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Glenmore Plantation

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A half day tour of the area surrounding Kalibaru can be a surprisingly interesting and beautiful way to lose some time and learn a thing or two while you are at it.

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The expanse of land between the volcanoes and the southern coast of Java is rich and fertile and during Indonesia’s colonial period vast swathes of land were turned into mostly European-owned plantations. During Sukarno’s rule in the late 1950’s, Dutch “assets” including many of these vast plantations were nationalised and handed over to Indonesians. Today many have changed hands a few times, sometimes once again passing into foreign ownership, but what hasn’t changed is the soil’s amazing fertility—stick something, almost anything, in the soil here and it ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 900 words.)


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