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  Bandung travel guide - Wikitravel
The main bus terminals in Bandung are Leuwipanjang, serving buses from the west (Bogor, Jakarta, etc.) and Cicaheum, serving buses from the east (Cirebon and eastern Java cities).
Bandung is two hours away from Jakarta by car, thanks to the new Cipularang toll road that completes the inter-city highway between Jakarta and Bandung.
As Bandung highland is surrounded by a string of mountains, activities in the outskirt of the city are mainly mountain resorts, adventures and outdoor sports.
wikitravel.org /en/Bandung   (6789 words)

  Bandung - Wikipédia
Bandung (Ejaan Basa Indonesian heubeul: Bandoeng) ngarupakeun ibukota propinsi Jawa Barat, Indonésia.
Taun 1488, wewengkon nu kiwari disebut Bandung téh mangrupakeun wewengkon kakawasaan karajaan Sunda-Pajajaran.
Bandung ogé mangrupakeun ngaran hiji inuman Malayu nu dijieun tina susu nu dicampur ermawar.
su.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bandung   (677 words)

 Bandung - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Bandung   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Founded by Dutch settlers in 1810, Bandung was the administrative centre when the country was the Netherlands East Indies.
The Bandung Conference, a meeting of African and Asian nations to condemn Western colonialism, was held here in 1955.
Bandung is served by the Husein Sastranegara airport, 5 km/3 mi from the city centre.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Bandung   (161 words)

 Bandung Conference - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Bandung Conference was a meeting of Asian and African states, most of which were newly independent, organized by Egypt, Indonesia, Burma, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), India, and Pakistan.
The conference met April 18-April 24, 1955, in Bandung, Indonesia, and was coordinated by Indonesian Foreign Minister Ruslan Abdulgani.
To mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Conference, Heads of State and Government of Asian-African countries attended a new Asian-African Summit from 20-24 April 2005 in Bandung and Jakarta.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bandung_Conference   (398 words)

Bandung Bondowoso grew up to be  a young man whom his father expected  to take over the kingdom  at a later time.
Bandung Bondowoso was  committed to  a period of  meditation after he got a blessing from God .
The story of Bandung Bondowoso is a tale reminding people, that excessive power can mislead  one's wisdom, and turn one into a ruthless person whatever his or her position in the community, as happened with  King Baka.
www.bsu.edu /classes/magrath/bandung/bandbond.html   (1711 words)

 Poor migrants in Bandung
This event, later known as Bandung lautan api ("the sea of fire of Bandung"), was one of the most dramatic in the revolution.
Wawan was born in the Gebang district of Cirebon in 1930.
Being born in Bandung, she has no village to return to, but she keeps urging her husband (a former schoolteacher who has no pension because he was "terlibat") to move to Bogor or some other minor town.
www.let.uu.nl /~martin.vanbruinessen/personal/publications/poor_migrants_in_bandung.htm   (10756 words)

 Tsunami News for Bandung, Indonesia
Bandung, an inland city more than 2,300 feet above sea level in south-central Indonesia, was not directly hit by the tsunami but has been inundated with...
Dadang K. Mihardja of the Bandung Institute of Technology said a scientist with the institute had predicted in 2002 that there would be a major quake in the...
Elisma was studying computers in Bandung, south of Jakarta, when she got news of the tsunami.
danger.mongabay.com /earthquake/2004/Bandung.html   (1915 words)

 Bandung Restaurant
Bandung has been referred to as the *Paris of Java* because of the unique beauty in its renowned architecture and scenery.
Bandung is also known throughout the country as a center for arts and crafts, music and food, as well as for its university and large student population.
Most dishes at Bandung are made to order, therefore we are happy to accommodate any particulars (allergies, spice level, vegan, etc...) that you may have.
www.bandungrestaurant.com   (1703 words)

 AllRefer.com - Bandung, Indonesia (Indonesian Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Bandung or Bandoeng[both: bAn´dOOng] Pronunciation Key, city (1990 pop.
Bandung is a textile center and the site of the country's quinine industry, which uses the cinchona grown on nearby plantations.
The Bandung Conference of African and Asian nations, which ultimately led to the establishment of the Nonaligned Movement, was held there in 1955.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/B/Bandung.html   (274 words)

 Bandung Conference on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
China to continue to carry forward spirit of Bandung Conference: FM spokesman.
PHILIPPE LOPEZ Agence France Presse 04-24-2005 Heads of states from Asia and Africa, gather during the commemoration of the golden jubilee of the 1955 Asian-African conference, in Bandung, 24 April 2005.
The 1955 Bandung summit gave birth to the Non-Aligned Movement.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/B/BandungC1.asp   (292 words)

