It is always dangerous to draw conclusions from capital cities. The pressure from politics, foreign and domestic companies, even from local and international cultural critics,… all come into play when dealing with cities such Brussels, Beijing 北京, Johannesburg or Stockholm. If Jakarta is all about traffic jams, sheds, skylines and shopping-malls, how would the rest of the Indonesian cities look like? On July 4, MovingCities took a one hour flight from Jakarta to Surabaya, a 3 million-inhabitants port city, capital of the province of East Java and the main seaport and commercial center in the eastern region of Indonesia.
aerophotography – cities from the cabin.
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