Art of the Journey

JAKARTA, INDONESIA

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Capital city to the fourth most populated country in the world, Jakarta has rapidly expanded over the years, absorbing many of the outlying villages called kampungs into it’s city limits the process.

WG Trunk Co braves the epic traffic of Indonesia’s megatropolis to get see what it’s like on the inside

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Official name:
Republic of Indonesia a.k.a Republik Indonesia

Essential vocab:
Greetings: Selamat datang  //  Thanks: Terima kasih  //  Can I have some chilli sauce? - Bisakah saya minta sambal?

Brews of note: Kopi Luwak – delicious coffee made from civet eaten, pooped & washed coffee beans

Favourite Bites: Satay - Skewers of meat cooked over a charcoal BBQ  //  Nasi goreng - Fried rice  //  Gago gado - Steamed veggies with peanut sauce

Random fact: The Indonesian archipelago is made up of 18,307 islands of which less than 6000 are inhabited.

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