Monthly Archives: June 2006

REST OF FORT SPEELWIJK 1685

ON MISSION Continuing my odyssey with Department of Archaeology – University of Indonesia, here we cruised the ruin of Fortress Speelwijk in Banten. SPEELWIJK SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF ME This fortress is sited in the north west of Surosowan, Pamarican village. Built in 1685 by the Dutch. The Ruin of fortress implies that it […]

CRUSING DE STAD BANTAM: THE RUIN OF SUROSOWAN PALACE

ON MISSION This is part of another three journals: Fort Speelwijk, Mosque of Bantam, and Old Temple of Avalokitesvara. The journey was hosted by Department of Archaeology – University of Indonesia. We explored to Old City of Banten in whole day of Saturday, 29 April 2006. Interesting! THE DESTINY Fortunately, I found a VOC’s grapeshot […]