Snapshots from the Arab Quarter in Surabaya

4 Aug

 

Last month after returning from a vacation in North Sulawesi, a few friends and I had a day to kill in Surabaya before our mid-service training began. We visited the Arab Quarter in Surabaya. It was a tinge different from the usual East Java scene. The air was filled with the foul smells of the fish market followed by a dozen perfume shops. We went to the traditional market where Arabian music was playing and all kinds of dates and imported treats could be bought. It was fun to take a tiny step outside of the usual city and into a unique corner of it. Here’s a few photos:

 

 

One Response to “Snapshots from the Arab Quarter in Surabaya”

  1. culturehopping August 4, 2012 at 11:41 am #

    Fantastic shots! I think I need to link your blog!

    Keep up the great work. Matt

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