native teachers, the institute for the blind, the market, park, race course etc. Races are held on the race-course once or twice a year. Offices of the State Railways are also found in Bandoeng.
Places of interest in the Vicinity.
Tjiampelas is a nice bathing place at a distance of about 3 miles, reached in about twenty minutes by carriage.
The Falls of Dago, although small are very interesting. They are excellent picnic ground, and situated on the slopes of Mt Tangkoeban Prahoe.
They may be reached in half an hour from Bandoeng by trap and in about 15 minutes by automobile.
is one of the best known health resorts in Java on an altitude of 4000a a.s. The place really only consists of the hotels but in the near neighbourhood is a very interesting European farm and some nice walks may be had in the vicinity. Besides the trip to the Tangkoeban Prahoe is done from here.
As Lembang is only distanced from Bandoeng
some 13 miles it really might be called part of Bandoeng.
Tangkoeban Prahoe, is a volcano which derives its name from of its shape which is like an overturned prahoe (native boat). To visit it one must first go from Bandoeng to Lembang and thence to the crater either on horseback or by sedan chair. The path runs through the plantation of cinchona and the tea-plantation called Djaja Giri. Near Lembang, towards the S. of Tangkoeban Prahoe stands the white square pointed monument dedicated to the memory of Franz Junghun, a celebrated geologist, who in 1855 at the request of the Dutch Government began the cultivation of quinine in the island. Ascending for about two hours along a st ep path, through a region overgrown with tree-ferns and shrubs one finally comes to the crater. The crater consists of two fumaroles called Kawah Ratoe (Royal crater) and Kawah Oepas (poisonous crater). The latter is an elevation of 5000 feet while the former is about 150 feet higher.
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