Wall art in Surabaya
Fufu, our journalist and traveler friend from Indonesia, introduces us to some of the lesser visited places. She also talks about the Jazz scene in Indonesia and some places in her hometown Surabaya where you can interact with the locals. The song at the end is “Kampuang Nan Jauh Dimato” by The Upstairs.
Visiting Flores – one of the lesser visited, larger islands in Indonesia
Flores – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flores
Riung – 17 islands – http://www.indonesia.travel/en/destination/874/the-paradisical-17-islands-riung-marine-park-of-flores
If you are in Java (where the capital Jakarta is) and have a couple of days, try visiting Sempu Island
Pulau Sempu (Sempu Island) – http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g297710-d3296788-Reviews-Sempu_Island-Malang_East_Java_Java.html
If you end up in Surabaya, and want to make local friends, head to these places.
Taman Bungkul – http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g297715-d3974881-Reviews-Taman_Bungkul-Surabaya_East_Java_Java.html
House of Sampoerna – http://houseofsampoerna.museum/e_visitorinfo_openinghours.htm
Jazz festivals in Indonesia
Java Jazz – http://www.javajazzfestival.com/
Jazz Gunung – http://www.indonesia.travel/en/event/detail/868/jazz-gunung-2014-jazzin-up-mount-bromo
Song at the end, thanks for the band for releasing the song under a Creative Commons License
“Kampuang Nan Jauh Dimato” by The Upstairs – http://freemusicarchive.org/music/The_Upstairs/CCIDAP2012/06_Kampuang_Nan_Jauh_Dimato
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