Betawi house hunt
The Jakarta Post
It is quite a treat to get a glimpse of a traditional Betawi style house.
Rapid development has left little room for nostalgia for how the Betawi, the natives of Jakarta, lived in the past.
Setu Babakan, Jagakarsa, South Jakarta, is among the last frontiers of Betawi culture. There, a mix of traditional Betawi houses and those of a more modern design are preserved for public display...