Indonesia

Chinatown Walk …

The oldest Chinese temple in Jakarta Vihara Dharma Bhakti (Cin Te Yen)

Giant candles keeps on burning at the oldest Chinese temple in Jakarta Vihara Dharma Bhakti (Cin Te Yen)

Chinatown known as Glodok in Jakarta is always part of my itinerary whenever I come to this city. I enjoy walking around the alleys teeming with food sellers and the quarter’s must see old temples, with of course the Chinese medicine shops which haven’t changed for as long as I remember …

Chinese medicine shops in Glodok Chinatown Jakarta

Chinese medicine shops in Glodok Chinatown Jakarta

Various species of dried herbs and roots are kept in wooden drawers …

Woman preparing herbal medicine in Chinatown Jakarta

Woman preparing herbal medicine in Chinatown Jakarta

Besides medicine shops are fruit sellers ….

Fruit seller in Glodok Chinatown Jakarta

Fruit seller in Glodok Chinatown Jakarta

A colourful world of exotic fruits ….

Guavas and star fruits

Guavas and star fruits

More images on my Chinatown nostalgic walk …

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After my morning walk time to try some local specialty …

Kwetiau Pangsit  Flat rice noodles with meat filled dumplings

Kwetiau Pangsit Flat rice noodles with meat filled dumplings

Before relaxing at Cafe Batavia in Kota Tua (historic quarter)

At the Cafe Batavia

At the Cafe Batavia

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