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Jakarta Post
The Jakarta Post
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DKI Jakarta, Indonesia
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A journey north to Java's best kept secret

  • Will Wiriawan


Cirebon | Fri, May 1 2009 | 02:51 pm

PREMIUM In the wee early dawn hours, rare scenes of serenity reveal themselves along the outskirts of Jakarta's horizon. After weeks of working weekends, months since my last visit, I was finally on my way to the West Java city of Cirebon. The timing was perfect, the short drive to Jakarta's Gambir station was an exciting prelude. A major port city opened in the 1860s during the Dutch colonial ...