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November 12, 2015

The beauty of the city of Cilacap in 1917

The town of Cilacap is also a sea port on the southern coast of the island of Java. The port is one of only a few that exist on the southern coast that can service shipping of reasonable tonnage.

During World War II Cilacap was an important departure point for people fleeing the Japanese invasion, especially Dutch colonists. Many left the Dutch East Indies by boat or seaplane, the majority heading for Broome in Western Australia.


Cilacap, Jalan Baru (New Road), 1916

Cilacap, Market. 1917


November 1, 2015

Sellers soto in Surabaya ca.1910

Penjual soto di surabaya ca.1910

Gusti Raden Ajeng Siti Nurul Kamaril Ngarasati Kusumawardhani

Gusti Nurul
Gusti Nurul life story that is indeed beautiful and intelligent enough to be interesting. He was born in 1921 by GKR Timur Mursudariyah (daughter of the Sultan of Yogyakarta Hamengkubuwono VII), which is the consort of HRH Mangkunegoro VII. At birth his parents gave him the name of Gusti Raden Ajeng Siti Nurul Kamaril Ngarasati Kusumawardhani. Despite growing behind the walls of the palace, the princess were schooled in the Dutch school, has a style and way of life are countless very modern for its time.


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