Reblogged from What an Amazing World by Bama. Visiting Indonesia. Beautiful flower photos!

What an Amazing World!

Bandung has been a popular choice of respite for Jakartans since 2005 when the highway connecting both cities was inaugurated. Every weekend cars with Jakarta plates roam Bandung’s narrow and maze-like streets, often driving local people crazy. However, that brings huge economic opportunities for the country’s third densely-populated city. Local authority ensures that despite the economic boom, the city will always have green spaces for its residents to keep their health and sanity. Taman Hutan Raya Juanda – locally known as Dago Pakar – is one of such places.

Situated in the northern part of the city at the elevation between 800 – 1350 m above sea level, Dago Pakar is easily accessible from the city center. In the prehistoric time, Bandung was once a basin with a giant lake. But the lake had long disappeared and now Dago Pakar sits right where the bank of the lake was. Evidences and artifacts…

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