April 19, 2018

Meanwhile in the Big Durian....

The two-heel drive is still very much alive. Both in museums:

And in the Betawi cultural village (click to see film):

Miniature park Taman Mini celebrates its 43rd birthday with parades from all 34 provinsi.

My guess is that provinsi Jakarta...

April 14, 2018

“All life comes from water”, Bang Idin assures me, and points towards the Pesanggrahan river that floats beneath the Hutan Kota Sangga Buana, a large green city forest of some 120 hectares that he has singlehandedly created amidst the rapidly evolving real estate proje...

April 9, 2018

Sometimes it’s a single decision that triggers an entire chain of events. Sometimes this decision involves getting up at 5 am in the morning while still recovering from a heavy jetlag of arriving in Jakarta the day before. Faith however, had decided that  this was a go...

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"PIEKERANS,  de naam van dit weblog, is een verwijzing en eerbetoon aan de Indische schrijver Tjalie Robinson ("Piekerans van een Straatslijper"). 'Piekerans' betekent zoiets als 'gedachten'

of 'beschouwingen'."

"Dit weblog gaat over de geschiedenis en het culturele erfgoed van Nederlands-Indië

en Indonesië. Sommige van deze stukken verschenen eerder in

het Indisch Tijdschrift MOESSON waar ik aan verbonden ben als vaste columnist".

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