Everything you need is in one convenient package — including a large pullout map of the city in a pocket at the back. This guide is for those who want to see more of Jakarta than just the obvious tourist highlights, for example the attractions mentioned in the Lonely Planet guide. Linking over activities and attractions into half-day and full-day excursions, this is the first in-depth travel book on Jakarta that tells you where to go, what to do and how to get there in order to maximize your appreciation of the city.
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The mostly walking tours in and around Jakarta described in such wonderful detail are essentially short stories in their own right. The attractions listed include many you will seldom find in any other guidebook, ranging from heritage architecture and museums and all kinds of markets, parks and nearby islands through to maritime and historical sites of North Jakarta, the culturally rich back streets and maze of alleyways of central Jakarta as well as the peaceful parks and family attractions in the south.
Five additional tours outside the city explore mountains, lakes and beaches within easy reach of the capital.
A tattered dog-eared copy of that venerable book sits in my library, used ceaselessly in research and on foot excursions over the years. Special interest tours include history walks, urban art walks and wet and dry market walks, many unseen by the vast majority of visitors and probably unknown by many long-term residents. Each chapter gives you the walk length, degree of difficulty and age suitability, so you know exactly what you are getting into before you start.
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Straightaway it needs to be stated that this is not the conventional dime-a-dozen guidebook of where to stay, where to eat and where to shop. Touring Jakarta is recommended on the weekends, as traffic jams macet make the streets pure gridlock on weekdays. The large detailed foldout citywide map of Jakarta in a pocket at the back is excellent it can be laminated to extend its life.
It would have been useful had the map been expanded to show the airport area. Each chapter gives you the walk length, degree of difficulty and age suitability, so you know what you are getting into before you start.
Jakarta: 25 Excursions in and around the Indonesian Capital
This indispensable Jakarta travel guide is jam-packed with practical tips on what to wear, what to bring, expect and say to the local people you encounter as you explore areas of Jakarta off the beaten path, and re-explore favorite neighborhoods with new insight. Written by resident expert Andrew Whitmarsh, this book makes exploring Jakarta on foot fun, safe and easy. About the Author: Andrew Whitmarsh is a travel and adventure writer who has been exploring and writing about Jakarta for many years.
Raised on bear attack survival books, Andrew viewed his initial move to Jakarta as a survivalist's challenge in an urban jungle. Over the years he has ridden on top of trains, joined street protests, seen a ghost, experienced fire therapy and had needles stuck in his head—all for the sake of experiencing Jakarta to the full.
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Jakarta-based Melanie Wood is a freelance writer and photographer who moved to Indonesia because she "liked the shape of it. Note, "gang" in Indonesian means narrow street. Jakarta: 25 Excursions in and around the Indonesian Capital. Write a Review Your Rating:.