Our correspondent traces the tracks to Semarang and discovers a pivotal cog in Central Java’s rail history.
Our correspondent absorbs the message of a monument that represents Madurese passion and drive.
Sumenep, on the island of Madura, is an oft-neglected regency of rural calm, vibrant culture, delicious food and deserted beaches. The welcome is extremely warm, too…
Whilst Indonesia has plenty to entice visitors, it is the hidden depths that often offer the most compelling allure. Here are seven such examples.
Our correspondent encounters an elemental force channelling the very essence of Indonesia herself.
Our correspondent espies a wooden cart and follows the aroma to Java’s most famous export.
Our correspondent bears witness to the malign reach of Indonesian folklore on notorious Jalan Surabaya.
Our correspondent shares yet more examples of why Madura’s social and cultural heart is just waiting to be explored.
Our correspondent hears uneasy truths as Java’s acid lake hoves into view.
Our correspondent, an altruistic character, shares YET ANOTHER guide to Madura. This one’s slightly less wordy than the other ones but they’re essentially the same.
Our correspondent glimpses between the cracks into East Java’s ghostly interior.
Our correspondent becomes a devotee on his journey to one of Sumenep’s most iconic landmarks.