Monthly Archives: April 2006

The Luxurious Residence of Dutch Royal Army Commander in Hertogspark

ON MISSION Here I take a walk in Hertogsweg, vicinity of Weltevreden-Batavia. Now, this quarter is known as Jl. Taman Pejambon in Central Jakarta. There are two old building that I visited in Hertogspark. THE STORY BEHIND OF HERTOGSPARK According Heuken in his book of Historical Sites of Jakarta, we found the name of Hertog […]


ON MISSION The spirit of diffusion the geographic and history knowledge blanketed in my mind.Based on Map of The Castle and City Batavia drawn in 1780 (source an older map by C.A. van Leupken 1764), Me, Yudi, and Andreas have encourage exploring the Oostzydsche Pakhuizen, East-Bank Warehouse of VOC in Monday, 10 April 2006. Here […]

Trails of Ghijsels in Batavia: Roman Catholic Church of H. Jozef

ON MISSION Continuing the previous journey of Ghijsels’ trails in Batavia, I visited this church on Saturday, 25 March 2006. It is located in Matramanweg 129, Meester-Cornelis, Batavia. Matramanweg was a highroad from Senen Markt to Buitenzorg. Now, the people known this area as Jatinegara, East Jakarta. The objective of this journey is to diffusion […]