Big city, small sights

A quick mid-week getaway took me to the city of Surabaya, where they’ve let the old Dutch architecture go down the drain, yet preserved their beloved Sampoerna cigarette factory, converting it to a museum. I doggedly went by the book (Lonely Planet) to discover some sights around the old city, and came away pretty pleased. We’ll let the photographs tell the story:

The historical Jambetan Merah bridge


En route to Sampoerna




Predictably, the Chinatown had much more ‘atmosphere’ (read photogenic quality), particularly this old temple:

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  1. This must be the one that I missed last week..looks peaceful…


  2. Such wonderful colors all around! The candles photo is particularly peaceful and lovely.


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