Vintage Advertising
May01

Vintage Advertising

In the weekly magazine Djaja, published in Jakarta, in issues from October 1963 and March 1964 we have found some ads for products still selling today. Putting the ads in the magazines always had an aim to introduce the products to the potential customers and make them familiar with the benefits of choosing the advertised product. What we can see in these photos is very graphical presentation, all in black and white. The photos are...

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Passion to learn Balinese Language
Apr22

Passion to learn Balinese Language

Ministry for National Education Center has been constructing the language map of Indonesian Archipelago for 15 years. And it’s completely understandable they have used so much time for research, since they registered 17 508 islands and 746 local languages. This research made possible to recognize the diversity and richness of Indonesian Culture. Even though the Indonesian Language is used officially, there are many dialects and...

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Old city of Jakarta
Apr13

Old city of Jakarta

In the Jakarta, there is an old part of the city, also known as Old Batavia. There are some buildings that were built in 16th Century. The atmosphere of the Old City bring us back to colonial era, when the city of Batavia was center of trading throughout of Asia. Today, the Old City is famous tourist attraction, as there are many museums and other site-seeing objects. Keeping these buildings in good condition can make us proud of...

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Ambarawa Railway Museum – Locomotive B2502
Mar05

Ambarawa Railway Museum – Locomotive B2502

Ambarawa Railway Museum – Locomotive B2502 The train station in Ambarawa city was turned into railway museum in 1976. In the center of the city, in this extraordinary place you can find big collection of steam trains that were used for lines: Magelang- Semarang – Yogyakarta. Even today, Locomotive number B2502 made by factory in Esslingen functions properly and is being used as a tourist railway. This steam train is complete...

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