Surakarta With Bojoku – As much as We love Jakarta, at times We need a break. A getaway where We can reset ourself. Escape the traffic and the business and just slow down and get back to nature. Sometimes you just want somewhere quiet and relaxing.

So we headed to the central Javanese city of Solo for a break. Surakarta, more famous as Solo, is a city in Central Java flanked by mountain volcanoes Merapi and Merbabu in the north, and mount Lawu in the southeast border. Solo is famous as a stronghold and centre of Javanese culture and tradition.

Anyone who knows us knows We love vintage and antique markets, so We couldn’t wait to check out Pasar Triwindu Market. We spent an afternoon strolling through the narrow rows and dusty stalls selling antiques and retro goods from old kitchen wares, furniture, lamps to statues to vinyls from the 60s, 70s and 80s.

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Stay tuned for more of our adventures in Indonesia.


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