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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,...
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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 Dragon Dance In Bogor Lantern Festival (CGM Bogor Street Festival)

The dragon dance is one symbol of Chinese culture which is usually performed during the celebration of Chinese Lunar New Year. It is believed...
How to go directly to Bogor from Cengkareng International airport

How To Go Directly To Bogor From Cengkareng International Airport

People may think that to reach Bogor City from Cengkarenang/Soekarno Hatta International Airport, they have to make a transit in Jakarta, the Capital of...
The Suryakencana Gate

The Gate of Suryakencana : the symbol of acculturation and tolerance in the Rain...

The Gate of Suryakencana is not a historical structure. However, considering its function and the meaning behind the development of the gate inaugurated at...
a piper statue in Bogor Palace Backyard

A Photogenic Piper Statue On Bogor Palace Backyard

It is a statue, a piper statue just a simple statue made from stone (I don't know what kind of). However, I could not...

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,...
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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...
This inscription is made by foreigner

This Inscription Was Carved By Foreigner

In Bogor Botanical Gardens, near the main entry gate around 50-100 meters, there is a thing where you may think that you are looking...