 The Lessons of the Bandung Conference
Bandung was sponsored by the Asian nationalist leadership of Indonesia, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), Burma (now Myanmar), and the Philippines.
Nehru, a pivotal presence at the conference because of his credibility as spokesperson for neutrality for Asian and African nations in the Cold War, was deeply influenced in his political thinking by his participation in earlier international conferences.
Gamal Abdel Nasser was a prominent figure at Bandung because he was laying the foundations for both Pan-Arabism and Pan-Africanism, which he would be synonymous with in years to come.
www.spunk.org /library/pubs/lr/sp001716/bandung.html   (1344 words)

 Travelling to Indonesia (West Java)
Cirebon would make interesting studies for the student of archaeology Cirebon is located on the border between West and Central Java, having a mixed culture originating from the ancient Cirebon and Banten kingdoms, resulting in similar customs and dialects of the two people, although Banten is located at the extreme western part of the province.
Bandung is situated 180 km southeast of Jakarta.
Situated just about halfway between Jakarta and Bandung, this dam was originally built with French technical assistance back in the Fifties, mainly for the purpose of generating electrical power for the region.
www.emp.pdx.edu /htliono/wj.html   (3368 words)

Bandung, City of Flowers, is the provincial capital of West Java and Indonesia' s third largest city.
Situated on a plateau in the beautiful Parahayangan mountains, Bandung's pleasant climate and lush surroundings have offered an escape from the heat of the lowlands since the mid 19th century when it was the heart of the region's most prosperous plantation area.
Bandung is also renowned for its shopping, particularly for shoes, textiles, clothing and denims which are found in the colourful Jeans street.
asiatravel.com /bandinfo.html   (1305 words)

 Al-Ahram Weekly | Opinion | The Bandung way   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Although Bandung is best known for launching a new political dynamic, it also provided a venue for the establishment of new relationships with long-term implications.
In an attempt to revive the reformist spirit of the original Bandung Summit, leaders of 90 African and Asian nations met in Bandung last week to mark the anniversary of the historic event and to sign the "New Asian- African Strategic Partnership Accord".
Bandung, which is identified with the South, underscores that the representatives of the South fight on to survive and cannot be eliminated easily.
weekly.ahram.org.eg /2005/740/op5.htm   (851 words)

 Bandung   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As the third largest city in Indonesia, Bandung is reputed for its eclectic architecture, textile and aircraft industries, tea plantations, and surrounding volcanic peaks, some of which can be explored in a day hike.
Bandung is the capital city in the province of West Java.
There are daily flights to Bandung from Jakarta, and the city is also connected by bus, minibus, and train to several other cities in Indonesia.
www.jobmonkey.com /teaching/asia/html/bandung.html   (349 words)

 Bandung Art Deco   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bandung is the capital city of West Java, Indonesia.
The city of Bandung architecture of that era was strongly influenced by Dutch design.
In the first generation of Bandung Art Deco buildings, the similarity of the modern expressionist design concept of Van der May and Frank Lloyd Wright buildings were seen, for example in the Preanger Hotel designed by C.P. Wolff Schoemaker, with its geometric decorative elements on the exterior walls.
www.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp /~fujimori/heritage/artdeco.html   (1286 words)

 Historic summit, commemoration by Asian-African leaders in Bandung - Wikinews
The three-day meeting, started Friday in commemoration of the golden jubilee (50th anniversary) of the original Bandung Conference, resulted in the discussion of a number of important international issues and future plans for similar high-level meetings and programs for action.
The 1955 Bandung conference has assumed almost mythical importance, as the giants of that age addressed post-colonial concerns of 29 Asian, African, and Middle Eastern nations, and collectively brought their interests to the world stage.
This approach bore fruit a few years later in the creation the Non-Aligned Movement, which was an attempt by so-called third world countries to coordinate their efforts to remain independent from the power struggle between the United States and Russia during the Cold War.
en.wikinews.org /wiki/Historic_summit,_commemoration_by_Asian-African_leaders_in_Bandung   (1665 words)

