FINDER : WEST JAVA
West Java effectively surrounds the nation's capital of Jakarta on three sides and enjoyable roads provide good provide good links to most of the province passing through spectacular panoramas of rugged mountains, sparking paddy fields and intimate holiday resorts. There are a number of resorts on the western and southern coasts which have modern hotels and are popular during the weekends, especially for people living in Jakarta.
Bandung, the capital of the province is about 180 kms southeast of Jakarta and was once known as "The Paris of Java" because of its tree lined boulevards and artistic influences. The city gained international fame in 1955 as the venue for the first Afro-Asian conference which brought together the leaders of 29 Asian and African Nations with the aim of promoting economic and cultural relations and taking a common stand against colonialism.
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