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A weekend trip to the Sunanate of Surakarta

January 28th 2015
Solo? there was nothing much in Solo! that was the remarks given by my childhood friends when I suggested we made a weekend trip to Surakarta or known as Solo, 60 km away from Yogyakarta. The last trip I did to Solo was perhaps more than 20 years ago, and I had always been curious to visit it again. Trusting the itinerary to me, the four of us agreed to meet in Yogyakarta on Friday morning (thankf ... read more
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Indonesian Flag The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more
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