Today we left Jakarta and embarked on a train journey across the hills bound for Bandung. It was a four hour train ride and beat the 17 hour overnight train in Vietnam! :) The scenery along the tracks was stunning, classic Java landscape of deep gorges and lush rice terraces. Bandung was once known as the 'Paris of Java' and still retains relics of its previous Dutch colonial past. We did a walking city tour in the afternoon followed by a traditional bamboo musical performance. The performers were students ages 3 to 15 and they were incredible!