• Sunda Kelapa

    Sunda Kelapa is at present a fisherman’s wharf and an inter island port located in north Jakarta, Indonesia. Tall-misted Bugis schooners from South Sulawesi anchoring there offer a picturesque scene. They belong to one of the last-fleets of sailboats in the world and still ply the seas between the islands, as they did centuries ago, …

  • Song Bird Competition

    The “Kota Tua Cup” or Songbird Competition on the “Kota Tua” area, in front of Fatahillah Museum. Jakarta, Indonesia. 24/01/2009. Hundreds of birds competed in this singing competition, but once the whistle blew and the judging commenced, it was practically impossible to distinguish one voice from another. The birds’ sounds were overwhelmed by the crowds …