scribble Park. However,...

Blenong Office – Is It Bald?

Blenong Office - Honestly speaking, until know it is still a mystery for me about what is the meaning of "Blenong". The word sounds...
Makanan khas Jepang

Looking for Sushi in Bogor? No worry. You Can Find It Easily

Eating raw fishes is never the culture of Sundanese people, nor the custom of Indonesians. It was unimaginable to have dishes made from fishes...
Anggrek Bulan - Puspa Pesona Indonesia

Should I continue The English Edition?

  Should I continue the English Edition of this blog? It's been haunting me for few months. As a result, I have stopped for almost...
Flowers In Bogor

Say It With Flowers Part #1 – So Colorful!

This article, and several coming writings, won't be about a scientist explaining in detailed scientific terms about flowers. This will be just showing you...
the view of sempur bridge 2

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...
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...