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Jakarta Post
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Time to eat durian in the ‘Big Durian’

  • Novia D. Rulistia

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, January 28 2012 | 02:23 pm

PREMIUM Just like the fruit itself, Jakarta’s nickname of the “Big Durian” reflects life in the city. It is thorny on the outside but full of sweet promises on the inside. And like the city itself, the potent smell of the durian fruit makes people either love it or detest it.

In this wet season, the fruits can be spotted on the city’s sidewalks and in its markets. Jakartans know that it is ...