 Bandung-Helsinki: City Surgery, July-August, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Particularly on the case of Bandung City, Indonesia, on daily basis people are confronted with layered, fragmented, fully distorted spaces, almost organic like a living amoeba.
The first 36_Frames Project was made in Bandung on February 2002, inviting public to shoot 36 frames of picture with The Self as the theme.
Project Luncheon on The Grass: Conversation Project #1 was being held in Babakan Siliwangi City Park, Bandung, Indonesia, inviting four random participants to lunch together in open space while conversing on Bandung in personal context and their relation in social spaces.
commonroom.info /bcfnma/isea2004.html   (1123 words)

 Bandung --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The city is located in the mountainous Preanger region, about 50 miles (80 km) southeast of Bandung, at an elevation of 1,151 feet (351 m).
It is linked with Bogor and Jakarta to the northwest and with Bandung to the east by road and railway.
The capital of West Java (Jawa Barat) province, Bandung, Indonesia, was founded in 1810 by the Dutch.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9012142   (658 words)

 Bandung - A Brief History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The achievements of European adventurers to try their luck in the fertile and prosperous Bandung area, led eventually to 1786 when a road was built connecting Jakarta, Bogor, Cianjur and Bandung.
With this life changed in Bandung, hotels, cafes, shops sprouted up to serve the planters who either came down from their highland plantations or up from the capital to frolic in Bandung.
In 1987 the city extended its administrative boundaries toward a Greater Bandung Plan (Bandung Raya) Plans for the city include higher concentrations of development outside the current city centre, in an attempt to dilute some of the population density in the old core.
www.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp /~fujimori/lsai/bandung.html   (1164 words)

Bandung Impression: The Forgotten City awaits to be re-discovered
Bandung City Square is located at Asia Afrika street, in the center of Bandung...
The street that lies north-south in Bandung city center was one of city landmark...
www.geocities.com /bandungcity   (474 words)

 The Black Commentator -The Legacy of the Bandung - Issue 141
The one recently concluded, marking the golden jubilee of the first, and the one held in April 1955 at which 29 African and Asian nations met in Bandung, Indonesia to promote economic and cultural cooperation and to oppose colonialism.
I first heard about the Bandung Conference in the mid-1960s while listening to a speech by El-Hajj Malik Shabazz (Malcolm X) titled "Message to the Grassroots,” which was first delivered at the King Solomon Baptist Church in Detroit on November 10, 1963.
At the time of the first Bandung Conference, the North American left, in general, and the African American liberation movement in particular were under attack.
www.blackcommentator.com /141/141_bandung.html   (1008 words)

 Bandung Kota: The Functions
Bandung is well known for its Education, Textile, Aerospace, Pharmaceutical, High-Tech, and Transportation Functions.
Bandung was selected for development partly because of its proximity to a number of technical institutes, such as the Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), the University of Parahiyangan, and the Technology School of Telecommunications.
Bandung also has a number of nearby research centers, such as the Telkom Research Center, the ITB Research Center, the Indonesian Science Institute, and the National Electronics Institute.
www.macalester.edu /geography/courses/geog261/bmearns/business.html   (533 words)

 Images of Indonesia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The city of Bandung is high on the Parahyangan plateau in the middle of West Java, surrounded by old volcanoes.
It was named after the Asia-Afrika conference of non-aligned nations which was held in Bandung back in the 1950s.
Bandung is also the cultural center of West Java, the "Sundanese" region.
www.gimonca.com /indonesia/bandung.html   (140 words)

 Digital Gallery Photo
Tangkuban Perahu is an active volcano 30 km north of the city of Bandung, The name translates roughly to "upturning of (a) boat" or "upturned boat" in Sundanese, referring to the local legend of its creation.
A Dentist, Patient and Dental Assistant at Borromeus Hospital, Bandung.
This is traffic light at Jalan Margonda Raya Depok (about 200 km from Bandung), I shot this photo when I was in traffic jam there two days ago.
bandungraya.blogspot.com   (848 words)

 MICHAEL HARDT - PORTO ALEGRE: TODAY'S BANDUNG?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Both were conceived as attempts to counter the dominant world order: colonialism and the oppressive Cold War binary in the case of Bandung, and the rule of capitalist globalization in that of Porto Alegre.
On one hand the Bandung Conference, which brought together leaders primarily from Asia and Africa, revealed in a dramatic way the racial dimension of the colonial and Cold War world order, which Richard Wright famously described as being divided by the ‘colour curtain’.
On the other hand, whereas Bandung was conducted by a small group of national political leaders and representatives, Porto Alegre was populated by a swarming multitude and a network of movements.
www.newleftreview.net /NLR24806.shtml   (2392 words)

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