Stories About ‘Central Java’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Central Java’.

Indiana Jones and the “Temple of Jakarta”

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011, by . 11 Comments
The Amazing Race 19 logo

A fan/local perspective on the recent visit of American reality TV/game show “The Amazing Race” to Indonesia.


Jamasan, Larung Ageng, Sedekah Bumi & Manten Kucing

Friday, November 26th, 2010, by . 7 Comments

Local government in Wonogiri withdraws funding for three traditional Javanese cultural ceremonies, while in Tulungagung a fourth practice is under threat.


Primitive Mystical Beliefs, & Mbah Maridjan

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010, by . 36 Comments

Jusuf Kalla chides the residents of the slopes of Mt Merapi for believing in Javanese superstition, instead of trusting the government and science.


Human Error & Train Crashes

Monday, October 4th, 2010, by . 3 Comments

Two fatal train crashes in one day, in Solo and Pemalang, total death toll 37 people, human error blamed for both accidents.


Indonesia Hotel Picks

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010, by . 19 Comments

Boy picking noseLonely Planet’s picks for the best hotel and hostel accommodation in Indonesia.


Lonely Planet’s Indonesia Highlights

Saturday, March 13th, 2010, by . 20 Comments
Lonely Planet

A discussion of Indonesia’s finest, according to Indonesia’s best travel guide, Lonely Planet.


Latin Lovers & Bule Babies

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009, by . 41 Comments

Latin LoverThe sad cautionary tale of Anastasia, her Italian lover boy, their bule baby, and her cuckolded husband.


Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) Schools

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009, by . 12 Comments

Problematic religious schools on Java, which ones and police monitoring of them.


Building Bridges not Bunkers

Monday, August 10th, 2009, by . 35 Comments

Different approaches to Abu Bakar Bashir from the police and military in Central Java.


Densus 88 Raids, Noordin (Not) Dead

Saturday, August 8th, 2009, by . 96 Comments

Noordin M Top not dead after a Densus 88 raid in Temanggung, in another raid in Bekasi a car bomb is found.


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