Day 3-4: KA Gajayana from Jakarta Gambir to Malang

Back at Gambir after around 2 years since my last train trip departing from here. Something new here this time though, is the presence of the check-in counters, a new system in place from this year onwards. The KA Gajayana is a daily overnight train running between Jakarta Gambir and Malang via Purwokerto and Blitar, … Continue reading Day 3-4: KA Gajayana from Jakarta Gambir to Malang

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Day 2: Disembarking from the KM Kelud at the Port of Tanjung Priok

The KM Kelud was already outside of the Port of Tanjung Priok at around 5pm, when dinner was served, and stopped short of entering the port. After about another half an hour of non-movement, the captain made an announcement saying that we are "drifting" as they are waiting for the pilot to board the ship to … Continue reading Day 2: Disembarking from the KM Kelud at the Port of Tanjung Priok

Purchasing PELNI Tickets from the PELNI Batam Office

PELNI, which is an abbreviation of PT. Pelayaran Nasional Indonesia, is the national shipping company of Indonesia, operating ferries which connect the main islands of the Indonesian archipelago. The PELNI office in Batam is a 10-minute leisurely walk from Sekupang Ferry Terminal which is a gateway to and from Singapore. It is located at Jl. Dr. … Continue reading Purchasing PELNI Tickets from the PELNI Batam Office