Out of the touristic routes: Cimahi

Cimahi is a small city that became independent from Bandung not long ago. It’s a residential area located west of Bandung and is host to military education facilities.

Cimahi together with Bandung are green and hilly and the weather is always chilly and very different from cities such as the hot and polluted Jakarta. Indonesian people are not used to cold temperatures, but they really enjoy that kind of adem places, wich means fresh in bahasa indonesia.

Green Young Coconut © Streets in Cimahi

Green Young Coconut © Streets in Cimahi

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A traditional barber salon in Jakarta

There are so many shopping malls in Jakarta where you can find modern barber shops and well equipped hairdressers. However, the prices there are very high and I wanted to discover the traditional barber shops from the small neighbourhoods. Those places in which an old man has accommodated his hand to the scissors forever and he knows all his customer’s life and favorite hair cuts.

Green Young Coconut ©  A salon in Jakarta

Green Young Coconut © A salon in Jakarta

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